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Time for an Australian sustainable finance taskforce

Published in The Sydney Morning Herald on 22 July 2018. ASIC commissioner John Price.Photo: Jeremy Piper ASIC commissioner John Price left a Sydney audience in no room for doubt last month when he confirmed company directors risked...

Institutionalised Separation | DISCUSSION PAPER | July 2018

In a Class of Their Own – July 2018 Institutionalised Separation looks at inequity within selective schools and their impact on other schools, focussing on NSW. It presents evidence of dramatic, and deepening, educational inequality....

Climate Horizons | REPORT AND PUBLIC EVENT | June 2018

Full audio of ASIC Commissioner John Price’s address and the panel discussion at our public forum is here: CPD has released its latest report on how Australian companies, investors and policymakers can manage...

Post-budget review | ANU-CPD POLICY DIALOGUE | May 2018

On 10 May 2018, CPD and ANU invited leaders from government, business, civil society, academia and the media to reflect on the mid-term implications of the federal budget and to discuss how Australia’s fiscal...

Cities and Settlement

CPD is proud to announce our Cities and Settlement Initiative, consisting of three pillars delivered over three years. Purpose: The Cities and Settlement Initiative (CSI) aims to improve the economic participation of refugees in...

Sixth meeting | ASIA DIALOGUE ON FORCED MIGRATION | March 2018

Key documents for the sixth ADFM meeting: Full agenda and participant list Briefing papers Participant profiles Press Release The sixth meeting of the Asia Dialogue on Forced Migration (ADFM) took place on 13-15 March 2018...

CPD climate work featured in 4Corners ‘Weather Alert’ report

Last night the ABC’s 4Corners program aired a special report about how Australian farmers, businesses and regulators are responding to climate change. CPD’s Sustainable Economy Program has been making the case for business leaders...

CPD Board member Sam Mostyn on the evolving role of company directors

Influential independent director and CPD Board Member Sam Mostyn delivered the  keynote at the Australian Institute of Company Directors’ 2018 Governance Summit on ‘’The evolving role of directors.” Full text of Sam Mostyn’s remarks...

A Creeping Indigenous Separation | DISCUSSION PAPER | February 2018

In a Class of Their Own – February 2018 Over the past two years, CPD has highlighted inequity in the funding of Australia’s schools and a growing concentration of disadvantaged students in poorer schools....