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John Roskam – Executive Director, Institute of Public Affairs – ‘The Legacy and Future of our freedoms in Australia’

November 26, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm


John Roskam has been the Executive Director of the free market think tank the Institute of Public Affairs since 2005.  Before joining the IPA, he taught political theory at the University of Melbourne.  John was previously the Executive Director of The Menzies Research Centre in Canberra, has been a senior adviser and chief of staff to federal and state education ministers, and was the manager of government and corporate affairs for a global mining company.

 John’s publications include Australia’s Education Choices (with Professor Brian Caldwell), ‘Terrorism and Poverty’ in Blaming Ourselves, ‘Liberalism and Social Welfare’ in Liberalism and the Australian Federation, and ‘The Liberal Party and the Great Split’ in The Split Fifty Years Later.

 John’s fortnightly column appears in The Australian Financial Review.  He is a member of the Editorial Board of The Australian Journal of Public Administration, Connor Court Publishing, and the Advisory Board of The Centre for Advanced Journalism at the University of Melbourne.  John is a Fellow of the Institute of Public Administration, Australia in Victoria, and is an Honorary Fellow of Campion College

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November 26, 2019
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm


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