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The National Press Club hosts public debates and private discussions that shape Australia today and into the future. Home of the national conversation, we’re proud to be Australia’s most recognised forum for discussion and debate. 

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Upcoming Speakers

Wed
6
Oct
2021

Paul Fletcher MP

Minister for Communications, Urban Infrastructure, Cities and the Arts

'Governing in the Internet Age'

Paul Fletcher, Minister for Communications, Urban Infrastructure, Cities and the Arts, addresses the National Press Club for the Launch of his new book, 'Governing in the Internet Age'.

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Speaker Archive

Wed
8
Sep
2021

Abbas Nazari

Author, 'After the Tampa: From Afghanistan to New Zealand'

'After the Tampa'

This address has been rescheduled to Wednesday 8th September. Join Abbas Nazari live from Christchurch, as he discusses his new book 'After the Tampa: From Afghanistan to New Zealand'. Moderated by National Press Club President, Laura Tingle

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Fri
3
Sep
2021

Hon. Barnaby Joyce

DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER

'Address to the National Press Club'

Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce addresses the National Press Club for the first time since his return to the Nationals leadership.

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Wed
1
Sep
2021

POSTPONED - Prof. Mark Howden & Dr Sarah Perkins-Kirkpatrick

POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

'IPCC Report - What are the new risks?'

Tune in to hear two climate experts on the new risks identified in the recently-released Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Sixth Assessment Report: Prof. Mark Howden, Director of the Institute for Climate, Energy & Disaster Solutions at The Australian National University and major contributor to the IPCC report; and Dr Sarah Perkins-Kirkpatrick, Senior Lecturer/ARC Future Fellow in the School of Science, UNSW Canberra and chief investigator with the ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate Extremes.

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