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Fiona Armstrong explores the relationship between climate mitigation and health in The Conversation | 29 June 2015

CPD fellow, Fiona Armstrong, has discussed the critical impact that climate mitigation will have upon public health in the 21st century in The Conversation.  According to the 2015 Lancet Commission on Health and Climate report,...

CPD’s new report on Australia’s climate security challenge receives widespread coverage | 25 June 2015

CPD’s new report was successfully launched by Rear Admiral Neil Morisetti, former UK Government Climate & Energy Security Envoy, and Admiral Chris Barrie, former Chief of the Australian Defence Force on Monday 22nd June 2015.  This...

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...

The War on Terror has morphed into the War on Citizenship, writes Peter Hughes | 16 June 2015

The plan to strip Australian Jihadists of their citizenship is more complex than it might at first seem and could be a recipe for statelessness, writes Peter Hughes. It’s hard to be sure when...

McLeod suggests budget lacks appetite to govern and long-term vision | 15 May 2015

Travers McLeod has critiqued the new budget, finding fault in its lack of vision. McLeod’s piece, which appeared in The Conversation, expresses concern that ‘the government wants everyone to “have a go”, but seems...

McAuley fact-checks the health minister’s ‘doubled-in-a-decade’ spending comments | 11 March 2015

Ian McAuley, contributing author with the Centre for Policy Development, recently fact-checked Federal Health Minister Sussan Ley’s suggestion that Medicare spending has more than doubled in the last decade. The piece, which appeared in The...

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Huffington Post on Beyond the Boats | December 2014

Travers McLeod is interviewed by Kyle Knight about Australia’s asylum seeker and refugee policy and CPD’s recent report Beyond the Boats, which recommended a regional Track II dialogue. “The fact that [Operation Sovereign Borders] has...

Beyond the boats: building an asylum and refugee policy for the long term | Report launch and media

Asylum and refugee policy report launched by The Hon Fred Chaney AO, Senior Australian of the Year 2014 and CPD Patron The Beyond the boats report stemmed from a high-level roundtable on asylum and refugee policy held at Parliament...

Gus O’Donnell roundtable: Good policy needs compelling storytellers

CPD was delighted to host Sir Gus O’Donnell, former British Cabinet Secretary, head of British civil service and, for four years, Press Secretary to PM John Major, on 13 November 2014 for a workshop...

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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,...