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2013 Big Issues survey results

Results of the CEDA/Business Spectator Big Issues survey for 2013 show that priority areas for the Federal Government should be enhancing productivity, competitiveness and innovation and taxation reform. Read more…


2014 Big Issues survey results

Results of the CEDA 2014 Big Issues survey of the business community show long-term policies around our future workforce, such as driving innovation, R&D and education and training, accompanied by taxation reform should be priorities. Read more…


Economic growth will come by extending corporate tax relief to all businesses: McCormack

The Government sees that fresh rounds of economic growth will come by extending corporate tax relief to all businesses, Deputy Prime Minister and Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, the Hon. Michael McCormack has told a CEDA audience. Read more…


Budget 2018: It's all good for now

The 2018 Federal Budget contains some positive measures with widespread benefits writes PwC Chief Executive Officer Luke Sayers in this analysis.  Read more…


Developing nations need more than words from G20 tax reform: Professor Kerrie Sadiq

Tax reform is squarely on the agenda for the G20 Brisbane summit in November. The current international tax regime is broken and it’s going to take significant effort on a global scale to fix it.
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Growing angst for short-term fixes: Professor the Hon. Stephen Martin

As the year draws to a close, CEDA's latest survey reveals the Federal Government needs to undertake a major rethink on innovation, R&D and its broad approach to education with angst growing in the community about the consequences for our long-term economic future if current policy directions are too focused on short-term fixes.
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SPEECH: Origin Energy, MD, Grant King

Speech delivered by Origin Energy, Managing Director, Grant King at a CEDA event in Sydney on 18 March, 2013. Read more…


Reform for a more effective Federation

Ahead of his appearance at the 2020 Economic and Political Overview launch event in Sydney, NSW Review of Federal Financial Relations Chairman, David Thodey AO, discusses how we can reform the relationship between the states and the Commonwealth to better meet the needs of today's Australia. Read more…


"Tony Abbott will be the next Prime Minister"

The Prime Minister does deserve enormous credit for all of this [reform], but...if she loses the next election that credit will slip away as well because Tony Abbott will unwind it. Read more…


State of the Nation: Why we need tax review for the 21st century

Professor Kerrie Sadiq discusses the need for tax reform and review following discussions at CEDA's 2015 State of the Nation conference in Canberra.
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