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Intergenerational Wellbeing

CPD’s Intergenerational Wellbeing Program works on policy challenges central to fostering social mobility and tackling disadvantage over the long term, both in Australia and further abroad across the Asia-Pacific. How should wellbeing be measured? How do we understand concepts like fairness, growth and justice across generations? Can intergenerational equity be achieved in the Australian political context? What is the relationship between security, trade and migration in fostering wellbeing and regional order? These questions are fundamental to the program.


Annabel Brown (Program Director)

Forced migration; aid and international development; governance; evaluation & performance assessment

Arja Keski-Nummi (Fellow)

Immigration & citizenship; humanitarian resettlement; services to refugees and migrants

John Menadue AO (Fellow)

Immigration; public service; private sector

Lisa Button

Forced migration; refugee settlement; labour exploitation and trafficking 

Peter Hughes PSM (Fellow)

Governance of migration; migration, refugee & asylum policies; citizenship, integration & multicultural policies

Peter Mares (Research Committee)

Migration; refugees; housing & urban development; public policy

Sam Mostyn (Board Member)

Business & sustainable development; climate change; international development

Latest Articles

Regional Roundtable on Alternatives to Child Detention | 21-22 Nov 2019 | Bangkok

Caitlin McCaffrie - November 2019

The Secretariat of the Asia Dialogue on Forced Migration (ADFM) was pleased to co-convene a Regional Roundtable on Alternative Care Arrangements for Children in the Context of International Migration in...

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Workshop on Building Institutional Capacity for Regional Migration Governance | 13 September

Caitlin McCaffrie - October 2019

On 13 September, the Centre for Policy Development joined academics and experts from Southeast Asia and the United Kingdom for a workshop on Building institutional capacity for regional migration governance: Collective problems and...

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Eighth meeting | ASIA DIALOGUE ON FORCED MIGRATION | June 2019

Luisa Boll - July 2019

Key documents for the eighth ADFM meeting: Full agenda and participant list Participant profiles Briefing Papers Co-Convenors’ Statement The eighth meeting of the Asia Dialogue on Forced Migration (ADFM) was...

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communications - June 2019

Dear CPD follower In the first half of 2019, CPD has worked hard to get results that are real and transformative. Our unique method — to create, connect and convince — has seen...

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Bangladesh and its Emerging Role in the Region | ROUNDTABLE | June 2019

Luisa Boll - June 2019

Yesterday, CPD co-hosted a special roundtable event with the Bangladesh High Commission on ‘Bangladesh and its Emerging Role in the Region: Bilateral Relations and Challenges for the Region from Forced...

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Established in August 2015, the Asia Dialogue on Forced Migration (ADFM) is a ‘second track’ process pursuing more effective, durable and dignified approaches to forced migration in the Asia-Pacific.

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Ensuring that newly arrived refugees settle effectively into their new local communities across Australia offers a range of great benefits to our society and economy.

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Ensuring that more non-government stakeholders and civil society organisations engage the space where domestic and regional security, trade and human wellbeing are now inseparable.

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