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Australia’s Place in the Future World of Science Book Launch – Biography of Sir James Plimsoll (Jim Plim) ‘Ambassador Extraordinary’ Does Australia need to engage more with international human rights?

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  • Australia’s Place in the Future World of Science

    Australia’s Place in the Future World of Science

    Science permeates Australian lives, whether through a metaphysical contemplation of our place in the universe, or as we surf the internet using Wi-Fi.  Prof Schmidt will look at how science takes knowledge and turns it into prosperity, and discuss how Australia is contributing to the world's future through its scientific efforts. But the future is full...

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  • Book Launch – Biography of Sir James Plimsoll (Jim Plim) ‘Ambassador Extraordinary’

    Book Launch – Biography of Sir James Plimsoll (Jim Plim) ‘Ambassador Extraordinary’

    Join us for the exclusive Sydney book launch of the biography of Sir James Plimsoll (Jim Plim) ‘Ambassador Extraordinary’ by Jeremy Hearder. ‘There was never a greater Australian diplomat than Sir James Plimsoll’ – Alexander Downer AC. Sir James Plimsoll AC CBE was a distinguished Australian diplomat, serving throughout the more than three decades...

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  • Does Australia need to engage more with international human rights?

    Does Australia need to engage more with international human rights?

    The world’s response to the plight of Rohingya Muslims fleeing persecution and human rights abuses in Myanmar highlights the conflict between the upholding of international human rights standards and the self-interest of nation-states. Australia has a long history of supporting human rights on the international stage. It played a significant role in...

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