Latest Submissions

12 October 2020

Australia needs to rethink capital financing of residential aged care

Here’s how the settings should be re-designed to uphold older Australians’ rights and community interests.

18 September 2020

Lessons from Victoria’s COVID-19 failures

The tragedies of the second wave show the need to reinvest in public health staffing and infrastructure.

4 August 2020

The pandemic makes the case for congestion charging even stronger

The threat of COVID means more people will want to drive to work. Without a user charge, our busiest roads could become disastrously congested.

7 July 2020

How to reduce homelessness

Housing the growing number of Australians who are homeless poses substantial challenges, but policy can make a big difference if we make the right choices.

6 July 2020

Recovering from the COVID recession

The Federal Government and the states must start planning for sizeable fiscal stimulus to support the economy beyond October and into next year.

3 July 2020

How to make Australian politics cleaner

The donations system needs to be made more transparent, to help rebuild trust in our politics.

22 June 2020

Building a bridge to a low-emissions future

Australia’s governments should build a ‘bridge’ to support research, development, and deployment of technologies that could cut emissions at lowest cost. Here’s how.

16 June 2020

The consequences of private involvement in healthcare

The evidence from Australia suggests that the community would not benefit from an expansion of private funding of healthcare.

1 May 2020

Learning the lessons from the 2019-20 bushfires

Last summer’s bushfire season was not a one-off. Here’s what authorities should do to ensure we are better prepared in future.

29 April 2020

Preparing for a hotter Australia

The warming climate means Australia faces an increased risk of natural disasters such as bushfires, heatwaves, droughts, and floods. Health authorities must be prepared, and improve their response systems.