A new development strategy for Australia

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Great strategy needs to understand what the known challenges are, and consider future trends. It also needs to listen to the voices and intelligence of the development community. This is exactly what the Lab has been doing as we consider next steps for the Government and new international development strategy.

Looking back
Common mistakes
The Lab took a dive into independent aid reviews dating back to the '80s. We found four persistent problems.
Pulse Check
Pulse Check full report
The full results of the Lab's Pulse Check | Development Strategy, including the major trends that will affect development in the region.
Pulse Check
The Lab's take
Our top take aways from five months of research on the Pulse Check | Development Strategy, along with a roadmap for Government.
Policy Submission
The Lab's submission
The Lab’s submission on the future of Australian development strategy.
Policy Submission
Regional voices
The best development is locally led. Here’s what we’ve been seeing, hearing and reading.

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