Updates

Water is the blind spot on our environmental balance sheet

Miriam Lyons talks about how Australia needs to find a way to balance our environmental budget, in the Sydney Morning Herald. Published in the Sydney Morning Herald online on 2 March 2010 Quick fact:...

Can we blame the latest private health insurance hikes on a “lazy” Government?

Ian McAuley tells Crikey that PHI premium hikes are going to raise tough questions for the government. First published on Croakey, Crikey’s Health Blog on 24 February 2010 Can we blame the latest private...

The Almighty Dollar

In the light of the GFC, Lindy Edwards addresses the question “Should our lives be ruled by the almighty dollar?”. Watch Lindy on ABC’s Compass program here. First aired on ABC’s Compass program on...

12th Annual Health Congress

Venue: Sydney Harbour Marriot, Circular Quay With the Federal Government setting its agenda for health policy reform, Australia is embarking on one of the most significant healthcare reforms yet. Over the three days of...

John Menadue on Rudd’s health reform agenda

John Menadue talks to Richard Aedy about the 2010 Health reform agenda – in the second of a Life Matters new series of expert panels talking on the big issues on the government’s agenda...

Cooperation, Community and Climate Change

Rob Salter reflects on the deeper implications of responding to climate change for the way we organise our society, in his new paper that explains why better relationships are the key to successful action...

Ben Eltham on the future of Australia’s cultural policy

CPD Fellow Ben Eltham discusses the Federal Minister for the Arts Peter Garrett’s national cultural policy. Listen to Ben on ABC Radio National’s Artworks program here. First aired ABC Radio National’s Artworks program on 13...

The State of the Industry – The future for cultural research in UNSW

CPD Director, Miriam Lyons will address the conference on Friday 27th. This is a two day conference that will discuss the future for cultural research in the university, while marking the conclusion of a...

Shaken and Stirred – Presents Tony Moore

On why it’s more important to offend than be offended: The triumph of larrikinism in Australian culture Sat, 5th Dec 2009, 6.30 for 7pm start Garden of Bohemian Delights: 437 Darling Street, Balmain $35...

Steven Collins | Upgrading Democracy

Innovation is needed in the public sector. The culture change that has come with the new digital age has not been harnessed as effectively as it might have been. The government 2.0 taskforce which...