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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...

CPD is Hiring

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

Recent Submissions

Across the early months of 2021, CPD has made a number of important submissions to various government inquiries. Read on for more details below. In late February, CPD made a submission to the National...

Zoe Whitton on a gas-fired future

Broadcast on Monday 12 April 2021 CPD Board Member Zoe Whitton appeared on the ABC’s Four Corners to discuss what’s behind the Federal Government’s push for a gas-fired future. Watch the full episode below:

Sam Mostyn in the Media

March was a busy month in the media for our Deputy Chair Sam Mostyn. Follow the links below to watch (and listen to) all of her appearances. Broadcast on 08 March 2021. Sam...

Travers McLeod: The public sector’s pandemic: Part 1

Recorded on 03 April 2021. In the first of a four-part series, CPD CEO Travers McLeod spoke to Geraldine Doogue on ABC Saturday Extra about public sector capability, and the strengths, weaknesses and challenges...