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ANU-CPD POLICY DIALOGUES

Since 2016, CPD has partnered with the Australian National University (ANU) for a renowned roundtable series—the ANU-CPD Policy Dialogues. The Dialogues are an opportunity for fresh thinking on Australia’s policy processes and strategies. They enable a wider variety of senior voices (business, professional and philanthropic community leaders) to contribute to a conversation on how to tackle the long-term opportunities and challenges facing Australia.

The Australian criminal justice system and deep disadvantage I ANU-CPD Policy Dialogue I November 2019

communications - November 2019

On 15 November, we hosted our fourth ANU-CPD Policy Dialogue for 2019. Our focus was the Australian criminal justice system and deep disadvantage. The roundtable discussion featured opening remarks from Professor Lorana Bartels (Program Leader of Criminology, Australian National University), Krystal Lockwood (Ph.D. Candidate, Griffith University), John Spierings (Executive Officer,...

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The future of humanitarian settlement I ANU-CPD Policy Dialogue I May 2019

Luisa Boll - May 2019

On 14 May, we hosted our second ANU-CPD Policy Dialogue for 2019 on the future of humanitarian settlement. The event featured opening remarks from Abul Rizvi (Former Senior Official, Commonwealth Department of Immigration), Kate O’Malley (Senior Policy Advisor to the UNHCR Multi-Country, Representation in Canberra), Paris Aristotle AO (CEO, Victorian...

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Political communication: selling broadsheet policy in a twitter age I ANU-CPD Policy Dialogue I March 2019

Luisa Boll - March 2019

Full audio recording available soon. On 14 March, we hosted the first ANU-CPD Policy Dialogue for 2019 on the topic of Political communication: selling broadsheet policy in a Twitter age’, featuring opening remarks from Professor Frank Bongiorno AM (Professor of History, ANU); Maxine McKew (Graduate School of Education, University of Melbourne); and...

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Population Policy | ANU-CPD POLICY DIALOGUE | September 2018

communications - October 2018

Australia’s population has recently hit the 25 million mark, a milestone reached decades earlier than expected. In Victoria, the City of Wyndham had the second largest percentage increase in population of all Local Government Areas in Victoria, adding over 62,500 people in 5 years. Some people are conflicted about whether...

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Trade and Climate Change | ANU-CPD POLICY DIALOGUE | June 2018

communications - June 2018

On 22 June 2018 CPD and ANU again hosted leaders from government, business, civil society and academia to discuss important matters relating to Australia’s economy, this time how Australia’s trade policies can adapt to the reality of climate change. This event was hosted by ANU Chancellor and former Foreign Minister,...

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Post-budget review | ANU-CPD POLICY DIALOGUE | May 2018

communications - May 2018

On 10 May 2018, CPD and ANU invited leaders from government, business, civil society, academia and the media to reflect on the mid-term implications of the federal budget and to discuss how Australia’s fiscal priorities and processes stack up against the rest of the world. Our Policy Dialogue was hosted...

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Decentralisation and Democratic Renewal | ANU-CPD POLICY DIALOGUE | March 2018

communications - March 2018

On 29 March 2018, CPD and ANU invited leaders from government, business, civil society, academia and the media to discuss the question ‘can decentralisation boost our regions and improve Australia’s democracy?’. The roundtable considered the extent to which decentralisation can spur growth, better government, and improved human services across Australia....

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Cities as Policy Shapers | ANU-CPD POLICY DIALOGUE | August 2017

communications - September 2017

  You can listen to the opening remarks of our speakers here:   Our rapidly urbanising world faces unprecedented social, environmental and economic challenges, all of which will be keenly felt in cities. They demand foresight and sustainable policy responses. Cities have long been tasked with developing sub-national responses to...

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The future of higher education – Gareth Evans in conversation with Brian Schmidt | ANU-CPD POLICY DIALOGUE | June 2017

communications - June 2017

  Policymakers have incredibly difficult jobs. They have to design policies today for an uncertain future facing our economy, society and region. If we want to find answers to future challenges and craft suitable policies to tackle them, we need to achieve best practice performance in combining research, education and...

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1st ANU-CPD POLICY DIALOGUE ’17 | Australian Foreign Policy White Paper – challenges and opportunities | April 2017

communications - April 2017

This year CPD is excited to partner with the Australian National University (ANU) for a new event series. Co-hosted by the two institutions, the ANU-CPD Policy Dialogues are a series of high-level conversations on some of Australia’s key policy issues. The dialogues are an opportunity for fresh thinking on Australia’s policy...

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