Setting the world on fire: Honorary Youth Adviser brings new skills to Australia21 [News]
Science communicator and entrepreneur Andy Barley has been appointed as an Honorary Youth Adviser, to help steer Australia21's Board on youth engagement with public policy.
A vote of confidence in evidence-based public policy [News]
Great news: Australia21 received overwhelming support for our End Of Financial Year appeal! We're taking that as a vote of confidence in the work we do to research and promote evidence-based public policy. It's a sign that Australians want to see informed, democratic decision-making in this era when fake news and spin can confuse issues and sidetrack rational debate.
First school signs up to innovative 'Smarter About Drugs' strategy [News]
A Melbourne school has signed up to pilot Australia21's Smarter About Drugs Conversation Pack to engage its students in open and informed discussions about illicit drugs and the policies that guide Australia's response to them. In other developments this month, the Making the Future Work project has been awarded $10,000 grant, there's been a major shift on PTSD and we give you a sneak preview of our soon-to-be released Algal Farming report.
Where's the evidence? 10 key projects keeping the public and politicians accurately informed [News]
We believe the best way to tackle flawed or ineffective public policies is providing evidence that supports the case for change: givenow.com.au/australia21.
How to turn $21K into $105K in just two weeks - and fight fake news and spin [News]
Feeling powerless against fake news and spin? The antidote is rational debate based on evidence. Support our 5-for-1 EOFY donations drive to encourage more of it.
Chris Ruane, champion of mindful decision-making, returns to Westminster in a victory for cross-party engagement [News]
Australia21 congratulations MP Chris Ruane on his return to Westminster. Not because his was the first seat that Labour took from the Conservatives in the unpredictable 2017 UK election, but because Chris has brought about a fundamental change in the way the British Parliament and civil service operates. In May, he took time out from campaigning to help launch Australia21's Mindful Futures Network.
Help turn $21,000 into $105,000: End of Financial Year donations drive [News]
Feeling powerless? Frustrated about fake news? Sick of spin? Now YOU CAN make a difference! *** For every $1 you donate Australia21 will receive $5 *** Yes, until June 30 [...]
Reduced working hours: the end of full-time employment? [News]
A YoungA21 perspective on the future of work in an era of digital disruption and rising automation: the positives and negatives of a reduced working week.