Programs

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:

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...

Toby Phillips: Global climate action will reshape Australia’s trade

Published in The Australian Financial Review, 09 February 2021 Last week at the National Press Club, the Prime Minister said Australia would “reach net zero emissions as soon as possible, and preferably by 2050”. Those final...

Discussion Paper: Chasing the Pack

In a paper released today by the Centre for Policy Development (CPD), Program Director Toby Phillips analyses how Australia’s immediate economic and diplomatic future could be defined by global activity around climate diplomacy, green...

Virtual Roundtable on Mainstreaming Child Protection in the Context of International Migration

In December 2020 the Secretariat of the Asia Dialogue on Forced Migration (ADFM) was pleased to co-convene a virtual regional roundtable with the International Detention Coalition (IDC), focused on mainstreaming child protection in the...

Third Climate & Recovery Initiative stakeholder roundtable

On 23 November, CPD and our partners convened the third stakeholder roundtable in our Climate & Recovery Initiative (CRI). The CRI was established in May 2020 to drive a stronger alignment between COVID-19 recovery...

Travers McLeod, Frances Kitt & Krystal Lockwood: Prison stems from disadvantage and entrenches it

Published in The Australian on 10 December 2020 The story of Richmond’s two-time premiership player Marlion Pickett reads like a fairytale. He went from youthful crime and prison time in Western Australia to playing...

Partners in Crime: the relationship between disadvantage and Australia’s criminal justice systems

The Centre for Policy Development is pleased to make available a report on the relationship between disadvantage and Australia’s criminal justice systems.​ Partners in Crime: the relationship between disadvantage and Australia’s criminal justice systems...

Climate & Recovery Initiative Public Forum

Climate & Recovery Initiative Public Forum On 23 November, CPD co-hosted a public forum as part of the Climate & Recovery Initiative. We were joined by three special guest speakers: APRA Executive Board...