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“Can Democracy Deliver?” | John Menadue Oration by Marty Natalegawa | PAST EVENT | November 2017

CPD’s Inaugural Annual John Menadue Oration – “Can Democracy Deliver?” Remarks by Dr. R.M. Marty M. Natalegawa[1] Melbourne, 2 November 2017 Listen to an audio recording of the full oration here. “Can democracy deliver? As one who...

The Centre for Policy Development supports marriage equality

The Centre for Policy Development’s Board met last night for its Annual General Meeting and confirmed the organisation’s support for marriage equality.  CPD is an independent and non-partisan Approved Research Institute. Our values...

Fifth meeting | ASIA DIALOGUE ON FORCED MIGRATION | September 2017

Key documents for the fourth ADFM meeting: Full agenda and participant list Briefing papers Participant profiles Press Release The fifth meeting of the Asia Dialogue on Forced Migration (ADFM) took place on 10-12 September...

Cities as Policy Shapers | ANU-CPD POLICY DIALOGUE | August 2017

You can listen to the opening remarks of our speakers here: Our rapidly urbanising world faces unprecedented social, environmental and economic challenges, all of which will be keenly felt in cities. They...

Vale Bernie Shepherd, 30 May 1944 – 23 June 2017

 It is with great sadness that we say farewell to one of CPD’s dearest fellows, Mr Bernie Shepherd AM FACE. Bernie Shepherd was a public educator, school leader, scientist, researcher and writer like...

Directors’ Duties & Climate Risks Business Panel in Sydney | EVENT | 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 | EVENT | 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...

Roundtable on Australia’s Climate Security | U.S. Expert on Climate Change and National Security

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...