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The Board of the National Press Club of Australia has withdrawn the invitation to the Russian Ambassador to speak at the Club.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

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Wed
29
Jun
2022

The Hon. Chris Bowen MP

Minister for Climate Change and Energy

'Address to the National Press Club of Australia '

The Hon. Chris Bowen MP, Minister for Climate Change and Energy will make an Address to the National Press Club of Australia. 

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Wed
6
Jul
2022

John Dewar AO – SOLD OUT

Chairperson of Universities Australia

'Address to the National Press Club of Australia '

John Dewar AO, Chairperson of Universities Australia, Vice-Chancellor and President of La Trobe University, will Address the National Press Club of Australia.

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Tue
19
Jul
2022

The Hon. Tanya Plibersek – SOLD OUT

Minister for the Environment and Water

'State of Environment Address'

Tanya Plibersek, the Minister for the Environment and Water, and the Federal Member for Sydney, will address the National Press Club of Australia for her State of Environment Address.

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