Events

Tom Koutsantonis

Hotel Grand Chancellor Adelaide 65 Hindley Street, Adelaide, Australia

Treasurer | State Budget Treasurer Tom Koutsantonis fronts the SA Press Club, after delivering the 2015-16 State Budget. How will his budget help South Australians, boost business and create jobs, at a time of economic uncertainty? Listen to the recording https://sapressclub.com.au/mp3/15/TomKoutsantonis.mp3

Barry Humphries

Hotel Grand Chancellor Adelaide 65 Hindley Street, Adelaide, Australia

Entertainer Barry Humphries needs no introduction: he is undoubtedly one of Australia’s most loved comedians, satirists, artists, and authors. Now he is Artistic Director of Adelaide’s Cabaret Festival - and “There are no rules”. Listen to the recording https://sapressclub.com.au/mp3/15/BarryHumphries.mp3

Chief Justice Chris Kourakis

Hotel Grand Chancellor Adelaide 65 Hindley Street, Adelaide, Australia

Supreme Court of South Australia Under the weight of public expectation, politics and budgets, the scales of justice aren’t easily balanced. Hear from South Australia’s Chief Justice on why that means the courts must be smarter. Listen to the recording https://sapressclub.com.au/mp3/15/ChrisKourakis.mp3 Read the transcript Download Speech (.pdf) (234kb)

Phil Liggett and Paul Sherwen

Hotel Grand Chancellor Adelaide 65 Hindley Street, Adelaide, Australia

Sports Journalists and Commentators They’re the voices of cycling and one of the greatest pairings in sport. Phil Liggett and Paul Sherwen return to Adelaide for the Tour Down Under and the traditional SA Press Club Luncheon. Hear their views on the state of cycling - the successes and the controversies. PHOTO CREDIT: DOUG PENSINGER, […]

Andrew Fagan

Hotel Grand Chancellor Adelaide 65 Hindley Street, Adelaide, Australia

CEO, Adelaide Football Club Andrew Fagan has stepped out of Rugby to tackle the job as Adelaide Football Club CEO. The leading sports administrator arriving at the end of a year dominated by cross-town rival Port Adelaide. How will he get the Crows flying in 2015 and beyond? Listen to the recording https://sapressclub.com.au/mp3/14/AndrewFagan.mp3

Bruce Lander QC

The Mercure Grosvenor Hotel 125 North Terrace, Adelaide, Australia

Independent Commissioner Against Corruption SA’s new anti-corruption commissioner has been conducting hearings in secret for a year. On October 14, ICAC Commissioner Bruce Lander QC reports to State Parliament for the first time. The next day he speaks at the SA Press Club. Listen to the recording https://sapressclub.com.au/mp3/14/BruceLander.mp3

David Thodey

Hotel Grand Chancellor Adelaide 65 Hindley Street, Adelaide, Australia

CEO, Telstra The man at the helm of Australia’s largest telecommunications & media company discusses upcoming plans & investment in South Australia.

Martin Hamilton-Smith

Hotel Grand Chancellor Adelaide 65 Hindley Street, Adelaide, Australia

Independent Liberal MP Hear from Martin Hamilton-Smith on his decision to switch sides & how it will benefit the State. Listen to the recording https://sapressclub.com.au/mp3/14/MartinHamiltonSmith.mp3 PHOTO CREDIT: SAM WUNDKE

David Koch and Rob Chapman

Hotel Grand Chancellor Adelaide 65 Hindley Street, Adelaide, Australia

Chairmen, Port Adelaide and Adelaide Football Clubs Crows and Power Chairmen Rob Chapman and David Koch speak at an SA Press Club luncheon on the eve of the first Showdown at Adelaide Oval. Listen to the recording https://sapressclub.com.au/mp3/14/ChapmanKoch.mp3

Jay Weatherill

Hotel Grand Chancellor Adelaide 65 Hindley Street, Adelaide, Australia

Premier of South Australia Special Election Event. Jay Weatherill goes to the polls on March 15, for the first time as Labor Leader. Why he believes he’s the right choice for South Australia. And your unique chance to ask questions from the floor. Listen to the recording https://sapressclub.com.au/mp3/14/JayWeatherill14.mp3

Phil Liggett and Paul Sherwen

Hotel Grand Chancellor Adelaide 65 Hindley Street, Adelaide, Australia

Sports Journalist and Commentators The voices of cycling continue the tradition. The cycling twins and the best pairing in sport. Hear their account of the last year in cycling, its ups and downs. Listen to the recording https://sapressclub.com.au/mp3/14/LiggettSherwen14.mp3 PHOTO CREDIT: DOUG PENSINGER, GETTY IMAGES

State of the State

Hotel Grand Chancellor Adelaide 65 Hindley Street, Adelaide, Australia

Various Speakers With the State election nearing, do South Australians have reason for optimism, or reason to worry? Prominent South Australians judge the state of our State, including: Nick Xenophon - Federal Senator Raymond Spencer - Economic Development Board Jane Reilly – 5AA Radio Host Peter Evers - People’s Choice Credit Union Sarah Martin – […]

David Koch

Hotel Grand Chancellor Adelaide 65 Hindley Street, Adelaide, Australia

Chairman, Port Adelaide Football Club David Koch is accustomed to kicking goals. He’s a co-host of the Seven Network’s popular Sunrise program and an accomplished personal finance and business commentator, who created Personal Investment Magazine. Now, his recipe for success has been dished up at Alberton, and already members and fans of the Port Adelaide […]

Russel Howcroft

Hotel Grand Chancellor Adelaide 65 Hindley Street, Adelaide, Australia

Executive General Manager, Network Ten Through his appearances on ABC1’s hugely successful show ‘The Gruen Transfer’ Russel has become the very public face of brand marketing and advertising in Australia. So what is Russel's take on South Australia’s new brand, which has polarised opinion? Does it simply and effectively position our State as the gateway […]

Steven Marshall

Hotel Grand Chancellor Adelaide 65 Hindley Street, Adelaide, Australia

Liberal Leader THE MARSHALL PLAN. The man who would be Premier. Leading the Liberals out of the political wilderness. His vision, his goals, his plan. Can he end Labor's decade of dominance? Listen to the recording https://sapressclub.com.au/mp3/13/StevenMarshall.mp3

Chris Masters

Hotel Grand Chancellor Adelaide 65 Hindley Street, Adelaide, Australia

Investigative Reporter Australia’s best known investigative reporter. Gold Walkley winner whose reports have led to two Royal Commissions. As Australia begins its withdrawal from Afghanistan what has been achieved? What is there to show for the sacrifices, the casualties, the decade long war? Chris has made three extended visits to Afghanistan in writing his latest […]

Phil Liggett and Paul Sherwen

Hotel Grand Chancellor Adelaide 65 Hindley Street, Adelaide, Australia

Sports Journalist and Commentators Phil staunchly defended Lance Armstrong for years. Now he feels like a fool. Deceived by what he calls “the most incredulous doping scandal to hit any sport”. So how does elite cycling survive its “10 dark years”? Listen to the recording https://sapressclub.com.au/mp3/13/LiggettSherwen13.mp3 PHOTO CREDIT: DOUG PENSINGER, GETTY IMAGES

Andrew Hawkins

Hotel Grand Chancellor Adelaide 65 Hindley Street, Adelaide, Australia

Managing Director, Public Safety & Justice, Microsoft Corporation Come and hear one of the world's most foremost criminal and justice experts discuss how smartphone technology delivers and receives crucial information to communities. Listen to the recording https://sapressclub.com.au/mp3/12/AndrewHawkins.mp3 Read the transcript Download .pdf

Kim Williams

Hotel Grand Chancellor Adelaide 65 Hindley Street, Adelaide, Australia

Chief Executive Officer, News Ltd News Limited chief executive Kim Williams is leading Australia’s biggest media company through significant transformation. He will share with us his vision for the future of media and the critical importance of consumers, investment and innovation in building a great media company in the twenty first century. Listen to the […]

Sally Sara

Hotel Grand Chancellor Adelaide 65 Hindley Street, Adelaide, Australia

Journalist Afghanistan- the world’s most dangerous assignment. SA journalist Sally Sara in the middle of the war on terrorism. She spent a year in Kabul and the war ravaged tribal territories. Hear this ABC correspondent’s extraordinary story. Success and survival. Listen to the recording https://sapressclub.com.au/mp3/12/SallySara.mp3

Isobel Redmond

Hotel Grand Chancellor Adelaide 65 Hindley Street, Adelaide, Australia

Leader of the Opposition Isobel Redmond at the halfway point of the electoral cycle and after ten years, why Labor does not deserve another term. Listen to the recording https://sapressclub.com.au/mp3/12/IsobelRedmond.mp3

Phil Liggett and Paul Sherwen

Hotel Grand Chancellor Adelaide 65 Hindley Street, Adelaide, Australia

Sports Journalist and Commentators The voices of cycling are back by popular demand. Phil and Paul will address the SA Press Club's first luncheon for 2012. Listen to the recording https://sapressclub.com.au/mp3/12/LiggettSherwen12.mp3 PHOTO CREDIT: DOUG PENSINGER, GETTY IMAGES

Jay Weatherill, Dr Rüdiger Krech, Prof Ilona Kickbusch

Hotel Grand Chancellor Adelaide 65 Hindley Street, Adelaide, Australia

Getting in early: how nurturing societies have healthier citizens. Joined by Dr Rüdiger Krech, World Health Organization and Professor Ilona Kickbusch, former Thinker-in-Residence. Listen to the recording https://sapressclub.com.au/mp3/11/JayWeatherill2.mp3

Jay Weatherill

Adelaide Town Hall 128 King William Street, Adelaide, Australia

Premier of South Australia Jay Weatherill has achieved his political dream. What are his plans, what are his priorities? How will he change the government? Hear the new Premier in one of his first public functions. Don’t miss this unique opportunity Listen to the recording https://sapressclub.com.au/mp3/11/JayWeatherill.mp3 Read the transcript Download .pdf

Paul Grabowsky

Hotel Grand Chancellor Adelaide 65 Hindley Street, Adelaide, Australia

Pianist and Composer Paul Grabowsky is a pianist, composer, arranger, conductor – and is one Australia’s most distinguished artists. Born in Papua New Guinea, Paul was raised in Melbourne. During the late 70’s he became prominent in the music scene in Melbourne, working in various jazz, theatre and cabaret projects. He lived and worked in […]

Andrew Robb

Hotel Grand Chancellor Adelaide 65 Hindley Street, Adelaide, Australia

Shadow Minister for Finance and Debt Reduction Andrew Robb is the Shadow Minister for Finance and Debt Reduction. He was elected to the Federal seat of Goldstein in 2004, and has previously served as Federal Director and Campaign Director of the Liberal Party. He has held positions at PBL and the National Farmers’ Federation, and […]

Christine Nixon

Hotel Grand Chancellor Adelaide 65 Hindley Street, Adelaide, Australia

Former Chief Commissioner, Victoria Police It’s no surprise that Christine Nixon grew up to be a cop. Her father Ross brought his police work home with him often: she helped mull over crime-scene photos at the kitchen table and helped lug seized weapons in from the car. She was one of the first women in […]

Chief Justice John Doyle

Hotel Grand Chancellor Adelaide 65 Hindley Street, Adelaide, Australia

Supreme Court of SA John Doyle has been Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of South Australia since 1995. Prior to being appointed to the position he was the Solicitor-General for South Australia and was highly regarded for his skills as an advocate. Prior to that he was a founding member of Hanson Chambers, and […]

Peter Lloyd

Hotel Grand Chancellor Adelaide 65 Hindley Street, Adelaide, Australia

Journalist/Producer, ABC Lateline Peter Lloyd was appointed as the ABC’s South East Asia correspondent during what was a most turbulent period. Foreign correspondents are expected to report from scenes of disaster in a calm and authoritative manner, so it’s easy to forget that the reporter may have just witnessed something too distressing to actually broadcast. […]

The Hon Jack Snelling

Hotel Grand Chancellor Adelaide 65 Hindley Street, Adelaide, Australia

Treasurer, Minister for Employment, Training and Further Education State Treasurer since February this year. How will we react to his first budget following the big cuts of 2010. Has “The Hammer’s” boxing ring skills helped him to duck and weave? So what is the Treasurer's pitch to sell his budget? Listen to the recording https://sapressclub.com.au/mp3/11/JackSnelling.mp3 […]