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National Events Diary as at 11 April, 2008 Print E-mail
Written by ACM   
Friday, 11 April 2008

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  Tuesday 15th April 2008  

 Sydney, NSW: 11am for 1130am The Kingsford Smith Branch meets at  the  Coogee Diggers Club - Coogee RSL, Carr/Byron Streets, Coogee.  

Conversation with Barry Collins O.A.M. recently returned from the USA, where he met Hilary Clinton during the election primaries.  Barry has served in the Police, the Army & has many community interests. Visitors are invited to stay for lunch, if they wish. RSVP: Margaret 9665 3512; Rosemary 9398 3773; This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it  

  Tuesday, 15 April, 2008 
  

 Sydney, NSW: 715pm Dinner La Tavola, 16 Falcon St, Crows Nest. The Northern Suburbs Liberal Club. 

Speaker: Professor David Flint: “A republic? Not inevitable...and certainly not likely!” 

  Rrsvp by 9 April  to Marilyn Mackenzie-Cameron 0402 118 059 or email to Richard Rawle via This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it . $40 per head for two course meal including wine. Cash/chq on the evening.   

Sunday 20 April, 2008 

 
Collingrove Homestead, South Australia, 6 K from Angaston, Barossa Valley. From noon.The Queen’s 82nd Birthday. Country Barbecue, entertainment including Australian Light horse, English Folk Singers, Scottish Piper and dancer.

Adults,$15, under13 $5, preschoolers, free. In recogntion of 60years of the Land Rover, if you bring and display yours, free for the driver.  Transport available.

Contact Rob Carter, phone (w) 83 49 62 55 (h) 83 89 15 18
 
 

 
Monday, 21 April, 2008: The Queen's Birthday
 


Sydney, 12noon for 1230PM, Luncheon, Parliament House, The Queen’s Birthday, Speaker : The Hon. Alexander Downer: " "Republicanism in Australia."



  Monday, 28th April 2008
 

Melbourne,  12noon for 12.30pm, lunch, The Kelvin Club, Melbourne Place, Melbourne (located off Russell Street between Little Collins and Bourke Streets) ,cost:$55. Speaker, Professor David Flint: “2008 and Beyond – The Way Ahead”
 


 Thursday, 1 May, 2008

Canberra, 9am – 5.15pm, Roundtable on Constitutional Reform.  Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs.   Parliament House, Committee Room 1R4.


  Thursday, 1May, 2008

Sydney, NSW, The Pittwater School, Great Hall. Royal Society of St. George. Dinner. St.George’s Day. Speaker: Professor David Flint : " 320 Glorious Years."


  Friday, 6 June, 2008

Brisbane, United Services Club , 183 Wickham Terrace. 12 for 1230pm.  Lunch. “ Defending the Constitution and the Flag in the  new political situation.”  Speaker: Professor David Flint:  “ The New Political  Situation: Defending the Constitution and the Flag."  A Power Point presentation.



Friday, 20 -22 June 2008 

  
Marlborough, New Zealand. The Vintner's Retreat. Blenheim. The Summer Sounds Symposium, now held on the southern winter solstice.   Key note speech, “Constitutional change in Australia and New Zealand?”  Speaker Professor David Flint.   

[Details will shortly be posted on the symposium site, http://www.summersounds.co.nz. The Symposium is an annual meeting of minds from the scientific, academic, business, political and media communities founded in 1997 by Amy (Agnes-Mary) Brooke, columnist, critic, commentator and children's writer.]

  Friday 22-Sunday 24 August, 2008 

North Sydney, NSW.  Upholding the Australian Constitution. The Samuel Griffiths Society, 20th Conference. Rydges Hotel, 54 McLaren Street, North Sydney, (02) 9922 131154 Information: This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it : www.samuelgriffith.org.au 

   Friday, Saturday, 19-20 September, 2008: 

ACM National Conference at the Hotel Northbridge in Northbridge (Perth) Western Australia.  

   
Thursday, 6 November, 2008:  

Affirmation Day, TBA The Ninth Anniversary of the 1999 Referendum. TBA 

 
 Friday, 14 November, 2008:  The Birthday of the Prince of Wales, TBA           

 

 
Events for 2008 as at 30 March Print E-mail
Written by ACM   
Thursday, 27 March 2008
Sunday, 30 March,2008

Sydney, 9am 2RJD FM 88.1 and other community radio stations. Immediately after Macquarie Radio News. "Kaleidoscope":  Comperes George and Felicity interview Professor David Flint.

Tuesday 15th April 2008

 Sydney, NSW: 11am for 1130am The Kingsford Smith Branch meets at  the  Coogee Diggers Club - Coogee RSL, Carr/Byron Streets, Coogee.

Conversation with Barry Collins O.A.M. recently returned from the USA, where he met Hilary Clinton during the election primaries.  Barry has served in the Police, the Army & has many community interests. Visitors are invited to stay for lunch, if they wish. RSVP: Margaret 9665 3512; Rosemary 9398 3773; This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it


Tuesday, 15 April, 2008 
 

 Sydney, NSW: 715pm Dinner La Tavola, 16 Falcon St, Crows Nest. The Northern Suburbs Liberal Club.

 

“A republic? Not inevitable...and certainly not likely!” Speaker: Professor David Flint.  Rrsvp by 9 April  to Marilyn Mackenzie-Cameron 0402 118 059 or email to Richard Rawle via This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it $40 per head for two course meal including wine. Cash/chq on the evening.

   Sunday 20 April, 2008  

Collingrove Homestead, South Australia, 6 K from Angaston, Barossa Valley. From noon.The Queen’s 82nd Birthday. Country Barbecue, entertainment including Australian Light horse, English Folk Singers, Scottish Piper and dancer. Adults,$15, under13 $5, preschoolers, free. In recogntion of 60years of the Land Rover, if you bring and display yours, free for the driver.  Transport available. Contact Rob Carter, phone (w) 83 49 62 55 (h) 83 89 15 18

   Monday, 21 April, 2008: The Queen's Birthday 

Sydney, 12noon for 1230PM, Luncheon, Parliament House, The Queen’s Birthday, Speaker : The Hon. Alexander Downer: " "Republicanism in Australia."

 Thursday, 1May, 2008  

Sydney, NSW, The Pittwater School, Great Hall. Dinner. St.George’sDay. Speaker: Professor David Flint 

 Friday, 20 -22 June 2008   

Marlborough, New Zealand. The Vintner's Retreat. Blenheim. The Summer Sounds Symposium, now held on the southern winter solstice.   Key note speech, “Constitutional change in Australia and New Zealand?”  Speaker Professor David Flint.

 

[Details will shortly be posted on the symposium site, http://www.summersounds.co.nz. The Symposium is an annual meeting of minds from the scientific, academic, business, political and media communities founded in 1997 by Amy (Agnes-Mary) Brooke, columnist, critic, commentator and children's writer.]

 Friday 22-Sunday 24 August, 2008   

North Sydney, NSW.  Upholding the Australian Constitution. The Samuel Griffiths Society, 20th Conference. Rydges Hotel, 54 McLaren Street, North Sydney, (02) 9922 131154

Information: This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it Web: www.samuelgriffith.org.au 

  Friday, Saturday, 19-20 September, 2008:  

Friday 22-Sunday 24 August, 2008 

North Sydney, NSW.  Upholding the Australian Constitution. The Samuel Griffiths Society, 20th Conference. Rydges Hotel, 54 McLaren Street, North Sydney, (02) 9922 131154 Information: This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it : www.samuelgriffith.org.au 

   Friday, Saturday, 19-20 September, 2008: 

ACM National Conference at the Hotel Northbridge in Northbridge (Perth) Western Australia.  

   
Thursday, 6 November, 2008: 

  Thursday, 6 November, 2008:  

Affirmation Day, TBA The Ninth Anniversary of the 1999 Referendum. TBA

 Friday, 14 November, 2008: 

The Birthday of the Prince of Wales, TBA        

 
Forthcoming Events: Summer 2007-2008 Print E-mail
Written by ACM   
Wednesday, 21 November 2007

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·       Monday 3 December, 2007, Tasmania Day, Raising of the Tasmanian Flag and Morning Tea. 10:00am.  Venue to be advised.  Under the auspices of the Australian National Flag Association(Tas). For further information, phone Reg Watson 03 62438597 or 0409975 587. 

         Thursday 22 November, 2007, 6:30pm, A Debate hosted by SLICE -TV   and the   Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts on the topic: “That Australia should be a Republic with Waltzing Matilda as its Anthem.”

The speakers are: Curtis Levy Filmmaker and Senate candidate on a pro Waltzing Matilda platform, and Professor David Flint National Convenor, Australians for Constitutional Monarchy

The Moderator will be:   Katrina Foster, Writer and Actor, and the debate will be filmed for broadcasting.

The Venue is: Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts auditorium on the first floor, 280 Pitt Street Sydney 2000 

.        Monday 10th December 2007, 10.30am-12.30pm, ACM’s Devonshire Tea – Our  final Sydney event for 2007Venue: Sydney Union Club, 25 Bent St, SydneyCost: $20 (includes GST)RSVP: Wednesday 5th December 2007  

  ·      Sunday 3rd February 2008, South Australia. 4pm to 6.30pm, Afternoon Tea to Celebrate the 56th year of the Queen's accession to the Throne.  Entertainment includes the Barossa Light Horse, the English Folk Singers·'Here's to Friends", Scottish piper and dancer and more.       Adults $25. Children under 12 $5. Held at the historic Collingrove Homestead, near Angaston about an hour’s drive north of Adelaide S.A. Phone 08 8349 6225.   

 
Events from September, 2007 Print E-mail
Written by Professor David Flint AM   
Saturday, 25 August 2007
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  • ·         Monday, 3 September 2007, Annual National Flag Day Luncheon, 12 for 12:30pm, Parliament House, Hobart.  Guest speaker, the Hon Michael Hodgman QC MP. Under the auspices of the Australian National Flag Association (Tas). Cost $30.  Phone Reg Watson  (03) 62 43 85 97 or 0409 975 587
  • ·         Monday, 3 September, 2007, Australian National Flag Day Ceremonies in Brisbane, Bundaberg, Logan City , Parramatta and  Sydney arranged by the Australian National Flag Association whose website provides further details
  •          Saturday, 15 September, 2007 JUMBLE SALE, St. Mark’s Church, Darling Point, in Sydney. From an exotic foot spa, hedge trimmer and “found art” to china, toys, Christmas gifts, trendy clothes, shoes, jewellery and accessories, you’ll find a treasure trove at the Jumble Sale to be held at St. Mark’s Church Hall on Saturday 15th September organised by supporters of the Australian Constitution. Doors open 8 am to 2 pm.  
  • ·          Friday, 21 September, 2007: Battle of Britain Commemoration, Luncheon 12 for 1230PM offered by The Royal Society of St. George, in the presence of Air Vice Marshall Bensken, Four Seasons Hotel, ( formerly Regent) 199 George Street North, The Rocks, Sydney. Cost $75. Reservations, Mrs G Fisher, PO Box 35, Wahroongah, 2076. Inquiries, Peter Cavanagh, President, 02 93321897

  

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National Events from August 2007 Print E-mail
Written by Professor David Flint AM   
Sunday, 05 August 2007

 

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·       Weekend 17-19 August, 2007 : A session on the subject, “The Crown in Australia”, is included in the programme for the nineteenth conference of The Samuel Griffith Society to be held at the Bayview Hotel, 6 Queen’s Road,  Melbourne on 17-19 August, 2007. The Society is the nation’s leading federalist organization, dedicated to the promotion of discussion of constitutional matters through the articulation of a clear position in support of decentralisation of power through the renewal of our federal structure; and to the defence of the great virtues of the present Constitution against those who would undermine it in order to supplant it with a unitary state.

 ·       Sunday, 19 August, 2007: The speakers at the session on Sunday, 19 August will be Dr Ann Twomey, who will speak to her paper, “The Queen of Australia’ and Mr. Michael Manetta, who will speak to his paper,” Sovereignty in the Australian Federation.” The session will be chaired by Professor David Flint. Other sessions will be on Work Choices and the Federation, Federalism in a Centralist Environment, a Bill of Rights and The Aboriginal Question. For contact details, consult the Society site, http://www.samuelgriffith.org.au/ 

 

·       Monday 20 August, 2007: The Convener of the ACM Victorian Division, Mr. Brett Hogan, will host a luncheon The Kelvin Club, Melbourne Place, Melbourne (located off Russell Street between Little Collins and Bourke Streets) in Melbourne on 20 August,2007. The guest speaker will be Dr. Ann Twomey, the author of a book which has created a bombshell in constitutional circles, “The Chameleon Crown: The Queen and Her Australian Ministers.” The cost is $55 (Includes two course lunch, drinks and GST), and copies of Dr Twomey’s book will be available at the lunch at a discounted price of $45. For inquiries, phone  Brett Hogan: 9553 5647 or 0407 273 884

 

·       Friday 24 August, 2007: Cocktail reception, City Tattersall’s Club, Pitt St.Sydney 2007 ACM National Conference.

 

·       Saturday, 25 August, 2007: The Hon. Dr. Brendan Nelson, HM Federal Minister for Defence will formally open the 2007 ACM National Conference in Sydney. The National Conference, on 24-25 August, 2007 will be our eighth since the Australian people voted to retain our constitutional system in 1999. The theme of the conference is “The Indispensable Crown: The Way Forward” The National Council will meet at the end of the sessions.

 

·       Saturday 25 August, 2007: Conference Dinner.

 

·       Sunday morning, 26 August, 2007: Conference Delegates will be taken by coach to see the State Coach Britannia  and to meet the designer , Mr. Jim Frecklington, OAM

.             Monday, 3 September 2007, Annual National Flag Day Luncheon, 12 for 12:30pm, Parliament House, Hobart.  Guest speaker, the Hon Michael Hodgman QC MP. Under the auspices of the Australian National Flag Association (Tas). Cost $30.  Phone Reg Watson  (03) 62 43 85 97 or 0409 975 587

 

.       Friday,21 September, 2007: Battle of Britain Commemoration, Luncheon 12 for 1230PM offered by The Royal Society of St. George, in the presence of Air Vice Marshall Bensken, Four Seasons Hotel, ( formerly Regent) 199 George Street North, The Rocks, Sydney. Cost $75. Reservations, Mrs G Fisher, PO Box 35, Wahroongah, 2076. Inquiries, Peter Cavanagh, President, 02 93321897 

 

·       Wednesday, 14 November, 2007: Hobart, Cocktail Reception, Tasmanian Loyal Societies, in honour of the birthday of HRH, the Prince of Wales. Speaker: Professor David Flint·       Sunday 18th November 2007:  2pm to 4.30pm,Celebration of the 60th Wedding Anniversary of H.M.Queen and Duke of Edinburgh, Birdwood Lutheran Church Hall, Church Street, Birdwood, Adelaide Hills,S.A,Devonshire tea and entertainment including Adelaide Colonial Dancers, Poetry with a difference, Scottish dancer and more yet to be confirmed. Adults $8; Children under 12 $2. For more information and bookings phone 08 8349 6225.

 

·       Tuesday, 20 November , 2007: Luncheon, The Royal Society of ST. George, in the distinguished presence of HE The Governor of NSW, Professor Marie Bashir, Parliament House, Sydney to celebrate the Diamond Anniversary of  HM The Queen and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh.

 

·       Monday 3 December, 2007, Tasmania Day, Raising of the Tasmanian Flag and morning tea. 10:00am.  Venue to be advised.  Under the auspices of the Australian National Flag Association(Tas). For further information, phone Reg Watson 03 62438597 or 0409975 587

 

 ·       Sunday 3rd February 2008, South Australia. 4pm to 6.30pm, Afternoon tea to celebrate the 56th year of the Queen's accession to the throne.  Afternoon tea and entertainment including the Barossa Light Horse, English Folk Singers·       'Here's to Friends", Scottish piper and dancer and more.       Adults $25. Children under 12 $5. Held at the historic Collingrove Homestead, near Angaston about an hour’s drive north of Adelaide S.A. Phone 08 8349 6225.

 

 
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