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Syd Hickman

Syd Hickman has worked as a school teacher, soldier, Commonwealth and State public servant, on the staff of a Premier, as chief of Staff to a Federal Minister and leader of the Opposition, and has survived for more than a decade in the small business world.


Questions about submarines
International - 14/09/2016 - 36 comments
Some uncomfortable facts
Domestic Politics - 7/07/2016 - 5 comments
Australia’s future submarine: getting the facts right
International - 10/05/2016 - 16 comments
There are savings in Defence
International - 14/04/2016 - 5 comments
Could the Greens be the sensible choice?
Economics - 6/04/2016 - 15 comments
The shrinking Malcolm Turnbull
Domestic Politics - 11/03/2016 - 11 comments
The illegal boat arrival vacuum
Domestic Politics - 8/03/2016 - 2 comments
Financial crisis or correction?
Economics - 18/02/2016 - 18 comments
Does the ALP have a future?
Domestic Politics - 28/01/2016 - 16 comments
The national interest demands a double dissolution
Domestic Politics - 30/12/2015 - 21 comments
Islam in the big picture
Religion & Spirituality - 15/12/2015 - 188 comments
New Dick Smith party could be a winner
Domestic Politics - 9/12/2015 - 24 comments
The ALP disaster goes unnoticed
Domestic Politics - 25/11/2015 - 13 comments
Being serious about cities
Nation Building - 27/10/2015 - 3 comments
Let's have a real efficiency drive
Economics - 20/10/2015 - 13 comments
It feels like election time
Domestic Politics - 7/10/2015 - 19 comments
A grim future for the ALP
Domestic Politics - 29/09/2015 - 10 comments
Where to now for the ALP?
Political Philosophy - 22/09/2015 - 11 comments
Turnbull and problems with friends
Domestic Politics - 17/09/2015 - 19 comments
Parties without members
Domestic Politics - 8/09/2015 - 22 comments
Good racism is a bad idea
Indigenous Affairs - 31/07/2015 - 123 comments
How bad is Abbott really?
Domestic Politics - 17/06/2015 - 23 comments
Superseding the Intergenerational Report
Economics - 20/03/2015 - 11 comments
Say 'No' to 'Recognise'
Law & Liberties - 6/03/2015 - 23 comments
Waiting for Malcolm
Domestic Politics - 12/02/2015 - 12 comments
Why politics has become so bad
Political Philosophy - 3/02/2015 - 26 comments
Generational politics of the future
Society - 16/04/2014 - 10 comments
Predicting the 'Super GFC': two very different views
Economics - 25/03/2014 - 9 comments
Yes, a jobs crisis is building
Economics - 17/02/2014 - 31 comments
The realities of Australia's future: two key books
Economics - 7/02/2014
Two important books
International - 3/02/2014
Abbott already a dud
Domestic Politics - 17/01/2014 - 55 comments
Global realist economics
November 2013 Feature - 14/11/2013 - 3 comments
Simplifying the Senate
Domestic Politics - 3/10/2013 - 5 comments
China: the real big picture
International - 22/08/2013 - 2 comments
Dick Smith and other good news
Domestic Politics - 12/08/2013 - 6 comments
Our media: puerile more than feral
Media - 1/08/2013 - 8 comments
Why Fraser should not go Green
Domestic Politics - 10/07/2013 - 16 comments
Realism and democracy
Political Philosophy - 31/01/2013 - 5 comments
Refugees: realism v righteousness
Law & Liberties - 31/01/2012 - 16 comments
The post-carbon economy: coming ready or not
Environment - 28/09/2010 - 17 comments
A healthy future
October 2007 Feature - 16/10/2007 - 3 comments
More, smaller states for Australia
September 2007 Feature - 26/09/2007 - 9 comments
It's time we moved pro-actively on expanding the Social Sector
Society - 9/10/2003
For the good of all Australians we need to rethink Australian agriculture
Society - 18/09/2003
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