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Expect further interest rate cuts: RBA Governor
Monetary policy is one way of helping the economy get on a better path, but fiscal and structural policy is also necessary, Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Philip Lowe told a CEDA audience in Adelaide.


Australia’s ingredients for success in AI are perishable
Australia has all the ingredients to build and develop the next generation of tools and AI based systems that we can export. It is a digital export opportunity for the country, Data61 Chief Executive Officer, Adrian Turner, told a CEDA audience in Sydney. ...Read More

Automation a win-win scenario for Australia
There is a win-win scenario possible for Australia, where we capture the benefits of automation for the country as a whole, and also ensure that those benefits are broadly shared across the Australian workforce, McKinsey & Company Associate Partner, Hassan Noura told a CEDA audience in Melbourne. ...Read More

NT development critical to Australia’s future economic growth
Australia’s future prosperity is not secure unless we develop the North of our nation, according to NT Chief Minister, Michael Gunner MLA....Read More



Time to recognise and support Australia's industry-university partnerships
Industry-university collaboration has long been recognised as fundamental to an innovative economy. But is Australia as poor as portrayed? Dr Peter Binks provides a new perspective, based on Australia’s ranking in the IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook 2019 and Business Higher Education Roundtable's (HERT) two decades of awards.



Six reasons why corporate tax reform in Australia is hard
The World Competitiveness Yearbook 2019 has pointed to corporate tax as a weakness in Australia’s global competitiveness. Grant Wardell-Johnson writes that while corporate tax reform is needed, achieving it won’t be easy. 


What makes Singapore the most competitive country in the world?
Singapore's top ranking in the IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook 2019 is no surprise, writes Mukund Narayanamurti. The city state's competitiveness is due to its open economy, world-class talent and innovation ecosystem and much can be learned from Singapore's pursuit of excellence.  

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