Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies Australia

An Evening with Professor John Blaxland (Registrations have closed)

  • 17 Apr 2019
  • 18:00 - 21:00
  • Tattersalls Club, 215 Queen Street, Brisbane 4000


  • Financial members of RUSI Queensland, and other financial members of RUSIDSS-A and its CBs.
  • Non financial RUSI Queensland members, guests of members, and the public

About this Event

Join Professor Blaxland for dinner and discussion on a wide range of defence and national security topics in the prestigious Tattersalls Club, Brisbane. The intimate atmosphere will encourage detailed treatment through Q&A of topics important to the national interest (The Chatham House Rule applies).

Cost $65 ($69 non-members). Includes dinner. Cash bar.

Menu (set, two courses)

MAIN COURSE - 6:30pm

Eye fillet steak cooked medium rare, smashed Kipfler potatoes, caramelised Spanish onions, honey glazed baby carrots, spinach, roasted beetroot, pink peppercorn sauce (GF)

DESSERT - 7:30pm

Rippled blackberry cheesecake, rich rum syrup, burnt honeycomb, berries

Freshly brewed Vittoria coffee and tea

Beverages on consumption - CASH BAR

Bay of Stones Sparkling, South East Australia

Bay of Stones Sauvignon Blanc, South East Australia

Bay of Stones Shiraz, South East Australia

Great Northern Super Crisp Lager, Pure Blonde Lager, Wild Yak Pacific Ale

Soft drinks and orange juice

Location The Library, Tattersalls Club, 215 Queen Street Brisbane. 


Time 1800 - 2100


Men - Jacket and tie

Ladies - equivalent


Registrations for this event have now closed. 

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