Are most Australians really ‘doing it tough’? In response to the widely-held notion that we are all suffering from cost of living pressures, CPD fellow Ian McAuley undertakes a thorough… more
CPD authors find a lot of blinkered thinking in the race to a surplus. Here’s what you will find in the Budget 2011 edition of InSight.
Efficiency Dividend is inefficient: Danger of waste on the way to a surplus. Download ‘Beyond the Blunt Instrument: The Efficiency Dividend and its alternatives’ Jennifer Doggett’s paper from the Centre for Policy… 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.