Publications

First meeting | ASIA DIALOGUE ON FORCED MIGRATION | August 2015

The first Dialogue meeting took place in late August 2015. Download key documents below and read on for a statement from Dialogue members and photos from the meeting. To see the participants profiles for the first meeting...

CPD – EY roundtable on agricultural sustainability | 12 August 2015

In August CPD was delighted to host leaders from across the Australian agricultural sector to discuss how to seize the potential of ‘virtuous cycles’ in agriculture, and entrench sustainability at the heart of the strategic...

From vicious to virtuous cycles: a sustainable future for Australian agriculture | DISCUSSION PAPER | August 2015

CPD’s latest discussion paper was launched as part of an agricultural sustainability roundtable hosted by Ernst & Young and CPD in Canberra on 12 August 2015. Andrew Metcalfe AO, former Secretary of the Departments of...

Introduction to the Track II Dialogue

Forced migration, asylum seeker and refugee flows continue to be hot topics in Australia, featuring strongly in our national conversation, political debates and media. They are also significant issues for our regional neighbours. CPD...

The longest conflict: Australia’s climate security challenge | REPORT | June 2015

Report launched by Rear Admiral Neil Morisetti, former UK Government Climate & Energy Security Envoy, and Admiral Chris Barrie, former Chief of the Australian Defence Force. CPD has released a report exploring Australia’s preparedness...

Budgeting smarter, not harder: the failure of long-term thinking in the 2015 Intergenerational Report | REPORT | April 2015

CPD policy analyst Sam Hurley has responded to Treasurer Hockey’s call for a national conversation on Australia’s intergenerational challenges and opportunities in CPD’s new report, Budgeting smarter, not harder: the failure of long-term thinking in...

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Beyond the boats: building an asylum and refugee policy for the long term | LANDMARK REPORT | November 2014

Report from a high level roundtable on asylum and refugee policy convened by CPD, Australia21 and the Andrew and Renata Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law (UNSW) Now that the acute phase of boat arrivals appears over,...

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Net Advantage: securing our fisheries management | OCCASIONAL PAPER | October 2014

Australian fishing’s competitive edge boosted by marine reserves In Net advantage: securing our fisheries management, CPD researcher Michael Hayman argues Australian commercial fisheries can gain a global competitive edge by embracing the benefits of marine...

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False economies, including Good, better, best | LANDMARK REPORT | June 2014

False economies: unpacking public service efficiency In the wake of the National Commission of Audit and a bleak Federal Budget for public services, CPD releases the compiled and updated False economies series, including the...

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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...