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2014 Finale: "An evening with Jane Caro"

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In 2014 Sydney Atheists have presented some blockbuster events. Now yet another to finish off the year.....

Sydney Atheists are proud to announce that on Friday the 12th of December we will present "An evening with Jane Caro". Sydney Atheists attendees will have a unique opportunity to have questions answered by Jane.

About Jane Caro: Jane is a renowned Atheist, journalist, broadcaster and author.

Her titles include:

Destroying the Joint:Why Women Have to Change the World; For God's Sake. An Atheist, a Christian, a Muslim & a Jew Debate Religion; Just a Girl; The F word. How we learned to swear by feminism - co-authored with Catherine Fox; The Stupid Country; How Australia is Dismantling Public Education - co-authored with Chris Bonnor; What makes a good school? - co-authored with Chris Bonner. She is currently currently working on a memoir for Pan Macmillan called “Plain Speaking Jane” and her sequel to ‘Just a Girl’, ‘Just a Queen’ which will be out in April 2015

Jane has appeared on Channel Seven's Sunrise (, ABC television's Q&A (, as a regular panelist on The Gruen Transfer (, at the Global Atheist Convention and at the Festival of Dangerous idea at the Opera House. She also undertakes regular radio work. Jane has worked in the advertising industry and lectured in advertising at the School of Humanities and Communication Arts at the University of Western Sydney ([2] (

This is a ticketed event with an entry fee through Trybooking of $11.00 at:

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Please send questions to Steve at [masked] with your name for priority consideration. There will also be opportunities to ask questions on the night.

Please note that the dinner and talks will both be at the one venue, Second Floor Strattons Hotel, 249 Castlereagh Street Sydney.

Dinner will be available from 6.00pm whilst the talk will begin at 7.00pm.

You will be able to eat before or during the talk. This venue affords us much in the way of social possibilities as well as the talks. Please note that catering will not be available after 8.30pm. Meals are available from $10.00.

Some of Jane's books will be available for purchase at the event with the oppotunity of having them signed.

Location: 249 Castlereagh St, Sydney NSW (

The nearest station is Museum, whilst Town Hall Station is a 5 to 10 minute walk. Cheap parking is available at 730 George Street, $9 flat rate 6 mins from the meetup hotel. If you come in the door to the furthest right of the Pub on Castlereagh Street, then up the stairs to the right, and all the way to the top, there is a large room to the left.

Once a month the Meetup meets for a topical discussion with a special guest. Special guests in the past have been members of the meetup, who spoke on a topic of their choice, or experts from outside, speaking on a topic of their expertise. If you wish to speak, or know somebody who would like to speak to us, please contact Steve[masked] .

To begin 2015, on Friday the 13th of February we will have another outstanding talk with a renowned speaker:

Science and the Rise of Atheism - Russell Blackford. Please go to