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Climate horizons: next steps for scenario analysis in Australia | DISCUSSION PAPER | November 2017

Today CPD releases a new discussion paper on how business and investors can use scenario analysis in order to better understand and respond to climate-related risks and opportunities. The paper, Climate horizons: next steps...

How can Australia’s Democracy Deliver? | ROUNDTABLE | November 2017

Key documents for the roundtable: Full agenda Participant list Participant profiles Speakers: Dr Nikolas Kirby (Research Fellow and Departmental Lecturer in Philosophy and Public Policy, University of Oxford, and Director of the Building Integrity Program...

John Menadue Oration by Marty Natalegawa | 2 November | Melbourne

If you can join this special event, please RSVP here.   WHEN:     Thursday, 2 November 2017, 5.30pm – 8.00 pm WHERE:  State Library Victoria, Village Roadshow Theatrette 179 La Trobe St, Melbourne Join us...

The Centre for Policy Development supports marriage equality

The Centre for Policy Development’s Board met last night for its Annual General Meeting and confirmed the organisation’s support for marriage equality.  CPD is an independent and non-partisan Approved Research Institute. Our values...

Fifth meeting | ASIA DIALOGUE ON FORCED MIGRATION | September 2017

Key documents for the fifth ADFM meeting: Full agenda and participant list Briefing papers Participant profiles Press Release The fifth meeting of the Asia Dialogue on Forced Migration (ADFM) took place on 10-12 September...

Cities as Policy Shapers | ANU-CPD POLICY DIALOGUE | August 2017

You can listen to the opening remarks of our speakers here: Our rapidly urbanising world faces unprecedented social, environmental and economic challenges, all of which will be keenly felt in cities. They...

Vale Bernie Shepherd, 30 May 1944 – 23 June 2017

 It is with great sadness that we say farewell to one of CPD’s dearest fellows, Mr Bernie Shepherd AM FACE. Bernie Shepherd was a public educator, school leader, scientist, researcher and writer like...

Losing the Game: State of our schools in 2017 | REPORT | June 2017

Six years after the recommendations from the original Gonski Review into education were published, Australia is once again on the cusp of major education reform. In early May, the Turnbull Government surprised everyone by proposing...

The future of higher education – Gareth Evans in conversation with Brian Schmidt | ANU-CPD POLICY DIALOGUE | June 2017

Policymakers have incredibly difficult jobs. They have to design policies today for an uncertain future facing our economy, society and region. If we want to find answers to future challenges and craft suitable...

Directors’ Duties and Climate Risks | PUBLIC PANEL | June 2017

On June 8, CPD and EY convened an expert panel to discuss the role company directors need to play in response to climate-related risks to their business, and what this means for other sustainability...