CPD has released A new approach: breaking the stalemate on refugees & asylum seekers, a report which comprehensively critiques Australia’s refugee and asylum policies and finds they are inhumane, ineffective and… more
Maxine McKew joined John Hewson, CPD founder John Menadue and CPD’s Director Miriam Lyons on 26November to help launch our first book, More Than Luck: Ideas Australia needs now. Here are Maxine’s reflections on the… more
I could rest my case by saying that after the last federal election, it is more obvious than ever before that we need more than luck. We need good policies. Perhaps the deal on the… more
We live in times when the need for a politics of conviction, values and credibility has never been more urgent – yet our political leaders don’t seem to be up to the challenge. In the… more
Australia’s Green Economic Potential – a CPD Briefing Paper This briefing paper puts some of the issues covered in the United Nations Environment Program’s Green Economy Report in an… more
The Centre for Policy Development published an e-book of good policy ideas for the government that wins the 2010 federal election. The e-book has contributions from CPD fellows and other… more
Robert Salter argues that better relationships are the key to successful action on climate change.
Armstrong, Woodruff, Legge and Wilson argue that the best way to overcome the entrenched inequities and blame-shifting in Australia’s health system is to shift funding and power to regional health organisations.
In this edition we publish a collection of papers presented at the recent “New Politics – New Visions for Australia” seminar covened by Geoff Boucher, Matt Sharpe and David McKnight… more
Tim Soutphommasane contends that the expression of cultural diversity means very little if it is not understood as part of a broader social justice agenda that seeks to ensure all… more