• 22 January 2024

    Australia deserves a public service that embodies its multiculturalism – diversity targets are a proven way to get there.

    Jin Lim

  • 10 October 2023

    Skills mismatches will grow due to climate change and its economic fallout. Microcredentials can enable rapid and inclusive re-skilling while offering universities an opportunity to re-invent their mission in a “climate changed” world.

    Jack Isherwood

  • 5 September 2022

    While reforms to improve the quality of aged care are welcome, the government must also consider how to resource providers to meet higher standards.

    Nelson Ma, David Brown

  • 31 August 2022

    The new Labor government has a historic opportunity to boost young people’s wellbeing as part of its economic agenda—here’s how.

    Travers McLeod

  • 30 August 2022

    Is now the moment to (re)introduce an independent "buffer body" for the tertiary sector that will enable universities to respond to future jobs, skills and research needs?

    Libby Hackett

  • 18 August 2022

    While fiscal stimulus applied during the COVID-19 crisis has boosted employment, the much bigger challenge remains productivity and wage stagnation. This will require an ambitious national reform agenda to transform Australian industry.

    Roy Green

  • 8 August 2022

    New research shows that by taking into account the broader financial benefits of domestic manufacturing, building key transport infrastructure locally can be the fiscally smart decision.

    Christopher Day

  • 28 July 2022

    We should reimagine how capital markets can better back women entrepreneurs, especially those at society’s margins, and boost women’s economic security more broadly. The design of a new venture capital fund announced by the NSW Government can demonstrate what’s possible.

    Vafa Ghazavi

  • 25 July 2022

    While Australia is doing well on full employment, it’s time to prepare for the next downturn by upgrading the economy’s recession-fighting toolkit.

    Zac Gross

  • 4 July 2022

    Focusing on both employment law and how we design visas could help address the systemic underpayment of migrant workers.

    Anna Boucher