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The Australian Fabians: more than just talk!

We aim to promote greater equality of power, wealth and opportunity.We promote debate, encourage research, and publish commentary, into political ideas and public policy reform.We host regular policy forums, conferences, dinners, and networking events with high profile guest speakers. The Australian Fabians are committed to: 
  • A fairer and more sustainable Australia.
  • Promoting progressive values in the community.
  • Developing solutions to the biggest policy challenges of today. 
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    The QLD Fabians are putting together a new collection of progressive policy ideas for state government to be publiushed at the QLD Labor Conference on August 31, 2018. We want to get people talking and thinking big about the challenges facing our community.

    Earlier this year, the NSW Fabians Pamphlet made a big splash with coverage in The Australian and Guardian Australia and we want to have an even bigger impact in Queensland!

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  • Upcoming events

    Stewardship of our Environment: Sustainability and Equality

    When: Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at 06:00 PM
    Where: Jasper Hotel, 489 Elizabeth St, Melbourne VIC 3000

    Who's attending
    Pat Simons Sophie Matthiesson Leigh Ewbank Jonathan Thwaites james horton Sophie Schmidt Ian Mcsporran Gordon Hastie Jeff McCracken-Hewson peter moylan John Fitzgerald Audrey Cooke Christopher Membrey Marianne Sherry Meredth Kefford Jane Douglas Ivana Csar   O.A.M. Maggie Sefton Robert Crouch David Scott Daniel Mc Diarmid Jacquelene McKerrell Sharon Meredith Tony Webb Ian Howie Nick Withers

    Whitlam's Children: Labor and the Greens in Australia

    When: Thursday, November 01, 2018 at 06:00 PM
    Where: Community and Public Sector Union in Haymarket, Australia

    Who's attending
    John Graham Adele Massey Tom Fawcett eva cox Peter Siegl Shann Turnbull Michael Immerman Kristin O'Connell Russell Thomas
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