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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

2017 Symposium II – Mark Richardson

The Future Belongs to Us (if we want it to) It is tempting for those on the traditionalist scene to think that conservatism is a spent force or that there … Continue reading

24 December 2017 · 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

A Call to the Technosphere of #NRx: “Time to Deploy!”

It has been predicted that 2016 will be the year of the “Great Shutdown”. Such prophesies convey perhaps too much dramatic suggestion; for the shutdown to be truly effective it will have … Continue reading

29 February 2016 · 4 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

2015 Symposium – Michael Tung

Ride That Tiger Or, The Party’s an Ass “… I do not expect ‘history’ to be anything but a ‘long defeat’— though it contains (and in legend may contain more … Continue reading

17 October 2015 · Leave a comment

2015 Symposium – Morgan Qasabian (Part 3)

Conservative Prospects in the Second Age of Malcolm Part Three VI The need for a social movement cannot be merely posited; its need has to be found out through weighing … Continue reading

17 October 2015 · Leave a comment

Radio Carpe Diem Website Launched

Friends and supporters of the Sydney Traditionalist Forum will be interested to note the launch of Radio Carpe Diem‘s new website. Carpe Diem, which broadcasts in Sydney Australia at 88.9FM … Continue reading

15 October 2015 · 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

A Statement on Recent Developments in the Neoreactionary Online Community

Supporters and friends of the Sydney Traditionalist Forum will recall that in January this year we became a fellow organisation of the Hestia Society for Social Research.1 One of the … Continue reading

31 May 2015 · 1 Comment

Orthosphere Update

We were disappointed by the sudden shutdown, seemingly without notice in December last year, of Mark Richardson’s Australian blog of traditionalist Conservatism, OzConservative. It is therefore with sadness that we hear … Continue reading

4 February 2015 · 3 Comments

The Hestia Society for Social Studies

Friends and supporters of the Sydney Traditionalist Forum will be interested to note that we have entered into a fellowship with the US based Hestia Society for Social Research. The Hestia … Continue reading

27 January 2015 · 2 Comments

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

“Sydney Traditionalists” Facebook Page Taken Down

Our friends and supporters may have noticed that as of some time last night, the “Sydney Traditionalists” Facebook account has been down. The administrator who runs “Sydney Traditionalists” received notice this … Continue reading

6 April 2014 · 2 Comments

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

Fifth Documentary Screening, Friday 9 August 2013

Last week, the Sydney traditionalists organised the fifth documentary screening for university students and young professionals who are active in the local conservative scene. The film was The Demographic Winter, which … Continue reading

16 August 2013 · Leave a comment

O.F.F. Dinner 2013

Last month the Sydney Traditionalist Forum hosted its first “Organisers, Friends and Family Dinner”, at the Austrian Schnitzelhause in Neutral Bay, Sydney. The event was well attended with special guests from … Continue reading

1 July 2013 · Leave a comment

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

Fourth Documentary Screening with Honoured Guest, Sen. Cory Bernardi, 8 April 2013

Last month, on Monday 8 April 2013, the Sydney Traditionalist Forum hosted its fourth documentary screening, the first which was attended by an honoured guest: Senator Cory Bernardi of South … Continue reading

11 May 2013 · 1 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

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

SydneyTrads Acknowledged by Vic. Conservatives

Sydney Traditionalists will be interested to know that we have been acknowledged by two conservative websites of commentary and opinion run from Melbourne, Victoria: the Australian Conservative and OzConservative. These two important online resources … Continue reading

19 October 2012 · 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

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