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Jeremy Sammut

Policy report

Australian attitudes to immigration: coming apart or common ground?

This paper discusses the findings of specially commissioned polling that explores the attitudes of ‘elites’ and ‘ordinary’ Australians to the issue that has caused the UK and US to ‘come apart’ - immigration.
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University freedom charters: how best to protect free speech on Australian campuses

This paper adds to the debate about threats to free speech in Australian universities by suggesting how and why a ‘university freedom charters’ policy might be implemented by the federal government to promote intellectual tolerance and diversity of ideas, opinions, and debate on campus.
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Curbing corporate social responsibility: preserving pluralism – and preventing politicisation – in Australian business

To prevent politicisation and preserve pluralism in Australian business, this report proposes that a new clarifying principle should be introduced into the language and practice of corporate governance to overtly qualify existing CSR philosophies – the Community Pluralism Principle.
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John Howard: a conversation on culture

This publication is an edited transcript featuring the remarks made by John Howard at the launch of The Centre for Independent Studies’ Culture, Prosperity and Civil Society Program on 10 July 2018.
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A viable option: a national adoption framework

There is a growing awareness that all children need stable homes and families to thrive. This has led to policymakers facing mounting calls from adoption advocates to increase the number of ‘open adoptions’ from out of care in Australia.