The CEO of the Grattan Institute asks where will Australia be in 10 years?
The federal election result was decisive, policy directions are set. The election offered the starkest policy divide between the two major parties since Fightback. The nation opted for minimal change. But this is not a sustainable strategy given the policy challenges that we face. At the same time, many of our basic political assumptions are being questioned by the rise of populism and minor parties. In the face of these questions, what should all sides of politics do? And given the plausible choices, where might we be in 10 years time? John Daley, CEO of the Grattan Institute, provides his glimpse into the future.
John Daley has been the Chief Executive of the Grattan Institute since it was founded nine years ago. He has a BSc (Syd) and DPhil (Oxford) and has worked in the public and private sectors. John has published extensively on economic reform priorities, budget policy, tax reform, housing affordability and generational inequality. This work is underpinned by themes of prioritising government initiatives, and the limits to government effectiveness.