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Investing for Australia – Clarifying Climate Risk Expectations for the Future Fund

Lachlan Williams - December 2022

Investing for Australia: Clarifying climate risk expectations for the Future Fund assess the sovereign wealth fund's climate risk response and recommends three steps to put the Future Fund on the path to climate risk and opportunity leadership

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RBA Review submission: Equipping the RBA for a dynamic climate risk and transition response

Lachlan Williams - November 2022

The Reserve Bank is governed by a 63-year-old law that requires the RBA Board to contribute to economic prosperity and welfare. It makes sense to update this to account for the realities of climate change and the need for a swift, just and orderly transition to net zero emissions to...

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Principles for an effective wellbeing budget

Lachlan Williams - September 2022

Principles for an Effective Wellbeing Budget is a briefing paper by the Centre for Policy Development's Wellbeing Initiative. It builds on the research contained in the Redefining Progress report to articulate working principles for the October 2022 Federal Budget in the context of a broader Australian approach to wellbeing government...

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Redefining Progress: Global lessons for an Australian approach to wellbeing

Lachlan Williams - August 2022

Redefining Progress is a report from the Centre For Policy Development's Wellbeing Initiative. Looking at 21 global approaches to wellbeing over the past 50 years it identifies four key characteristics of advanced wellbeing approaches to guide an Australia's wellbeing journey.

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Who’s buying? – Centre for Policy Development

Jeremy McEachern - January 2022

Who’s buying? in the media AFR and ABC both covered the release of the report Toby Phillips appeared on ABC News and AM to discuss the report’s findings It was also covered by AAP,Business Insider Australia, future Net Zero, The Epoch Times, RenewEconomy and Energy News Bulletin.

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Discussion Paper: Chasing the Pack

communications - February 2021

In a paper released today by the Centre for Policy Development (CPD), Program Director Toby Phillips analyses how Australia’s immediate economic and diplomatic future could be defined by global activity around climate diplomacy, green trade and low-carbon investment. “Maintaining Australia’s existing industrial mix is akin to making a big strategic...

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