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CEDA Company Pulse: Queenslanders value minimising workforce reductions

Unveiling CEDA’s latest research, Company Pulse, in Brisbane, CEDA CEO, Melinda Cilento, said that compared to priorities of the general community, Queenslanders were more likely to prioritise businesses minimising the impacts of workforce reductions than other states. Read more…

03/10/2019


Society's expectations will continue to evolve and business will need to evolve with them

“There are some politicians and commentators out there who say corporations shouldn’t get involved in social values, and they should just stick to their knitting,” KPMG National Chair Alison Kitchen told a CEDA audience in Melbourne. Read more…

03/10/2019


Hospitals are dangerous places to be, more home care capacity needed

Hospitals are dangerous places to be, they’re unfamiliar, you’re on drug regimes in unfamiliar places and unless you’ve got a nurse looking after you full time, you’re at risk of falling, SA Department for Health and Wellbeing CEO, Dr Chris McGowan told a CEDA audience in Adelaide. Read more…

01/10/2019


Diversification and collaboration key for unlocking export potential

Austrade Chief Operating Officer, Rob Donelly, told a CEDA audience in Perth that Western Australian business needs to leverage the State’s natural advantages and cross-sector collaboration to maximise export opportunities. Read more…

30/09/2019


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


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