26 July 2015
School systems must give teachers the time, tools and training to collect the best evidence about what students need to learn next and use it as the basis of their teaching.
14 July 2015
A modest and broad-based property levy could raise $7 billion a year and would be the best way for states and territories to raise revenue to meet rising budget shortfalls.
1 July 2015
Even highly optimistic government projections show that Australia is set for a decade of deficits that future generations will have to pay for. Government needs more realistic forecasts that provide a clearer picture of our budgetary problems.
21 June 2015
Poor implementation of a policy to get better value for PBS spending is costing government $320 million a year.
24 May 2015
An energy revolution, featuring solar panels and home batteries, is at hand in Australia. Governments must not botch it, as they did last time.
19 April 2015
High fees are hurting the superannuation balances of millions of Australians. Government action can drive them down, taking the pressure off retirement and pension payments. Here’s how.
1 March 2015
Grattan Institute’s first book, City Limits: Why Australia’s cities are broken and how we can fix them, by Jane-Frances Kelly and Paul Donegan, is now available at bookstores and through Melbourne University Publishing.
9 December 2014
Older Australians are capturing a rising share of wealth, while the wealth of the young has stagnated. It is time to renew Australia’s generational bargain with policies that ensure rising living standards for all ages.
27 November 2014
Every year Grattan Institute releases a summer reading list for the Prime Minister. It recommends books and articles that the Prime Minister, or any Australian interested in public debate, will find both stimulating and cracking good reads.
19 October 2014
Big gas price increases are looming for Australian homes and businesses. But the emerging export industry will deliver great economic benefits, and governments should resist rising calls for gas protection.