Latest Grattan Streaming
5 December 2019
Watch Grattan Institute Health Program Director Stephen Duckett explain the current hospital funding system, and two government proposed solutions.
6 November 2019
In this Grattan Institute State of Affairs event, a panel of experts discuss what changes can be made to position a teaching career as an attractive option for young Australians.
14 October 2019
London. Singapore. Stockholm. What do these cities have in common? Congestion charging. Australia’s capital cities should join them by charging drivers who use the busiest roads at the busiest times.
Watch Grattan Institute’s Transport and Cities Program Director Marion Terrill discuss our latest report on congestion charging.
8 October 2019
Lower emissions. 🔋 Reasonable prices. 💵 Reliable supply. 🔌 Is that too much to ask?
Australian electricity consumers can have it all – provided governments stop their ad-hoc market interventions. Watch Grattan Institute Energy Program Director Tony Wood explain our new report, Power Play: How governments can better direct Australia’s electricity market.
29 August 2019
University leaders are calling for the re-instatement of demand driven funding, which let them enrol unlimited numbers of bachelor-degree students. At the same time, there are widespread calls for the vocational education system to be strengthened to attract more young people, especially into the trades. Are these goals in tension? What advice should we give people thinking about their post-school options?
26 August 2019
With high achieving teachers, the typical Australian student would gain an extra 6 to 12 months of learning by Year 9. But bright young Australians are turning their backs on teaching.
19 August 2019
Don’t blame the avo toast or turmeric lattes. 🥑 The generational gap is getting wider.
5 August 2019
All Australians are spending more of their incomes on housing, but worsening affordability is hurting low-income earners the most. Almost half of low-income Australians in the private rental market suffer rental stress. It’s probably no coincidence that homelessness is rising.
6 June 2019
In this Policy Pitch event at the State Library of Victoria, Council of Homeless Persons CEO Jenny Smith, Residential Tenancies in Victoria inaugural Commissioner Dr Heather Holst and Grattan Institute Fellow Brendan Coates discussed the best way to help low-income earners deal with rising housing costs and reduce the number of Australians who are homelessness.
22 May 2019
Event recording: The 2019 election has been branded the ‘generational election’. Beyond the hyperbole about an ‘age war’, there are serious questions about the economic future of today’s young Australians. In this Policy Pitch event the panel debated the contentious issue of intergenerational inequality, and identified what if anything we should do about it.