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17 August 2018

Post-Gonski 2.0: Supporting evidence-based teaching practice in the classroom – Melbourne

Event recording: At this Policy Pitch event, School Education Fellow, Julie Sonnemann and a panel of experts discussed the difficulties of achieving evidence-based teaching at scale and how to implement critical reforms, such as tailored teaching and new specialist teacher career pathways.

15 May 2018

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

Event recording: 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.

2 May 2018

Gonski 2.0 Review: What the Commonwealth should do (and not do) to drive improvement in school education – Brisbane

Event recording: In this State of Affairs event, Julie Sonnemann, Grattan Institute School Education Fellow, along with a panel of leading policy thinkers explored: What is needed to lift educational outcomes at scale; what are the benefits, challenges and risks of Commonwealth interventions; and, where should the Commonwealth focus its efforts, and why?

17 April 2018

Safer care saves money – Melbourne

Event recording: In this Policy Pitch event, Stephen Duckett, Health Program Director at Grattan Institute presented data on the costs of complication rates and potential new strategies to reduce adverse events. He was joined by Associate Professor Jill Sewell, chair of the Victorian Clinical Council and Dr Linda Swan, Chief Medical Officer for Medibank to discuss how strategies might work in the public and private sectors.

21 March 2018

Congestion in Melbourne: is it time to consider congestion charging?

Event recording: In this Policy Pitch event, a panel of transport and infrastructure experts explored: How bad congestion is across Melbourne; at what point we should consider new strategies to manage congestion, including congestion pricing; and, if a government were to introduce congestion charging, what principles should guide the scheme.

13 March 2018

Innovation policy in Australia: never a better time? – Melbourne

Event recording: Innovation and Science Australia has just released its plan for Australia’s innovation, science and research system, Australia 2030: Prosperity through Innovation. How big is the opportunity for Australia? Who really benefits from rapid innovation? Should policymakers follow ISA’s recommendations? At this Policy Pitch event, a panel that included the authors of the report used these questions to form the basis for an engaging discussion on innovation policy.

9 March 2018

Gonski 2.0 Review: What the Commonwealth should do (and not do) to drive improvement in school education – Canberra

Event recording: In this Capital Ideas event, Dr Peter Goss, Grattan Institute School Education Program Director, hosted a panel of leading policy thinkers to explore what is needed to lift educational outcomes at scale, what are the benefits, challenges and risks of Commonwealth interventions and where should the Commonwealth focus its efforts, and why?

16 February 2018

Hospital complications calculator explainer

If you or a family member are going to hospital soon, Grattan’s new Hospital Complications Calculator may be very useful. Watch this video explainer from Health Program Director, Stephen Duckett to learn how it can help.

5 December 2017

Prime Minister’s Summer Reading List 2017

Event recording: 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.

21 November 2017

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

Event Recording: 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.

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