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Panel discussion – Wicked problems: domestic policy

April 30, 2019 6:30 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

ANU 2019 Federal Election Panel Series Many of the enduring challenges in Australian domestic policy are seemingly intractable. How we respond – or don’t respond – will shape our society for decades to come. How do we energise on critical domestic issues including Indigenous disadvantage, climate change and tax policy? How will the arts and our demographic mix change our view of the future Australia? ANU Panellists:   Dr Liz Allen, ANU Centre for Social Research and Methods Professor Bob... View Article

Research brief: Australian climate policy inaction threatens lives

February 5, 2019 3:31 pm Published by Comments Off on Research brief: Australian climate policy inaction threatens lives

Overall, the inaugural Australian Countdown finds that Australia is vulnerable to the impacts of climate change on health, and that policy inaction in this regard threatens Australian lives. In a number of respects, Australia has gone backwards and now lags behind other high income countries such as Germany and the United Kingdom. Examples include the persistence of a very high carbon-intensive energy system in Australia, and a slow transition to renewables and low-carbon electricity generation.