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

Climate, worker and innovation experts have embraced the Prime Minister’s seismic shift on industrial policy that will see coordinated government intervention to help Australia compete in the global clean energy and manufacturing race.
New and existing subsidies and incentives designed to bolster domestic
Australian Financial Review |
11 April 2024
The Albanese government’s Future Made in Australia Act, aimed at
For most economists, the idea of a “planned economy” is
The Mandarin |
4 April 2024

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