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The future of regulation

The Hon Lindsay Tanner MP addressed the CPD in Melbourne on Wednesday September 10. In his address, Mr Tanner described his role as Minister for Deregulation as much more than ‘Dr No’: “deregulation is...

Gleebooks and CPD present Miriam Lyons in conversation with Mark Davis

CPD Director Miriam Lyons joined Mark Davis, author of Gangland: Cultural Elites and the New Generationalism, to discuss his new book The Land of Plenty at Gleebooks, Sydney on Monday, 15 September. Bookings through...

Health Economics talk for Directors of Pharmacy

CPD fellow Jennifer Doggett will address the Directors of Pharmacy from all the major public hospitals in NSW and the ACT when she speaks on health financing reforms at a Hospira information session on...

‘The Honest Trader’ at Melbourne Writers Festival

CPD Director Miriam Lyons will MC a session of the Melbourne Writers Festival “The Honest Trader” featuring Duncan Green, Kenneth Davidson and Heikki Patomaki at Federation Square, Melbourne, on Sunday August 24.

CPD submission to the NHHRC

In response to their call for submissions on its Draft Principles for Australia’s Health System and on its Terms of Reference, the Centre for Policy Development offered the NHHRC comments based on our own...

Launch of ‘Cultural Commons of Hope’: a book by CPD fellow James Arvanitakis

CPD fellow James Arvanitakis will launch his exploration of pathological modernity, ‘The Cultural Commons of Hope’ at Gleebooks, Sydney on Friday 15th May at 6pm.

The need for design reform in Australian health: Incrementalism won’t do

John Menadue will speak on the need for us to go beyond ‘tinkering at the edges’ and undertake fundamental reform of our health system in Woden on May 12.

CPD fellow Steve Keen at Per Capita

CPD fellow Steve Keen, author of ‘Deeper in Debt: Australia’s addiction to borrowed money’ will speak at an event hosted by progressive think tank Per Capita in Melbourne on Friday March 14.

John Menadue’s presentation to the Nursing and Midwifery Professional Standards Forum

John Menadue will deliver a speech entitled ‘Regulating to Enhance Workforce Reform, Quality and Safety, and Transparency’ to the Nursing and Midwifery Professional Standards Forum in Sydney on March 12, 2008.

Budget submission 2008/09

In response to Treasurer Wayne Swan’s invitation to submit ideas for the new Government’s first budget, CPD members Ian McAuley, Ben Eltham, John Menadue, and Miriam Lyons prepared a submission based on the Centre’s...