Latest Podcast

25 May 2020

Fast train fever: Why renovated rail might work but bullet trains won’t – Podcast

Listen to Greg Moran, Senior Associate, and Tom Crowley, Associate, discuss their latest report Fast train fever: why renovated rail might work but bullet trains won’t.

15 May 2020

COVID-19: What does the new normal look like?

There’s no doubt that COVID-19 has changed our lives forever. After two months of hibernation in Australia, states are slowly beginning to loosen restrictions. We’ve heard the term the ‘new normal’ over and over again. But what does the new normal look like?

11 May 2020

Start with steel: A practical plan to support carbon workers and cut emissions

Investing in ‘green’ steel could create 25,000 local manufacturing jobs, a multi-billion-dollar industry and cut emissions in Australia. It’s a win-win-win.

30 April 2020

Planning for recovery: Australia after the pandemic – Podcast

The COVID-19 crisis is not over, but attention is now turning to the ‘road out’ of the economic shutdown. A panel of Grattan experts discuss the best way forward in this webinar recording.

20 April 2020

Shutdown: estimating the COVID-19 employment shock

Listen to Brendan Coates, Grattan’s Household Finances Program Director, in discussion with Matt Cowgill, Senior Associate, and Paul Austin, Editor, about the impact of the COVID-19 shutdown and what policies could help support Australians through the crisis.

9 April 2020

COVID-19: Your Questions Answered – Podcast

In this Grattan podcast, a panel of policy experts provided their perspectives on the health, social, and economic impacts of COVID-19.

30 March 2020

COVID-19: the challenges of online schooling

Will our children be able to cope during this stressful time? Will they be able to learn if they are forced to do online schooling for weeks, months, or even the rest of the year? Listen to informed analysis and advice from our Education Fellow, Julie Sonnemann, with host Paul Austin.

27 March 2020

The economic, budgetary and health impacts of COVID-19 – Podcast

In this webinar, a panel of policy experts from the Grattan Institute provided measured, informed, evidence-based perspective on the economic, budgetary and health impacts of COVID-19.

13 March 2020

COVID-19 and Australia’s healthcare system

Stephen Duckett, Health Program Director, discusses how the coronavirus crisis is highlighting the cracks in the healthcare system, and what we can learn from the NHS response to the pandemic.

12 March 2020

Tackling Melbourne’s Congestion – Event recording

Up until now, state governments’ main efforts to reduce congestion have been to build new roads and add new public transport services. But decades of new roads and new public transport have left Melbourne with the level of congestion we see today. Listen to this Grattan Institute event recording on ‘Tackling Melbourne’s Congestion’.