• Pop-up roundtable on alcohol-fuelled violence
    Posted: February 11, 2014

    Following the increased debate on alcohol-fuelled violence in NSW, the youth wing of Australia21, ‘Young21’ – working with the Ted Noffs Foundation – held a pop-up roundtable on alcohol-fuelled violence in Sydney on 27 February.The group will prepare a communique drawing on the results of the evening’s conversation which will be distributed to the media and to government soon.

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  • Australia21 Director Bob Douglas writes for See-Change on sustainability curriculum
    Posted: January 21, 2014

    Australia21 Director Bob Douglas also works with the ACT See-Change group on a schools based program on sustainability. His article on 21 January in The Age and The Canberra Times refers to curriculum materials developed in the ACT. These can be found on the SEE-Change website at

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  • Release of new discussion paper on the impact of financial inequality
    Posted: December 29, 2013

    Australia21 today released a new discussion paper “Unfair economic arrangements make us sick. How should Australia respond to the expanding financial inequities among its citizens?” as background for a roundtable discussion on 31 January 2014.

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  • Launch of “Refugees and asylum seekers: Finding a better way”
    Posted: December 16, 2013

    At Parliament House on 17 December Sir William Deane AC launched Australia21’s collection of essays by 24 notable Australians on a fresh approach to refugee and asylum seeker policy. Go to Publications to download a copy. Also available in hard copy for purchase.

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  • Ali’s story of finding asylum (Video)
    Posted: December 10, 2013

    Read about stage one of Australia21’s project which comprises a collection of essays by notable Australians – “Refugees and asylum seekers: finding a better way”

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  • Ecosystems Services Workshop
    Posted: December 9, 2013

    Papers from the Ecosystems Services Workshop hosted by Australia21 at the Crawford School of Public Policy at the ANU on 15 November 2013 are now available. See Our research/Australians in the landscape and follow the ecosystem services links.

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  • Australia21 commissions discussion paper on Inequality
    Posted: October 10, 2013

    Australia21 has commissioned Professor Sharon Friel to write a discussion paper on the broad impacts of Inequality.

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