Programs

Directors’ Duties and Climate Risks | PUBLIC PANEL | June 2017

On June 8, CPD and EY convened an expert panel to discuss the role company directors need to play in response to climate-related risks to their business, and what this means for other sustainability...

Why trust matters in our democracy – Conversation with Charlie Leadbeater | ROUNDTABLE | 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...

Australia’s Climate Security – U.S. Expert on Climate Change and National Security | ROUNDTABLE | April 2017

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...

Fourth meeting | ASIA DIALOGUE ON FORCED MIGRATION | March 2017

The fourth Asia Dialogue on Forced Migration meeting took place in March 2017. Download key documents below and read on for more about the meeting, including photos. Key documents for the fourth ADFM meeting: Full agenda...

Climate Risk and Directors’ Duties | PUBLIC PANEL | February 2017

Last Thursday in Melbourne, we co-hosted a booked-out public event on the directors’ duties work with the Future Business Council. The event featured CPD’s Sam Hurley as well as Bryan Horrigan, Angela Emslie and...

Settling Better: Reforming refugee employment and settlement services | REPORT | February 2017

As a nation built on immigration, humanitarian migrants (refugees and others in refugee-like situations) make up only a small proportion of the entrants who settle in Australia. Over time, however, these refugees have made...