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Weblog of the Sydney Traditionalist Forum

Update: Melbourne Traditionalists Conference

Late last year we gave advance notice of the Melbourne Traditionalists Conference which will be held in October this year. It is just seven weeks away from the event and … Continue reading

12 September 2018 · 1 Comment

Melbourne Traditionalists Conference

We are happy to announce the Melbourne Traditionalists Conference, which is planed to be hosted next year, on 21 October 2018. The Conference is being organized through the Upon Hope blog and will … Continue reading

1 December 2017 · 1 Comment

Commemoration of the Anniversary of T. S. Eliot’s Baptism and Confirmation

T.S. Eliot described himself as “Anglo-Catholic in religion” and was one of the best-known lay representatives of Anglo-Catholicism in the 20th century. The 90th anniversary of his adult baptism and … Continue reading

30 August 2017 · 2 Comments

The “Cashless Society” – Opportunities and Risks

A Report into the 36th Round Table Forum of Western Heritage Australia, NSW Parliament House. On 9 August 2016, Luke Torrisi participated in the Round Table Forum organised by Western … Continue reading

21 September 2016 · 2 Comments

Announcing the British Australian Literary Award

“The Positive Heritage of British Culture in Australia” The British Australian Community – a kindred association based in Melbourne – has announced its yearly literary competition which is open to all … Continue reading

27 January 2016 · 1 Comment

Guest Video: “How the Left Conquered the Right”

This Saturday’s Guest Video is Prof. Paul Gottfried’s address to the Sixth Annual Meeting of the Property and Freedom Society of 23-26 May 2011 at Bodrum Turkey, “How the Left … Continue reading

16 January 2016 · 2 Comments

Sixth Face-to-Face Meeting of the “Conservative Cave”, Friday 11 September 2015

Last Friday, members of the Facebook Group “The Conservative Cave” met for dinner at the Great Southern Hotel, off George Street, Sydney. The online group – which is run by … Continue reading

13 September 2015 · 1 Comment

The ANZAC Tradition: Identity and Values

Instead of publishing our own message for this year’s ANZAC remembrance, we feel that the following exchange which occurred during the question and answer session at the 22 April 2015 Quadrant … Continue reading

25 April 2015 · 1 Comment

Fifth Face-to-Face Meeting of the “Conservative Cave”, Friday 23 May 2014

Last night, local members of the Facebook group “The Conservative Cave” met for the fifth “Cave Catchup” (first for 2014) at the Great Southern Hotel on George Street, Sydney. This … Continue reading

24 May 2014 · 4 Comments

Poem: “Accents”

In this world, there are various accents around, And each speaker emits a particular sound. Did you know that your accent reveals who you are? If you’re conscious of that, … Continue reading

22 May 2014 · Leave a comment

Sydney Traditionalists Introduce Sen. Bernardi at Quadrant Dinner

Senator Cory Bernardi, author of The Conservative Revolution and outspoken critic of modern liberal politics in Australia and abroad, was the guest speaker at the April Quadrant Dinner. The Convenor of the Sydney … Continue reading

2 April 2014 · Leave a comment

Fourth Face-to-Face Meeting of the “Conservative Cave”

Last month, Sydney members of the Facebook group “the Conservative Cave” met for dinner and drinks at the Great Southern Hotel. Many of the Sydney Traditionalists who are active in political … Continue reading

28 October 2013 · Leave a comment

TFP Lecture: The Curve of History

Yesterday, members of the Sydney Traditionalist Forum attended a lecture organised by the Tradition Family Property organisation on the topic of ‘The Curve of History.’ Our friend Paul Folley writes the following as an introductory … Continue reading

16 October 2013 · Leave a comment

TFP Lecture: Is Beauty Really ‘In The Eye of The Beholder’?

Yesterday, members of the Sydney Traditionalist Forum attended a lecture organised by the Tradition Family Property organisation on the topic of ‘Is beauty really “in the eye of the beholder”?’ … Continue reading

13 July 2013 · Leave a comment

TFP Lecture: Why the Left Always Seems to Win

Yesterday, members of the Sydney Traditionalist Forum attended a lecture organised by the Tradition Family Property organisation on the topic of ‘Why the left always seems to win’ subtitled, ‘the left’s secret weapon: revolutionary … Continue reading

6 July 2013 · 3 Comments

Third Face-to-Face Meeting of the “Conservative Cave”, Friday 31 May 2013

Members of the Conservative Cave Facebook group met tonight at the Lord Nelson pub, located in an old sandstone building situated in the colonial port district of Sydney: “The Rocks”. … Continue reading

1 June 2013 · Leave a comment

Second Face-to-Face Meeting of the “Conservative Cave”, Friday 1 March 2013

Last night, members of the “Conservative Cave” Facebook group met for their second dinner and drinks at Sydney city’s Great Southern Hotel. Traditionalists from the Sydney region came together for this … Continue reading

2 March 2013 · Leave a comment

Geert Wilders in Sydney a Success, Despite Far Left and Mainstream ‘Right’ Mendacity

Geert Wilders MP, founder and leader of the Dutch Freedom Party (Partij voor de Vrijheid) yesterday delivered a speech in Sydney’s Liverpool district to an audience of several hundred attendees. … Continue reading

23 February 2013 · 1 Comment

Inaugural Cardinal Newman Dinner, 16 February 2013

Yesterday, the Australian Catholic Students Association hosted the inaugural “Cardinal Newman Dinner” in honour of the prominent leader of the nineteenth century New Oxford Movement which strove to return the Anglican Church … Continue reading

17 February 2013 · Leave a comment

First Face-to-Face Meeting of the “Conservative Cave”, Friday 14 September 2012

Local members of the Sydney based “Conservative Cave” Facebook group met tonight at the Great Southern Hotel on George Street for a casual dinner and drinks. Approximately 25 attendees gathered … Continue reading

14 September 2012 · Leave a comment

Book Launch: Bob Katter MHR, “An Incredible Race of People”

On Friday, 22 June 2012, members of the Sydney Traditionalist Forum attended North Sydney’s Stanton Library for the launch of Bob Katter’s brief history of Australia, An Incredible Race of People (Pier 9, … Continue reading

22 June 2012 · Leave a comment

Mark Steyn speaks in Sydney, 29 February 2012

On the 29th of February, 2012, Canadian journalist and commentator Mark Steyn addressed a Sydney audience at the city Tattersalls Club. The event, jointly hosted by the Institute of Public Affairs … Continue reading

29 February 2012 · Leave a comment

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