CPD fellow James Arvanitakis writes a regular column for The Punch. Today (11 August), he argues that population size is less important than sustainability planning. “For those of us who feel that Australia is at a crossroad on issues around… more
Join CPD Director, Miriam Lyons and CPD Fellow, Ben Eltham to chew over the opportunities that the ALP government have grabbed and missed. And as we head to the polls, consider what might be in store for us if they… more
The first Festival of Dangerous Ideas in 2009 showed that Australian audiences are hungry for ideas that nip at the boundaries of polite conversation. Festival of Dangerous Ideas | 2 -3 October, Sydney Opera House This year four CPD thinkers… more
As the major parties clash on the National Broadband Network, CPD fellow Marcus Westbury argues why the NBN is not just important business infrastructure but also a cultural project in this 10 August post: “What is the largest cultural infrastructure… more
Are focus groups just a one-sided mirror, asks CPD fellow Eva Cox in this 9 August article on Crikey. “The primary purpose of properly run focus groups as a marketing tool is to work out how to sell a product… more
CPD fellow Marcus Westbury writes a regular column about Australian cultural policy for The Age. This week, he notes that an unusual situation has arisen in the marginal seat of Melbourne this election: artists are a key constituency. “While the… more
CPD fellow Marcus Westbury joined a panel on Radio National’s Artworks to discuss the cultural agenda for the federal election on 8 August 2010. Listen to the audio here.
Listen to Ben Eltham discuss where arts and culture stand in the political landscape as the Federal Election approaches. Ben joins guests, Michael Lynch, former head of the Sydney Opera House and London’s Southbank and Richard Gill, music director for… more
CPD fellow Ben Eltham joined a panel on Radio National on 7 August to discuss where arts and culture stand in the political landscape this election cycle. Listen to the audio here.