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The Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies NSW

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Activities

Key dates for your diary are shown below.

We have a regular programme of monthly lunchtime-lectures covering either current or historical Defence and Security issues. We also occasionally arrange multi-speaker seminars and group visits to sites of Defence interest. (CLICK HERE to review some of our previous presentations.) Each August, Members enjoy our formal Annual Dinner and a convivial lunch is usually held prior to Christmas.

For Lunchtime-Lecture Attendees: Institute for Defence and Security Studies NSW Lectures are usually provided on the last Tuesday of the month. All Lunchtime Lectures are held at the Sydney Mechanics' School of Arts. SMSA Mitchell Theatre (Level 1) 280 Pitt Street Sydney. The lectures run from 1.00 p.m. and 2.00 p.m. an entry charge will be levied at the door of $10 for Members, $15 for Non-Members. Lectures are open to Members, their Guests and Visitors. Should members of the public wish to attend as unaccompanied Visitors, or for any other enquiries, please contact the Office Manager, Ms. Theo Fox on 9393-2325. Lectures at the Mechanics Institute are preceded by a Social Hour beginning at 12 noon, during which tea and coffee are served and a light sandwich lunch may be purchased for $8.00. Sandwiches must be pre-ordered on 9393-2325 by noon on the Monday preceding the lecture.

Lunchtime Lecture__________________________________
Tuesday 16 January 2018 (Start Time: 1 pm), Sydney Mechanics School of Arts Theatre
Level 1, 280 Pitt Street, City
LUNCHTIME LECTURE
Speaker: Dr Michael Molkentin
Subject: Development of Air Power between World War I and World War II

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Tuesday 27 February 2018 (Start Time: 1 pm), Sydney Mechanics School of Arts Theatre
Level 1, 280 Pitt Street, City
LUNCHTIME LECTURE
Speaker: Deputy Commissioner, Mandy Newton APM
Subject: The Australian Border Force

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Thursday 15 March 2018
Visit Georges Heights
Japanese Attack on Sydney Harbour presented by
LTCOL Peter Sweeney and Tunnels Inspection guided by Chris Ballantine

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Tuesday 27 March 2018 (Start Time: 1 pm), Sydney Mechanics School of Arts Theatre
Level 1, 280 Pitt Street, City
LUNCHTIME LECTURE
Speaker: To be advised
Subject: Challenges of Maintaining the Technological Edge in the Australian Army

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Tuesday 24 April 2018 (Start Time: 1 pm), Sydney Mechanics School of Arts Theatre
Level 1, 280 Pitt Street, City
LUNCHTIME LECTURE
Speaker: To be advised
Subject: Countering Violent Extremism in Australia

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Tuesday 30 May 2018 (Start Time: 12:30 pm), Sydney Mechanics School of Arts Theatre
Level 1, 280 Pitt Street, City
LUNCHTIME LECTURE
Speakers: To be advised
Subject: 4th International Dialogue Managing Tensions in the South and East China Seas


 
Please use the button to your left to check out reports of the Institute for Defence and Security Studies NSW's past activities.

All Institute Educational Events attract
Continuing Professional Education Credits

Institute for Defence and Security Studies NSW Lectures: One hour credit;
Institute for Defence and Security Studies NSW Half Day Seminars: Four hours credit;
Institute for Defence and Security Studies NSW All Day Seminars: Six hours credit.

To obtain a certificate for an educational event you attended please contact our office.


PO Box A778, SYDNEY SOUTH NSW 1235; Level 20, 270 Pitt Street, SYDNEY NSW 2000; Telephone: +61 (0)2 9393 2325; Facsimile: +61 (0)2 9393 3543; Email:
Open Monday to Thursday 1100 to 1500 hours.
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