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Talk. Think. Drink. | 24 July 2012

‘Taking on a Killer Company’ : James Hardie Presented by Centre for Policy Development and Essential Media Communications Venue: The Civic Hotel, 388 Pitt Street, Sydney Date:  Tuesday 24th July, 6pm for 6.30pm – until 8pm For decades a committed group ofmore

A Rather Too Conservative First Year

CPD fellow Eva Cox assesses the Rudd Government’s performance on Indigenous issues, income support, child care and parental leave: Rudd has apologised to the Stolen Generation, signed Kyoto and fixed some of the worst conditions for asylum seekers. These actionsmore

Common Ground: Paid maternity leave

CPD’s flagship public event series, Common Ground, kicked off on Wednesday April 23rd in Sydney. Sharan Burrow, President of the Australian Council of Trade Unions, and Tony Steven, CEO of the Council of Small Business of Australia explored what theymore

Do unions have a future?

The Howard Government justifed its industrial relations legislation by arguing that it would improve productivity and create more jobs. Given that the main focus of WorkChoices was on de-unionising Australia’s workforce, the assumption behind this argument is that unionised workforcesmore