The ALP has plenty of economic credentials to back up its election campaign. So why aren’t they being spruiked, asks Ben Eltham in The Drum on 5 August 2010. “How has it come to this? “Not even three years after… more
Pavan Sukhdev discusses the UN Green Economy Initiative with Climate Spectator editor Giles Parkinson in this 2 August Q&A piece. “Giles Parkinson: Welcome Pavan. I guess one of the premises of this green economy initiative which you’re involved in is that… more
Tony Abbott’s parental leave policy has received plenty of media attention. Now that all the details are available, CPD fellow Eva Cox critically assesses the policy in this 4 August article for Crikey. “It sounds good: six extra weeks and… more
CPD fellow Barbara Pocock was interviewed for an article on work-life balance published by ABC News. “The fourth Australian Work and Life Index reveals the number of full-time workers who are dissatisfied with their situation has increased in the past… more
Pavan Sukhdev has been on a speaking tour of Australia organised CPD. Watch him discuss the Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity Project here.
How do critics mediate between artists and audiences? CPD fellow Marcus Westbury posted this report on his blog on 3 August 2010 on his participation in a panel on critics and the arts. ARE critics a dying breed? Are the… more
CPD fellow James Arvanitakis delivers a video post on population and sustainability for Vibewire’s electionWIRE project. Watch his 3 August 2010 post here.
Pundits and pollies alike have been tackling population policy this election campaign. CPD fellow John Quiggin contributes to the debate on his blog (5 August 2010): “Considered in terms of aggregate numbers, we would be better off, economically, socially and… more
Marcus Westbury is serious as he sets out that better arts policy is ready for the uptake. “So, need an arts announcement fast? Here are a few suggestions. I’m available for highly paid consultancy work, or to applaud your initiative… more