“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.
CPD fellow Ben Eltham wrote about the urgency of public debate on arts and cultural policy for Inside Story on 29 July 2010. “Culture is also a big part of our daily lives: watching television is Australians’ most important leisure… more
Getting a climate change bill through parliament has proved too difficult for both Australia and America. The reform citizens want is now left waiting. Ben Eltham argues that for at least the short term, the era of reform may be… more
It’s early days but we’re already being treated to campaigning that is short on policy substance and long on spin argues CPD Fellow James Arvanitakis in The Punch. “As someone who consumes political commentary, I have grown increasingly disillusioned by… more