In a new paper released on November 10, 2014 by the Whitlam Institute, the Honourable Bob Debus AM argues for a return to the era of negotiated political consensus on environmental policy. The essay All living things are diminished: Breaking the national consensus on the environment is the latest to be published in our Perspectives series.
The Whitlam Institute, which is located in the historic Female Orphan School on the Parramatta Campus of the University of Western Sydney, is central to Gough Whitlam's legacy. Read more>
The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Western Sydney, Professor Barney Glover, on behalf of UWS and the Board of the Whitlam Institute, is pleased to announce that today (24 October 2014) the 'Gough Whitlam Memorial Appeal' has been established to support the Whitlam Institute that Gough Whitlam entrusted with his legacy.
Our thoughts are very much with the Whitlam family, who have announced the passing of the Hon Gough Whitlam AC QC.
To read a message from the Director of the Whitlam Institute, click here.
What happens to democracy when the fossil fuel industry collides with global warming? That's the question Dr Kevin Taft – Canadian author, commentator and former political leader- poses then unpacks in his absorbing Perspectives paper for the Whitlam Institute released today (Wednesday 10 September 2014).
Can democracy as we know it survive global warming?