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The passing of The Hon Gough Whitlam AC QC
The passing of Gough Whitlam

Our thoughts are very much with the Whitlam family, who have announced the passing of the Hon Gough Whitlam AC QC.

To read a message from the Director of the Whitlam Institute, click here.

New publication - Fossil Fuels, Global Warming and Democracy: a report from a scene of the collision
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What happens to democracy when the fossil fuel industry collides with global warming? That's the question Dr Kevin Taft – Canadian author, commentator and former political leader- poses then unpacks in his absorbing Perspectives paper for the Whitlam Institute released today (Wednesday 10 September 2014).  

Can democracy as we know it survive global warming?

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Overall Winner of What Matters? 2014: Raina Joseph
Raina Joseph

Congratulations to Raina Joseph from Girraween High School who is the Overall Winner of the 2014 What Matters? Writing Competition.

Her entry 'Rape culture breeds with silence' is available to read on our What Matters? webpage, along with all of the NSW, ACT and Tasmanian finalists' entries.

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