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ISAA New South Wales Chapter

The New South Wales Chapter of ISAA was formed at a meeting in the State Library in February 1997. While most NSW members reside in or adjacent to Sydney, a number live as far afield as Armidale and Cooma.

ISAA NSW: P.O. Box 50 Thornleigh NSW 2120

Following the AGM on 19 May 2016, the composition of the 2016-2017 NSW Chapter Committee is as follows: 

Chair: Christine Yeats

Immediate Past Chair: Christine Jennett

Vice-Chair: Brian Nicholls

Treasurer: Christine Yeats (Acting)

Secretary: Christine Jennett (Acting)

Ordinary members:   Elizabeth Fletcher, Marie Parmenter, Susan Steggall, Ian Willis

Library Liaison: Gretchen Poiner

Regional Representatives: John Ramsland, Robin McLachlan

 

 

 

AUSTRALIA: NATION OR COMMODITY? NOTES FOR AN ADDRESS BY GARY L. STURGESS ISAA-NSW Event, 20 September 2016

ISAA Event, 20 September 2016

You and I are broadly of the same generation, and I would suggest that any differences that we might have on foreign ownership of Australian property, assets and/or brands are going to be fairly marginal.

And that they are going to be miniscule when compared to the differences that we will have on this issue with our children and our grandchildren. Fundamental changes are taking place in...

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'GARDENS OF HISTORY AND IMAGINATION: GROWING NEW SOUTH WALES

Peter Watts: Launch of Gardens of History and Imagination: Growing New South Wales

The following is an edited version of an address given by Peter Watts AM at the launch of Gardens of History and Imagination: Growing New South Wales, published by Sydney University Press, on 23 June 2016 at the Mitchell Library, Sydney.

I am delighted to be able to launch this really wonderful book. It’s a book with multiple themes,...

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STILL FREE, COMPULSORY AND SECULAR?

Description:  ISAA Annual Seminar in partnership with the State Library of NSW.
Details: A conversation between Lila Mularczyk and Geoffrey Sherington

In posing the question 'will Australians rediscover the original ideals...of public education' former High Court Judge Michael Kirby AC has suggested that a 'revival of the optimism of the movement that created Australia's public school system in the first place' is required.

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ISAA OPEN FORUM: ART HISTORY AND HERITAGE FOCUS ON THE ARTIST GREG HANSELL

With Carol Roberts as speaker and Sue Steggall as Respondent

Carol Roberts has a Master of History from the University of New England. She runs two businesses, Hawkesbury Valley Heritage Tours and Advancing History. She has contributed to community history and arts organisations in her local area for many years.

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‘ANGELS OF MERCY’, THE RED CROSS ON THE HOMEFRONT DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR

In late August 1914 the Sydney newspaper the Sunday Times (30 August) described  Red Cross volunteers as the ‘Angels of Mercy’, and Red Cross volunteers would ‘Stretch forth your hands to Save!’ Red Cross nurses, according to the report, had the touch of Christ, were willing to stand ready to ‘succor and tend the men laid low in the country’s service’.

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Censorship, Free Speech and Public Discourse: What Price Democracy?

 

Independent Scholars Association of Australia 

NSW Chapter

in association with 

The State Library of NSW

present a seminar 

Censorship, Free Speech and Public Discourse: What Price Democracy? 

Saturday 11 July...

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