Sustainable Economy

McAuley and Lyons’ latest work Governomics considers the public sector’s beneficial output | 6 July 2015

CPD fellows Ian McAuley and Miriam Lyons explore the beneficial place of the public sector in their latest work Governomics. The book, which dissects the conventional and prevalent discourse of ‘small government’ in Australia, shows that an emaciated...

Fiona Armstrong explores the relationship between climate mitigation and health in The Conversation | 29 June 2015

CPD fellow, Fiona Armstrong, has discussed the critical impact that climate mitigation will have upon public health in the 21st century in The Conversation.  According to the 2015 Lancet Commission on Health and Climate report,...

CPD’s new report on Australia’s climate security challenge receives widespread coverage | 25 June 2015

CPD’s new report was successfully launched by Rear Admiral Neil Morisetti, former UK Government Climate & Energy Security Envoy, and Admiral Chris Barrie, former Chief of the Australian Defence Force on Monday 22nd June 2015.  This...

The longest conflict: Australia’s climate security challenge | REPORT | June 2015

Report launched by Rear Admiral Neil Morisetti, former UK Government Climate & Energy Security Envoy, and Admiral Chris Barrie, former Chief of the Australian Defence Force. CPD has released a report exploring Australia’s preparedness...

McLeod suggests budget lacks appetite to govern and long-term vision | 15 May 2015

Travers McLeod has critiqued the new budget, finding fault in its lack of vision. McLeod’s piece, which appeared in The Conversation, expresses concern that ‘the government wants everyone to “have a go”, but seems...

Dunlop, writing for the SMH, considers the perils, promise of a low-carbon Australia | 7 April 2015

Ian Dunlop, a contributing author to CPD’s publication More Than Luck: Ideas Australia, has recently considered Australia’s promise and lethargy as it faces the potential of transitioning to a low-carbon economy in response to climate change....

Travers McLeod on The Drum talks ISIS, superannuation and homeopathy | 12 March 2015

Travers McLeod, CEO of The Centre for Policy Development, recently appeared on ABC’s The Drum, tackling a range of issues: from Australia’s response to ISIS, to the place of superannuation in Australia’s fiscal future, to whether...

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Quiggin writes in The Guardian about the electorate’s distrust for ‘reform’ | 10 February 2015

Professor John Quiggin, a contributing author with the Centre for Policy Development, has suggested the Australian electorate has grown distrustful of the word ‘reform’. In an opinion piece for The Guardian, Quiggin suggests that since the...

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In The Conversation, Kulkarni and McLeod discuss the economic potential of liberalising ideas | 23 January 2015

In Prosperity or decline? Liberating ideas can reboot our economy Anand Kulkarni and Travers McLeod observe that Australia, in seeking to boost its economy, would be wise “to let ideas travel”. Liberating ideas and inculcating...

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...