Inclusive Prosperity

Closing the Gender Pay Gap By Brett Gale

It’s been 50 years since the first equal pay act in Australia and it shouldn’t take another 50 years to achieve gender pay equity.  Chifley Research Centre’s newest research report Read More

15 Aug 2019 in Inclusive Prosperity

Inequality In Australia: A Bill to shift the debate By Jenny McAllister

Seventy years after Australia’s burst of post-war institution building, it’s time to reorient our economic institutions to the challenges of our times. That’s why I’m introducing a bill to require Read More

14 Jun 2017 in Inclusive Prosperity

Report “Inequality: The Facts and the Future” By Michael Cooney

The Inclusive Prosperity Commission is a major policy project of the Chifley Research Centre, the think tank of the Australian Labor Party. Since its launch in 2014, the Commission has Read More

21 Aug 2016 in Inclusive Prosperity

Why is everyone talking about Medicare privatisation? By Michael Cooney

Malcolm Turnbull has started saying the Government won’t privatise Medicare. Is that even a thing? We explain. The West Australian newspaper revealed a big secret in February this year. The newspaper’s Read More

23 Jun 2016 in Inclusive Prosperity

What is the difference between Labor and Liberal on Medicare? By Michael Cooney

For more than thirty years, Medicare has been there when Australians need it. A sick child in the night, a pensioner with a persistent headache, a middle or working class Read More

07 Jun 2016 in Inclusive Prosperity

The elephant in the room ignored by Scott Morrison: Automation, robotics and the future of work By Barry Dunning

“This budget is an economic plan, it's not just another budget.” With those words Scott Morrison opened last Tuesday’s Budget speech. There was plenty of time for three-word slogans, with Read More

02 Jun 2016 in Inclusive Prosperity

The Government’s Youth Employment Plan Isn’t Going To Work By Lewis Graham

The release of the government budget and its hallmark youth employment plan has caused much consternation over the concept of internships in Australia. The plan promises a $1000 subsidy to Read More

02 Jun 2016 in Inclusive Prosperity

The Liberals’ Economy in three charts By Michael Cooney

Jobs and Growth? Not so much. Every three months the National Accounts are published and tell us what’s happening in the economy. Mr Turnbull and the Liberals were quick to claim Read More

01 Jun 2016 in Inclusive Prosperity

Inclusive prosperity report reinforces concept of growth with fairness By Chifley Research Centre

A Chifley Research Centre report released November 10 adds further impetus to the concept of inclusive prosperity as a fundamental tenet of any new policy direction to achieve economic growth Read More

05 Apr 2016 in Inclusive Prosperity

Add your voice to the inequality debate By Michael Cooney

Rising inequality isn’t just being driven by economic change or even conservative public policy.  Bad corporate behaviour is making the problem worse.  To turn the problem around, we need more Read More

13 Feb 2016 in Inclusive Prosperity
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