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ASEAN leadership needed to address forced migration amid Myanmar crisis, COVID-19: ADFM

Published in The Jakarta Post on 11 June 2021. A recently convened track-two diplomatic forum is calling on ASEAN leaders to tackle the issue of forced migration, just as civil unrest and the COVID-19...

Tenth meeting | ASIA DIALOGUE ON FORCED MIGRATION | May 2021

Key documents for the tenth ADFM meeting: Full agenda and participant list Participant profiles Discussion Paper Co-Convenors’ Statement Related media  On 6 May 2021 the Asia Dialogue on Forced Migration (ADFM) convened virtually...

Zoe Whitton on Q+A

Broadcast on Thursday 20 May 2021 CPD Board Member Zoe Whitton appeared on Q+A to discuss the government’s latest plans to build a gas-fired power plant and the long-term economic benefits of shifting to...

Arjuna Dibley: Government-owned firms like Snowy Hydro can do better than building $600 million gas plants

Published in The Conversation on 20 May 2021. The Morrison government today announced it’s building a new gas power plant in the Hunter Valley, committing up to A$600 million for the government-owned corporation Snowy...

Sam Mostyn: An encouraging step in a long journey for women

Published in The Sydney Morning Herald, 13 May 2021 This week’s budget was an encouraging step towards rebalancing the national focus on increasing women’s workforce participation and economic security, and renewing commitments to women’s...

Introducing CPD’s Early Childhood Development Initiative

CPD’s Early Childhood Development (ECD) Initiative aims to elevate children on the national policy agenda by developing a vision for an integrated ECD system that will deliver benefits for children, families and communities, particularly...

Tim Nelson: Australia’s states are forging ahead with ambitious emissions reductions. Imagine if they worked together

Published in The Conversation, 06 May 2021. In a recent article for The Conversation, our Research Committee Member Tim Nelson analysed how Australia’s states can better work together to reach ambitious new emissions targets....

Directors liable for ‘greenwashing’ disclosures

Published in the AFR on Monday 26 April 2021 Companies and their directors could be sued for “greenwashing” their commitments to achieve their net zero carbon pledges or emissions reductions targets, according to a...

CPD releases new materials on directors’ duties, climate risk and net zero

Today, the Centre for Policy Development has released a range of new materials relating to directors’ duties and climate change that have emerged from a special roundtable convened by CPD in December 2020. That...

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Come and join the CPD team! We’re looking to recruit a Policy Adviser to join our growing team. Access the Position Description below for more information. Policy Adviser