Press releases, media and recent events


See below for a list of recent CPD press releases, events and articles and media appearances by CPD’s staff.

Follow the links for CPD’s reports, papers and publications and other coverage of CPD’s work and that of our fellows.

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 Boosting humanitarian jobs delivers humanitarian win-win: new report 20 Feb 2017  APRA speech shows companies and regulators are stepping up their game on climate risks 17 Feb 2017  Bali Process countries signal preparedness for constructive action on forced migration 20 Dec 2016
Read Settling Better report in full here Read more about the speech here Read more about the ADFM here


Earlier press releases 


Electricity networks must focus on core business to maintain energy security – new CPD paper 11 December 2016 (read the paper here)

Situation in Rakhine State in Myanmar of grave concern – the region must be on high alert 29 November 2016 (read more about the ADFM here)

New legal opinion on directors’ duties and climate risks 31 October 2016 (read more here).

Terry Moran AC joins CPD as Chair 19 March 2016.

White Paper puts climate change back on the table but fighting Australia’s longest conflict has barely begun 25 February 2016.


New report finds Government is losing capability to help Australia’s most vulnerable  3 December 2015 (read the report here).

Australia can shift from vicious to virtuous cycles in agriculture – new discussion paper  12 August 2015 (read the discussion paper here).

Climate change is a national security threat to an underprepared Australia – new report  22 June 2015 (read the report here).

CPD’s report on the IGR exposes the fanciful ‘national conversation’ about Australia’s deficit and long-term prospects  15 April 2015 (read the report here).



Submission to the Foreign Policy White Paper Feb 2017 Submission to Senate Economics Committee Carbon Risk Disclosure Sam Hurley, Dez 2016  Submission to Productivity Commission Inquiry into Human Services Rob Sturrock, July 2016

Earlier submissions 2016

CPD submission to Productivity Commission Inquiry into Data Access and Use Inquiry  Geoff Shuetrim, July 2016


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