Our ideas series continues in The Drum with a piece from Ben Spies-Butcher who tackles an age-old problem. Current policies to deal with population ageing actually increase costs. We can save billions and enjoy a more relaxed, longer life if… more
CPD congratulate our Fellow and long time feminist scholar and activist, Eva Cox, for her recent recognition from Australia Post for her contributions to our society. Her face has made it’s way onto a stamp! Read what Eva has to… more
As Eva Cox was named as part of a set of stamps to commemorate the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day, feminist issues need to stay on the political agenda. While gender equity has vaslty improved in the past century,… more
Ian McAuley considers why the government’s ‘triple bottom line’ approach to the Murray Darling Basin does not tackle the urgent challenge of adjusting our economic structure to deal with the hard reality that we’re living beyond the capacity of our… more
At the start of a new year, CPD thinkers and contributors to our recent publication, More Than Luck: Ideas Australia needs now ask how might we expect the shrill tone of the national conversation to change? What policy resolutions might… more
In the final installment of the Policy Resolutions 2011 series on The Punch, Ben Eltham calls for federal cultural policy to recognise and support a broader definition of Australian culture, in order to encompass the great cultural depth and diversity that Australia… more
Now that the kinks are being fixed, what will version 2.0 of the controversial My Schools website actually tell us about our education system, asks Chris Bonnor. See what Chris has to say in The Punch.
In the third instalment of Policy Resolutions 2011 series on The Punch, Kate Gauthier argues that the vilification of asylum seekers makes them an easy target for unscrupulous politics. Read the full article here.
Policy Resolutions 2011 is a week-long ideas series running on The Punch. In the second instalment, CPD thinker, fellow and author Jennifer Doggett argues that a Medicare credit card could help solve Australia’s healthcare headache. You can read the full… more