Pushing our luck: authors and chapters announced!

Fiona Katauskas: lightbulb cartoonForthcoming CPD book – the project takes shape…

CPD’s forthcoming book Pushing our luck will contain 10 chapters by experts and critical thinkers in their respective fields.

Authors were encouraged to imagine what policies their ideal government would implement for the future of all Australians.

Introduction: Miriam Lyons: Making Australia more welcoming to big ideas and long term thinking
  • Chris Bonnor and Jane Caro: Getting past Gonski: every child deserves a good school
  • Ian McAuley: Life after luck: building a more resilient economy
  • Geoff Gallop: The vision thing: we need a national plan
  • John Wiseman: Climate change: reconnecting politics with reality
  • Lindy Edwards: Welcome home: preventing the next culture war
  • Lisa Heap: Taking the high road: a future that works for workers
  • Roy Green: After the boom: where will growth come from?
  • Jennifer Doggett: Getting better: prescriptions for a holistic health system
  • Eva Cox: Putting society first: welfare for wellbeing
  • Shaun Wilson, Adam Stebbing, Adrian March and Miriam Lyons: Chipping in? Paying for a good society.

Order your copy contacting us today!

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Short-term thinking cannot address Australia’s long-term dilemmas – help CPD publish Pushing our luck for a better-informed debate!