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Dunlop, Sturrock warn of Australia’s ‘fringe’ status on climate change | Thought Starters 25 August 2015

In a piece that first appeared in The Age (August 14, 2015), CPD fellow Ian Dunlop and CPD analyst Rob Sturrock suggest Australia’s policy on climate change is relegating the country to ‘fringe player’ status on the international stage. ...

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...

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...

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...

McLeod discusses CPD’s response to the IGR on Sky News | 3 May 2015

Travers McLeod recently appeared on Sky New’s Saturday Agenda to discuss CPD’s response to the IGR in Budgeting smarter, not harder: the failure of long-term thinking in the 2015 Intergenerational Report. McLeod highlighted the conversation deficit...

McLeod, Triffitt discuss in The Conversation democratic governance’s quiet crisis | 22 April 2015

Travers McLeod and Mark Triffitt recently wrote in The Conversation about how the evolution of climate change as an issue has exposed the least obvious crisis of the 21st century: our system of democratic governance. ‘It...

Travers McLeod on The Drum talks ISIS, superannuation and homeopathy | 12 March 2015

Travers McLeod, CEO of The Centre for Policy Development, recently appeared on ABC’s The Drum, tackling a range of issues: from Australia’s response to ISIS, to the place of superannuation in Australia’s fiscal future, to whether...