Latest Podcast

27 July 2020

The future of Grattan and policy in Australia: John Daley interviews Danielle Wood

In this week’s Grattan podcast, John Daley, our CEO of eleven years, interviews our new CEO, Danielle Wood, on the future of Grattan, the importance of public trust in institutions, and her optimism in the potential for policy change in Australia.

20 July 2020

Grattan’s origins and achievements: Danielle Wood interviews John Daley

As we farewell Grattan’s CEO of eleven years, John Daley, and welcome our new CEO, Danielle Wood, we present the first part of a special two-part podcast series, looking at where Grattan has come from, and where Grattan will go. This week, Danielle Wood interviews John Daley on his achievements and the origins of the Grattan Institute.

13 July 2020

Zero-emissions Australia: opportunities and barriers – Webinar recording

In this Grattan Institute/State Library of Queensland Webinar, a panel of experts explored the opportunities and barriers Australia will face in a low-emissions world.

30 June 2020

School education in the age of COVID-19 – Webinar recording

In this special Webinar, experts from the UK, the US, and Australia discussed their latest findings and identified the extent of the ‘equity gap’. And as schools reopen and students return to the classroom, the panel suggested ways to help our most vulnerable students to catch-up, answered questions on school education in the age of COVID-19.

22 June 2020

How our health system can be better after the pandemic – Webinar recording

Listen to this Grattan Institute/State Library of NSW Webinar recording, where our Health Program Director Stephen Duckett and Dr Teresa Anderson, the Chief Executive of Sydney Local Health District, discussed the new normal and answered questions on Australia’s health response to the COVID-19 crisis.

15 June 2020

COVID catch-up: helping disadvantaged students close the equity gap – Podcast

Australia should launch a $1 billion, six-month tutoring blitz to help 1 million disadvantaged school students recover learning lost during the COVID-19 lockdowns. Listen to Julie Sonnemann, School Education Fellow, in discussion with Kat Clay, Head of Digital Communications, about how to help disadvantaged students recover lost learning.

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?