NSI Events

NSI regularly holds events in our community.

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Between election campaigns

Upcoming Events: 

Out of election campaign periods NSI plans to hold bimonthly 'Socials' as a way for our community and supporters to stay connected. Please subscribe to NSI's newsletter for details on upcoming events.  

Previous Events:

Sunday July 23, 2023 at the Crows Nest Hotel.

NSI Social - keep in touch with friends from the campaign trail and meet new friends at NSI's bimonthly get togethers.

NSW Election: Previous Events

Wednesday 2 November 2022 at 7pm - via Zoom

Let's Talk:  Climate, sustainability & environment in NSW - with special guest Justin Fields MLC.


Wednesday 12 October 2022 at 7pm - via Zoom

Let's Talk: Public education & TAFE - with special guest Jane Caro and David Hope

Wednesday 28 September 2022 at 7pm - via Zoom
Let's Talk: - Planning and development in NSW - with Alex Greenwich MP and Paul Walter. Hosted by Margot Saville.
Are you fed up with having no control over developments in your own backyard? Then join two local champions of sustainable development to find out how you can make a difference.

Wednesday 7 September 2022 at 7pm - via Zoom
Let's Talk: Integrity in NSW politics - with Geoffrey Watson SC and Michael Pascoe
Join eminent journalist, Michael Pascoe and senior barrister, Geoffrey Watson SC, to explore why they believe the NSW ICAC is failing to do its job and why a properly functioning ICAC is vital.
Integrity is the number one issue in the upcoming NSW election and that’s why this discussion is so important.

Wednesday 31 August 2022 at 7pm
Volunteers Briefing
A special zoom event where NSI shared a short update on our plans with our growing group of volunteers.

28 August 2022

NSI Community Launch Event

We returned to the Crows Nest Hotel on Sunday August 28 to launch our plans for the March 2023 NSW election.

See replay of the short announcement here - where NSI highlighted our plans for the seat of Lane Cove in the upcoming NSW election



Federal Election: Previous Events

24 August 2021

Live Zoom Q&A with Simon Holmes a Court & Nicky Hutley - both known and respected experts on climate change and renewables, and the underpinning science and economics.

Watch the zoom replay of the Zoom Q&A with Simon and Nicki.

10 August 2021

Live Zoom Q&A with Michael Pascoe - one of Australia’s most experienced and trusted journalists

Watch the replay of the Zoom Q&A with Michael Pascoe

20 July 2021

Live Zoom Q&A with Zali Steggall - independent MP from Warringah

Watch the replay of the Zoom Q&A with Zali Steggall MP

9 July 2021

Live Zoom Q&A with Cathy McGowan 

Watch the replay of the Zoom Q&A with former independent member of Indi, Cathy McGowan

20 June 2021

NSI Sunday Social – Blues Point Hotel, McMahon’s Point, Sunday, 20 June

6 June 2021

North Sydney’s Independent Launch Event

See a transcript of the NSI launch speech by spokesperson Kristen Lock

There are 5 key ways you can help NSI change the way we do politics in our community...

  1. Subscribe to our regular newsletter - stay up to date with NSI’s plans and progress
  2. Volunteer - there's always an election around the corner to prepare for
  3. Donate - help fund NSI's activities
  4. Complete NSI's community survey - share your views with us as we work to strengthen our democracy
  5. Become a community independent candidate - if you've considered running for public office get in touch. We're keen to hear from you.