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It is with great sadness that the Club notes the passing of our co-founder and 15 year President – David Sharp.
Lawyer, Banker, War Correspondent, Activist for Liberty, Logie winning parachutist ( – yes that strong jawed floating man is David), U3A lecturer and very loving father to Adam, Alena & Ryun and husband to Betty.
He had been unwell over the last eighteen months – but at our January Committee BBQ he had recovered some of the old bounce, we hoped for many more years of his wit, his wisdom and his passion for liberty.
For those who wish to check out his involvement in starting the club – I point you to his address at our 30th Anniversary dinner and his very modest bio as a former President in the Dinner Programme (page 4)
Our sympathy to his family – a loss for all.
Australian Adam Smith Club (Melbourne)
The Adam Smith Club will host a meeting on Wednesday the 15th of March, 2017
at Bohéme Restaurant Bar, 368 Bridge Road, Richmond.
“Fragile Nation: Vulnerability, Resilience & Victimhood”
Dr Tanveer Ahmed is a consultant psychiatrist. He received his medical degree at the University of
Sydney and trained as a psychiatrist throughout New South Wales. He is also an author who has
involvement in the media and politics. He is an elected councillor at the City of Canada Bay. He
appears in various media, most commonly regular contributions to Channel 7’s Weekend Sunrise
and columns in the Spectator Australia. He has previously had regular columns in national
newspapers, undertaken international news stories and co-hosted a prime-time gameshow. His
migration memoir is titled The Exotic Rissole. His latest publication, Fragile Nation, will be the
subject of his address to the AASC.