Solving the toughest policy challenges facing Australia and the region

The Centre for Policy Development is an independent, non-partisan public policy institute with staff in Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra and Jakarta, and a network of experts across the Indo-Pacific region.

We confront the toughest policy challenges facing Australia and the region, and take people on the journey of solving them through a unique collaborative method that creates enduring systemic change.

Centre for Policy Development work

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We prepare rigorous, cross-disciplinary, evidence based research that outlines practical policy proposals and ideas for system change

We engage with government through carefully crafted submissions to consultation processes, addressing necessary, practical steps for reform

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We connect decision makers across government, business, academia, NGOs and civil society to stress test policy ideas and guide their effective implementation

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Centre for Policy Development media

CPD welcomes the Federal Government's response to the final report of the House Select Committee on Workforce Australia Employment Services, and is pleased to see the government recognise the shortcomings of a one-size-fits-all, compliance-driven approach to training and employment.
Childcare should be free, according to Greens member for Western
9 News |
12 June 2024
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has backed calls for a $10
9 News |
12 June 2024
There are calls for an overhaul of Australia’s early learning
7News Melbourne |
12 June 2024

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