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The Adam Smith Newsletter #125 is OUT NOW
- Invite to Rowan Callick Zoom Forum – “The Threat from China Under the CCP”
- Emergency Powers or Normal Powers – the threat of the new Omnibus COVID Bill before Victorian State Parliament
- Meeting Report of July Zoom Meet with Senator James Paterson
- Local Government – the corruption of the local government elections process in 2020
- My Enemies Enemy – The Mid East Peace process and unlikely allies
ALL in the latest Laissez Faire >>> LF125.pdf <<<
We are proud to start the new Web Forum format with a very current topic and very current speaker –
Senator James Paterson
Extraordinary Measures for Extraordinary Times & the Proper Limits to Government
The Web Forum will have a speech and questions from 8pm on Wednesday June 3rd 2020 for at least one hour.
Senator James Paterson is a Liberal Senator for Victoria. First elected in March 2016 at age 28, Senator Paterson is the youngest ever Liberal Senator. During his time in the Senate, he has fought for free speech and religious liberty, defended Australia’s sovereignty, opposed radical constitutional change, and prosecuted the case for economic reform. He is also deputy chair of the Senate Select Committee into the COVID-19 response, a committee set up to assess the government’s health and economic response to the Coronavirus crisis. Prior to entering the Senate, James was Deputy Executive Director of free market think tank, the Institute of Public Affairs.
The COVID-19 lockdown in Australia has been described as a war against a virus as justification for the implementation of measures that deprive citizens of their liberties. We often hear our politicians say they are responsible to keep us safe. But is “keeping us safe” a legitimate function of government? Senator Paterson will address the Club on this & other matters, after which there will be a question & answer session.
Attendance is open to both members and non-members. Those desiring to attend should register no later than 6:00PM Wednesday 3rd of June. Attendees may join the meeting from 7:30PM.
REGISTER – Please register via email at firstname.lastname@example.org and you will receive meeting login details via return email.
Enquiries to Hon. Secretary, mob : 0403 933 786
After a long hiatus caused by health and the closure of our much loved venue at Boheme the Committee has worked on a COVID appropriate response – Zoom Forums – bring your own glass !
Look forward to seeing you at future meetings.