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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 14 May 2014, the composition of the 2014-2015 NSW Chapter Committee is as follows: 

Chair: Christine Jennett

Immediate Past Chair: Wendy Michaels

Vice-Chair: Brian Nicholls

Treasurer: Christine Yeats

Secretary: vacant

Ordinary members:   Elizabeth Fletcher, Susan Steggall, Diana Wyndham

Regional Representatives: John Ramsland, Robin McLachlan

 

 

 

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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PAST EVENTSTHE GREAT WAR (and the aftermath) ON THE HOME FRONT

The Independent Scholars Association of Australia NSW Chapter

presents

THE GREAT WAR (and the aftermath)

ON THE HOME FRONT

Join us for the ISAA NSW Regional Forum to discuss this most important part of our history.

Where:  RSL Mittagong – corner of Bessemer Street and the Old Hume Highway

Date:     Saturday, May 9,...

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NSW ISAA Bulletin #76, April 2015

 

Dear Members,

The Chapter’s program started with Dr Jan Cooper’s work-in-progress presentation in March (see report p.4). Our next event is the Regional Forum on 9 May at Mittagong RSL on the theme of The Great War (and the aftermath) On The Home Front (see details pp 2-3). We hope to see you there to participate in the discussion of this important part of our history.

We will be...

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