Annual Dinner


Each year CEDA hosts its Annual Dinner in November, with a biennial keynote address by the Reserve Bank of Australia Governor.

2019 Annual Dinner

In 2019, Federal Treasurer of Australia the Hon. Josh Frydenberg will join CEDA in Sydney to present the Annual Dinner Address, providing a review of the past year and the Treasurer's preview of the state of the economy and government priorities for the year ahead. Register here.

Past Annual Dinners

2018 Annual Dinner

The 2018 Annual Dinner was be held in Melbourne on 20 November with Philip Lowe, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia. Catch up with event highlights and watch the event here.

2017 Annual Dinner

In 2017, CEDA welcomed former Prime Minister of Australia, the Hon. Paul Keating to deliver a keynote address at CEDA's Annual Dinner.

The Annual Dinner was held in Sydney on 14 November 2017.  The event was live streamed and is available to watch here, or read highlights from the address here.

2016 Annual Dinner

In 2016, CEDA welcomed Mr Philip Lowe, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, to deliver one of his first major addresses as Governor to CEDA's Annual Dinner. The dinner was held in Melbourne on 15 November 2016.

Watch all videos from this event.

2015 Annual Dinner

The 2015 Annual Dinner was held in on 17 November 2015, in Sydney at the Sofitel Sydney Wentworth.

This year, CEDA welcomed the Hon. John Howard OM AC, Former Prime Minister of Australia who delivered CEDA's annual dinner address, providing an outlook on the Australian economy and the year ahead.                              

2014 Annual Dinner: Economic Possibilities

The 2014 Annual Dinner, held in Melbourne on 18 November, featured an address by Reserve Bank of Australia Governor, Glenn Stevens.

Watch all videos and read article from this event.  

2013 Annual Dinner

The 2013 Annual Dinner in Sydney on 11 November featured an address by Chairman of the Prime Minister's Business Advisory Council, Dr Maurice Newman AC.

The evening focused on what underpins a strong economy, namely sound policy, efficient delivery of services, innovative industry practices, infrastructure investment and a strong business sector.

Read article from this event.

2012 Annual Dinner

The 2012 Annual Dinner in Melbourne on 20 November featured and address by Reserve Bank of Australia Governor, Glenn Stevens.

Read article from the event and download the full transcript of Mr Stevens’ speech.

2011 Annual Dinner

The 2011 Annual Dinner in Brisbane on 28 November featured an address by Former Ambassador to China and Vice Chancellor's Professional Fellow, Monash University, Professor Geoff Raby.

Read article from this event.