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  • 20 Dec, 2017

    10 Minutes

    A conversation on euthanasia

    On 20 November 2017 at ACU North Sydney, the PM Glynn Institute held the first conversation in "the Rules of Engagement Series: from culture war to reasonable disagreement" on the topic of euthanasia

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  • 17 Dec, 2017

    50 Minutes

    "Living in truth" in democracy: "The Power of the Powerless" forty years on

    In the late 1970s and 1980s people in eastern and central Europe were inspired to overthrow brutal Communist dictatorships by the idea of "living in truth". What does it mean to "live in truth" in an age of populism and disengagement?

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  • 09 Nov, 2017

    50 Minutes

    The Legacy of Justice Higgins: Seeking a True New Start for all Job Seekers and Workers

    On 8 November, Fr Frank Brennan SJ AO, CEO of Catholic Social Services Australia, delivered the 2017 Rerum Novarum Oration for the Archdiocese of Melbourne’s Office for Justice and Peace. He spoke about the Harvester case of 1907, a landmark Australian labour law decision of the Commonwealth Court of Conciliation and Arbitration, and its significance to the work situation in Australia today. Read his full text here.

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  • 17 Oct, 2017

    50 Minutes

    The inaugural PM Glynn Lecture by the Honourable Dyson Heydon AC QC

    On 17 October the Vice-Chancellor and President of Australian Catholic University hosted the inaugural PM Glynn Lecture on Religion, Law and Public Life in Adelaide. The lecture was delivered by the Honourable Dyson Heydon AC QC on the topic Religious ‘toleration’ in modern Australia: the tyranny of relativism. The Catholic Archdiocese of Adelaide supported the event which was attended by some 70 people.

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  • 16 Mar, 2017

    6 Minutes

    A big year in 2017 at the PM Glynn Institute

    2017 will be the PM Glynn Institute’s first full year after its establishment and launch in 2016 and there will be plenty on.

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