FutureNet Sydney Politics in the Pub Networking Event (Young Professionals)

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Date: Wednesday, 28 June 2017 to Wednesday, 28 June 2017
Address: SYDNEY, NSW Australia
Place: Sydney CBD, provided to confirmed attendees
Total Price: $65.00

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FutureNet Sydney’s Politics in the Pub: Hosted by the Betoota Advocate 


We invite you to join us on Wednesday the 28th of June for our annual politics in the pub event, with a twist!


This year we have partnered with the notorious Betoota Advocate 'Australia’s Oldest and Favourite Newspaper,' to bring you the best political event of the year.


Join us and our panellists for a fun and politically charged evening as we delve into the State budget and topics affecting our industry.






Alex Dore: President of the Young Liberals; Self-professed Gen Y snowflake and smashed avo enthusiast.

Alex stands for:

·         Returning the budget to surplus by 2020-21 and supports, amongst other things, the governments university reforms;

·         New measures to support young Australian purchase their first home;

·         Welfare crackdown including drug testing of welfare recipients;  and

·         Freezing foreign aid.





Jennifer Light

President of the NSW Young Labour Party: Isn’t sure what this event is about but feels obliged to attend

 Jennifer stands for:

·         The protection of wages and conditions for workers and is against the government’s decision to cut penalty rates;

·         Access to university and is against the government’s decision to cut university funding;

·         The transition of Australia’s economy to a clean energy future; and

·         Marriage equality.






Jessica Price-Purnell

Chair of the NSW Young Nationals: Assures you double-barrelled name has not made her pretentious 

Jessica stands for:

·         Free trade agreements with China, Japan and South Korea to grow Australia’s economy, create jobs and benefit consumers;

·         Repeal of the native vegetation act and the sale/lease of assets for more funds for regional Australia;

·         Building a stronger defence force that can defend our nation and meet our international obligations.





Osman Faruqi: News and Politics Editor, Junkee Media
Before working at Junkee Osman wrote for GQ and Vice. He also co-founded a startup called MetaPoll and worked in Canberra as a political advisor.

He's also a failed engineer, and regrets the fact he's paying off a gigantic engineering HECS debt on a media salary. 



 Event Details:

Wednesday 28 June

6:00pm – 8:30pm

St James Hotel, Imperial Arcade, 114 Castlereagh Street, Sydney

Cost: $65 (drinks and canapés included)

This venue is licensed for over 18s only and proof of age is required





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