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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.