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Rule of Law, Democracy, and the Ombudsman

By 19 November 2012

[ 22 November 2012; 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] The origins and development of the ombudsman institution are outlined and the significance of the ombudsman is addressed from the perspective of two parameters, democracy and rule of law, that form and shape both the context in which the institution  functions and its ability to serve citizens effectively. The contribution of the ombudsman institution to [...]

The Phoenix turns 19 with The Fuellers!

By 16 November 2012
The Phoenix turns 19 with The Fuellers!

[ 22 November 2012; 8:00 pm; ]

Facebook has the exciting news that The Fuellers are going to be unleashing the Big Man Power Tools at The Phoenix for that august establishment’s nineteenth birthday.

Just gonna have a quiet one this year. A few beers, Get the Fuelers to play 3 sets, a few foolish games like the Wheel of Fate with [...]

Remember me: the lost diggers of Vignacourt at the War Memorial

By 2 November 2012
Remember me: the lost diggers of Vignacourt at the War Memorial

[ 1 November 2012 to 31 July 2013. ]

An intriguing exhibition up on the War Memorial website:

The small French village of Vignacourt was always behind the front lines. For much of the First World War it was a staging point, casualty clearing station and recreation area for troops of all nationalities moving up to and then back from the battlefields on the [...]

November in the Phoenix

By 30 October 2012

[ 1 November 2012 to 30 November 2012. ] Thursday 1st 9pm
Dahrnoir
Space Party
Dylan Hekimian

Saturday 3rd 9:30pm
Suzie Stapleton (Melb)

Monday 5th 8pm
CMC presents The Bootleg Sessions
The Gordons
Jake and Ange
The New Gods of Thunder
Buck et al

Tuesday 6th 7:30pm
Andrew and Shannon’s Pub Quiz

Wednesday 7th 9pm
Mojo Juju (Melb)
The King Hits

Thursday 8th 9pm
Too Soon! (Melb)
Super Best Friends
Bent Hen
Thrown Up

Saturday 10th 9:30pm
Elliot The Bull (Newcastle)

Sunday 11th 8pm
The Barons of Tang (Melb)

Monday [...]

Local Feats, a retrospective of local feature films 1971-2010

By 3 August 2012
Local Feats, a retrospective of local feature films 1971-2010

[ 16 August 2012 to 20 December 2012. ]

This in from New Acton and sounding very interesting:

Local Feats is a retrospective of local feature films made in Canberra between 1971 and 2010.

Starting 1971, screened from an old 16mm projector, we will travel through the years each fortnight with the director and one of his/her short films. After a talk and the screenings, the [...]

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