This week Craig Emerson and Senator Lyn Allison discuss values and principles in the policy portal
Craig Emerson describes his 20-year vision for a prosperous, fair, tolerant and compassionate Australia. His policy paper is available here.
Senator Lyn Allison identifies the values that define the Australian Democrats and the party’s vision for the future. Her policy paper is available here.
AS LABOR labours through yet another period of Opposition federally, it is only right and proper that progressive thinkers around the nation should be debating what needs to be done to revitalise and rebuild. Too often these efforts start broad… more
Degrees of inequality are susceptible to social and economic policy, Graham Vimpani writes
John Howard said last week that we are all environmentalists now. While that may have come as a surprise to some, it shouldn't have. Over the past decade there has been a slow but steady shift going on, not in… more
Julia Gillard writes, ‘We need to be bold enough to identify those things that may have up front costs but over time will reduce the demand for government.’ Her policy paper is available here Denis Lenihan applies Kant to the… more
Denis Lenihan applies Kant to the values and principles debate.
'In a 'good' society, this increase in risk and fear would be balanced by a greater, rather than lesser, governmental role and acceptance of responsibility' by Lyndsay Connors