18 June 2018

The future of Australia’s super system

29 April 2018

Australian retirement incomes: do we have a problem? – Melbourne

At this Policy Pitch event, the panel looked at how current generations are faring in retirement, and what kind of retirement we can all expect in the future. They discussed the policy levers such as the Super Guarantee, superannuation draw-down rules, retirement ages, and the level and means testing of the Age Pension. And they explored the trade-offs that these involve for spending before retirement and for government budgets.

22 November 2017

Prime Minister’s Summer Reading List 2017

At this Policy Pitch event, Grattan Institute launched our annual Summer Reading List for the Prime Minister at the State Library Victoria. Melbourne broadcaster Sally Warhaft joined Grattan Institute CEO John Daley in Melbourne to discuss how this year’s titles illuminate some of Australia’s most important debates.

14 November 2017

Cities and the regions: a growing divide? – Sydney

This Forward Thinking event explored the widening economic and social divide between Australia’s cities and regions. What are the economic forces at play? What are the effects on the social fabric of the nation? And what if anything should governments do to bridge the divide?

1 November 2017

Post Trump, Post Brexit, Post Policy: the Rise of Populism – Melbourne

This Policy Pitch event detailed Grattan analysis about the real shifts in Australia’s economy, culture and institutions, and which of them are plausibly linked to shifts in voting. It then considered what policy reforms would do most to re-engage people in the institutions that are vital to good government.

3 August 2017

Post Trump, Post Brexit, Post Policy: the Rise of Populism – Brisbane

Established political parties are struggling across the developed world, while “outsider parties” rise. In this State of Affairs event, Grattan CEO John Daley presented detailed Grattan analysis about the real shifts in Australia’s economy, culture and institutions, and which of them are plausibly linked to shifts in voting.

25 November 2016

Prime Minister’s Summer Reading List 2016

Grattan Institute launched our annual Summer Reading List for the Prime Minister at the State Library of Victoria.

15 December 2015

Prime Minister’s Summer Reading List 2015

Grattan Institute launched our annual Summer Reading List for the Prime Minister, held in Melbourne at the State Library of Victoria on Tuesday 15 December.

21 September 2015

Future proofing

Thanks to the mining boom, Australia has had a great decade, with the benefits well spread. The average 55 to 74 year old Australian is now a millionaire. But harder times lie ahead, especially for younger Australians. Tough calls on tax and spending must be made.

12 November 2014

2014 Summer Reading List for the Prime Minister

Now in its sixth year, the List contains books and articles that we believe the Prime Minister – or indeed any Australian – will find stimulating over the break. They are all good reads that we think say something interesting about Australia and its future.

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