Programs

‘Hubs of concentrated advantage’: selective schools need a rethink

Published in The Sydney Morning Herald on 16 July 2018. In the debate about selective schools, personal stories and beliefs can drown out evidence, especially when that evidence challenges the status quo. So we hear plenty...

Institutionalised Separation | DISCUSSION PAPER | July 2018

In a Class of Their Own – July 2018 Institutionalised Separation looks at inequity within selective schools and their impact on other schools, focussing on NSW. It presents evidence of dramatic, and deepening, educational inequality....

Trade and Climate Change | ANU-CPD POLICY DIALOGUE | June 2018

On 22 June 2018 CPD and ANU again hosted leaders from government, business, civil society and academia to discuss important matters relating to Australia’s economy, this time how Australia’s trade policies can adapt to...

Climate Horizons | REPORT AND PUBLIC EVENT | June 2018

Full audio of ASIC Commissioner John Price’s address and the panel discussion at our public forum is here: CPD has released its latest report on how Australian companies, investors and policymakers can manage...

Time to judge our wars in Iraq and Afghanistan

Published in The Sydney Morning Herald on 11 June 2018. “We will never forget that 100 years ago a young and brave nation on the other side of the world made history by writing...

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...