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The Board of the National Press Club of Australia has withdrawn the invitation to the Russian Ambassador to speak at the Club.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

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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Thu
7
Mar
2024

Senator the Hon. Katy Gallagher – SOLD OUT

Federal Minister for Finance, Women and the Public Service

'The new Gender Equality strategy'

Senator the Hon. Katy Gallagher, Federal Minister for Finance, Women and the Public Service will address the National Press Club of Australia on "The new Gender Equality strategy".

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Wed
13
Mar
2024

Yanis Varoufakis

Academic Economist, Parliamentarian, Political Leader and Greece’s former Finance Minister

'Address to the National Press Club of Australia'

Yanis Varoufakis, Academic Economist, Parliamentarian, Political Leader and Greece’s former Finance Minister, will Address the National Press Club of Australia.

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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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