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Deepening Australia’s regional relationships through climate security

This article was originally published on The Strategist for the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI) on 3 December 2015 In The Longest Conflict: Australia’s Climate Security Challenge, I argued Australia’s ‘longest conflict’...

‘Our Harbour Our Asset’ – report by CPD fellow Caroline Hoisington on the economic value of Sydney Harbour

In November the Sydney Institute of Marine Science released a report by CPD fellow Caroline Hoisington that begins the complex, yet important, process of assessing the economic value of the Sydney Harbour. Our Harbour Our Asset aims...

The Two Admirals: rare insight from world experts on climate security

CPD’s report The Longest Conflict highlighted the significant impacts that a changing climate will have on Australia’s human security, including how it will affect our defence force and its ability to respond to scenarios at home and...

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...

Analyst Rob Sturrock gives Oration at Third Population Health Congress, September 2015

US President Obama recently stated that ‘we are the first generation to experience climate change and the last generation that can do something about it’. This was one of the messages that CPD Analyst Rob...

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...

Why CPD Patron Fred Chaney cheers for Adam Goodes | 3 August 2015

CPD patron Fred Chaney has written in support of Adam Goodes. In the piece, which appears in The Canberra Times, Chaney writes of his admiration for the AFL player and Australian of the Year, and his disdain...

The Longest Conflict included as key reading by US Center for Climate and Security | 23 July 2015

The CPD’s recent report on climate change and security, The Longest Conflict: Australia’s Climate Security Challenge, has been included in The Center for Climate and Security’s summer reading list. The Longest Conflict, which sits...

McLeod on The Drum discusses cattle imports, Greece and clean energy | 21 July 2015

Travers McLeod, CEO of the Centre for Policy Development, recently appeared on The Drum, discussing Indonesia’s reduction in the importation of Australian cattle, the Greek government’s response to the country’s economic turmoil, and the...

McLeod at COTA conference urges policy with ‘staying power’ on question of ageing Australia | 21 July 2015

Travers McLeod, CEO of the Centre for Policy Development, recently spoke at the Council on the Ageing’s Victoria Annual Conference, urging the adoption of resilient policy packages in response to structural challenges. ‘Our policy solutions need...