Join ABC Radio Presenter Robyn Williams in conversation with CPD Director Miriam Lyons to discuss Robyn’s new book Future Perfect: What next? And other impossible questions on 22 August.
This roundtable in Brisbane on August 29 will focus on community and business governance in the era of climate change, with keynote speaker Professor Thomas Homer-Dixon, author of The Upside of Down, and CPD fellow… more
The Honourable Paul Munro, Former Senior Presidential Member of the Australian Industrial Relations Commission and member of the CPD’s Policy Advisory Group, will speak on the rights based approach to regulating employment relations at an… more
John Menadue is keynote speaker at the Australian Health Care Reform Alliance's National Health Reform Summit in Canberra at the end of July 2007.
CPD chair John Menadue was a keynote speaker at a forum on the range of emerging challenges and opportunities in the provision and reform of health care.
CPD fellow Lindy Edwards launched a second edition of her hugely successful 2002 book ‘How to Argue with an Economist: Reopening political debate in Australia’.
On Wednesday May 23, 2007 a crowd of supporters gathered in Sydney to celebrate the launch of the CPD.
"Many of today's policy failures are based on an unbalanced view of human nature and a blinkered view of the economy", said Miriam Lyons. "We'll be basing our policy development… more
"Ideas which stand unchallenged are likely to be flawed", said Julian Burnside. As the Liberal party loses its liberalism and the dominant conversation shifts ever further to the right, the… more