Programs

Post-budget review | ANU-CPD POLICY DIALOGUE | May 2018

On 10 May 2018, CPD and ANU invited leaders from government, business, civil society, academia and the media to reflect on the mid-term implications of the federal budget and to discuss how Australia’s fiscal...

Cities and Settlement

CPD is proud to announce our Cities and Settlement Initiative, consisting of three pillars delivered over three years. The Cities and Settlement Initiative (CSI) aims to improve the economic participation of refugees in Australia....

Has Gonski stepped outside the square? I CHRIS BONNOR I Inside Story

CHRIS BONNOR, published in Inside Story on 20 APRIL 2018 The second Gonski report has been presented to the federal government, and will soon to be made public. Will it back innovative ideas to improve...

Decentralisation and Democratic Renewal | ANU-CPD POLICY DIALOGUE | March 2018

On 29 March 2018, CPD and ANU invited leaders from government, business, civil society, academia and the media to discuss the question ‘can decentralisation boost our regions and improve Australia’s democracy?’. The roundtable considered...

How to better help refugees and asylum seekers enter the workforce on Life Matters

Published on ABC’s RN Tuesday 12 December 2017 9:06AM (view full episode) Download audio  Imagine moving to a new country and having to learn from scratch the systems of society. But the culture is so...

Sixth meeting | ASIA DIALOGUE ON FORCED MIGRATION | March 2018

Key documents for the sixth ADFM meeting: Full agenda and participant list Briefing papers Participant profiles Press Release The sixth meeting of the Asia Dialogue on Forced Migration (ADFM) took place on 13-15 March 2018...

CPD climate work featured in 4Corners ‘Weather Alert’ report

Last night the ABC’s 4Corners program aired a special report about how Australian farmers, businesses and regulators are responding to climate change. CPD’s Sustainable Economy Program has been making the case for business leaders...

CPD Board member Sam Mostyn on the evolving role of company directors

Influential independent director and CPD Board Member Sam Mostyn delivered the  keynote at the Australian Institute of Company Directors’ 2018 Governance Summit on ‘’The evolving role of directors.” Full text of Sam Mostyn’s remarks...

Council on Economic Participation for Refugees

Key documents: Full agenda Participant list First Council summary 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...

A Creeping Indigenous Separation | DISCUSSION PAPER | February 2018

In a Class of Their Own – February 2018 Over the past two years, CPD has highlighted inequity in the funding of Australia’s schools and a growing concentration of disadvantaged students in poorer schools....