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Travers McLeod: Genuine ‘excitement’ requires gifted policy

‘Tis the season to be jolly, as they say. Or, excited, as Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull repeats on cue, like a Santa Claus ‘Ho-Ho-Hoing’ through the local shops. His change of tone since ending...

Travers McLeod: relaxing airstrike rules is a recipe for disaster | The Drum

Calls to relax targeting rules for airstrikes against Islamic State ignore the lessons of our recent past and the fact that a battle of ideas, not body counts, will determine this war, writes Travers...

‘Unusual suspects challenging usual thinking on climate change’, Huffington Post, 27 November 2015

“The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn’t exist.” Twenty years ago Kevin Spacey uttered this famous line about his alter ego, Keyser Söz, in The Usual Suspects. Keyser Söz...

The Wire | 19 November 2014

Centre for Policy Development CEO, Travers McLeod, joins Shannon Kilgariff on The Wire to discuss the government’s recent decision to deny refugees who have applied for UNHCR status in Indonesia resettlement in Australia after...

CCTV America | 13 November 2014

Travers McLeod interviewed by CCTV America In the lead up to the weekend’s G20 Leaders’ Summit, Travers McLeod spoke to China Central Television America about Australia’s role in combating global climate change. “The reality...

ABC TV The Drum | 18 September 2014

Travers McLeod on The Drum panel CPD Chief Executive Travers McLeod joined host Julia Baird, former NSW Liberal Leader Kerry Chikarovski and the Political Editor of The Advertiser, Tory Shepherd. In a wide ranging discussion on the news...

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Jobs Australia Conference 2014 | 27 August, Melbourne

At the Crossroads: The Future of Employment & Community Services.   This year’s Jobs Australia National Conference focused on issues affecting the survival of community sector organisations, which are facing the challenges of marketisation, competition...

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CANCELLED: Managing for the 21st Century: Design and Innovation in Public Sector Governance | 19 February 2014

Event cancelled. It is with much regret that UTS and CPD have had to cancel the seminar with Professor Charles Sabel. Unfortunately, Professor Sabel has had to withdraw from all events today. We apologise...

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Investing in agriculture’s future: CPD case studies report | DISCUSSION PAPER | September 2013

CPD case studies inform sustainable food summit Public policy think tank Global Access Partners holds its annual growth summit each September in the Parliament House of a hosting state for a select audience of...