Past events

Responding to North Korea: in conversation with Michael Kirby and Gareth Evans | ROUNDTABLE | October 2016

In October, CPD was proud to once again partner with ANU to host a unique conversation between two of Australia’s most distinguished and influential experts on law, international relations and human rights: Professor the Honourable...

Second meeting | ASIA DIALOGUE ON FORCED MIGRATION | January 2016

The second Dialogue meeting took place in late January 2016. Download key documents below and read on for more about the meeting, including photos. Key documents for the second Dialogue meeting: Participant profiles Full agenda and participant...

CPD roundtable with Ross Garnaut, Robyn Eckersley and Fergus Green on the path to, and beyond, COP21

On 21 October, CPD was delighted to convene a roundtable between some of Australia’s leading climate policy experts to discuss the state of play as we head towards the 2015 Paris Climate Conference (COP21). The roundtable...

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...

CPD – EY roundtable on agricultural sustainability | 12 August 2015

In August CPD was delighted to host leaders from across the Australian agricultural sector to discuss how to seize the potential of ‘virtuous cycles’ in agriculture, and entrench sustainability at the heart of the strategic...

Introduction to the Track II Dialogue

Forced migration, asylum seeker and refugee flows continue to be hot topics in Australia, featuring strongly in our national conversation, political debates and media. They are also significant issues for our regional neighbours. CPD...

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Jobs Australia Conference 2014 | 27 August, Melbourne

At the Crossroads: The Future of Employment & Community Services.   This year’s Jobs Australia National Conference focused on issues affecting the survival of community sector organisations, which are facing the challenges of marketisation, competition...

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Centre for Multicultural Youth | 9 September 2014

25th Anniversary symposium: MY past, MY present, MY future The changing nature of multicultural youth issues Influenced by an increasingly globalised and interconnected world, Australia’s overseas-born population could rise from a quarter to as...

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Clean Energy Week | Storage session, Policy & Finance conference | 23 July, Sydney

Australia’s biggest event for the renewable energy and energy efficiency industry, Clean Energy Week 2014 (CEW2014) will be held in Sydney from Tuesday 22 July to Friday 25 July. CEW2014 events will be held in...

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COTA Australia National Policy Forum | Canberra | 22 July

Age Australia fair? CPD Chief Executive Travers McLeod keynote: Making an Australia for all ages – what’s the plan? COTA Australia is the peak national organisation representing the rights, needs and interests of older Australians. Hosted by...