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Check out the latest content and highlights for Australia's premier public policy forum, State of the Nation 2022.

CEDA's 2022 State of the Nation will explore five areas in which we face critical choices. 

  • Climate, energy and the path to net-zero 
  • Harnessing science x technology to innovate and drive economic growth
  • Advancing Australia's health tech opportunity
  • Improving our nation's cyber resilience and alliances
  • Shaping our workforce of the future: policy, practice and problem-solving.  

Prime Minister of Australia, the Hon. Anthony Albanese will open the forum, setting the scene for government priorities as they continue to implement their agenda across climate, jobs, healthcare, childcare and the cost of living while also taking the landmark step of implementing the Uluru Statement from the Heart. 


Australia's premier public policy forum

"CEDA has a genuine desire to find the truth, the realities of economic growth and economic development, and the exogenous factors which have to be taken into account in policy making to reach that position which is going to put Australia on the threshold of achieving its best growth possibilities. CEDA has historically provided a platform for that."

Former Prime Minister of Australia, the Hon. Bob Hawke AC


SON2022: Preview events

The new Government faces a series of critical choices that will shape Australia's economy and society for the decades ahead. In the lead up to the 2022 forum, CEDA has been setting the scene hearing from leading thinkers and experts on the issues facing the nation.

Climate, energy and the path to net-zero

Shaping our workforce of the future: policy, practice and problem-solving

Building cyber resilience in Australia’s critical services

Advancing Australia’s health tech opportunity

Analysis and insights