Organisation

Centre for Policy Development

Person's affiliation
Acronym
CPD

Research report

19 Sep 2007

As US suburbs fill with For Sale signs, and major lenders queue up for central bank bailouts across the globe, the obvious question is "could it happen here?" In this report Steve Keen argues that while the level of irresponsible lending is lower here than...

Research report

18 Jul 2007

John Quiggin examines the role of government as the ultimate risk manager. He argues that risk will be the defining concept of the 21st century, the way that globalisation was for the 1990s.

Any party aspiring to win this year's election will need...

Research report

6 Jun 2007

This paper shows that health systems oriented towards primary and preventative care achieve better health outcomes at a lower overall cost than systems oriented towards hospital care. It spells out how this can be achieved, with the establishment of 'one stop shop' primary health care...

Research report

9 May 2007

Housing in remote Indigenous communities is in a state of crisis. Overcrowding has reached third world levels, the cost of building new houses is skyrocketing, asset lifespans are short, and organisational capacity within Indigenous Community Housing Organisations is weak, leading to poor maintenance, poor tenancy...

Research report

9 May 2007

Having crossed the threshold from denying to accepting that climate change is a serious issue, which the government now claims to have done, sensible policy becomes mandatory. Time is of the essence, for the longer it takes to implement solutions, the harder they become, particularly...

Research report

7 Mar 2007

Much has been written about the apparent failure of child protection authorities to rescue children from situations of significant abuse or neglect, or alternatively to protect the rights of children who are living in substitute care. But the real national scandal is arguably the sudden...

Research report

7 Mar 2007

A State handover of health services to the Commonwealth, as suggested by Tony Abbott, would be the best way to overcome the waste and buck-passing between the Commonwealth and State governments. Another option would be a joint national Commonwealth/State health commission. Both approaches would require...

Research report

7 Feb 2007

For any policy directed at climate change to be both successful and equitable, we will need to radically rethink how to involve citizens in the policy-making process.

Research report

7 Feb 2007

Ben McNeil argues that if likely blow-outs in construction costs are taken into account, the Switowski report's figures on nuclear power no longer stack up.

Discussion paper

14 Dec 2006

In this draft discussion paper Emma Dawson and Miriam Lyons outline the basic principles that should underpin our public broadcasting policy, and toss around a few ideas on how to equip the ABC and SBS to meet the needs of Australian citizens.

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