News Wednesday Night Guests

State MP, Damien Tudehope, on what makes a successful life

image State MP, Damien Tudehope, on what makes a successful life

Monday 13 March, 2017

 “What makes for a successful life?”’ was the question that Damien Tudehope, the Liberal Member for the seat of Epping, posed to the Warrane boys at the Wednesday Formal Dinner on 1 March 2017. Would it be earning a lot of money; achieving great status; having a good circle of friends? These could all be part of it, he suggested, but certainly not all of it.
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NSW Premier’s chief of staff: faith can play a part in politics

image NSW Premier’s chief of staff: faith can play a part in politics

Wednesday 19 October, 2016

Do you think that personal faith should play a part in politics? It’s the kind of discussion you’d probably avoid at a friendly dinner party, but it was exactly what Bay Warburton spoke about to the Warrane boys on Wednesday 5 October 2016. And he should know all about it, considering that he’s a practicing Christian as well as Chief of Staff for NSW Premier, Mike Baird.
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The Melanoma Man’s message for the Warrane Boys

image The Melanoma Man’s message for the Warrane Boys

Thursday 29 September, 2016

A quick annual skin check could mean the difference between life and death.
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My values, your values and objective truth

image My values, your values and objective truth

Thursday 29 September, 2016

Professor Iain Benson talks about how society has bankrupted the term ‘values’
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Trigger warnings at university: to use or not to use?

image Trigger warnings at university: to use or not to use?

Wednesday 21 September, 2016

“Before I start, I’d just like to warn you all,” said Matthew Beard, “if you have strong feelings about political correctness, free speech, or you think that trigger warnings are universally good or bad, this talk may be upsetting to you. I would encourage you to stay all the same.”
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Country town girl to one of the world’s top principals

image Country town girl to one of the world’s top principals

Thursday 8 September, 2016

Dr Margaret Varady AO was a guest at formal dinner on 31 August 2016. She spoke about her leadership journey and lessons she has learned along the way.
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Do we really have freedom of speech in modern-day Australia?

image Do we really have freedom of speech in modern-day Australia?

Wednesday 10 August, 2016

Lyle Shelton, Managing Director of the Australian Christian Lobby, speaks about freedom of expression.
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University: where you ignite your life’s passions

image University: where you ignite your life’s passions

Wednesday 3 August, 2016

Lessons from Professor Attila Brungs, Vice-Chancellor of UTS
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Do you have what it takes to be successful?

image Do you have what it takes to be successful?

Wednesday 3 August, 2016

Success in the corporate world demands more than academic results and hard work.
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7 career secrets from a 25-year investment banker

image 7 career secrets from a 25-year investment banker

Monday 25 July, 2016

When looking for career advice, it’s best to seek it from someone with over 25 years of experience in their industry. Perhaps someone who is a Managing Director, Head of Corporate Finance and Capital Markets for Australia and NZ for a company like CITIC CLSA Capital Markets Limited, Asia’s largest and the world’s 5th largest investment bank. Wide experience in fields like private equity, telecommunications, media and technology, and cross-border takeovers wouldn’t go astray either.
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