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The 2023 Federal Budget delivers some key elements of long-term wellbeing for Australia and the region, but these must be accompanied by deeper systemic reforms to change the things that matter most to Australians. 

Sophie Howe delivers the 2023 John Menadue Oration

Can a Wellbeing Economy Deliver? | John Menadue Oration by Sophie Howe | April 2023

As Australia pursues wellbeing in economic decision-making, the 2023 John Menadue Oration provided an audience with Sophie Howe, the inaugural Future Generations Commissioner of Wales.

MEDIA RELEASE: ADFM Secretariat welcomes decision to trigger the Bali Process Consultation Mechanism

Statement from the Secretariat of the Asia Dialogue for Forced Migration The Secretariat of the Asia Dialogue on Forced Migration (ADFM) welcomes the leadership and cooperation shown by the Bali Process Co-Chairs in their...

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Early Childhood Development Council – 7th Meeting – 29 November 2022

The seventh meeting of the Early Childhood Development Council was held in Canberra at Parliament House on Tuesday 29 November 2022. The council brings together senior policymakers from every Australian jurisdiction, policy researchers, industry...

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MEDIA RELEASE: Climate risk regime can make Australia part of the solution

The announcement of moves towards a clear and uniform taxonomy for climate risk and opportunity for Australian corporate and financial institutions is a vital and necessary step towards an orderly climate transition. 

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2035 Climate Initiative Roundtable One

The 2035 Climate Initiative is coordinated by the Centre for Policy Development (CPD) and Climateworks Centre, with a steering group that includes Pollination Group, Australian Industry Group (AiGroup) and the Australian Council of Trade...


CPD thanks Terry Moran, welcomes Sam Mostyn as Chair

Clockwise from top left: Terry Moran, Sam Mostyn, Don Russell, Rob Partos CPD thanks Terry Moran, welcomes Sam Mostyn as Board Chair After six years as Chair of the Board of the Centre for...

MEDIA RELEASE: CPD Welcomes Joint Commitment to Transform Early Education

Australian public authority directors should prioritise climate risk  New research from the Centre for Policy Development finds directors of public authorities are behind private counterparts on assessing, disclosing, and managing climate change risks Of...


Listen: Senate Select Committee on Work and Care – Evidence for A Guarantee for Young Children and Families

Listen: Senate Select Committee on Work and Care - CPD Evidence for A Guarantee for Young Children and Families On Tuesday 20 September CPD gave evidence to the Melbourne hearing of the Senate Select...

Media Release – Budget the start of wellbeing path, not the destination

Monday 29 August 2022 – An Australian approach to wellbeing should progress beyond quality-of-life measurement and budgeting, be embedded throughout government decision-making, and have independent oversight to ensure it remains on course, a new...