Evatt Journal Vol 17, No. 3, November 2018

The past, present and future of human rights in Australia

The Evatt Foundation proudly presents a suite of events to celebrate and critically reflect on the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights: Eleanor Roosvelt, Mary Alice Evatt, Gillian Triggs, Elizabeth Evatt, Tanya Plibersek, and many more. [read more]

Evatt AGM: Guest Speaker: Jim Stanford: Challenges and prospects for the labour movement

All members are entitled, invited and encouraged to attend the AGM  on Tuesday 13th November 2018, 5.30-6.30 p.m., NSW Parliamant House, Macquarie Streeet, Sydney. [read more]

Membership renewal

Yes, this means that now is also the time to renew for your annual membership. Please renew online or download and mail the renewal form. 

News & views

We are ready for this challenge

We'll win, says the new ACTU President, Michele O'Neil. [read more]

Systematically corrupt capitalism

Evan Jones brings perspective to the scandalous Australian finance industry.  [read more]

Return of the money power

Kosmas Tsokhas reviews Dick Bryan and Mike Rafferty's new book on the inequity of financial capitalism. [read more]

Dental care: the problem and the solution

We can fix Australia's dental health, argues John Menadue. [read more]


Inequality stocktake ... or snowjob?

Christopher Sheil and Frank Stilwell look inside the Productivity Commission’s new report. [read more]

CEO pay skyrockets

Man trousers $36 million a year for selling pizzas! [read more]

Inequality cripples the economy

A new agenda is needed, argues Stephen Bell. [read more]

Labour's falling income share and growing inequality

Frances Flanagan and Frank Stilwell introduce a special issue of JAPE. [read more]

Reclaiming the Fair Go: In honour of Joseph Stiglitz: 2018 Peace Prize

Yes, to tackle inequality we must 'change the rules' in the labour market, says Jim Stanford. [read more]

Is the fair go gone forever? Garry Barrett and Stephen Whelan find some hope. [read more]


Tackling inequality

John Graham introduces the publication of the 2017 Evatt NSW Parliament Lecture. [read more]

The Wealth of the Nation

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

Moving in the Open Daylight

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

Events: 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

The Past: Theatre: Eleanor and Mary Alice

Sound Lounge, Seymour Centre, Wed to Sat, 5-8 December, 8.00 pm (plus matinee on Saturday 1.30 pm), $30/$15. [read more]

The Present: Public lecture: Gillian Triggs, introduced by Elizabeth Evatt with vote of thanks by Tanya Plibersek

Everest Theatre, Seymour Centre, Sunday 9 December 6.00 pm, $25/$10. [read more]

The Future: Public forum: Larissa Baldwin, Dulce Munoz, Nas Campanella, Danny Xanadu, Dinesh Wasiwel, convened by Danielle Celermajer

Law School Foyer, University of Sydney, Monday 10 December, 6.00 pm, Free with RSVP. [read more]

Other Events

Evatt AGM: Guest speaker: Jim Stanford

NSW Parliament House, Tuesday 13 November, 5.30-6.30, Evatt members only, refreshments.  [read more]

Sydney Peace Prize 2018: Joseph Stiglitz

Lecture and award ceremony, Sydney Town Hall, Thursday 15 November, 6.30-8.00 pm, $35/$25. [read more]

2018 Annual C.E. Martin dinner:Tim Soutphommasane

Annual Fabian dinner, The Apprentice, 731-695 Harris St, Ultimo, Friday 16 November, $120-$90. [read more]

Other info

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