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A new deal launches to reshape an economy that’s fair for all

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 28th September 2020 -  “What we are calling for requires big change, not just big spending,” project researcher says 

Changing the relationship between First Nations people and other Australians

Luke Michael, Monday, 24th August 2020 -  The Deep Collaboration project is the culmination of a decade's worth of work

Opinion

Designing a new world: Social innovation in a time of disruption

Philippa Butt, Wednesday, 22nd July 2020 -  As crisis mode lifts and we begin to adjust, we have an opportunity to design a new world. To do this, we need protected time and space, deep empathy and collaboration, writes Philippa Butt.

How Australia can ‘build back better’ after coronavirus

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 29th April 2020 -  ACOSS has outlined a five-point plan they say will help Australia recover from the pandemic 

Opinion

A new world is being born

David Ritter, Wednesday, 1st April 2020 -  In Australia, the politically, socially and economically unthinkable has become commonplace within a matter of days – and these changes will set the course for our future, writes David Ritter.

The Ethics Centre presents the Festival of Dangerous Ideas

Contributor, Thursday, 30th January 2020 -  Australia’s original provocative ideas festival returns to Sydney this April to present a dangerous weekend of critical thinking and important conversations. 

Opinion

What do the royal commissions reveal about us as a society?

Doug Taylor, Thursday, 21st November 2019 -  After three royal commissions into vulnerable people it is time we look at what needs to change and who is responsible for making those changes, writes Doug Taylor, deputy executive director of Uniting NSW and ACT.

$3B economic opportunity whets the appetite for plant-based meats

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 4th September 2019 -  Australians are already hungry for food with a lighter environmental impact but now research has shown there are compelling economic reasons to put plant-based meat on your plate.

Seaweed solution making waves in the quest to reverse global warming

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 4th June 2019 -  Nearly all the kelp growing along the east coast of Tasmania has been wiped out due to the rising temperatures of the world’s oceans. But scientists have discovered a way to regenerate the seaweed, and reverse global warming in the process.

In Conversation

In Conversation: Jeremy Heimans

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 15th May 2018 -  Jeremy Heimans is the co-founder and CEO of Purpose, co-founder of GetUp! and co-author of New Power, which reveals how the ability to harness the energy of the connected crowd is reshaping politics, business and society.
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