With a near dead heat in the race to form government, why does there have to be only one winner? Why can’t we all be winners drawing on the strengths of all our politicians, not just half of them? In the wake of the federal election, Australia21 Directors, Ian Dunlop and Bob Douglas argue for a new style of politics in the public interest.
It’s on! Australians will head to the polling booths to elect a national government on 2 July 2016. Let’s make sure we know what we’re voting for. Here, in one-page […]
Meet four Australia21 Directors as they explain who we are and what we do in this short video.
In Canberra today (10th April), we have a Young Australia21 stall at the National Youth Week Expo in Garema Place – 4pm-8pm. Come by and say hello. We have some surprises in store, including a giant interactive box that you can submit your worries into (to be transformed into something beautiful) – and which you can also post your wishes on. We will also have some of our publications to give away by donation, and you can chat to us about our upcoming projects. Hope to see you there!
A21 Director Ian Dunlop on climate change – risk and opportunity:
Sensible climate policy has been dismantled, replaced with token gestures. Unfortunately, the evidence is piling up, along with the economic cost of extreme weather events, to the point where continued denialism is simply economic illiteracy.In the national interest, emergency action is long overdue.The changes needed will require unprecedented co-operation, and statesmanship of the highest order. It is too much to expect the male-dominated, eminence-grise of the incumbency to rise to the occasion, but women might.
The Hon Kate Carnell AO, CEO of the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, launched “Who speaks for and protects the public interest in Australia? Essays by (39) notable Australians […]