John Menadue will deliver a speech entitled ‘Regulating to Enhance Workforce Reform, Quality and Safety, and Transparency’ to the Nursing and Midwifery Professional Standards Forum in Sydney on March 12, 2008.
In response to Treasurer Wayne Swan’s invitation to submit ideas for the new Government’s first budget, CPD members Ian McAuley, Ben Eltham, John Menadue, and Miriam Lyons prepared a submission based on the Centre’s research and ideas.
CPD Chair John Menadue presented to the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators (RACMA) meeting on February 21, 2008, a paper on the need for structural reform in our health system entitled ‘No-one runs hospitals’.
CPD Chair John Menadue and fellow Ian MacAuley will speak at the Australian Financial Review’s annual Health Congress held in Sydney on February 27th-29th, 2008.
CPD Director Miriam Lyons joins experts from Australia and the US to discuss the role of new media technology as a campaign tool in our own Federal Election – and across the Pacific in the US Democrats Presidential campaign.
CPD fellow Fred Argy, author of ‘Australia’s Fiscal Striaghtjacket‘, discussed the downside of tax cuts on ABC Radio, November 15.
John Menadue addressed the Victorian Healthcare Association on ‘the reform agenda’ on Tuesday November 13, 2007. His speech is available for download here.
As reported in The Age and in New Matilda, analysis by CPD fellow Ian McAuley demonstrates that the tax cuts announced by the Coalition would probably have no greater effect than indexing current tax rates to inflation. Click here for… more
Critiques of orthodox economics have proliferated in recent times, but often these critiques are not translated into alternative principles for policy-making. The Centre for Policy Development is calling for submissions of articles and papers which explore alternate economic frameworks for… more