Sustainable Economy

Great Barrier Reef: Mega ports or Marine Park? – Q&A event | Brisbane, 14 May

Book your seat for this FREE event… Four experts will discuss the danger of accelerating port development, at the Great Barrier Reef: Mega Ports or Marine Park? speaker event which is hosted by the Australian Marine...

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Pascal Lamy, Ross Garnaut and Rod Eddington: ‘Valuing the future’ | Melbourne, 26 May

A discussion chaired by John Langmore, with Pascal Lamy, Ross Garnaut, Rod Eddington and Laura Eadie An invitation-only event co-auspiced by Melbourne School of Government and Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute at University of Melbourne, addressing the...

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The Motley Fool | 27 February 2014

Lend Lease backs out of Abbot Point expansion Recently Lend Lease Group has announced its withdrawal from the Abbot Point port expansion with Aurizon. The project was widely debated due to potential environmental impacts...

ABC North Queensland | 18 February 2014

‘Fair day’s work for a fair day’s pay’? Household incomes lower in Queensland CPD’s Laura Eadie joined Pat Hession on ABC Local Radio North Queensland. They discuss the low average household incomes in Queensland,...

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The Brisbane Times | 18 February 2014

‘Queensland’s mining focus threatening wages’ In the recent CPD report All boom, no benefit? author Laura Eadie found that Queensland average household wages were around five per cent lower than the Australian average. Despite decades...

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ABC News | 18 February 2014

Queensland has low average incomes by national standards A resource focused economy is not working. All boom, no benefit? by CPD’s Laura Eadie and Michael Hayman has revealed striking differences between the average wages in...

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Port Strategy | 26 February 2014

Boom to bust for Queensland ports Last November CPD released Too many ports in a storm a report by research director Laura Eadie. The report explored Queensland’s approach to port development and discussed the current surplus...

BBC News | 5 February 2014

‘Is Australia falling out of love with solar power?’ Australia has the world’s largest number of homes with solar panels, but take-up is now falling after cuts to how much people get paid for...

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Sunshine Coast Daily and APN Group | 18 February 2014

Below average incomes in Queensland despite mining boom CPD’s recent report by Laura Eadie, All boom, no benefit, found that Queensland households are 5% below the national average for income. The report findings would likely concern...

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All boom, no benefit? Why Queensland needs a new economic strategy | OCCASIONAL PAPER | February 2014

CPD responds to the draft Queensland Plan, asking where economic growth will come from to lift incomes above the rest of Australia. All boom, no benefit?  from the Centre for Policy Development argues Queensland...