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21 February 2017

Why every generation feels entitled – Melbourne event

Event podcast: 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.

15 February 2017

The right infrastructure at the right price

Listen to a podcast with Transport Program Director, Marion Terrill providing a breakdown of the key points that were were discussed at Grattan Institute’s first Forward Thinking event for the year where three experts considered how to get the right infrastructure at the right price.

5 February 2017

Engaging students: creating classrooms that improve learning

Listen to an interview podcast with Dr Peter Goss discussing his report. Forty per cent of Australian school students are unproductive in a given year. The education system needs comprehensive reform to tackle widespread student disengagement in class.

2 February 2017

An objective for super?

A podcast with Brendan Coates, Australian Perspectives Fellow. Over the course of the past year, the superannuation debate has progressed from tax breaks to what the objective of the superannuation system should be.

21 December 2016

Why every generation feels entitled

A podcast with Brendan Coates, Australian Perspectives Fellow. There will always be a generation gap. We can narrow it if each generation understands the facts behind the other generation’s point of view.

14 December 2016

National Electricity Market Review – Preliminary Report

A podcast of this Energy Futures seminar with Australia’s Chief Scientist Alan Finkel. The National Electricity Market (NEM) Security Review, led by Australia’s Chief Scientist Alan Finkel, will deliver its preliminary report in December. Alan Finkel and a panel of experts discussed the preliminary report and likely policy implications.

7 December 2016

Prime Minister’s Summer Reading List 2016

Grattan Institute launched our annual Summer Reading List for the Prime Minister at the State Library of Victoria.

4 December 2016

Shared interest: a universal loan fee for HELP

A podcast with Andrew Norton. A 15 per cent loan fee on all new tertiary education lending could save the Commonwealth $700 million a year and make HELP fairer and stronger.

27 November 2016

Circuit breaker: a new compact on school funding

A podcast with Dr Peter Goss: A new deal among governments and school systems can end Australia’s toxic school funding debate and transform teaching and learning in schools, without costing the Commonwealth more money.

22 November 2016

A sugary drinks tax: recovering the community costs of obesity

Australia should introduce a tax on sugary drinks to help tackle obesity and recoup some of the $5.3 billion a year the epidemic costs taxpayers.

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