Political agendas ‘ruining’ learning, says report “Twenty-first century skills” such as creativity and intercultural understanding are not much use if you cannot read or write. That’s the message from Fiona Mueller and Kevin Donnelly in their just-published school education policy paper for Nationals party think tank the Page Research Centre. Dr Donnelly said one of…Details
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Page Research Centre board member Christine Ferguson has been named a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours list for her services to the Gundagai community and NSW politics. Congratulations!
Research paper commissioned by the Page Research Centre summarising the current and future use of bio-fuels in Australia, and how it impacts on rural Australia. By Giles Kirkland – blogging automotive expert and mechanic with expertise in new technologies and sustainable power sources. Biofuels in Australia – the rewards and the risks. In its 2018 review,…Details
Op-ed on decentralisation by David Furse Roberts (Menzies Research Centre) and Kristian Jenkins (Page Research Centre) If one was to drive out of Sydney’s Martin Place and head in any direction out of the city, it would be some kilometres, minutes, and possibly hours, before they could spot their first horse. Such is the growth…Details
Congratulations to our Director Bill Baxter AM on his being named a Member of the Order of Australia this Australia Day!
Rutherglen’s Bill Baxter, a former member of Parliament and the minister responsible for establishing Melbourne’s CityLink, has been awarded the Member of the Order of Australia. The 71-year-old was a member of the Parliament of Victoria from 1973 to 2006 and was Minister for Roads and Ports in the Kennett McNamara government. “I was fortunate…Details
Op-ed in The Spectator by Executive Director Kristian Jenkins It’s old news. Most who follow the thread of cultural and political “progress” recognise that those with the persistent temerity to question “progressive” dogma leave themselves open to condemnation. Australia, like the rest of old Christendom, has long been post-Christian. Hallelujah, many cry. Fewer though are…Details
The Australian – Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of Malcolm Colless, our recent board member, who passed away at his Sydney home on 31st October. Malcolm Colless was a rare beast: a journalist with an old-school pedigree and a head for business that swept him from the dusty corridors of Sydney’s Trades…Details
The Daily Telegraph – Page Research Centre’s paper on population dispersion recommends policy which encourages people to relocate to the regions. In the past week about 1600 people from interstate and overseas packed up their belongings and moved to Sydney. Melbourne’s population, which is already at 4.6 million, has already increased by more than 2000 people…Details
The Page Research Centre is pleased to announce our successful board room dinner in Melbourne in October 2017 with guest speakers The Hon. Josh Frydenberg MP and Senator Matt Canavan, attended by some of the leading executives in the energy and resources sectors. We enjoyed a productive meeting and seek further research and development out…Details