Upcoming events

Breakfast: 2019 State Budget address in Townsville

Jun 19
With a focus on what it means for regional Queensland, CEDA welcomes the Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships, the Hon. Jackie Trad to present the State Budget in Townsville.


The Hon. Jackie Trad MP, Deputy Premier of Queensland, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships

Peter Harris AO

Jul 1
Peter Harris AO will provide an analysis of public policy and reform priorities in a new era of government. How will policy be made post-election and what will drive economic and social development into the future?


Peter Harris AO, Research Advisor, CEDA

Australian infrastructure - prioritising the future

Jul 2
Infrastructure Australia works to prioritise and advise on nationally significant infrastructure across a 15 year horizon.


Julieanne Alroe, Chair, Infrastructure Australia
Romilly Madew AO, Chief Executive, Infrastructure Australia
Jamie Alonso, Chief Executive Officer Asia Pacific Region, Cardno

Health, ageing and social services: waste in the system

Jul 18
The second event of the CEDA Queensland Health ageing and social services series highlights why removing waste from Australia’s healthcare system is critical to underwriting its future and delivering improved outcomes for patients.


Professor Paul Glasziou, Director, Institute for Evidence-Based Healthcare, Bond University
Dr Steve Hambleton, Deputy Chair, MBS Review Taskforce and Member, Health Care Homes Advisory Implementation Group
Jacqueline Kelly, Non Executive Director, UnitingCare Queensland
Russell Mason, Chief Executive, Suncare Community Services

Temporary migration: population and workforce

Jul 31
CEDA’s second report for 2019 examines the effects of temporary migration on population growth, our labour market and the national economy.


Jarrod Ball, Chief Economist, CEDA
Natasha Doherty, Partner, Deloitte Access Economics

NT economic outlook

Sep 18
The Northern Territory’s Department of the Chief Minister oversees and coordinates major government strategies. CEO Jodi Ryan will provide an overview of the NT economy and key economic enablers and business activities that are driving future growth opportunities.


Jodie Ryan, CEO, Department of the Chief Minister, Northern Territory Government

Women in Leadership: Ita Buttrose AC OBE

Nov 4
CEDA welcomes ABC Chair, Ita Buttrose AC OBE for an important keynote address on trust in Australia’s institutions, how media influences public policy and its role in shaping a more equitable society.


Ita Buttrose AC OBE, Chair, Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC)