Policy papers

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Redefining Progress – Centre for Policy Development – Wellbeing Initiative

Redefining Progress: Global lessons for an Australian approach to wellbeing Redefining Progress is a report from the Centre For Policy Development's Wellbeing Initiative. Looking at 21 global approaches to wellbeing over the past 50...

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Starting Now – Centre for Policy Development

Starting Now - first steps towards a universal early childhood system Starting Now is a briefing paper from the Centre for Policy Development that sets out a roadmap to a universal, accessible and affordable...

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Future Ready – Asia Dialogue on Forced Migration

Future Ready - Opportunities to reform the Bali Process Future Ready is a report from the Secretariat of the Asia Dialogue on Forced Migration that sets out an eight-step plan to strengthen and clarify...

Who’s buying? – Centre for Policy Development

Who’s buying? in the media AFR and ABC both covered the release of the report Toby Phillips appeared on ABC News and AM to discuss the report’s findings It was also covered by AAP,Business...

Starting Better Report - Centre for Policy Development

Starting Better – Centre for Policy Development

Starting Better: A Guarantee for Young Children and Families Starting Better: A guarantee for young children and families, is a major report from the Centre For Policy Development. It draws on extensive consultation and...

Discussion Paper: Chasing the Pack

In a paper released today by the Centre for Policy Development (CPD), Program Director Toby Phillips analyses how Australia’s immediate economic and diplomatic future could be defined by global activity around climate diplomacy, green...

Partners in Crime: the relationship between disadvantage and Australia’s criminal justice systems

The Centre for Policy Development is pleased to make available a report on the relationship between disadvantage and Australia’s criminal justice systems.​ Partners in Crime: the relationship between disadvantage and Australia’s criminal justice systems...

New CPD Blueprint for Regional and Community Job Deals

The Centre for Policy Development is making available a range of policy proposals and materials relating to the delivery of employment services in Australia.  These materials are representative of CPD’s mission to boost economic...

Putting Language In Place: Improving the Adult Migrant English Program

The Centre for Policy Development is pleased to announce the release of a new report, Putting Language In Place: Improving the Adult Migrant English Program. The Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) has been the...

Ethnic Divides in Schooling | DISCUSSION PAPER | May 2019

In a Class of Their Own series – Part Four Introduction Australian schools are more culturally diverse than ever. Many decades of migration, from increasingly diverse source countries, have created a rich mix of...