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Mandatory Disclosure - Treasury

Mandatory Disclosure of Climate-Related Risks and Opportunities: Submission to Treasury

Government authorities and large privately-held businesses should ultimately disclose climate risks alongside publicly traded companies to support a swift, just and orderly transition to net zero

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Early Childhood Development Council – 7th Meeting – 29 November 2022

The seventh meeting of the Early Childhood Development Council was held in Canberra at Parliament House on Tuesday 29 November 2022. The council brings together senior policymakers from every Australian jurisdiction, policy researchers, industry...

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MEDIA RELEASE: Climate risk regime can make Australia part of the solution

The announcement of moves towards a clear and uniform taxonomy for climate risk and opportunity for Australian corporate and financial institutions is a vital and necessary step towards an orderly climate transition. 

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Australia-Indonesia Energy Transition Policy Dialogue | First meeting, December 6 2022

The first meeting of the Australia-Indonesia Energy Transition Policy Dialogue was held in Canberra and Jakarta, with additional virtual participation, on December 7, 2022.

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Investing for Australia – Clarifying Climate Risk Expectations for the Future Fund

Investing for Australia: Clarifying climate risk expectations for the Future Fund assess the sovereign wealth fund’s climate risk response and recommends three steps to put the Future Fund on the path to climate risk...

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2035 Climate Initiative Roundtable One

The 2035 Climate Initiative is coordinated by the Centre for Policy Development (CPD) and Climateworks Centre, with a steering group that includes Pollination Group, Australian Industry Group (AiGroup) and the Australian Council of Trade...

Roundtable on Alternatives to the Detention (ATD) of Children in the Context of Migration in Asia Pacific | 1-2 November 2022, Putrajaya, Malaysia

After convening four times virtually during the COVID-19 pandemic, it was wonderful to be back together in person on 1-2 November 2022 in Malaysia, almost exactly three years after our first meeting in Thailand....


RBA Review submission: Equipping the RBA for a dynamic climate risk and transition response

The Reserve Bank is governed by a 63-year-old law that requires the RBA Board to contribute to economic prosperity and welfare. It makes sense to update this to account for the realities of climate...


CPD thanks Terry Moran, welcomes Sam Mostyn as Chair

Clockwise from top left: Terry Moran, Sam Mostyn, Don Russell, Rob Partos CPD thanks Terry Moran, welcomes Sam Mostyn as Board Chair After six years as Chair of the Board of the Centre for...

Principles for an effective wellbeing budget

Principles for an Effective Wellbeing Budget is a briefing paper by the Centre for Policy Development’s Wellbeing Initiative. It builds on the research contained in the Redefining Progress report to articulate working principles for...