25 June 2013: Repairing and preparing Australia's landscapes for global change: Why we must do much more. [Media]
Australia21 released its latest report "Repairing and preparing Australia's landscapes for global change: Why we must do much more" on 25 June 2013 . Written by Australia21 director, Richard Eckersley, the report followed a roundtable of leading thinkers on landscape regeneration held at the University of Melbourne in February 2013.
26 April 2013: The right to choose an assisted death: Time for legislation? [Media]
The report follows a high-level roundtable held in Brisbane in January 2013 on the question "How should Australia regulate voluntary euthanasia and assisted suicide?"
15 November 2012: How should Australia regulate voluntary euthanasia and assisted suicide? [Media]
Voluntary euthanasia and assisted suicide are illegal in all Australian states and territories so friends and family members continue to be prosecuted for assisting their loved ones who request their help to die. Australia21 today released a discussion paper on 15 November 2012 as background to a high level roundtable discussion to be held in January on the topic "How should Australia regulate voluntary euthanasia (VE) and assisted suicide (AS)?”
Beyond denial: Managing the uncertainties of global change [Media]
Australia21 today released its report of a high level conversation about the risks facing Australia from global change.
War on drugs has failed: Report [Media]
The report, released on 3 April 2012, says we need to reopen the debate in Australia because prohibition places the production, distribution and control of illicit drugs into the hands of criminals and exposes young people, police and politicians to their corruptive influence. The harms resulting from prohibition substantially outweigh the gains from efforts by police to suppress criminal activity, a fact now accepted by many politicians, police, researchers and leaders of civil society across the world.
9 September 2012: Alternatives to prohibition. Illicit drugs: How we can stop killing and criminalising young Australians [Media]
This report follows from a Roundtable discussion held in July 2012 to consider new approaches to public policy about illicit drugs in Australia.
The science and politics of population health: Giving health a greater role in public policy [Media]
This paper argues that there are several gaps in the dominant scientific and political perspectives on population health, which, if closed, would help to give health a bigger role in setting national and global priorities and policies
What can Australia learn from different approaches to drugs in Portugal, Switzerland, the Netherlands and Sweden? [Media]
A Background Paper for an Australia21 Roundtable: Melbourne, Friday 6th July 2012.