Whitlam Institute Within Western Sydney University

Whitlam Institute Within Western Sydney University is a small-scale charity established in 2002. Their main activity is registered as other education primarily serving general community in australia.

Acting as Trustee for the Whitlam Institute within Western Sydney University to provide the benefits as specified in its Constitution to the Western Sydney University, including housing, maintenance and security of the Whitlam Prime Ministerial Collection for the purposes of scholarly study and research; a public program of lectures, publications, meetings and major events to enhance the Whitlam Institute's profile; research, archival, educational and public programs; and a trust fund to ensure the provision of resources to fulfil the purposes of the Whitlam Institute in to the future . In 2018 this support contributed to the work of the Whitlam Institute that included: Empowering young people to constructively participate as citizens through: delivery of civics education programs to over 1300 students from 50 school with a focus on Western Sydney convening What Matters writing competition in NSW, ACT and Tasmania empowering over 4000 students to write about what matters to them. Creating a space for intellectual and cultural engagement for the people of Western Sydney through: permanent and touring exhibition program in the historic Female Orphan School galleries - free entry offering seminar and other public programs including final speech and panel discussion with outgoing Race Discrimination Commissioner; symposium on Indigenous Self-determination; symposium on community sentiment and Chinese Australian Experiences. Undertaking a range of activities and research under the two policy themes of the Future of Australian Democracy and Australia in the World including; Whitlam Oration delivered by eminent barrister Bret Walker SC on The Information Democracy Needs; hosting panel discussion following screening of Border Politics, featuring human rights barrister Julian Burnside and refugee advocate Hayat Akbari; policy symposium presenting research findings of EG Whitlam Research Fellow Professor Heidi Norman on land rights in south east Australia; presentation of research findings of EG Whitlam Research Fellow Dr Adam Hughes Henry reflecting on the Whitlam Legacy on Foreign Affairs, Human Rights and International Law. Enhancing access to the Whitlam Prime Ministerial Collection through loans, digitisation of new material and online access. Continued utilisation of the Collection through the exhibitions program and scholarly research.

Whitlam Institute Within Western Sydney University

Who They Help

  • Children - aged 6 to under 15
  • People from a culturally and linguistically diverse background
  • Youth - 15 to under 25
  • General community in Australia



Total employee expenses: $0 (0% of revenue).
Average full-time equivalent salary: $0.

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Responsible People

Bevil Glover
John Faulkner
Rebecca Mifsud
Gabrielle Trainor
Cameron Clyne
Possibly also represents: Camp Quality Limited.
Catherine Dovey
Talal Yassine
Patricia Amphlett
Rebecca Huntley
Possibly also represents: The Bell Shakespeare Company Limited.
Peter Collins

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Registration Status
Charity is registered.
DGR Status
Not endorsed.

Donations are not tax deductible.

Office Address
Cnr James Ruse Drive & Victoria Road
NSW 2116
Operating States
Entity Type
State Government Public Company

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