• Australia's future workforce?

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    diversify our economy. Click here to find out more.

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    Read and comment on the latest CEDA blog posts

    about the 2015 Federal Budget.

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World competitiveness ranking shows Australia slipping as a smart economy Australia has dropped another place in world competitiveness rankings, falling further in economic performance and government efficiency rankings, raising concerns about our competitiveness as a smart economy.


Curtis Island projects to put Queensland on the map as a reliable supplier of LNG
"LNG (liquefied natural gas) is an incredibly important commodity and will be increasingly so into the future," Santos, Queensland Vice President, Trevor Brown told a CEDA audience in Brisbane. ...Read More

One-third of organisations have no key management personnel who are female
“Experienced, talented and educated women represent an economic resource in this country that is being under-utilised,” Best & Less Chief Executive Officer, Holly Kramer said at a CEDA event in Sydney. ...Read More

Victorians are subsidising the rest of Australia: Treasurer of Victoria
“The removal of $3 billion from the State’s allocation of infrastructure funding means we’re actually subsidising other states’ infrastructure,” Treasurer of Victoria, the Hon. Tim Pallas told a CEDA audience in Melbourne. ...Read More



Budget 2015: Shrinking the Age Pension and retirement income
Following the 2015 Federal Budget, Professor Susan Thorp examines the proposed changes to the Age Pension, means testing and retirement income.


Budget 2015: A tick for stimulus and a question mark for capacity building
Following the 2015 Federal Budget, Professor Beth Webster discusses economic stimulus for Australia's innovation system.


Capital and failure in the social purpose sector: Rob Koczkar
Social Ventures Australia CEO Rob Koczkar examines the importance of capital and innovation in the social services sector in addressing entrenched disadvantage in Australia.

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