Feedback from our members
"CEDA is the leader in its field for providing unbiased
research into Australian matters, and hosting discussion with
leaders of industry and members of government and
"CEDA has opened up our professional networks, and provided
a great source of current issues and opportunities for
"An outstanding range of events with topical coverage and
first rate speakers. Also some excellent representation and
research output with very good coverage."
"CEDA demonstrates total respect for all views on issues
that affect Australia's development. It provides a meeting place
for both minds and people. It plans its subject matter in a way
that provides both interest and opportunity to gather knowledge and
CEDA took part in the 2009 Annual Business and Professions Study
- an annual survey of members from 47 different associations.
According to our members, CEDA ranked first for overall
performance (88% rated our performance as 'good' or 'excellent'),
and first for reputation (92% believe CEDA has a good reputation in
the business community).
Our strengths are:
- supporting the development of knowledge and skills
- providing leadership in the field
- building the standing of its members
- providing an opportunity for members to participate in policy
CEDA has, for half a century, sought to promote informed discussion
and balanced development of the Australian economy. That long-run
perspective is never more important than at times like the present,
when a cyclical event is under way and confidence tends,
understandably, to wane.
Glenn Stevens, Governor, Reserve Bank of Australia