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Another Champion on the beat

One of the pure pleasures I enjoy from knowing so many authors is that I get to read a lot of great stories. When Leo Champion asked me to read his novel, Warlord of New York City, I was delighted … Continue reading

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Friedman 2020

It’s just a little over a week until Australia’s largest pro liberty event, the Annual Australian Libertarian Society Friedman Conference. And this year will be an event like no other. Because not only are we taking the conference digital, but … Continue reading

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COVID 19: Views from across the Asia Pacific region

The Institute of Economic Affairs will be hosting a webinar: COVID 19: Views from Across the Asia Pacific region When: Tuesday 23rd June at 12:30 BST. This is 9:30 pm in Australia. Leading think tank heads and academics from the … Continue reading

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Unfreeze – now available on Kindle

Unfreeze: How to Create a High Growth Economy After the Pandemic – joint with my RMIT University colleagues Darcy Allen, Chris Berg, Aaron Lane and Jason Potts is now available in a Kindle edition. Australian Amazon UK Amazon US Amazon … Continue reading

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Roll up! Come and meet Tony Thomas on Tuesday 10th

Tony would like to invite you to the launch of his new book, COME TO THINK OF IT  – essays to tickle the brain. The launch is at 6.30pm Tuesday March 10 at Il Gambero’s Restaurant, 166 Lygon St, Carlton. Speakers … Continue reading

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Something to cheer you up!

Dont just sit there looking at the screen, do something useful! Buy this book by Tony Thomas. You will not regret it and besides you can see he could use a decent feed! Tony Thomas stimulates, amuses, engages and – … Continue reading

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Arise, and greet the dawn with cheerful song!

Stepping back from politics for a moment – the situation that Matthew Arnold sketched almost 200 years ago in his poem Dover Beach –  “And we are here, as on a darkling plain, swept with confused alarms of struggle and … Continue reading

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From Vancouver, Arizona, Washington DC and Vienna via Prague

In the hotel in Vancouver there were instructions to follow in the event of an earthquake. Regrettably only room for one under the desk. Arizona Sunset On Chesapeake Bay out of Annapolis near Washington DC Lolita the Opera was running … Continue reading

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The Third Ray Evans Memorial Oration

  This is just a friendly reminder to join us next weekend for the Third Ray Evans Memorial Oration to be delivered by Senator Amanda Stoker in Melbourne, Saturday 9th November! The Oration is an opportunity to celebrate Ray’s memory … Continue reading

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The Future of Employment

The Future of Employment with Airtasker, Deloitte and RMIT. Presented by Mercedes me Store Melbourne. About this Event Date And Time Wed., 16 October 2019 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm AEDT Add to Calendar Location Mercedes me Store Melbourne 525 … Continue reading

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