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Can Australia Deliver? | John Menadue Oration by Professor Megan Davis | October 2020

2020 John Menadue Oration by Professor Megan Davis Can Australia Deliver? The third instalment of CPD’s flagship event, named after our founding Chairperson John Menadue AO, reflected the world in which it took place....

Travers McLeod and Sam Mostyn: Australia needs to find its heart, brain and courage to recover from the Covid nightmare

Published in The Guardian on 11 October 2020. If there is a movie that offers an analogy for the federal budget and its place in Australia’s response to Covid, it might be the Wizard of...

New CPD Blueprint for Regional and Community Job Deals

The Centre for Policy Development is making available a range of policy proposals and materials relating to the delivery of employment services in Australia.  These materials are representative of CPD’s mission to boost economic...

Climate & Recovery Initiative

CPD in partnership with ClimateWorks, Ai Group, ACTU and Pollination The Climate and Recovery Initiative brings together prominent leaders from government, business and civil society to identify the best ideas for aligning Australia’s economic...

Putting Language In Place: Improving the Adult Migrant English Program

The Centre for Policy Development is pleased to announce the release of a new report, Putting Language In Place: Improving the Adult Migrant English Program. The Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) has been the...

CPD welcomes new CSIRO missions for Australia’s recovery and resilience

Today Australia’s national science agency, the CSIRO, has announced a suite of new ‘missions’ – major scientific and research collaborations aimed at achieving breakthroughs in response to Australia’s most pressing challenges.  In a National...

Cities and Settlement Knowledge Hub

We’re excited to announce the launch of the Cities and Settlement Knowledge Hub, an online resource for the settlement services sector, service providers, policy makers and other stakeholders. It’s a curated portal that brings...

Caitlin McCaffrie: Andaman Sea Crisis: Is the region really better off in 2020?

Published as part of the Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law’s Andaman Sea Crisis series on 6 August 2020 The Asia Pacific is experiencing another major test of regional cooperation, reminiscent of the 2015...

Travers McLeod: Democracy can never be sublet

Published in The Australian on 13 July 2020 Victoria’s decision to give private security contractors responsibility for quarantine hotels is the subject of a judicial inquiry, which will reveal the true cost of this...

How prepared is our financial system for climate shocks?

CPD CEO Travers McLeod was was on Radio National Breakfast with Norman Swan. You can listen to the interview here. The Reserve Bank of Australia has joined with 66 central banks from around the...