Programs

In a Class of Their Own | SERIES | 2018/19

In a Class of Their Own is a series of discussion papers to extend CPD’s research on a more equitable school system, exploring different facets of how Australia’s contemporary school system segregates and divides students, families...

Latest eNews

Dear CPD follower We hope this finds you well and, if not already relaxing, then looking forward to a cheerful holiday season with family and friends. CPD has finished off a big year with...

On a mission to save democracy | CPD Op-Ed

Published in Inside Story on 7 December 2018 – Travers McLeod, Sam Hurley and Allison Orr Last week, former prime minister John Howard played down the Liberal Party’s hammering in the Victorian election by describing the state as...

Second Meeting | Council on Economic Participation for Refugees | September 2018

Key documents: Agenda Participants list Briefing material Meeting summary The second meeting of the Council on Economic Participation for Refugees was held in Fairfield, NSW on 12/13 September 2018.  Fairfield is a primary settlement...

Council on Economic Participation for Refugees

On 22 February 2018, CPD convened the first meeting of the Council on Economic Participation for Refugees (the Council), hosted by the Boston Consulting Group in Melbourne. The Council is the first pillar of...

Cities and Settlement Initiative

In 2018 CPD launched our Cities and Settlement Initiative – a three-year program that aims to improve the economic participation of refugees in Australia. Below we chart the background, current evidence, the three pillars...

Seventh meeting | ASIA DIALOGUE ON FORCED MIGRATION | November 2018

Key documents for the seventh ADFM meeting: Full agenda and participant list Participant profiles Related media Co-Chairs’ Statement The seventh meeting of the Asia Dialogue on Forced Migration (ADFM) was held from 18-20 November...

Step up? We’ve stepped aside by failing to sign migration pact | Op-ed | November 2018

Published in The Australian on 23 November 2018 “Step up or step aside.” This was former Indonesian foreign min­ister Hassan Wirajuda’s 2016 warning to Australia and Indonesia as co-chairs of the Bali Process on People Smuggling, Trafficking...