Latest Grattan Streaming

15 March 2017

Climate Change 2017: Restarting the debate

Event Recording: In the first Capital Ideas public forum hosted through our partnership with the National Library, Helen Wilson who will lead the Government’s review of our domestic climate change policies, Frank Jotzo a leading climate economist from ANU and Grattan Institute’s Tony Wood discussed the review and what it is intended to achieve.

21 February 2017

Why every generation feels entitled – Melbourne event

Grattan Streaming: In this Policy Pitch event at the State Library Victoria, Caitlin Fitzsimmons, Money editor, Sydney Morning Herald and The Age, Peter Switzer, Founder, Switzer Financial Group and Grattan CEO John Daley discussed why each generation feels entitled. They aimed to provide a bigger picture of the taxes and government support for each generation, and how policy ought to change.

8 December 2016

Prime Minister’s Summer Reading List 2016

Every year Grattan Institute releases a summer reading list for the Prime Minister. Watch a recording of this year’s launch event with Sabra Lane at the State Library of Victoria.

6 December 2016

A sugary drinks tax: recovering the community costs of obesity – Parliamentary Launch

Grattan Institute Health Program Director, Stephen Duckett was joined by Senator Richard Di Natale, Emma McBride MP and Russell Broadbent MP at the parliamentary launch of Grattan’s report, A sugary drinks tax: recovering the community costs of obesity.

14 November 2016

Dynamism or descent: What can Australia do to avoid the slow growth trap?

Much of the rich world has been trapped in sluggish economic growth for almost a decade. Australia has avoided the slow growth trap so far. At this Policy Pitch event, three Australian economists discussed the low growth problem and Australia’s prospects and policy priorities.

18 October 2016

What do we know about the safety of hospital care? – Melbourne

The quality and safety of hospital care has been in the news in both Victoria and New South Wales in the last twelve months. In this Policy Pitch event Dr Stephen Duckett, Director of the Health Program at Grattan Institute discussed issues in monitoring and improving the safety of hospital care.

6 October 2016

Demand for coal and gas in light of the Paris Agreement – what this means for Australia

Australia signed up to the Paris Agreement in December 2016 that committed to holding the increase in the global average temperature to well below 2 °C above pre-industrial levels. In this State of Affairs event co-hosted by UQ Energy Initiative and Grattan Institute, a panel of experts presented and discussed with the audience a range of perspectives on what this means for Australia’s economy, its businesses and policy makers.

13 September 2016

Australia in the age of discovery: navigating new risks and opportunities

The world economy has never been more interconnected, and scientific discoveries and technologies are changing it quickly. This Policy Pitch event brought together the author of a fascinating new book, The Age of Discovery, and Australian policy thinkers to assess how Australia should confront the challenges of this age.

18 August 2016

Getting primary care right

Everyone agrees we need to improve primary care. The Commonwealth government is proposing ‘health care homes’ as part of the answer and a move to paying GPs to look after the whole patient. In this Policy Pitch, Stephen Duckett, Director of the Health Program at Grattan Institute presented some findings from Grattan Institute research. Anne Congleton, and Jane Gunn then joined him on a panel to discuss how to improve primary care.

22 July 2016

Is Australia keeping up? Science and technology graduates and the workforce

Science and technology have transformed the world, and will continue to do so. But there is widespread concern that Australia is not keeping up. Australia’s Chief Scientist Alan Finkel, Grattan’s Andrew Norton and ATN’s Renee Hindmarsh to discussed these issues.

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