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Systemic changes needed to right STEM gender imbalances

“There has been this long debate about science and mathematics and participation rates of boys and girls, but the existing bias for more boys than girls that study physics and advanced mathematics has become more rather than less pronounced over time,” NSW Department of Education Secretary, Mark Scott AO has told a CEDA audience in Sydney.


Leadership is more than just holding people's hands

Leadership through change has to be more than just holding people’s hands and saying it will be ok, Hydro Tasmania Chief Executive Officer, Stephen Davy said at CEDA Queensland event on Australia’s future leadership.


Customer choice is key challenge for energy market

Enabling customer choice in the changing energy market will be a challenge for the next decade, AusNet Services General Manager Network Engineering, Siham Knowles said at a CEDA Victoria event on securing Australia’s energy future.


The business of age

Residential care for people with dementia is well over $1 billion a year to the Australian government, University of Sydney, Faculty of Medicine, Curran Professor in Health Care of Older People, and Geriatrician, Professor Susan Kurrle has told a CEDA audience.


Supply chains on the way out: Dr Craig Emerson

Supply chains I think are on the way out, Former Federal Minister for Trade and Competitiveness; Managing Director, Craig Emerson Economics, Dr Craig Emerson has told a CEDA audience.


Outbound investment goes beyond cost savings

Australia seems perfectly situated to tap into two of the biggest and fastest-growing markets – China and India, Wesfarmers; AGL Non-Executive Director Diane Smith-Gander said at CEDA Western Australia's Outbound investment research release event.


CEDA report: Brexit and Trump mean opportunities for Australia lie in Asia

The rise of protectionism in countries such as the US and UK means Australia needs to focus on increasing investment in emerging markets, such as China and India, CEDA’s latest report, Outbound investment, has found.


Healthcare is not an optional extra

The pressure healthcare places on government budgets is a rising issue, but cutting funding to the system is not the answer, Queensland Minister for Health and Minister for Ambulance Services, the Hon. Cameron Dick said.


Diverse energy mix to support South Australia: The Hon. Tom Koutsantonis MP

South Australia needs to be more self-reliant and have more generation to secure its needs, South Australian Minister for Energy and Treasurer, the Hon. Tom Koutsantonis MP has told a CEDA audience.


Outgoing message from CEDA CEO

As I’m sure many of you know by now, my second three-year appointment as Chief Executive came to an end in March and I decided not to seek a further term.