Strategic frames, unusual bedfellows and forum shopping: Insights into the barriers to and strategies for advancing a health equity agenda from social, trade and welfare policy analysis
How do policy actors advance prioritisation for health and equity in policy domains outside the traditional health sector? In this webinar, Dr Belinda Townsend outlines barriers and strategies from three in-depth qualitative case studies of public policy in Australia in the areas of employment (Paid Parental Leave), trade (Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement) and welfare reform (Northern Territory Emergency Response).
The recent bushfires and the present Coronavirus pandemic have made the impending ecological crisis more real and the need for action more urgent. But how can we direct our agency to practical and tangible action? Join our panel discussion on how we can develop approaches to tie together climate action, individual and community actions and deep democratic renewal.
Technology neutrality has many supporters as a policy principle. In the context of green industrial policies - such as those supporting the energy transition - it also has many critics. This webinar considers whether tech neutrality can ever be a useful principle in the context of green industrial policy, and under what conditions. Using the example of the Australian National Hydrogen Strategy, this webinar makes recommendations for how the two may work together.