Next Big Question

The Next Big Question program aims to involve leading thinkers and the wider community in identifying and creating new conversations on the big questions facing Australia at a time which, more than ever, calls for informed and inventive thinking.

  • Elephants in the Polling Booth: Short Election Essays 2016
    Posted: May 1, 2016 - Susan Davidson

    It’s on! Australians will head to the polling booths to elect a national government on 2 July 2016. Let’s make sure we know what we’re voting for. Here, in one-page essays, we expose ten issues our political representatives steadfastly ignore or inadequately address – ten ‘elephants in the polling booth’.

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  • Next Big Question 1: 2009-2011 project events
    Posted: September 28, 2013 - Susan Davidson

    NBQ1 was held over 2009-2011. It aimed to provide an interactive, global space for eminent Australians and young leaders to reflect on Australia’s future and to contribute to essential thinking about responses to the unprecedented challenges facing Australia.

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