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Annabel Brown and Caitlin McCaffrie: A chance to do better for migrants, and for the economy

Published in Inside Story on 25 May 2020 Covid-19 has exposed the flaws in Australia’s treatment of temporary migrants. Fortunately, a blueprint for change already exists. The tragic death of an international student in Sydney...

Travers McLeod: Here are 10 steps to build a stronger Australia after Coronavirus

Published in The Guardian on 05 May 2020 The steps Australia takes after Covid-19 can’t take us back to the way we were. The prime minister’s message after briefings from treasury and the Reserve...

Sam Mostyn and Travers McLeod: Coronavirus is a human crisis beyond most of our scariest dreams – we will need to restart our society

Published in The Guardian on 4 April 2020 Whether we like it or not, our economy – and indeed our society – is going to be remade over the coming months. But we do have a...

Special Covid-19 Roundtable

On 30 March, CPD convened a group of leaders from health, business, policy and philanthropy to discuss Australia’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic. We held this roundtable virtually, in lieu of our 2020 John...

Travers McLeod: we need a red team for COVID-19

There has been no shortage of commentary on the government’s response to Covid-19. With the greatest respect to all our leaders, who have Australia’s best interests closest to their hearts, pandemic or coronavirus are...

Ninth meeting | ASIA DIALOGUE ON FORCED MIGRATION | February 2020

Key documents for the ninth ADFM meeting: Full agenda and participant list Participant profiles Briefing papers Co-Conveners’ Statement The ninth meeting of the Asia Dialogue on Forced Migration (ADFM) was held in Dhaka,...

John Menadue Oration 2020: postponed

As I’m sure you will understand, we have decided to postpone the third John Menadue Oration with Professor Megan Davis, that was to have taken place on 30 March in Sydney. This is a...

Terry Moran and Travers McLeod opinion piece on the Thodey Review – Canberra Times

Waiting for the release of David Thodey’s review of the Australian Public Service was a bit like Waiting for Godot. No one seemed to know when it would arrive, even though it was commissioned...

CPD Business Roundtable on Climate and Sustainability | EVENT | November 2019

On 21 November, CPD convened a business roundtable on climate change and sustainability which brought together senior executives and directors from Australia’s biggest banks, insurers, investors, businesses and superannuation funds, senior representatives from Australia’s leading...

Full text of Kenneth Hayne AC QC remarks to CPD climate roundtable

Below is the text of remarks delivered by The Hon Mr Kenneth Hayne AC QC at the Centre for Policy Development’s Business Roundtable on Climate and Sustainability on 21 November 2019 in Sydney. Mr...