POPULATE OR PERISH? Dr Oliver Marc Hartwich, Research Fellow & Jessica Brown, Policy Analyst

The population debate has heated up in recent months with both sides arguing their case vehemently. The discussion has turned into a moral issue when, in fact, reasoned, considered debate is what’s needed.

CIS Research Fellow Dr Oliver Marc Hartwich and CIS Policy Analyst Jessica Brown have been researching means of demographic analysis and will cover what trends we can expect for the coming decades. They will consider whether Australia is prepared for population growth, and bring to the conversation practical infrastructure and housing policy issues.

The challenges of population growth are many and varied and we welcome your input on the best ways of addressing them. A Meet the Researcher lecture