CPAC Australia 2023

CPAC Australia 2023

Australia’s largest and most influential gathering of conservatives

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CPAC Australia 2023
  • Warren Mundine AO | CPAC WELCOME

    Warren Mundine is the chairman of CPAC Australia. He's also the managing director of Nyunggai Black Group and Indigenous Forum director at the CIS. Warren is a highly respected and influential businessman, political strategist and advocate for empowering the First Nations of Australia to build b...

  • Hon Tony Abbott AC | KEYNOTE ADDRESS

    Tony Abbott AC served as Australia’s 28th Prime Minister from 2013 to 2105. He also served as a Minister in the Howard Government and formerly held the Federal Seat of Warringa in 1994 – 2019. Tony led the Liberal Party of Australia from 2009 – 2015. Since leaving office, Tony continues to contri...

  • Senator Jacinta Nampijinpa Price

    Jacinta Nampijinpa Price is a Warlpiri-Celtic woman, Senator for the Northern Territory, a Sky News Political Commentator and is the former Deputy Mayor for Alice Springs.

    In 2023 she helped launch Fair Australia; a grassroots movement of Australians pledged to vote 'NO' in Labor’s Voice to Pa...

  • Matthew Sheahan | Advance Australia

    Matthew Sheahan is the Executive Director of ADVANCE, a movement of 250,000 Aussies fighting for the Australian majority against the toxic influence of the left. He joined ADVANCE at its inception and, while leading the organisation over the past three years, has built it into one of the nation’s...

  • Senator Hon Bridget McKenzie

    Bridget is the Shadow Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development, and the Leader of the Nationals in the Senate. She is a former Cabinet Minister, and the first federal female Agriculture Minister and has held a number of portfolios including emergency management, national re...

  • Daniel Wild | AUSTRALIA'S OVERCLASS OF ELITES

    Daniel Wild is Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs, with primary responsibility for delivering the IPA's research programs. Daniel frequently appears in the media to communicate the IPA’s research and analysis and has published a number of opinion pieces in The Australian...

  • PANEL: THE POWER OF GOVERNMENT IN WOKE AMERICA

    Former US Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker, Former AUS Assistant Attorney General the Hon Amanda Stoker and American Conservative Union Chairman Matt Schlapp

  • Hon Barnaby Joyce MP

    In 2004, Barnaby was elected to the Senate in Queensland. In 2009, he became The Nationals Leader in The Senate and Shadow Minister for Regional Development, Local Government and Water.

    Barnaby was elected in 2013 as the Member for New England. In 2013 he was appointed Federal Minister for Agric...

  • Moira Deeming MLC | STAND YOUR GROUND

    Moira Deeming MLC is the Independent Liberal MP Member for Western Metropolitan Region of Victoria. Prior to entering Parliament, Moira worked as a high school teacher for over a decade, teaching English, Literature, Legal Studies, Philosophy, Science and Psychology. She also served as a local Go...

  • Ted O'Brien MP

    As Shadow Minister for Climate Change and Energy, Ted is formulating Australia’s next energy policy with consideration for nuclear energy.

    Ted has been an advocate for nuclear energy for some years and chaired a parliamentary inquiry into the topic in the last term of government.

    He has been ...

  • Gordon Chang | IS CHINA PLANNING FOR WAR?

    Gordon Chang is an American columnist, author, and lawyer. He is the author of The Coming Collapse of China and Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes On the World. Gordon has lived and worked in China and Hong Kong for almost two decades. He is a columnist at The Daily Beast, a Forbes.com contribut...

  • Vernon Jones

    Vernon Jones is a former Democrat-turned-Republican, having served in both Georgia’s House of Representatives and General Assembly over three decades. He was the chief executive officer of DeKalb County, Georgia from 2001 to 2009, and is currently the chief executive officer of Henry Oliver Compa...

  • Senator Alex Antic | MINISTRY OF TRUTH

    Alex was elected to the Australian Federal Parliament in 2019 as a Liberal Senator for South Australia. He completed a Bachelor of Laws at the University of Adelaide and went on to become a commercial lawyer and Councillor on the Adelaide City Council from 2014 to 2018 before being preselected by...

  • PANEL: FROM LEFT TO RIGHT

    Nick Cater, Hon Dr. Gary Johns, Vernon Jones and Hon Tania Mihailuk MLC

  • Senator Pauline Hanson

    For more than 25 years, Pauline Hanson has been one of Australia’s most recognisable political leaders. She exploded upon the national political scene with her landmark maiden speech to Parliament in 1996 after she became the first woman elected as an independent to the House of Representatives.
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  • PANEL: HAVE THE LEFT FALLEN OUT OF LOVE WITH WOMEN?

    Sall Grover, Rachael Wong, Moira Deeming MLC with the Hon Amanda Stoker

  • Hon Keith Pitt MP

    Keith Pitt was first elected to represent the Hinkler electorate in the Australian Parliament in September 2013 and was re-elected at the 2016, 2019 and 2022 elections.

    Keith served in the Coalition Government as Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia, and previously was Assistant ...

  • Michelle Pearse | CHRISTIAN ETHICS AND CIVIL SOCIETY

    Michelle is the new CEO of the Australian Christian Lobby and comes with an impressive track record in strategically advising and lobbying into parliaments. She has previously worked for ACL as the WA State Director and National Spokesperson on Women’s and Children’s issues. She also spent time...

  • Hon Dr Gary Johns

    Hon Dr Gary Johns | President Recognise a Better Way and Former Minister in the Keating Labor Government

  • Hon Bronwyn Bishop AO

    Former: Senator, MP, Minister, Speaker of the House

  • Matthew Whitaker

    Matthew Whitaker is the Former acting U.S. Attorney General for President Donald Trump. Prior to becoming acting Attorney General, Matthew served as Chief of Staff to Attorney General Jeff Sessions. He was appointed as the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Iowa by President George W. Bus...

  • Tal Tsfany | THE MORAL CASE FOR LIBERTY

    Tal Tsfany is the President & CEO of the Ayn Rand Institute, dedicating himself to making philosophy clear and actionable. He is the founder of the “Happiness Team” Workshop and “The Happiest Man Alive” podcast, both of which focus on implementing the concept of objective, philosophy-based happin...

  • PANEL: CPAC'S GLOBAL IMPACT

    CPAC US Chairman Matt Schlapp, Chairman CPAC Japan Jay Aeba and CPAC AUS Founder Andrew Cooper

  • Nick Cater | EXPOSING THE DIRTY BIG SECRET OF RENEWABLE ENERGY

    Nick Cater is a British-born Australian journalist and author who writes on culture and politics. He is host of Nick Cater’s Battleground on ADH TV. Nick is also a columnist for The Australian newspaper and is one of the nation’s leading political commentators, regularly appearing on Sky News Aus...