The Centre for Policy Development’s founder, John Menadue was at the New News Conference in Melbourne recently. While there was much talk of how digital media is revolutionising the way we create and interact with… more
The Human Rights Law Resource Centre and GetUp! issued a constitutional challenge to amendments to the electoral laws last month. Today’s High Court decision has restored the right to vote… more
21st – 22 July 2010, Rydges World Square, Sydney LEARN HOW TO: * Build a culture of engagement * Select the most appropriate engagement tools and use them effectively * Successfully balance online and traditional… more
CPD Board Director John Menadue will ask ‘What is a health service for? Where is the strategy in health reform?’ at the Victorian Healthcare Association’s annual conference, ‘Realising Reform’, on Friday, October 17 2008.
The Rudd Government is off to a good start with its determination to right the wrongs of past decades and to confront a set of seemingly intractable indigenous issues; a… more
Before we can reinvigorate Australian democracy we need to understand why citizens become disengaged, writes James Arvanitakis.
How can political parties work out what the citizens of Australia really want from their health services? Gavin Mooney thinks the answer lies not in opinion polling or sham ‘consultations’, but in citizens’ juries.
CPD and Sydney University’s Australian Health Policy Institute presented a joint seminar on the use of citizen juries to improve outcomes in health policy decisions on Thursday 18 October at the University of Sydney.
Consumer and community voices need to be centrally involved in both discussing and influencing government decision making. Tony McBride outlines a plan for involving Australian citizens in the health reform… more