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Lunch with Prof. Jim Bowler AM — 17th October

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  • On August 10, 2018
SCIENCE AND THE DREAMING Nature and Culture at Lake Mungo: Conflict or Convergent? The 1968 discovery of cremated human remains deep within shoreline sands of a then un-named basin in western NSW (later named Lake Mungo), opened a new chapter in Australian history. Dated even at that time as well beyond 20,000 years and known […]
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Lunch with James Sergeant -16th May

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  • On April 21, 2018
Competition in the Australian Financial System In a speech on the first full day of the Commonwealth Games, the Chairman of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission said that the behaviour of Australia’s major banks resembled synchronised swimming more than vigorous competition. How can we be sure that banks, insurance companies and investment firms are […]
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Lunch with Bill Birch AM – 20th June

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  • On April 20, 2018
Victoria’s young volcanoes   Volcanoes have been active in shaping Victoria’s geology for the past 600 million years. The youngest period of volcanic activity began around 5 million years ago and is concentrated in the western half of the State, with an extension into southeastern South Australia. Geologists refer to this region as the Newer […]
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Lunch with Richard Iron CMG OBE – 18 July

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  • On April 20, 2018
AFRICAN WARS We are now well used to war in the Middle East and South-West Asia. Despite the complexities of Islamist extremism, there has been much in-depth analysis and practical experience gained of conflict in Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan; we think we largely understand it. Despite the focus on extremism and the Middle East, however, […]
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Lunch with Prof. Allan Fels AO – 15th August

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  • On April 20, 2018
Prof Allan Fels AO needs little introduction. He has is an Australian economist, lawyer and public servant. He was most widely known in his role as chairman of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) from its inception in 1995 until 30 June 2003. Mental Health – The Challenges Some three to four percent of the […]
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Annual Dinner

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  • On April 20, 2018
Annual Dinner Friday 7th September with Prof. Chloe Munro AO Invitations have been sent out to all members. The Cambridge Society is delighted to announce that our speaker for our Annual Dinner is an influential leader in industries that have a profound impact on all our lives, and about which many of us know little. […]
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Wed 21st February – Lunch with Michelle Cooper

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  • On January 25, 2018
Fighting Extinction: A Zoo-based approach to conservation When you hear the last ever recorded call of a species lost forever, it gives you goose bumps. Especially if you know that something could have been done to prevent such a tragedy. Extinction may be a natural process, but as humanity continues to live beyond our ecological […]
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Notice of AGM

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  • On November 7, 2017
NOTICE OF CSA(V) ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 1. The Cambridge Society of Australia (Victoria) Inc is pleased to advise that the 2017 Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held at 12:00PM (12H00) on Wednesday 13th December 2017 at the Savage Club, Bank Place Melbourne. The Agenda Items for the AGM are listed below as well as […]
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