14 October 2019

Why it’s time for congestion charging

Australia’s capital cities should join many of the great cities of the world by charging drivers who use the busiest roads at the busiest times.

8 October 2019

Power play: how governments can better direct Australia’s electricity market

Listen to Grattan Institute’s Energy Program Director Tony Wood and Fellow Guy Dundas discuss solutions for Australia’s electricity market with Paul Austin.

23 September 2019

Australian Energy Futures – Melbourne event

This is an event recording of a public forum in the Energy Future series, hosted by Melbourne Energy Institute and Grattan Institute.

9 September 2019

What does the future of Australian energy look like?

Australia’s commitment to the Paris Agreement means cutting carbon emissions to near zero over the next 30 years. This must be done at the lowest cost, while ensuring energy supplies remain reliable. Listen to Grattan Institute’s Energy Program Director Tony Wood and Fellow Guy Dundas tackle the future of energy in Australia with podcast host, Paul Austin.

2 September 2019

The choice between vocational and higher education

Listen to Professor Linda Kristjanson AO, Professor Peter Noonan, Frances Coppolillo, and Higher Education Program Director Andrew Norton discuss the choice between vocational and higher education in this event held in partnership with State Library Victoria.

26 August 2019

Attracting high achievers to teaching

Australia’s top teachers should be able to earn $80,000 a year more, and top school-leavers should get $10,000-a-year scholarships if they take up teaching, as part of a $1.6 billion blueprint to boost teacher quality and student performance.

19 August 2019

Generation gap: ensuring a fair go for younger Australians

Today’s young Australians are in danger of being the first generation in memory to have lower living standards than their parents’ generation.

12 August 2019

When is vocational education a good alternative to higher education?

Some university students with low school results would be better off doing vocational education instead.

5 August 2019

What would it take to end homelessness in Queensland?

All Australians are spending more of their incomes on housing, but worsening affordability is hurting low-income earners the most. Almost half of low-income Australians in the private rental market suffer rental stress. It’s probably no coincidence that homelessness is rising.

2 July 2019

Hydrogen: coming to a stovetop near you? – Sydney

Event podcast: In this Forward Thinking event Alison Reeve from the COAG Hydrogen Taskforce, Peter Harcus from Jemena Gas Networks and Craig Memery from the Public Interest Advocacy Centre joined Grattan’s Tony Wood to discuss whether hydrogen will become a key part of Australia’s energy supply.