Whitlam Institute
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Public Policy and Research

The Whitlam Institute within WSU is a leading national centre & independent think-tank for the people, working to ignite debate, strengthen discussion & enrich policy development. Our public program’s guided by the Whitlam legacy, with focus areas in Australian Parliamentary Democracy, Education as a Public Good, & Australia in the World. We run a range of events, inc the Gough Whitlam Oration.

...to help the great and continuing work of building a more equal, open, tolerant and independent Australia
— Gough Whitlam, 12 November 2010

Public Policy focus areas

The Whitlam Institute within Western Sydney University is a leading national centre and independent think-tank for the people. It works to ignite debate, strengthen discussion and enrich policy development in Australia. Our public program is guided by the Whitlam legacy around themes such as Australian Parliamentary Democracy, Education as a Public Good, and Australia in the World. We run fora and events throughout the year canvassing an even broader range of public policy ideas, including the Gough Whitlam Oration.
 

 

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Work with us on policy

Have a proposal to work with us or would like to intern on one of our policy research areas? Get in touch to discuss via info@whitlam.org.

Find out more about opportunities to volunteer, work or intern at the Whitlam Institute.