News from CEDA events


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State budget deficit WA’s greatest challenge

“It would be something that would dog us for our term, whether it’s one two three or four terms in office. It would dog us for that period of time because dealing with what confronted us was so extraordinary,” WA Premier, the Hon. Mark McGowan has said, referring to WA’s budget deficit, at the 2017–18 WA State Budget breakfast in Perth. Read more…


Creating an aerotropolis is an exciting moment in time

I don’t think we’ve got our head around how much the Western Sydney Airport is going to deliver, Liverpool City Council Chief Executive Officer, Kiersten Fishburn said at the CEDA NSW Western Sydney Growth Series event. Read more…


Business must play a social role in communities

“A lot of companies have CSRs – corporate social responsibilities…It’s a good combination of words: responsibility is good, social is good, but what it stands for is being used the wrong way in so many different places. It’s used as a check-box,” Chobani Founder and Chief Executive Officer Hamdi Ulukaya has told a CEDA audience in Sydney. Read more…


CEDA website: event registration changes

CEDA is excited to announce that our new and refreshed website is live. Read more…


Aussie kids' educational success tied to family background

“Australia is well below the OECD average in its capacity to detach background from outcome in our education system,” SA Minister for Education and Child Development and SA Minister for Higher Education and Skills, the Hon. Susan Close has told a CEDA audience in Adelaide. Read more…


Where the responsibility for housing affordability lies

The Federal Treasurer seems to think most of the housing policy development should be outsourced to the states with no additional funding and yet the states should still be accountable to the commonwealth, Victorian Treasurer the Hon. Tim Pallas said at the launch of CEDA’s Housing Australia research report. Read more…


Privatisation process needs effective regulatory arrangements

“Governments should not be maximising the value of assets and thereby sale prices by giving monopoly infrastructure operators unfettered pricing power,” Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Chairman, Rod Sims has told a CEDA audience in Perth. Read more…


Leadership in a time where machines outperform humans

When you pit human experts against the sheer power of data and machine-based analysis, more often than not the machine can outperform the human, McKinsey & Company Partner, Emma Petherick said at the CEDA QLD CEO panel on future leadership. Read more…


Tasmanian digital inclusion falling behind

Australia’s overall level of digital inclusion is improving but Tasmania remains the lowest scoring state in our index alongside South Australia, RMIT University, Director Social Change Enabling Capability Platform, Professor Julian Thompson has told a CEDA audience. Read more…


Regional Victoria’s role in the state’s success

“Just as Melbourne plays a critical role across Victoria, likewise regional cities play a very important role in their regions, but also across Victoria,” Regional Development Victoria (RDV) Chief Executive Officer, James Flintoft has told a CEDA audience in Melbourne. Read more…


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