Category: Australia

Anthea Harris: Victorian potential for change

Anthea Harris: Victorian potential for change

  “One of the country’s most experienced climate policy practitioners”. This how Frank Jotzo described Anthea Harris when lamenting the Abbott government’s spree of public servant sackings over carbon predicting her probable demise as the CEO of...
Peter Newman – a global perspective on transport and cities of the future

Peter Newman – a global perspective on transport and cities of the future

Transport system visionary, Peter Newman AO, started his journey towards creating a sustainable way of living in cities, when he was a young post-grad. After the sprawling city of Perth, he was so affected by the close living of the people of Delft in Holland where he...

Australians will not be put off solar

This very interesting peice from the Alternative Technology Association (who do some great work in this area) covering some lesser known or understood aspects of domestic solar installations.Bottom line – if at all possible, please do not sell the renewable...

Crunch Time – Australia’s Policy Future

Be part of the first major conference of Australia’s leading progressive think tanks.At the halfway mark of the Rudd Government’s first term, and a year on from the 2020 Summit, we invite you to join us in considering the principles and values that should guide...