News from CEDA events


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Big business has the power to galvanise a response to the plastic threat faster than government or civil society: Andrew Forrest AO

Plastic is “one of the most pernicious threats we have to our environment”, Minderoo Foundation Co-Founder, Andrew Forrest AO, told a CEDA audience in Melbourne. Read more…


We need to prepare the economy for ageing population: Federal Treasurer

Federal Treasurer of Australia, the Hon. Josh Frydenberg, told an audience in Sydney at CEDA’s 2019 Annual Dinner that we need to develop policies that respond to the pressures that the ageing population will place on our health, aged care and pension systems. Read more…


CEDA AGM: Diane Smith-Gander AO new CEDA Chair

High-profile business leader Diane Smith-Gander AO has taken the reins as Chairman following CEDA’s AGM. Read more…


CEDA launches latest research, Disrupting disadvantage: setting the scene

One in six Australian children live in income poverty, CEDA Chief Economist, Jarrod Ball, has told a CEDA audience in Sydney at the New South Wales launch of CEDA’s latest research, Disrupting disadvantage: setting the scene. Read more…


Experience is an asset, not a liability: Ashton Applewhite, anti-ageism activist

“Longer lives require us to work longer, to save more and yet age discrimination in the workforce is rampant,” anti-ageism activist and writer Ashton Applewhite has told a CEDA audience at an event in Adelaide. Read more…


Rethinking Australia's defence priorities

Griffith Business School Dean (Research) and Professor of Political Science, Professor Andrew O’Neil, has told a CEDA audience in Brisbane that it is time for the Australian government to affirm a genuine commitment to self-reliance in the defence space. Read more…


Automation – embracing the change

Between 25-46 per cent of all workforce activity in Australia could be automatable by 2030, McKinsey & Co Chairman – Asia, Oliver Tonby told a CEDA audience in Perth. Read more…


Australian media is facing challenging times

Digital disruption presents challenges for the ABC but also new opportunities, ABC Chair, Ita Buttrose AC, OBE, has told a CEDA audience in Brisbane. Read more…


Tasmania, the turnaround State

Tasmania has the best performing economy of any state across any measure, Premier of Tasmania, the Hon. Will Hodgman, has told a CEDA audience in Hobart at the annual State of the State address. Read more…


Addressing age bias in the workplace

We need to change the paradigm on how we think about age and generational stereotypes in the workplace, Randstad Chief Executive Officer (ANZ, South East Asia, India), Frank Ribuot, has told a CEDA audience. Read more…


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