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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 …

Confusion, Contradictions and Consequences

Dr Richard Denniss, a former Novocastrian who is now Chief Economist as The Australia Institute, will highlight the confusion and …

July event: What? Music – Why does it matter?

What an engaging event: Thanks to Paul and David for such an educative experience, and thanks to all of our …

Newcastle as a restorative city.

https://www.theaustralian.com.au/weekend-australian-magazine/making-it-personal-does-restorative-justice-work/news-story/bca241dca66363c7c6aac65ccf979ea5 Our June forum at the Newcastle Institute will be looking at Restorative Justice What is a Restorative city? What …

One Health for a Challenged World

For our May event, taking place on Wednesday May 8, we have a special treat. Professor Peter Doherty is a …

The history, economics and politics of water

Confronting photos of thousands of dead fish in the Darling River have raised our awareness of the need for healthy …

First event for 2019 – Learnings from the North

Last Wednesday at Souths saw a thought provoking beginning to the year’s program for the Newcastle Institute – a key …

Last event for 2018 – Michael Ondaatje – Following the US situation

Come along to the last Newcastle Institute event for 2018 on Wed 7th November at 6.00pm.  Our speaker is Michael Ondaatje. …

Speaking for the Region

Maximising opportunities for the Hunter through a unified voice The September 2018 release of The Greater Newcastle Metropolitan Plan 2036 …

September Event: Margaret Henry Memorial Lecture

For our September event, on 12th September, we are collaborating with the organisers of the Margaret Henry Memorial lecture to …

Taking control of our energy future

Scroll down to see the video stream of this event. Securing reliable energy at affordable prices is a significant challenge …

Schools of Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Lessons in Education for Newcastle and the Hunter Valley Since the turn of this century there has been lots of …

Urban Planning in Newcastle and the Lower Hunter

13 June 2018 Are we creating sustainable and resilient communities? What are we doing right? What are we doing wrong? …

Women and Equality – The Way Forward

It has been great to see the interest being taken and registrations for our forum next Wednesday, 9 May. We’re …

May at the Institute: Women and Equality

We’re glad to be able to continue our program for this year with some insight into the issue of ‘Women …

April event

Many thanks to the 120 or so members and attendees who came along to Souths to hear from Professor Roy …

April at the Newcastle Institute

Don’t miss the chance to be part of our next event in our diverse 2018 program! As reported in The …

Great start to the year

Around 140 people made up the audience to hear Newcastle Institute Patron Ross Gittins open this year’s speaking program at …