Past Events

The Warrane Lecture 2017: Individual Rights, National Security and the Role of Government in the Global Era

image The Warrane Lecture 2017: Individual Rights, National Security and the Role of Government in the Global Era

Wednesday 4th October, 2017

Michael L’Estrange AO is the Deputy Chancellor of the University of Notre Dame Australia. The father of five boys is also on the Boards of Rio Tinto and Qantas, and has extensive experience in public policy, foreign affairs and international trade.
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The world of corrective services – through the eyes of the commissioner

image The world of corrective services – through the eyes of the commissioner

Wednesday 20th September 2017

Peter Severin has been the Commissioner at Corrective Services NSW (CSNSW) since September 2012. He came to the job with over three decades of extensive senior executive experience and knowledge in corrections.
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Preparing for the Ball: Tamara El-Rahi

image Preparing for the Ball: Tamara El-Rahi

Wednesday 13th September 2017

Tamara El-Rahi is a full-time wife to Nadim and mother to 15-month old Emma, as well as a freelance writer. She studied journalism at UTS and since then has worked with Sky News, LivingSocial and MercatorNet. She was also involved with the All.u.re Workshop, which is dedicated to helping young women to understand their beauty and worth.
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Scientist Howard Brady has visited Antarctica four times

image Scientist Howard Brady has visited Antarctica four times

Wednesday 6th September 2017

Howard Brady is an Australian geologist and author on climate change. He has been on four expeditions to Antarctica and has published scientific articles in periodicals such as Science Magazine and the Journal of Glaciology.
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Dieter Weinand is all about improvement and results for companies

image Dieter Weinand is all about improvement and results for companies

Wednesday 30th August 2017

Dieter Weinand is a business performance facilitator and executive coach. He has more than 25 years of experience and specialises in leadership and organisational development.
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Ross Maddock on his successful international relations career

image Ross Maddock on his successful international relations career

Wednesday 23rd August 2017

Ross Maddock is the Chairman of the Australia-Taiwan Business Council, which plays a central role in fostering relations between Australia and Taiwan through promoting business between Australia, Taiwan and China.
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Sophie York, spokeswoman for the Marriage Alliance

image Sophie York, spokeswoman for the Marriage Alliance

Wednesday 16th August 2017

Sophie York is a Lecturer of Public International Law and Legal Philosophy at The University of Notre Dame, and Jurisprudence at The University of Sydney. The mother of four is a successful lawyer, published author, engaging speaker, university lecturer and naval officer.
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Meet the sports scientist who helped the Blues win the 2014 State of Origin

image Meet the sports scientist who helped the Blues win the 2014 State of Origin

Wednesday 9th August 2017

Dr Craig Duncan is one of Australia's leading sport scientists. He is internationally recognised in the area of performance science and human performance; and has worked with Sydney FC, Western Sydney Wanderers. He also helped NSW's State of Origin team to achieve their 2014 win.
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Professor Les Field, Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor of UNSW

image Professor Les Field, Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor of UNSW

Wednesday 2nd August 2017

Professor Les Field AM FAA is the Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor of UNSW. Before holding this position, he was the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) at UNSW 2005-2016, and worked in academia at USYD prior to this.
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Kevin Bailey on financial planning, philanthropy and foreign aid

image Kevin Bailey on financial planning, philanthropy and foreign aid

26th of July 2017

In 2014, Kevin Bailey retired after working as a Certified Financial Planner for more than 20 years. His roles included Director of the Shadforth Financial Group and head of the Philanthropic Services division. Before his financial career he was in the Australian Army and a member of the Special Air Service (SAS).
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