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The Board of the National Press Club of Australia has withdrawn the invitation to the Russian Ambassador to speak at the Club.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

Thu
23
May
2024

Lieutenant General Stephen D. Sklenka

DEPUTY COMMANDER, U.S. INDO-PACIFIC COMMAND

'Forging a Relationship Together in The Indo-Pacific'

The 2024 Australian American Leadership Dialogue Scholar Lieutenant General Stephen D. Sklenka, Deputy Commander, U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, will address the National Press Club of Australia on "Forging a Relationship Together in The Indo-Pacific".

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Tue
28
May
2024

Dr Christos Christou

Médecins Sans Frontières International President

'The state of humanitarianism today'

Dr Christos Christou, Médecins Sans Frontières International President, will Address the National Press Club of Australia on "The state of humanitarianism today".

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Wed
29
May
2024

Matt Noffs & John Mendoza

CEO of the Ted Noffs Foundation & Co-Director of Connetica Pty Ltd

'The Fight of the Future'

Matt Noffs, CEO of the Ted Noffs Foundation & John Mendoza, Co-Director of Connetica Pty Ltd, will Address the National Press Club of Australia on "The Fight of the Future".

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