“Put bluntly, we face a global climate change emergency, which requires an emergency response; both major parties are well aware of this from their scientific briefings. In this context, the emission reduction target of 5 per cent by 2020, which… more
CPD fellow John Quiggin took a closer look at the Coalition’s claims about carbon taxes on his blog on 2 August 2010. “Unimpressed as I am by Labor Julia Gillard’s Prime Ministership, they (and she) remain far preferable to the… more
Pioneering economist, Pavan Sukhdev, in Australia as a guest of the Centre for Policy Development, spoke exclusively to Janine Perrett on Sky News Business Channel about the importance of monitoring the country’s carbon footprint. First aired Sky News’ Business Channel… more
“We have seen a lot of policy changes over the past decade, such as paid maternity leave and the right to request flexible working hours, but they are not having much of an impact”
Paddy Manning contends that our balance sheets need a splash of green ink but considers whether corporations are up to the task of accounting for nature. Read more here for Pavan Sukhdev’s first interview before he arrives in Australia, and… more
Marcus Westbury, CPD author, on Triple J’s Hack about why cultural policy should be on the election agenda. First aired on Triple J’s Hack program on Friday 30 July 2010. Hear the full audio here.
For those feeling uninspired, unimpressed and downright disappointed in the election campaign, have we got a book for you… featuring some fresh ideas about health policy, amongst other things. Jennifer Doggett, a CPD Fellow, writes in Croakey, Crikey’s health blog:… more
The ideas of CPD author Marcus Westbury about a ‘new funding paradigm’ for the arts pique the interest of the Huffington Post. Published in the Huffington Post on 29 July 2010. The opening of a branch of Reverse Garbage in Taylor… more
More Than Luck author, Kate Gauthier talks on Channel 7’s Sunrise program, with Afghan asylum seeker Charman Nasiri, Graham Thom of Amnesty International and former refugee Anh Do. To view the video click here.