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EVAN GERSHKOVICH – STATEMENT BY THE NATIONAL PRESS CLUB

The Board of the National Press Club of Australia calls for the immediate release of Evan Gershkovich of The Wall Street Journal so he can return home from Russia in safety. The decision by a Russian court to sentence him to 16 years in prison is an outrage and an affront to press freedom.

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. 

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24
Jul
2024

Professor Martine Maron & Professor Jamie Pittock

Professor of Environmental Management in the School of the Environment at UQ & Professor of Geography in the Fenner School of Environment and Society at the ANU

'Launch of Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists Landmark Report “Blueprint to Repair Australia’s Landscapes"'

Professor Martine Maron & Professor Jamie Pittock will Address the National Press Club of Australia on "Launch of Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists Landmark Report “Blueprint to Repair Australia’s Landscapes".

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2024

The Hon Stephen Jones MP

Assistant Treasurer & Minister for Financial Services

'Fighting Scammers, Fighting for Australians '

The Hon Stephen Jones MP, Assistant Treasurer & Minister for Financial Services will Address the National Press Club of Australia on "Fighting Scammers, Fighting for Australians ".

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7
Aug
2024

David E. Sanger

White House & National Security Correspondent

'Address to the National Press Club of Australia'

David E. Sanger, White House & National Security Correspondent, will Address the National Press Club of Australia.

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