Digital hub


A space for informed debate, conversation and participation, on CEDA's Digital Hub explore the latest podcasts and episodes of The Economists' Corner, blogs and more.

Podcasts: latest episodes

Strategic communication in a crisis | Dr Collette Snowden
In times of crisis, the importance of effective communication cannot be understated. With social media fuelling the fires of panic, leaders need to be clear and timely with their communication strategies in order to minimise both short and long term damage. Listen to CEDA CEO Melinda Cilento speak with Dr Collette Snowden from the University of South Australia.

The Economists' Corner | EY Chief Economist Joanne Masters
It's been just over a week since the last episode of The Economists' Corner, and a lot has changed in the time since then. The RBA has stepped in with emergency measures, travel restrictions have been bolstered, and cases of the coronavirus have continued to grow. CEDA Chief Economist Jarrod Ball speaks with EY Chief Economist Joanne Masters, to try to make sense of it all. 


COVID-19:  read the latest blogs

COVID-19 crisis: How temporary migrants are being left behind
CEDA Senior Economist, Gabriela D'Souza, says that the COVID-19 crisis has left thousands of temporary migrants in limbo. She argues we need a strong policy response to give certainty and security to Australia's migrant population. 

How airlines will survive the COVID-19 crisis
The Airport Economist, University of New South Wales Business School J.W.Nevile Fellow in Economics, Tim Harcourt, writes that what happens in the coming months will determine whether Australia's airlines make it through the corona virus crisis. "This is all about short term survival and cash flow. Provided the airlines can get through this temporary grounding they will survive."

The COVID-19 crisis: where is help needed most?
CEDA Senior Economist, Meg Cuddihy, gives a comprehensive assessment of the sectors and people most in need of government assistance during the COVID-19 economic crisis. 

In conversation: Productivity Commission, Commissioner Dr Stephen King | Mental health in a COVID-19 Australia