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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
1
Dec
2021

The Case for a Federal ICAC

Serena Lillywhite, Geoffrey Watson & Pauline Wright

'The Case for a Federal ICAC'

Join Serena Lillywhite, Chief Executive Officer of Transparency International Australia; Geoffrey Watson, barrister and Director of the Centre for Public Integrity; & Pauline Wright, President of the NSW Council for Civil Liberties, as they make the case for a federal Independent Commission Against Corruption.

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Mon
6
Dec
2021

Chris Bowen MP

Shadow Minister for Climate Change and Energy

'The World’s Climate Emergency: Australia’s Jobs Opportunity'

Chris Bowen, Shadow Minister for Climate Change and Energy, addresses the National Press Club on Labor's climate policy.

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Wed
8
Dec
2021

The Hon. Dominic Perrottet MP

PREMIER OF NEW SOUTH WALES

'Address to the National Press Club'

Dominic Perrottet, NSW Premier, addresses the National Press Club at The Fullerton Hotel Sydney.

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Speaker Archive

Fri
26
Nov
2021

Peter Dutton MP

MINISTER FOR DEFENCE

'Address to the National Press Club'

Peter Dutton MP, Minister for Defence, will address the National Press Club on Friday 26th November 2021.

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Wed
24
Nov
2021

Sam Mostyn AO

President, Chief Executive Women

'Creating a vibrant, post-pandemic Australia '

The disruption of COVID-19 shone a stark spotlight on the fragility of many of Australia’s economic assumptions. As we emerge from the pandemic, the President of Chief Executive Women, Sam Mostyn AO, will outline a vision for the country’s future which utilises all of Australia’s available resources and talent, especially women, to create a vibrant and inclusive post-pandemic economy and society.

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Wed
17
Nov
2021

Toni Wren & Andrew Charlton

Executive Director of Anti-Poverty Week; and Managing Director at Accenture, Co-Director of the e61 Institute for Economic Research, and adjunct professor of economics at Macquarie University

'Be alarmed: The Covid economic recovery will leave many more Australians in poverty'

Join Toni Wren, Executive Director of Anti-Poverty Week, and Andrew Charlton, Managing Director at Accenture, Co-Director of the e61 Institute for Economic Research and adjunct professor of economics at Macquarie University, as they discuss the policy settings and actions that are needed to avoid further hardship in a post-covid economy.

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