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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.

24/03/2017


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.

06/03/2017


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.

27/02/2017


Australian business leaders must deliver a vision for the future: Dr Ken Henry AC

Australian business leaders must deliver a vision for the future, National Australia Bank Chairman and CEDA Governor, Dr Ken Henry AC has told the CEDA Canberra Economic and Political Overview event.

24/02/2017


ACCC priorities include higher penalties for big business

Increasing penalties for large businesses that breach competition and consumer law is a priority in 2017 for the ACCC, ACCC Chairman, Rod Sims has told a CEDA audience in Sydney.

24/02/2017


Regional Australians feeling the pinch

People in Australia’s regions feel like they’re standing still or going backwards, and that they’ve got less money in their pockets today than they did 10 years ago, the Hon. Jason Clare has told a CEDA audience in Townsville.

23/02/2017


Government pursuing new trade agreements

The (Federal) government is disappointed by the Trump Administration’s decision on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, but is actively pursuing opportunities for new agreements, Federal Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Secretary, Frances Adamson has told CEDA’s Brisbane Economic and Political Overview (EPO) event.

23/02/2017


We need long term investment horizons: Nev Power

We need policies that will attract and continue to support business investment, Fortescue Metals Chief Executive, Nev Power has told a CEDA audience in Perth.

21/02/2017


Access to clean water vital for Tasmanian economy

Water and sewage infrastructure in Tasmania is at crisis point, Tasmanian Treasurer, the Hon. Peter Gutwein has told CEDA’s annual Economic and Political Overview in Hobart.

20/02/2017


VIC focusing on global markets and innovation

As automation and globalisation see industrial jobs lost in many parts of the western world, countries such as Britain and the US look inward and to the past; however, Victoria’s economic resilience will be underpinned by access to global markets, and a willingness to adapt for the future, Victorian Treasurer, the Hon. Tim Pallas has told a CEDA audience in Melbourne. 

17/02/2017