Fast forward the IR Clock

Plans for amendments to the Workplace Relations Act (1996) were outlined by Employment and Workplace Relations Minister Kevin Andrews in his speech to the Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA) Think Tank last month. Thus far they solidly reflectmore

Aspiring to opt out

Ian McAuley states 'When governments encourage or force the better-off to opt out they talk about choice, but, far from extending our choice, we are denied choice – in this case the choice of using a public school. The samemore

An invitation to join us

A major reason for the establishment of the Centre for Policy Development was the need to revive the policy debate and policy development on important issues affecting Australia. At the last election we saw little policy. Instead there was amore

How do we define fair?

Can we establish the principles that would frame the development of policies to produce and support a fairer Australia? How do we define fair? We tend to use terms like the public and common good, social justice, fairness and equitymore