See below for a list of recent CPD press releases, events and articles and media appearances by CPD’s staff.
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17 September 2017
Australia should seize rare
|We cannot let this new reform
opportunity for Australia’s
schools slip: CPD 02 May 2017
|Boosting humanitarian jobs delivers humanitarian win-win: new report 20 Feb 2017||APRA speech shows companies and regulators are stepping up their game on climate risks 17 Feb 2017||Bali Process countries signal preparedness for constructive action on forced migration 20 Dec 2016|
|Read Settling Better report in full here||Read more about the speech here||Read more about the ADFM here|
Earlier press releases
Electricity networks must focus on core business to maintain energy security – new CPD paper 11 December 2016 (read the paper here)
Situation in Rakhine State in Myanmar of grave concern – the region must be on high alert 29 November 2016 (read more about the ADFM here)
New legal opinion on directors’ duties and climate risks 31 October 2016 (read more here).
Asia-Pacific region can galvanise the globe on migrants, refugees after New York Summits, Asia Dialogue on Forced Migration statement 21 September 2016.
Australia’s school system is deteriorating in the absence of Gonski implementation: new CPD report 1 June 2016 (read the report here).
Terry Moran AC joins CPD as Chair 19 March 2016.
New report finds Government is losing capability to help Australia’s most vulnerable 3 December 2015 (read the report here).
Australia can shift from vicious to virtuous cycles in agriculture – new discussion paper 12 August 2015 (read the discussion paper here).
Climate change is a national security threat to an underprepared Australia – new report 22 June 2015 (read the report here).
CPD’s report on the IGR exposes the fanciful ‘national conversation’ about Australia’s deficit and long-term prospects 15 April 2015 (read the report here).
RECENT CPD EVENTS
Déjà vu: the loss of institutional memory in Canberra and implications for governance – panel discussion with Terry Moran, Laura Tingle and Fred Chaney – December 2016, Sydney.
CPD-FBC Business Roundtable on Directors’ Duties, Climate Risk and Sustainability – October 2016, Melbourne.
Responding to North Korea: in conversation with the Hon Michael Kirby and the Hon Gareth Evans – October 2016, Melbourne.
Third Asia Dialogue on Forced Migration – September 2016, Kuala Lumpur.
Cross-continental roundtable on settlement services for refugees – with the Centre for Public Impact – August 2016, Melbourne.
The view from 2030: getting the budget right for the long term, roundtable with Peter Whiteford, Greg Smith and Janine Dixon – May 2016, Melbourne.
Democracy and disillusionment in a digital era: roundtable series with Simon Lewis, change.org – February 2016, Sydney and Melbourne.
Second Asia Dialogue on Forced Migration – January 2016, Bangkok.
COP 21 and beyond: roundtable with Ross Garnaut, Robyn Eckersley and Fergus Green – October 2015, Melbourne.
First Asia Dialogue on Forced Migration – August 2015, Melbourne.
CPD-EY roundtable on agricultural sustainability – August 2015, Canberra.
The longest conflict: launch and panel discussion with Neil Morrisetti and Chris Barrie – June 2015, Melbourne.
High-level roundtable on government service delivery – March 2015, Melbourne.
PRINT AND ONLINE MEDIA
This bubble could have been burst before it inflated Sam Hurley and Travers McLeod, The Huffington Post, 17 March 2017
Boosting refugee jobs would be a win-win for Australia Travers McLeod and Henry Sherrel, The Huffington Post, 24 February 2017
Ring fencing: who should have power over your solar and storage? Alexander Marks, RenewEconomy, 16 December 2017
Donald Trump’s Patton has history in his corner Travers McLeod, The Australian, 6 December 2016
We can’t ignore past lessons when designing future public services Sam Hurley, The Canberra Times, 6 December 2016
Company directors can be held legally liable for ignoring the risks from climate change Travers McLeod, John Wiseman and Sam Hurley, The Conversation, 4 November 2016.
A larger policy community can make Australia a more constructive and influential regional power Travers McLeod, for Australian Council for International Development, 2 November 2016.
How the Asia-Pacific can lead the way on migrants and refugees Travers McLeod, Peter Hughes, Serigraph Petcharames, Steven Wong, Tri Nuke Pudjiastuti, The Conversation, 21 September 2016.
Voters were doubly disillusioned Travers McLeod and Mark Triffitt, The Age, 5 July 2016.
The Andaman Sea refugee crisis a year on: is the region now better prepared? Travers McLeod, Peter Hughes, Serigraph Petcharames,
The Andaman Sea refugee crisis a year on: what happened and how did the region respond? Travers McLeod, Peter Hughes, Serigraph Petcharames,
A new hope for Myanmar’s Rohingya migrants? Travers McLeod, Southeast Asia Globe, 9 May 2016.
Financing government in uncertain times Sam Hurley, Inside Story, 24 April 2016
The Bali Process can do a lot more to respond to forced migration in our region Travers McLeod, Peter Hughes, Sriprapha Petcharames,
Defence White Paper needs to acknowledge we are at war with nature Rob Sturrock, 19 February 2016.
Battle of ideas is on as an election-year innovation debate starts to make up for lost time Travers McLeod and Anand Kulkarni, The Conversation, 18 January 2016.
Deepening Australia’s regional relationships through climate security Rob Sturrock, ‘The Strategist, 3 December 2015.
Relaxing airstrike rules is a recipe for disaster Travers McLeod, The Drum, 1 December 2015.
Unusual suspects challenging usual thinking on climate change Travers McLeod, The Huffington Post, 30 November 2015.
Does apathy to the political system among young people point to a crisis in Australian democracy? Travers McLeod, Meanjin, Spring 2015.
Weakness and crisis lie at the heart of Australian politics Rob Sturrock, The Huffington Post, 16 September 2015
‘Too little too late: Australia still missing from serious climate change debate Rob Sturrock and Ian Dunlop, The Age, 14 August 2015.
Entitlements scandal is a sign of political rot Travers McLeod and Mark Triffit, The SMH, 13 August 2015.
Australia’s peace threatened by climate change Rob Sturrock, The SMH, 22 June 2015
Budget week reveals an appetite for government but not to govern Travers McLeod, ‘The Conversation, 15 May 2015.
Hidden crisis of parliamentary democracy creates climate change paralysis Travers McLeod and Mark Triffit, The Conversation, 22 April 2015.
Lets talk: Australians ready for a real conversation about the economy Sam Hurley, The Age, 15 April 2015.
The Intergenerational Report should be the time for a conversation about Australia’s future Sam Hurley, The Age, 23 February 2015.
Don’t blame micro-parties or the senate, update an archaic system Travers McLeod and Mark Triffit, The Conversation, 23 February 2015.
Prosperity or decline? Liberating ideas can reboot our economy Travers McLeod and Anand Kulkarni, The Conversation, 23 January 2015.
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