State of the Nation Highlights

All panel discussions from this year's State of the Nation are now available on our YouTube page.

Economy

State of the Nation: Rethinking Australia conference reports

CEDA's 32nd State of the Nation Rethinking Australia held in Canberra provided quality discussion on a cross section of key issues ranging from energy and climate policy, water, population and China, with presentations by senior members of parliament and key public servants, industry representatives and academics.

CEDA's 32nd State of the Nation Rethinking Australia held in Canberra provided quality discussion on a cross section of key issues ranging from energy and climate policy, water, population and China, with presentations by senior members of parliament and key public servants, industry representatives and academics.

The conference aimed to step up the quality of debate on key topics which has been lacking in recent times.

CEDA's latest policy perspective A Taxing Debate: The Forgotten Issues of Climate Policy was also released during the conference.

This document aims to revisit key issues that have failed to be addressed in the current climate policy debate. Read the media release or download a full copy of the report.

Reports on key sessions are below:

Martin Ferguson - Australia's Energy and Resources Future

Joe Hockey - The Opposition's Perspective

Bill Shorten - Demographic change, economic opportunities and future prosperity

Climate and Energy Policy
Panel discussion with:
Erwin Jackson, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, The Climate Institute
Brad Page, Chief Executive Officer, Energy Supply Association of Australia
Belinda Robinson, Chief Executive, APPEA

Professor Hugh White - China in Australia's Future

Click here for audios of all speakers at State of the Nation.