As Victoria’s Upper House begins to debate the Assisted Dying bill passed by Lower House MPs, Australia21 is calling on those who will vote to set aside emotion and examine the evidence supporting change.
The first school to adopt ‘Smarter About Drugs: A conversation pack’ has integrated it into VCE Global Politics. Download it now and get students talking!
Forget the RET and the CET, now we’ve got the NEG. Confused? There’s a lot to digest in the Turnbull government’s new energy policy, so it’s not surprising a lot of people are suffering from metaphorical reflux. Is the National Energy Target a genuine attempt at improvement, or a political stunt? It depends who you ask, of course. So we’ve distilled the commentary and provided our own take on the plan, to help you out.
Mindfulness research can suffer from poor methodology, with subjective evaluation. The Mindful Futures Network is helping to map the best tests and measures of effectiveness in Australia.
In the Making our Future Work project, our objective is to gain and articulate an empathic understanding of how young people are perceiving and experiencing the world of work, now and as they look to the future, to help inform the development of policies and programs.
The ACT Government’s decision to allow pill testing at the Spilt Milk festival will prevent overdoses and toxicity. Other Australian jurisdictions should also put harm reduction first.
Ministers, Agency Heads and CEOs need their executives to REAP more sustainable solutions to deal with the major issues confronting citizens, communities and employees: Respond, Engage, Attend and Produce. That’s the advice of Australia21 Director Peter Yuile, who draws on his long experience and deep understanding of government and the Australian public service to provide insight to senior executives.