Centre for Policy Development

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16 Aug 2010

The principle of political equality has always been central to democracy and to the way democracy was understood by the democratic reformers of mid-19 th Century Australia. The Australasian colonies were regarded as being in the vanguard of democratic innovation and at the end of...

Briefing paper

12 Aug 2010

This briefing paper puts some of the issues covered in the United Nations Environment Program's Green Economy Report (699) in an Australian context and provides a primer to the challenges involved in transforming our economy to operate within environmental limits.

It also presents a...


12 Jul 2010

This chapter from More than luck argues that it is time Australia revised its cultural policy and questions the current role of the Australia Council.

In early 2010, more than 15,000 people gathered on Bourke Street in front of Victoria’s Parliament building to register...


28 Oct 2009

In the national interest and in their professional interest, pharmacists must participate in the transformation of our health sector from a sickness to a wellness model, argues the author.

The 5000 pharmacies on high street are a highly accessible and high profile resource, more...

Research report

28 Oct 2009

The authors of this paper propose the establishment of local Regional Health Organisations (RHOs) across Australia, with each responsible for the health care needs of a defined population within their region.

Australia's unique geography and federated system of governance has, over time, led to...

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