Sustainable Economy

Marine Reserves Reality Check photo by Caroline Hoisington

Marine Reserves Reality Check | OCCASIONAL PAPER

The economic cost of the Commonwealth Marine Reserve Network is small compared to its benefits. Wild claims of potential damage to fishing businesses are being made in the lead up to the final declaration...

Miriam Lyons: Living with the Carbon Tax | Sydney Institute

Sydney Institute Living with the Carbon Tax seminar, 3 July 2012 CPD Executive Director Miriam Lyons addressed a crowded room at the Sydney Institute’s event on ‘Living with the carbon tax’. Presenting a contrary...

Caroline Hoisington | The Mercury, 14 August 2012

‘Groups unite to protect fish’ CPD Fellow observes resistance from many Tasmanian sides, to incursion on fish stocks by super trawler Margiris Hundreds of boats representing a range of interest groups joined a protest...

The Economist | Laying 22 economists end to end

Experts line up to challenge tax discontent CPD Fellows have won us exposure in international publication, The Economist. No less than three articles about Australian tax policy  in the respected magazine last week benefited from...

Miriam Lyons: Preserving our marine wealth | ABC Rural Report, 27 June 2012

ABC RN – The Rural Report for Western Victoria and South East SA, 27 June Miriam Lyons was interviewed for this report by Cassandra Hough. How do you put a price tag on the...

Australian Financial Review, 28 June 2012 | “Lib’s fishing lines”

AFR: “Coalition urged on marine parks” CPD’s Executive Director Miriam Lyons was interviewed for a short piece by Sophie Morris in the Australian Financial Review, 28 June. The article discusses the Australian Marine Alliance’s...

Thomas Foundation | Generous support for CPD’s Sustainable Economy research

Thomas Foundation extends grant to continue CPD marine sector research CPD is delighted to announce that we have received a grant from The Thomas Foundation to continue our research on Australia’s marine economy. Over...

Great Barrier Reef © Robert Ling

Preserving our marine wealth | OCCASIONAL PAPER

CPD’s analysis shows that the new National Marine Parks within the proposed Commonwealth Marine Reserves Network cover an area that provides $1.2 billion each year in ecosystem services which are not currently recognised in...

Where to now for a green economy? | 13 September

Green Capital: business + environment for a sustainable economy Where to now for a green economy? Panel and speaker event, 13 September, Sydney NSW Around Australia conservative parties are being elected to govern, ushering...

Sustainable Business Australia | Should Australia Embrace the Blue Economy Report

Inspirational entrepreneur Dr Gunter Pauli was the keynote speaker at the Sustainable Business Australia forum, outlining his vision of The Blue Economy and its wide scope of economic, social, and environmental benefits. Providing the Australian context is a...