It is paradoxical that the federal government sets a ‘Schedule Fee’ for Medicare services, when it has no ability to control fees. The reality is that the Medicare Schedule Fee is a misnomer, because it is no more than a ‘benefit’ for medical services.
Counterinsurgency expert and military strategist Dr David Kilcullen delivered The Centre for Independent Studies’ 2014 John Bonython Lecture with a crucial and fascinating exploration of recurring Occidentalism, why Western values are anathema to Islamists, and why we must take decisive action now to counter the Jihadist ideology that is spreading around the world.
Fatal Shore or Land of Opportunity? Justice Michael Pembroke, Andrew Tink, Introduction by David Hunt
This volume brings together two presentations and the introductions from an event hosted by the Centre for Independent Studies and exploring the frames of reference from which to view the colonisation of Australia by the First Fleet.
Freedom of Speech Symposium Tim Wilson, Senator Dean Smith, Professor Suri Ratnapala, Dr Janet Albrechtsen, Professor Jim Allan, Dr Augusto Zimmermann, Dr Jeremy Sammut and Helen Andrews
In the wake of the Charlie Hebdo massacre and subsequent Copenhagen attacks, and the resulting reigniting of the heated 18c debate in Australia, The Centre for Independent Studies believes it is more important than ever to discuss the current state of and threats to freedom of speech.