May 3, 2017

AUSTRALIA’S ENERGY: How did we get into this mess? And what do we do to get out of it.

Australia appears to have converted a national advantage – cheap and plentiful energy – into a national energy crisis, for business and consumers. We ask – how did this happen? And is there a way out! Join the John Cain Foundation for a lively discussion with two experts in energy policy and pricing. Journalist and […]

May 4, 2017

TURNING BACK THE TIDE ON TRUMP: issues for democracy in Australia

Hon Mark Dreyfus, Shadow Attorney General & National Security, will lead a team of experts in discussion of serious issues in democracy facing many countries, including Australia, in the wake of populist movements. The election of Donald Trump, Brexit and the rise of nationalist leaders in European countries reflect the appeal of populist ideas for […]

May 17, 2017

PLAN MELBOURNE REFRESH: Victorian Minister for Planning, Hon Richard Wynne (May Monthly Lunch)

Plan Melbourne, the strategy for the city of Melbourne, has been revised in the light of population changes and consequent pressure on housing, transport and infrastructure. Minister Wynne will outline key features of the strategy in participate in a Q&A discussion with the audience. Join supporters of the John Cain Foundation for the May monthly […]

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