Whitlam Institute

Source Details

Link to organisation: http://www.whitlam.org/

Owning Institution: Western Sydney University

Source Type: Education

17 March 2017

The 2017 Whitlam Institute Gough Whitlam Oration, by Dr Stephen FitzGerald AO, was a landmark and timely address on Australia's place in the world. 

19 August 2016

Explores how lessons from the 1991 Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody and beyond have been neglected or ignored.

25 July 2016

This paper explores the central importance of political rhetoric for creating civil possibility, for articulating and therefore continually creating institutions such as the parliament, the...

23 May 2016

Examines the power of economists in the mobilisation of the US pharmaceutical industry in the 1970s.

18 April 2016

Examines how non-state actors are increasingly of more importance in the prevention and resolution of crisis and conflict.

7 March 2016

Examining the role of legislation in catalysing and embedding social change, this Whitlam Institute Legacy paper delivers a succinct history of the Racial Discrimination Act, its passage through...

25 February 2016

This Whitlam Institute Perspectives paper is a passionate plea for political leadership which has the gumption, intellectual power and persistence to "shatter old beliefs, look towards...

18 November 2014

In a new paper released by the Whitlam Institute, the Honourable Bob Debus AM argues for a return to the era of negotiated political consensus on environmental policy.

10 September 2014

What happens to democracy when the fossil fuel industry collides with global warming?

1 December 2013

This paper examines the role of three key groups in the climate change debate - scientists, economists, and the bureaucracy - as the lens through which to consider the capacity of democratic...