Australia is surrounded by a vast wealth of oceans. More than 70 per cent of our territory lies under water – the third largest and most biodiverse marine estate in… more
Posts by Miriam Lyons
Miriam Lyons, CPD’s Executive Director, looks at the role of faith and visions of change in moving beyond our current impasse.
The open source software world has a lot to teach us about collaborating to produce ‘public goods’. Miriam Lyons explores the parallels and flags some ideas on how we can overcome the obstacles to upgrading… more
How many Australians hate voting, let alone think of taking a more active role in the development of Government policy? Miriam Lyons argues that the most effective form of democratic renewal is for governments to… more
CPD’s Executive Director Miriam Lyons reflects on the difference between stronger Freedom of Information laws and an ‘open access’ mindset, and argues that it’s time to open the windows of government and let some more… more
The Centre for Policy Development, which originated from an online policy portal, is very interested in expanding the circle of citizens involved in the research and development of policy ideas.
Miriam Lyons looks at the future of Freedom of Information reform now that John ‘the hipster’ Faulkner’s eagle eye is gazing elsewhere.
Centre for Policy Development Executive Director Miriam Lyons spoke at the Public Policy Development and Evaluation Forum in Canberra (ACT) on March 24, 2009.
Miriam Lyons took a look at what the election of Obama means for Australia in Crikey