Thank you for your support and interest in 2020. We’d love to hear from you to assist our planning for 2021. Please take a few minutes to give us some valuable feedback.

If you’d like to review this year’s program, please use the ‘2020 Program’ link above.

About the Newcastle Institute

An innovative Institute which supports rational and respectful public discourse about key policy issues facing the community and nation, building the intellectual vibrancy in our region.

About Us

An innovative institute which is influential in the development and debate of public policy at the local, state and national level.


Annual Membership is available to all interested members of the public. The fee for Annual Membership is only $50.

2020 Program

Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of every month from March to November, covering a range of topics.

Past Events

Space in the new era – The Dream and the Reality

WHEN: Wednesday 13 November 2019, 6.00-7.30pm
WHERE: South Leagues Club, Merewether NSW

What? Religious Freedom: Do we need more protection?

WHEN: Wednesday 9 October 2019, 6.00-7.30pm
WHERE: South Leagues Club, Merewether NSW

What is the state of reginonal media, Newcastle Institute

What is the state of Regional Media?

The last two decades have seen massive changes in all forms of mass media. These changes have been particularly felt …

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