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  • Where's Labor's brain? Guy Rundle’s opinion piece in the Age and Sydney Morning Herald on New Year’s day 2012 reflects on Labor’s think tanks with the following observation:

“Its (Labor’s) think tanks, with the exception of the Fabians, focus on narrow questions, swaddled in jargon." Read more

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Podcasts from State Forums

Podcast July 2013: Young Fabians – Interview: Lord Maurice Glasman is interviewed by Chris Garvin, Director, Young Fabians, Sydney, July 2013.

Podcast May 2013: Victorian Fabians – May Forum – Baillieu to Napthine – 2 years of Coalition Government

Video 16 December 2012: Professor Malcolm Cook: "Australian Security & Defence"

Podcast 21 November 2012: Peter Gerrand on "Why the NBN is vital to Australia" | Click here for the PDF

Podcast 18 October 2012: Hon Jay Weatherill, Premier of South Australia, on "Strengthening Australian democracy: Political Discourse and Engagement"

Podcast 15 August 2012: Professor Barbara Norman on "How Should Cities Respond to Climate Change?" | Click here for the PDF

Podcast 19 April 2012: Assoc. Prof. Frank Bongiorno on "Blue Labour: Lessons for Australia" | Click here for the PDF

Podcast 21 Mar 2012: Professor Ian McAllister on "Voting Trends and the ALP"  | Click here for the slides

Podcast 16 Feb 2012: Kelvin Thomson on "Population Australia: does bigger mean better?"

Australia Under Abbott - Refugees, Industrial Relations And Environment

April: Fixing Education Funding: Did Gonski Get It Right?

May: A Place of Our Own: Tackling The Housing Crisis



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