Evatt Journal Vol. 14, No. 1, December 2015

Evatt AGM

All members are invited, entitled and encouraged to attend the AGM to review the Evatt Foundation's activities over the past year and consider Evatt's focus and direction for the next year.

Special Guest Speaker

The future outlook for the trade union movement

Jo-Anne Schofield, National Secretary of United Voice

Minutes of the last AGM, copies of financial statements and the Auditor's Report will be available at the meeting. Refreshments.


Tuesday 8th December 2015, 5.30-6.30 p.m.

Sydney Mechanics School of Arts, 280 Pitt Street, Sydney.  [Read more]

News, views & papers

Not just polar bears: climate change as a social justice issue

The 2015 Annual Evatt Lecture by Lesley Hughes. [read more]

Northern lights

Tristan Ewins reviews a new book on Nordic policy by Andrew Scott [read more]

CEO's vs workers' pay

The US SEC has voted to expose corporate pay ratios. [read more]

Politics & the Productivity Commission

Does anyone think Malcolm Turbull will be any diffferent? [read more]

Winning government by reducing inequality

Shann Turnbull has a proposal [read more]

Piketty's political economy

Review article in JAPE by Christopher Sheil [read more]


Three good friends of the Evatt Foundation have passed since the last AGM.

Faith Bandler, 1918-2015

Faith was a speaker at the inaugural meeting of the Evatt Foundation and a Life Member.

Faith's biographer, Marilyn Lake, writes on her life and achievements. [Read more]

Tom Uren: 1921-2015

Tom Uren was President of the Evatt Foundation from 1989 to 1997 and a Life Member.

Patrick Troy remembers a big man in stature and public life. [read more]

Richard Flanagan's multi-award winning novel, The narrow road to the deep north, brought Tom's formative experience on the Burma-Thailand railway to life. [read more]

Hugh Stretton 1924–2015

A leading Australian intellectual, Hugh was a frequent contributor to the Evatt Foundation.

Geoff Harcourt remembers. [read more]

Other Info


The first casualty; Phillip Knightley's classic study of war, lies, lying and liars: you can't watch the war without it. Discount for Evatt members.  [read more]


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