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The Board of the National Press Club of Australia has withdrawn the invitation to the Russian Ambassador to speak at the Club.

DETENTION OF CHENG LEI STATEMENT

The Board of the National Press Club of Australia calls for the release of Australian journalist Cheng Lei from detention in China so she can return home to her family.

Upcoming Speakers

Mon
10
Oct
2022

Lord Jonathan Sumption

Former Justice of the UK Supreme Court and Author

'What is going on in the United Kingdom?'

Lord Jonathan Sumption, Former Justice of the UK Supreme Court and Author, will Address the National Press Club of Australia on 'What is going on in the United Kingdom?'.

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Wed
12
Oct
2022

The Hon Mark Dreyfus KC MP

Commonwealth Attorney-General and Cabinet Secretary

'Address to the National Press Club of Australia'

The Hon Mark Dreyfus KC MP, Commonwealth Attorney-General and Cabinet Secretary, will Address the National Press Club of Australia.

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Tue
18
Oct
2022

The Hon Dan Tehan MP

Shadow Minister for Immigration and Citizenship

'A better Australia not simply a bigger Australia'

The Shadow Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, Dan Tehan, will Address the NPC on 'A better Australia not simply a bigger Australia'.

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