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Dr Karl: Scientific reasons to be optimistic for 2021

WHEN: Wednesday 11 November 2020, 7pm – 8pm
WHERE: Online via Facebook and Zoom

America at the Crossroads?

WHEN: Wednesday 14 October 2020, 7pm – 8pm
WHERE: Online via Facebook and Zoom

The value of the arts –now more than ever

WHEN: Wednesday 9th September 2020, 7pm – 8pm
WHERE: Online via Facebook and Zoom

In August: Let’s do a deal – trade and other future challenges

WHEN: Wednesday 12 August 2020; 7pm-8pm
WHERE: Online via Facebook and Zoom

Mental Health in Australia – the challenges and solutions

WHEN: Wednesday 8th July 2020, 7.00 – 8.00pm
WHERE: Online via Facebook or Zoom

The future is not what it was: the economy and the world of work.

WHEN: Wednesday 10 June 2020, 7.00-8.00pm
WHERE: Online – via Zoom and Facebook Live

Maintaining democracy during the COVID crisis

WHEN: Wednesday 13 May 2020, 7.00-8.00pm
WHERE: Online via Zoom and Facebook Live

Envisaging a new society post COVID-19

WHEN: Wednesday 22 April 2020, 7.00-8.00pm
WHERE: Online via Zoom and Facebook Live

Coronavirus in the Hunter Webinar

WHEN: Wednesday 11 March 2020, 6.00-7.30pm
WHERE: Online via Zoom and Facebook Live

Ethical failures – Banks, Bushfires and Billionaires

WHEN: Wednesday 11 March 2020, 6.00-7.30pm
WHERE: South Leagues Club, Merewether NSW

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. …