Mapping Australia’s economy: cities as engines of prosperity


by Jane-Frances Kelly and Paul Donegan

City centres are the new engines of Australia’s prosperity, producing a dollar value of goods and services out of all proportion to their physical size. But too many workers are living too far from jobs to fulfil our cities’ potential.

super-still_article GRATTAN TV

27 May 2014

Super rip-off? Policy options for a better superannuation deal

This Policy Pitch event highlighted findings from the report, discussed the role that superannuation now plays in the Australian economy, and discussed the reform agenda for the sector.

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30 July 2014

Short-term fix won’t solve long-term healthcare funding problem

Talk of crisis in the health system ignores the facts. But Australia needs smart thinking to keep healthcare strong in the long term.


16 September 2014

Big ideas for a small state: Grattan views on the policy priorities for the next Victorian Government

Victorians go to the polls on November 29. What are the big policy questions Victorians should consider before they vote?


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