2023: A Year of Consequence


Expert information you can trust. The country’s top thinkers provide their evidence-based research and insights on our most significant challenges in a year of consequential decisions.


ISBN: 9781760764173 Category:


2023 was a year of consequence, at home and across the world.

For Australia, the year was dominated by the Voice to Parliament, shifting security challenges, and the plight of everyday Australians grappling with a housing crisis, inflation and economic uncertainty.

Globally we saw continuing war in Ukraine and deadly new conflict in Israel, ethical considerations of artificial intelligence and devastating reports on climate change.

Working together, The Conversation’s academics and journalists covered these issues and more, providing evidence-based research to help guide policy-makers and everyday Australians to make informed decisions at a pivotal time.

This is a record of their work on the frontlines in this year of consequential decisions.

Contributors include:
Marcia Langton
Frank Bongiorno
Matthew Sussex
Brian Schmidt
Richard Denniss
Emma Beckett
Peter Martin
Kevin Brophy
Carol Lefevre
Sally Young
John Maynard
Emma Shortis
David Lindenmayer
Sandra Phillips
Jim Stanford

Foreword by Michelle Grattan.

Additional information

Weight 272 g
Dimensions 15.4 x 23.4 cm
Publisher name Thames & Hudson Australia Pty Ltd
Publication date 28 November 2023
Number of pages 216
Format Paperback / softback
Contributors Edited by Justin Bergman
Dimensions 15.4 x 23.4 cm
Weight 272 g


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Editor: Justin Bergman is a senior deputy editor on the Politics and Society section at The Conversation. He was previously the China correspondent for Monocle magazine for seven years and an international editor at The Associated Press in New York and Time magazine in London. He's also taught magazine writing with Stanford University and food writing with Le Cordon Bleu.