19 June 2019
Australia’s primary care system is failing in the prevention and management of chronic disease. In this presentation, Stephen Duckett urges reform to lengthen GP consultations and reduce the number of avoidable hospital admissions.
3 June 2019
In this speech for the Actuaries Institute, Grattan CEO John Daley explores the choices that have to be made when modelling retirement incomes.
12 April 2019
The latest Grattan Institute projections show that most Australians can expect an adequate retirement income. But pensioners that rent will continue to struggle.
27 March 2019
Let’s hope Australians can discuss generational fairness without it descending into generational warfare. Because none of us would want our legacy to be mortgaging our children’s environment and their economic future.
21 March 2019
It has taken only a decade to get to the point where many people say that they couldn’t imagine Australian public life without Grattan. Not bad for an organisation of 30 people.
25 February 2019
Most low-income Australians secure their housing in the private rental market, and even more will do so in future. Housing policy should reflect that reality.
13 February 2019
It’s an indictment of all Australians that the health status of aboriginal people is so poor, Stephen Duckett argues in the Inaugural Violet Marshman Oration. We need to give Indigenous communities more authority to manage their own health services.
26 November 2018
At a function to farewell three directors retiring from the Grattan Institute Board, founding Director Professor Glyn Davis recounted the history of the formation of Grattan Institute, and its development since then.
18 October 2018
The battle for gender equality needs to be fought on several fronts. In particular we should all look to the division of labour in our home – because the amount of time we spend washing dishes or doing school runs might be the key to unlocking Australia’s great untapped resource: women’s workforce participation.
20 August 2018
Complications can cause extra pain and suffering for hospital patients. But complications also cost the health system money. In this presentation, Grattan Institute’s Stephen Duckett identifies policy reforms that could improve patient care and boost the bottom line at the same time.