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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.


Western Sydney to grow jobs through innovation

While Western Sydney’s success to-date may have been from “luck”, its future will be based on an innovation agenda to make Western Sydney Australia’s innovation capital, Assistant Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, and MP for the Western Sydney the Hon. Craig Laundy MP has told a CEDA audience.


Value capture a priority for funding new infrastructure projects

We want to make more extensive use of the markets and the private sector in funding transport infrastructure, Federal Urban Infrastructure Minister, the Hon. Paul Fletcher has told a CEDA audience.


Healthcare costs rising for individuals

While the costs of health care are split between state level, federal level and by individuals, individuals are facing the biggest rise in costs year-on-year, Bupa Health Insurance Managing Director, Dr Dwayne Crombie has told an audience in Perth.


Intense urbanisation in India increasing energy demand

Intense urbanisation in India is increasing energy demand, Adani CEO and Country Head, Jeyakumar Janakaraj, has told a CEDA audience in Brisbane.


Brexit presents challenges and opportunities for Australia

It was a bad day for the European Union (EU) when UK Prime Minister Theresa May signed the Article 50 letter and Britain left, said Australian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom His Excellency the Honourable Alexander Downer AC.


Australians acting in a contradictory manner with data privacy

There is a paradox in the way Australians are giving out their data; more than 70 per cent hand over personal data on social media, that same percentage are also in loyalty programs, but at least 50 per cent seek to mislead those same sites by modifying their information, Productivity Commission Chairman Peter Harris AO has told a CEDA audience in Melbourne.


Politics is a contest of ideas not a public relations competition

Politics, above everything else, is a contest of ideas, and not a public relations competition, former Prime Minister the Hon. John Howard OM AC, has told the CEDA Sydney Economic and Political Overview event.


National electricity market broken - SA Premier calls for carbon price

The national electricity market is broken and there needs to be a price on carbon, Premier of South Australia, the Hon. Jay Weatherill, has told CEDA’s annual Economic and Political Overview in Adelaide.