Latest Podcast

28 April 2021

An agenda for Australia’s first Minister for Women’s Economic Security – Podcast

Listen to Rebecca Joiner, Tom Crowley and Kat Clay discuss what the agenda should be for the new Minister for Women’s Economic Security.

12 April 2021

How to get to net-zero emissions in the National Electricity Market – Podcast

Join Kat Clay, Head of Digital Communications, with Tony Wood, Energy and Climate Change Program Director, and James Ha, associate, in conversation about their new report, Go for Net Zero: A practical plan for reliable, affordable, low-emissions electricity.

26 March 2021

Why house prices are skyrocketing (and what we can do to fix it) – Podcast

Listen to Kat Clay, Head of Digital Communications, and Brendan Coates, Household Finances Program Director, tackle the very real problem of housing affordability.

15 March 2021

What now for aged care? – Podcast

There’s no doubt that aged care must be reformed. But with an overwhelming number of recommendations from the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety, where do we even begin?

7 March 2021

How the COVID crisis affected Australian women – Podcast

COVID has compounded the effects of career breaks for women. Just six months out of work can add another $100,000 to the average $2 million lifetime earnings gap between men and women with children in Australia. This International Women’s Day, listen to Danielle Wood, CEO, Kate Griffiths, Fellow, and Tom Crowley, Associate, on how the COVID recession has affected women, now and into the future, and what we can do to ‘build back better’.

24 February 2021

Will COVID-19 change the way we travel around cities forever? – Podcast

It’s no exaggeration to say that COVID-19 has changed how we travel forever. Now that offices are reopening, many people are driving to work in order to avoid public transport. But do any of us want to go back to the office after discovering the flexibility of working from home. Or maybe, you’ve just decided to join the lycra clad brigade of MAMILS on their bikes.

However we commute, it’s almost certainly going to look different to pre-pandemic transport. Listen to Kat Clay, Head of Digital Communications, in conversation with Owain Emslie, Senior Associate.

19 February 2021

How to fix the hotel quarantine system – Podcast

Listen to Kat Clay, Head of Digital Communications, in conversation with Brendan Coates, Household Finances Program Director, and Henry Sherrell, Migration Fellow, about how to fix the hotel quarantine system.

12 February 2021

Will the pension still exist when you retire? – Podcast

Are you worried the age pension won’t exist in Australia by the time you retire? Turns out you’re not alone – more than half of Australians are worried about the pension disappearing. Listen to Brendan Coates, Household Finances Program Director, in discussion with Kat Clay, Head of Digital Communications, and why you might not need to be worried about the pension disappearing.

5 February 2021

Donations Data Revealed

Political parties in Australia collectively received $168 million in income for the last financial year. Yet more than half of the funding for the major parties remains secret.