Organisation

Australia21

Description

Australia21 is an independent, not-for-profit think tank established in 2001.

We foster fresh thinking about public policy and provide evidence-based strategies for addressing ‘wicked’ problems that defy simple solutions. We conduct and review research into social, health, economic, environmental and national security issues, aiming to shape the best possible future for Australia.

Items authored

Report

20 Mar 2017

Senior police, prison officers and lawyers are standing side-by-side with drug users calling for law reform, to bring an end to killing and criminalising young Australians.

Drug-related deaths, diseases, injuries, crimes and social costs continue to rise despite more than 80,000 consumer arrests in...

Report

15 Nov 2012

Australia21 used a recent visit to Canberra by futurists, Professor Jorgen Randers and Paul Gilding to bring together 14 Australian experts to discuss this issue with them. Randers, one of the authors of the 1972 Club of Rome “Limits to Growth” report, in his recent...

Items published

Report

Our drug laws are tearing apart our social fabric, as well as harming drug users and their families
2 Nov 2018

This report examines the health and social harms caused or worsened by current drug policies. It is the result of an unprecedented Australia21 collaboration between experts in drug law, drug treatment and community welfare.

Report

28 Jun 2018

This is the report of a day-long roundtable exploring better ways of preventing the debilitating mental consequences of traumatic stress and improving mental health outcomes for front-line first responder personnel.

Report

20 Mar 2017

Senior police, prison officers and lawyers are standing side-by-side with drug users calling for law reform, to bring an end to killing and criminalising young Australians.

Drug-related deaths, diseases, injuries, crimes and social costs continue to rise despite more than 80,000 consumer arrests in...

Report

5 Nov 2014

Now that the acute phase of boat arrivals appears over, this paper urges all parties to use this opportunity to construct an overarching national asylum and refugee policy for the long term.

Executive summary

Forced migration is an age-old phenomenon. It cannot...

Report

15 Nov 2012

Australia21 used a recent visit to Canberra by futurists, Professor Jorgen Randers and Paul Gilding to bring together 14 Australian experts to discuss this issue with them. Randers, one of the authors of the 1972 Club of Rome “Limits to Growth” report, in his recent...

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2

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9

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