Paul Barratt, Chair of public policy think tank Australia21.

Paul Barratt

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We tackle real-world social issues and environmental problems that defy simple solutions.

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Paul Barratt AO, Chair of Australia21


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In this week of Anzac commemorations, there have been many reminders that the suffering of defence force personnel can last way beyond active duty. Anzac Day itself is, for some, […]

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Keep science and technology free from political interference

April 22, 2017

Australia21 supports the call for leaders around the world to recognise and reinforce independent research, free of political interference. Below is an open letter published by eminent Australian scientists and their […]

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