Do we have the right jobs for regional skilled visas?

CEDA Senior Economist Gabriela D'Souza assesses the merits of incentivising migrants to move to regional areas. She argues that rather than forcing migrants to move outside of cities, governments should focus on drawing migrants to regional areas by investing in infrastructure and fostering sustainable employment opportunities. Read more…

16/09/2019 | Gabriela D'Souza | 1 Comments

Building a fair future for working people

Following her apperance at State of the Nation, Australian Council of Trade Unions Secretary, Sally McManus, explores the issue of insecure work. She argues that Australia needs to realign its policy priorities to better protect the rights of employees. Read more…

13/09/2019 | Sally McManus | 0 Comments

Making the employment connection for future job security

Following her appearance at State of the Nation, Workskil Australia Chief Executive Officer, Nicole Dwyer, discusses the challenges facing job seekers and the ways we can improve future job security in Australia.  Read more…

12/09/2019 | Nicole Dwyer | 0 Comments

Addressing the infrastructure gap between our cities and regions

The 2019 Australian Infrastructure Audit has identified a widening gap in services and outcomes outside our major cities. Following her CEDA State of the Nation address, Infrastructure Australia CEO Romilly Madew AO outlines the importance of responding to local needs and challenges.
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09/09/2019 | Romilly Madew AO | 0 Comments

Safeguarding the future of Australian research and higher education

Group of Eight (Go8) CEO, Vicki Thomson, reflects on the importance of the higher education and research sectors to the Australian economy and the ways in which we can ensure their continued growth.  Read more…

06/09/2019 | Vicki Thomson | 0 Comments