Workforce and Workplace


Essential for the prosperity and productivity of all Australia, 2020 will see continued discussions on the CEDA stage about the workforce and workplace and the future of work.

How do we invest in skills for a lifetime of work, retain a strong safety net and support productivity through engagement and collaboration?

Upcoming events

Workforce evolution: people and technology | Brisbane | 27 February 2020
Technologies are changing everything about work, the workplace and our jobs. The Australian workforce is adapting but nowhere near ready for large scale transformation. Joined by Telstra Group Executive, Transformation and People, Alex Badenoch; and Minister for Employment and Small Business and Minister for Training and Skills, The Hon. Shannon Fentiman. 

The cost of poor mental health | Sydney | 24 March 2020
CEDA welcomes Productivity Commissioner, Dr Stephen King to examine the effect of mental health on people’s ability to participate and prosper in the community and workplace, and the effects it has generally on our economy and productivity. Joined by University of Sydney Co-Director, Health and Policy, Brain and Mind Centre, Professor Ian Hickie AM; Black Dog Institute Director and Chief Scientist, Scientia Professor Helen Christensen AO; and PwC Partner, Dr Damien Angus. 

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