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AUSTRALIAN JOURNALIST CHENG LEI RELEASED STATEMENT

The National Press Club of Australia welcomes the return of Australian journalist Cheng Lei to her home and family in Melbourne after more than three years in detention in China.

THE TRIAL OF CHENG LEI STATEMENT

Australian, U.S. Press Leaders Condemn China’s Secretive Prosecution and Detention of TV Journalist. 

WITHDRAWAL OF INVITATION FOR THE RUSSIAN AMBASSADOR TO SPEAK AT THE NATIONAL PRESS CLUB OF AUSTRALIA

The Board of the National Press Club of Australia has withdrawn the invitation to the Russian Ambassador to speak at the Club.

Upcoming Speakers

Mon
26
Feb
2024

Dr Andrew Forrest AO

Executive Chairman and Founder of Fortescue, Minderoo Foundation, and Tattarang

'Power Shift: Why stepping beyond fossil fuels will secure our future (and not doing it will destroy it)'

Dr Andrew Forrest AO, Global Business and Philanthropic Leader, will Address the National Press Club of Australia on "Power Shift: Why stepping beyond fossil fuels will secure our future (and not doing it will destroy it)". 

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Wed
28
Feb
2024

H.E Vasyl Myroshnychenko & Kateryna Argyrou - Moderated by Chris Uhlmann

Ambassador of Ukraine to Australia & Co-Chair of the Australian Federation of Ukrainian Organisations, Co-Founder and NSW Representative of the Australian-Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce

'The Russian Invasion of Ukraine after two years'

H.E Vasyl Myroshnychenko, Ambassador of Ukraine to Australia & Kateryna Argyrou, Co-Chair of the Australian Federation of Ukrainian Organisations, Co-Founder and NSW Representative of the Australian-Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce, will Address the National Press Club of Australia on "The Russian Invasion of Ukraine after two years".

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Wed
6
Mar
2024

Mr Max Chandler-Mather MP & Mike Zorbas

Federal MP for Griffith & Chief Executive, Property Council of Australia

'The Housing Crisis'

Mr Max Chandler-Mather MP, Federal MP for Griffith & Mike Zorbas, Chief Executive, Property Council of Australia, will Address to the National Press Club of Australia on "The Housing Crisis".

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An iconic Canberra venue providing a premium social setting for professionals, the National Press Club hosts public debates and private discussions that shape Australia today and into the future. A vigorous champion of media freedom, we are a home away from home for journalists, decision-makers and influencers alike. 

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