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Trade wars have been beneficial to Australia economy

The trade wars have actually been beneficial to Australia’s economy, while falling house prices and drought have been bigger issues, Deloitte Access Economics Partner, Chris Richardson has told CEDA’s State of the Nation Conference. Read more…

21/09/2019


Keynote speech: Senator the Hon. Marise Payne

“Fair competition on a level playing field governed by rules, that is the world we want,” and in “the tech advanced world of few to no borders” international cooperation is more important than ever to Australia’s prosperity and security, Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Women, Senator the Hon. Marise Payne told day one of CEDA’s annual State of the Nation conference. Read more…

20/09/2019


NDIS a leading model for ways we can strengthen the social compact

The National Disability Insurance Scheme is a model for “enormous ideas that can change the future for all of us,” Hireup Chief Executive Officer, Jordan O’Reilly, told CEDA State of the Nation. Read more…

20/09/2019


Positive outcomes and communication are key to rebuilding public trust in government

“The real challenge for politics is reconnecting with the community” and working against the growing sense among the public that “politicians are simply there to occupy the crease,” Victorian Treasurer, the Hon. Tim Pallas has told CEDA’s State of the Nation. Read more…

20/09/2019


Romilly Madew looks at the challenges and opportunities shaping our nation  

Infrastructure Australia is taking a forward-looking view at challenges and opportunities shaping our nation through a national infrastructure audit, including a focus on regional, rural and remote Australia, Infrastructure Australia Chief Executive, Romilly Madew, said at CEDA’s State of the Nation conference. Read more…

20/09/2019


Cause to be hopeful about Australia's long-term future

A panel of leaders from the government, business and the community sectors at CEDA’s State of the Nation discussed the challenges facing Australia, including economic uncertainty, inequality, and climate change, and the reasons for optimism moving forward. Read more…

19/09/2019


Industrial relations important to Australian economy

New discussion papers on the adequacy of the existing penalty framework and criminal sanctions for exploitative workplaces; and the length of greenfields enterprise agreements, were the focus of a speech by Attorney-General for Australia and Federal Minister for Industrial Relations, the Hon. Christian Porter on day one of CEDA’s state of the Nation Conference. Read more…

19/09/2019


Could we ever put a dollar figure on the value of a happy life?

Putting a price tag on human life may appear insensitive but it is also practical… some would say necessary… and it has been done for centuries by businesses, governments, public authorities, courts and insurers, Beyond Blue Chair and former Prime Minister of Australia, the Hon. Julia Gillard AC, told CEDA’s State of the Nation audience. Read more…

19/09/2019


NBN and new digital technologies to shape Australia’s future productivity and economic growth

Improving productivity growth is a key priority for the Morrison Government, with the NBN rollout a key part of that, Federal Minister for Communications, Cyber Safety and the Arts, the Hon. Paul Fletcher has said in an address at CEDA’s State of the Nation conference in Canberra. Read more…

19/09/2019


Jim Chalmers: our economic challenges are primarily homegrown

The economic challenges Australia is currently facing are primarily homegrown challenges, Shadow Federal Treasurer, Dr Jim Chalmers told a CEDA State of the Nation audience in Parliament House, Canberra. Read more…

19/09/2019


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