Upcoming events

Disrupting disadvantage: setting the scene

Nov 26
Community, business and government will come together to explore the need for Australia and Western Australia to break the cycle of entrenched disadvantage – it’s time to see results. There are some innovative projects gaining momentum in the state and producing positive outcomes for recipients and society. This research launch will provide a much needed update on progress.


Jarrod Ball, Chief Economist, CEDA
Louise Giolitto, Chief Executive Officer, WA Council of Social Service
Mark Glasson, Chief Executive Officer, Anglicare WA
Nilesh Makwana, Chief Executive Officer, Illuminance Solutions

Justice reinvestment: building communities not prisons

Nov 29
Join Chief Justice of Western Australia, the Hon. Peter Quinlan with the Hon. John Quigley, Attorney General of Western Australia and industry leaders as they discuss the need for a holistic, systematic approach to justice in Western Australia.


Greg McIntyre SC, President, The Law Society of Western Australia
Devon Cuimara, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Aboriginal Males Healing Centre
Zoe Henham, Chair, Women’s Legal Service Western Australia
Lana Sandas, Director - Alternative Justice, Serco

WA State of the State 2019

Dec 4
CEDA's State of the State address provides an annual opportunity to invite your colleagues and guests to hear directly from the Premier of Western Australia, the Hon. Mark McGowan detailing the Government’s plans to continue leading the State’s economy for 2020 and beyond.


The Hon. Mark McGowan, WA Premier; Minister for Public Sector Management; State Development; Jobs and Trade; and Federal-State Relations
Michelle Andrews, Director General, WA Department of Communities
Anthony Kannis, Project Director, METRONET
Nicole Lockwood, Independent Chair, Westport Taskforce

CEDA WA End of Year Trustee Sundowner

Dec 5
CEDA welcomes our Trustees to an exclusive, invitation-only end-of-year celebration.


John Langoulant AO, WA State President, CEDA

Family domestic violence: The Police perspective

Dec 9
CEDA welcomes WA Police Commissioner Chris Dawson to provide a Police perspective on one of Australia’s most significant social issues, family domestic violence.


Chris Dawson, Commissioner, WA Police