Table of contents for Ride the whirlpool : selected speeches of Lieutenant General John Sanderson, AC, Governor of Western Australia, 2000-2005.

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PART ONE: A Rich Experience from Childhood to Leadership
1.   Address in Reply, Governor's Swearing-in Ceremony                        3
Government House Ballroom, Perth
August 2000
2.   Official Book Launch of South Perth: The Vanishing Village               6
Civic Centre, South Perth
August 2002
3.  'No Peace without Justice'                                                9
The Stipendiary Magistrates' Conference, Perth
November 2000
4.   'Why Australia Should Participate in International Peacekeeping'        17
The West Australian Studies Forum
February 2001
5.   'Educating Australians for a Future in a Complex Non-linear World' 28
Australian Vice-Chancellors' Retreat Dinner, Broome
July 2003
6.   Granting of an Honorary Doctorate of Letters                            37
Murdoch University Graduation Ceremony
September 2003
7.  'Leadership in a Complex Non-linear Environment'                         41
Advancing Western Australia's Leaders Forum
February 2002
PART TWO: The Constitution and the Role of Governors
8.  'The Role of the Governor in Colonial Western Australia'                 59
Proclamation Day Celebrations
October 2001
9.   Official Launch of the Biography James Stirling-                        64
Admiral and Founding Governor of Western Australia
Constitution Centre, Perth
May 2003
10. 'The Evolving Role of the Governor General'                              68
Centre for International and Public Law and the Australian
Association of Constitutional Law Conference Annual Public
Law Weekend, Canberra
November 2003
11. 'Coping with Chaos: Is a Nineteenth Century Constitution                  74
Appropriate for a Twenty-first Century World?
Centre for International and Public Law and the Australian
Association of Constitutional Law Conference Annual Public
Law Weekend, Canberra
November 2003
12. Official Book Launch of Greg Craven's Conversations                      84
with the Constitution
Constitution Centre, Perth
October 2004
PART THREEs A Changing World in the Twenty-first Century
13. 'Building Alliances for a Global Future'                                 89
Global Linkages Forum, Hyogo, Japan
September 2001
14. 'The End of Military History?'                                           95
Military Historical Society of Australia (WA Branch) Fremantle
May 2002
15. Memorial Mass for the Victims of the Bali Bombing                       100
St Mary's Cathedral, Perth
October 2002
16. 'The Role of the Media in a World of Terror'                            102
Official Opening of the 2003 United Nations Youth Association
State Conference
May 2003
17. 'Complexity and Opportunity-Overcoming Fear to                          109
Build a Sustainable Future'
Manning Clark House 'Day of Ideas' Dinner at the
Holmes A Court Gallery,
August 2003
PART FOUR: Australia's Heroes
18. The Kokoda Memorial Track                                               119
Kings Park Official Opening with the 2/16th Australian Infantry
Battalion AIF Association
April 2001
19. The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Ex-Servicemen and Women               122
Memorial Plaque
The Unveiling and Dedication Ceremony, Fremantle
July 2001
20. 'Air Commodore Sir Hughie Edwards
VC KCMG CB DSO OBE DFC KStJ'                                           126
Official Statue Unveiling Ceremony, Fremantle
November 2002
21. Anzac Day Parade and Commemorative Service                             129
The Returned & Services League of Australia (WA Branch)
April 2004
22. The Australian National Flag Day Ceremony                              132
103'' Anniversary with the Australian Flag Association WA
September 2004
PART FIVE: Building an Australian Future
23. 'Finding the Way Home'                                                 139
WA Institution of Surveyors Fiftieth Anniversary Dinner
May 2002
24. 'C. Y. O'Connor and the Origins of Professional Engineering            144
in Western Australia'
Engineers Australia WA Division Engineering Heritage Panel
June 2003
25. 'Australia and the Emerging Realities of Global Trade'                 152
The American Chamber of Commerce
August 2004
26. The Centenary of Parliament House                                      159
Opening of the Special Meeting of the Legislative Assembly
and Legislative Council
July 2004
27. 'Accounting in a Complex Non-linear Environment'                       163
The Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia
Certificate Presentation Ceremony
November 2004
28. Official Launch of the John Curtin Institute of Public Policy          168
Curtin University of Technology
December 2004
PART SIX: Building an Inclusive Community
29. Official Launch of National Reconciliation Week                        175
John XXIII College, Mount Claremont
May 2003
30. 'Regional Governance for Sustainability'                                  178
International Sustainability Conference Fremantle
September 2003
31. Perth International Arts Festival 2004 Brochure Launch                    189
Perth Concert Hall
November 2003
32. Australia Day 2004                                                       192
The Australia Day Council of WA/Australia Post Luncheon Address
January 2004
PART SEVEN: A Way Forward
33. 'The Ethics of a Fair Go'                                                201
Curtin University of Technology Annual Ethics Lecture
September 2004
34. 'Engineering for Salinity'                                                211
National Conference, Burswood
November 2004
35. 'Sustainability Practitioners'                                           216
Launch of the Sustainability Practitioners' Association
April 2005
36. Tsunami Memorial Service                                                 222
St George's Cathedral
January 2005
37. 'The Art of the Possible: Creating an Independent Australian             225
Foreign Policy'
The Official Launch of the John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library
Sixtieth Anniversary Exhibition
February 2005
38. Granting of an Honorary Doctorate of Letters                             230
The University of Western Australia
March 2004
39. 'The Emerging World Order-A Clash of Cultures or a                       234
Culture of Co-operation'
"Weary Dunlop Oration 2005
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons' Congress
May 2005
40. 'Happiness Is Belonging'                                                 242
National Reconciliation Conference, Canberra
May 2005
Biography of Lieutenant General John Sanderson AC                            250

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Western Australia Politics and government 21st century, Speeches, addresses, etc, , Australian