Evatt Journal Vol 16, No. 4, September 2017

Evatt AGM

All members are entitled, invited and encouraged to attend the Annual General Meeting of the Evatt Foundation. Yes, it's once again time to review our activities over the past year and consider our direction for the next.

We are delighted to announce that our guest speaker is the leader of the NSW Labor Party, Luke Foley M.P.

Minutes of the last AGM and copies of financial statements will be available at the meeting. We hope you can join us in review and can promise some exciting plans for the year ahead. Refreshments.


Wednesday 18th October 2017, 5.30-6.30 p.m.

Jubilee Room, NSW Parliament House, Macquarie Street, Sydney.  [Read more]

Membership renewal

Yes, this means that now is also the time to renew for your annual membership.

The Evatt Foundation relies on the continuing support of its loyal membership base. 

Please renew online or download and mail the renewal form. 

News & views

The ABS is wrong

Inequality is getting worse in Australia, explain Christopher Sheil and Frank Stilwell. [read more]

The myth about marriage

Garry Wills examines the basis for recognising gay civil unions but opposing gay marriage. [read more]

Born to be wild

The popular typecasting of generations is nonsense, explains John Quiggin. [read more]

Prophets & profits

Bradon Ellem introduces his new book on the great struggle over the Pilbara. [read more]


What's the meaning of the results in New Zealand, Germany and Norway? [read more]

Lionel Murphy

We republish Manning Clark's tribute to one of the labour movement's biggest and brightest stars. [read more]

Inequality update

The defining mission

We'll tackle inequality promises Bill Shorten. [read more]

A big blow for fairness

Bill Shorten's statement on reforming the family trust rort. [read more]

The challenge of our time

Read an extract from the ACTU's new report on inequality. [read more]

Nobel laureates focus on inequality

Economics is turning to real life, suggests Steve Schifferes. [read more]


Evatt AGM

NSW Parliament House, 18 October [read more]

Inequality in NSW: Living in a two-speed economy

Don't miss this public forum, featuring Jo Schofield from United Voice and Evatt Vice President, Professor Frank Stilwell. It's at Parliament House on 14 November. Book now. [read more]


The Wealth of the Nation

Evatt's ground-breaking report on wealth inequality in Australia. [read more]

The Tolpuddle Martyrs

New stock just in! The perfect gift for anyone who supports the labour movement. [read more]

Moving in the Open Daylight

The inspiring story of an Australian at the UN. [read more]

Splitting Image

The landmark 1954-55 Labor Party split is re-examined in Arthur Gietzelt's posthumously published account. [read more]

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