17 Oct, 2017
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.
16 Mar, 2017
31 Oct, 2016
Australia's foremost Aboriginal filmmaker, Rachel Perkins, has launched ‘The Forgotten People: Liberal and Conservative Approaches to recognising Indigenous Peoples’, which was co-edited by Damien Freeman, visiting scholar at the PM Glynn Institute, and Shireen Morris, senior policy advisor at Cape York Institute.
20 Oct, 2016
A key new Australian Catholic University institute named after an Irish barrister, writer, parliamentarian and co-founder of the Commonwealth of Australia hopes to give voice to the relevance and insights of religion in the public square of Australian civic policy and debate.
14 Oct, 2016
The launch took place on Thursday 13 October, at ACU's North Sydney campus. The centrepiece of the event was a panel discussion on the theme 'Fear and anger, hope and confidence: Reframing our shared landscapes', taking its focus from the way fear and anger seem to be appearing more in politics and public debate, while hope and confidence in the future are less visible.