Effective Government

CPD Roundtable on Australia’s Democracy | PAST EVENT

Key documents for the roundtable: Full agenda Participant list Participant profiles Speakers: Dr Nikolas Kirby (Research Fellow and Departmental Lecturer in Philosophy and Public Policy, University of Oxford, and Director of the Building Integrity Program...

“Can Democracy Deliver?” | John Menadue Oration by Marty Natalegawa | PAST EVENT | November 2017

CPD’s Inaugural Annual John Menadue Oration – “Can Democracy Deliver?” Remarks by Dr. R.M. Marty M. Natalegawa[1] Melbourne, 2 November 2017 Listen to an audio recording of the full oration here. “Can democracy deliver? As one who...

John Menadue Oration by Marty Natalegawa | 2 November | Melbourne

If you can join this special event, please RSVP here.   WHEN:     Thursday, 2 November 2017, 5.30pm – 8.00 pm WHERE:  State Library Victoria, Village Roadshow Theatrette 179 La Trobe St, Melbourne Join us...

Vale Bernie Shepherd, 30 May 1944 – 23 June 2017

 It is with great sadness that we say farewell to one of CPD’s dearest fellows, Mr Bernie Shepherd AM FACE. Bernie Shepherd was a public educator, school leader, scientist, researcher and writer like...

Losing the Game: State of our schools in 2017 | REPORT | June 2017

Six years after the recommendations from the original Gonski Review into education were published, Australia is once again on the cusp of major education reform. In early May, the Turnbull Government surprised everyone by proposing...

Why trust matters in our democracy – Conversation with Charlie Leadbeater | EVENT | June 2017

On Wednesday, 7 June 2017, CPD was excited to host our special guest Charlie Leadbeater for a roundtable on the topic of  “Why trust matters for our democracy”.  Charlie is one of...

Help unlock Australia’s potential – “$50 for 2017” appeal

CPD fills a big gap in Australian policy-making The political landscape of the past year could hardly have been more tumultuous at home and abroad. Throughout this uncertainty, CPD made a big difference to...

Join CPD Fellow Ian Dunlop and call for more urgent climate action now

For almost two decades, CPD Fellow Ian Dunlop has been a powerful voice advocating for both a better understanding of climate science as well as for more urgent, robust policy responses from government. His expertise and...

Roundtable on Australia’s Climate Security | U.S. Expert on Climate Change and National Security

On April 7, the Centre for Policy Development, together with the Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute at the University of Melbourne (MSSI), delivered a roundtable on climate security with special guest Dr Sherri Goodman, a...

1st ANU-CPD POLICY DIALOGUE ’17 | Australian Foreign Policy White Paper – challenges and opportunities | April 2017

This year CPD is excited to partner with the Australian National University (ANU) for a new event series. Co-hosted by the two institutions, the ANU-CPD Policy Dialogues are a series of high-level conversations on some...