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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. Lectures are open to Members, their Guests and Visitors. 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 in the Anzac Memorial Auditorium, Hyde Park South, Liverpool Street, Sydney.

The Memorial is a short walk from Museum Railway Station (CLICK HERE for instructions on how to get to the institute).

The lectures run from 1300 'till 1400. An entry charge of $0 for Members, $15 for Non-Members applies.

For any enquiries, please contact the Office Manager on 8262-2922.

A sandwich lunch may be pre-ordered and purchased for $8.00. (sandwich lunch must be booked by 1700 on the Friday preceding the lecture, please use button below). Sandwiches will be avaliable during our social Hour beginning at 12 noon, during which tea and coffee are also available

Pre-booking and payment including your sandwich lunch is worthwhile as seating is sometimes limited. Please use the button below by 0900 on the day of the lecture, however, do note that lunch orders cannot be made after 1700 on the Friday before the event.

 
 

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Tuesday 31 May 2022
Sydney Under Japanese Attack 1942: 80-year Anniversary
The Naval Historical Society of Australia (NHSA): three-hour cruise on Sydney harbour.
Tuesday 31 May 2022 Check-in time: 0930h $65 per person
RUSI NSW has arranged a group booking to take advantage of the group discount rate.
Do note places were limited, no unpaid reservations. The cruise is now fully booked. A video of the cruise will be published HERE soon after the event.
This Cruise on Sydney Harbour will highlight the events of 31 May 1942 when three Japanese midget submarines entered Sydney Harbour to attack Allied warships.
Your cruise boat will take you to sites on the Harbour where key events occurred and a comprehensive description of how those events unfolded. Morning tea is included.
Three Hour Cruise 31 May 2021 0930h - 1300h AEST
Departure Point: King Street Wharf, Darling Harbour
Check-in Time: 0930h
Boarding Time: 0945h for 1000h DEPARTURE
End Time: 1300h
Access: Ferry, Train and walk from Town Hall or Wynyard Stations.

 
 

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Tuesday 28 June 2022 (Start Time: 1300), Anzac Memorial Auditorium
Hyde Park South, Sydney
MONTHLY LECTURE
Speaker: Brigadier Ian Langford DSC* ADC (PhD)
Subject: Significance of Armour & Artillery Upgrades
BOOK AND PAY

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Tuesday 26 July 2022 (Start Time: 1300), Anzac Memorial Auditorium
Hyde Park South, Sydney
MONTHLY LECTURE
Speaker: TBC
Subject: 2022 - The Year So Far - A Half Time Review

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Tuesday 30 August 2022 (Start Time: 1300), Anzac Memorial Auditorium
Hyde Park South, Sydney
MONTHLY LECTURE
Speaker: Brigadier Ian Langford DSC* ADC (PhD)
Subject: AUKUS - Harnessing Artificial Intelligence & Big Data Capabilities

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Tuesday 27 September 2022 (Start Time: 1300), Anzac Memorial Auditorium
Hyde Park South, Sydney
MONTHLY LECTURE
Speaker: Professor Vijay Varadharajan (University of Newcastle)
Subject: AUKUS - Cyber Security Aspects

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Tuesday 25 October 2022 (Start Time: 1300), Anzac Memorial Auditorium
Hyde Park South, Sydney
MONTHLY LECTURE
Speaker: Brigadier Haydn Kohl
Subject: Developing a Sovereign Guided Weapons Capability

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Tuesday 22 November 2022, Anzac Memorial Auditorium (Timing: TBC)
Hyde Park South, Sydney
MAJOR INTERNATIONAL DIALOGUE/SEMINAR
Speakers: TBA
Subject: Managing Strategic Tensions in the Indo-Pacific Region

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Tuesday 13 December 2022 (Start Time: 1300), Anzac Memorial Auditorium
Hyde Park South, Sydney
MONTHLY LECTURE
Speaker: TBC
Subject: The Year in Review: The Sir Hermann Black Memorial Lecture

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Wednesday 14 December 2022
CHRISTMAS LUNCHEON
Cellos Restaurant, NSW Masonic Club, Castlereagh Boutique Hotel, 169 Castlereagh St, Sydney


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

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; Anzac Memorial, Hyde Park South, SYDNEY NSW; Telephone: +61 (0)2 8262 2922; Email:
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