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The Last Words for Clive Annear – RIP

10 July 2024  •  Ron Manners AO

To Jan, John, Steve, and Pete. Jenny and I are honoured to be part of this family and friends’ event today. Only recently, …

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Vale Clive Annear

28 June 2024  •  Ron Manners AO

In memory of my long-term school-friend; of our family and Mannwest over so many "mining years." Clive's valiant attempts to rescue the Australian …

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Melbourne Book Launch

25 June 2024  •  Ron Manners AO

Featuring the hilarious cartoonist Johannes Leak and the launch of Ron Manners' latest book The Impatient Libertarian.-"Many roads lead to success. Which combination …

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In Search of Leadership

6 June 2024  •  Ron Manners AO

Today, leadership is so elusive, one needs to be a ‘prospector’, turning over so much waste in search of the occasional nugget. Leadership …

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The Videos From Australia: The Road Ahead Conference (April 17th 2024)

8 May 2024  •  Ron Manners AO

Every seven years, the Mannkal Foundation has 'curated' a Western Civilization style conference. This year’s 2024 conference was by far the most successful …

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Anzac Day – Matters More Than Ever!

24 April 2024  •  Ron Manners AO

Bettine Heathcote AM (The Chairman of The Order of Australia Association WA) just sent me a poem called Gallipoli, written by her 12 …

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Jennifer Anju Grossman to Speak at Australia: The Road Ahead Conference in Perth

9 April 2024  •  Ron Manners AO

Jennifer Anju Grossman, CEO of The Atlas Society, is set to speak at the upcoming Australia: The Road Ahead Conference in Perth. Known …

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The Lonely Libertarian – Relaunch

2 April 2024  •  Ron Manners AO

I love book launches! Particularly when the book has proven to be timeless to the point of demanding constant reprints. This book’s title …

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Controversial Firebrand Brendan O’Neill to Spark Debates at Australia: The Road Ahead Conference in Perth

20 March 2024  •  Ron Manners AO

Prepare for sparks to fly and boundaries to be pushed as firebrand free speech advocate Brendan O’Neill descends upon Perth next month. Fresh …

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Avoiding the Misplaced Perception of One’s Own Importance

12 March 2024  •  Ron Manners AO

Or, as economist F.A. Hayek called this human failing, “the fatal conceit.” Perhaps I should call this short story ‘The Relativity of Two …

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