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Christmas Recital at the Whitlam Institute featuring Simon Tedeschi

You’re invited to a Christmas Recital at the Whitlam Institute featuring Simon Tedeschi

Simon Tedeschi is one of Australia’s most renowned and sought-after classical pianists, and his Whitlam Institute recital will include Chopin, Debussy, Gershwin, and a little bit of Christmas.

This event will showcase one of Sydney’s colonial architectural treasures, the Female Orphan School, as well as a concert grand piano that was a gift to the university two decades ago by the Diane Bawden Memorial Foundation, in her loving memory.

This special event is free, but registration is essential.

Saturday 9 December
Female Orphan School

Fixing the Four Year Term?

In 2000, former PM Gough Whitlam said, "In no democracy other than Australia are election dates so frequent and unpredictable. The capricious timing of elections engenders public cynicism and political instability. They should be fixed at four years."
The Whitlam Institute will host a compelling debate to bring new focus and clarity to this issue.

Tuesday 21 November 2017, 5:30pm - 7:30pm.

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The Ethics of Office in Public Service

The Whitlam Institute and IPAA NSW are pleased to present a special forum with international guest speaker Professor Paul du Gay.

“If everyone thinks outside the box, what happens to the box?”

From dress codes to meeting formats, informality is usually seen as a positive principle within public sector bodies. But what happens when informality starts to be used as an organisational principle?

Professor du Gay will explore why formality and formal organisations are vital to the structures and performance of public administration, particularly as public distrust in government rises.

Thursday 23 November, 5:30pm – 7:30pm

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