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Murray-Darling report shows public authorities must take climate change risk seriously | Op-ed | Arjuna Dibley

Published in The Conversation on 4 February 2019.  The tragic recent events on the Darling River, and the political and policy furore around them, have again highlighted the severe financial and environmental consequences of mismanaging...

Public authority directors’ duties and climate change | DISCUSSION PAPER | January 2019

CPD has released a new discussion paper on the legal obligations of public sector corporate boards and directors to consider climate-related risks. Public authority directors’ duties and climate change finds that these directors likely...

Separating Scholars | DISCUSSION PAPER | January 2019

In a Class of Their Own series – Part Three EXECUTIVE SUMMARY This discussion paper analyses how schools are changing over time, especially in terms of enrolment characteristics and the school achievement measures...

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...

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...