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Fiona Armstrong

Fiona Armstrong is a leading public policy reform advocate, with particular interest in climate, health and energy policy. She is a co-author of the 2009 CPD Paper Putting Health in Local Hands: Shifting Governance and Funding to...

Fellow Fiona Armstrong hosts health and climate round-table at Parliament House

Next Monday CPD Fellow Fiona Armstrong, who was recently recognised as one of Australia’s 100 most influential women, is facilitating a health sector leadership event and round-table discussion on climate change in Canberra. This historic meeting brings...

Congratulations to Fellow Fiona Armstrong

CPD wholeheartedly congratulates Fellow Fiona Armstrong, who was named as one of the ‘100 Women of Influence 2016’ by the Financial Review and Westpac. Fiona was deservedly recognised on the list of prominent Australian women...

Fiona Armstrong explores the relationship between climate mitigation and health in The Conversation | 29 June 2015

CPD fellow, Fiona Armstrong, has discussed the critical impact that climate mitigation will have upon public health in the 21st century in The Conversation.  According to the 2015 Lancet Commission on Health and Climate report,...

Fiona Armstrong | How Climate Change Gets Lost in Translation

CPD fellow Fiona Armstrong poses the question of why climate change denialists deny? Communications research is suggesting that a person’s political ideology has a large bearing on whether they choose to believe climate science...

Fiona Armstrong | Rolling The Dice at Durban

“In the final week in Durban a sense of frustration is permeating the COP, where aspirations for a global deal remain high, but expectations swing between mildly hopeful and almost absent.” The 2011 Durban...

Fiona Armstrong | So the Carbon Price means Climate Policy is Sorted, Right? Wrong…

The announcement on a political agreement to pass the first significant piece of national climate policy is just that, a political agreement. Fiona Armstrong writes that climate change, rising atmospheric CO2 levels, acidic oceans...

Fiona Armstrong & Laura Eadie | A Clean Break for Australia’s Future

The Gillard goverment’s lightweight commitment to a low-carbon economy puts Australia’s future at risk. Fiona Armstrong and Laura Eadie argue that a carbon price and the renewable energy target are not sufficient measures to...

Australia's Green Economic Potential

Fiona Armstrong & Laura Eadie | Innovating For A Prosperous and Secure Future

When it comes to innovation policy, the Gillard government relies heavily on hot air to hide their lightweight commitment to Australia’s long-term future. Back in February, the Prime Minister painted a vision for “a...

Fiona Armstrong: Adios Cancun, G’day Climate Action

Now that the climate party in Cancun is over, the Australian government needs to drop the small talk and get serious about climate policy, writes Fiona Armstrong. Read what Fiona has to say about...