News from CEDA events


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National Water Commission calls on governments to stay the distance on their reform commitments

At a CEDA forum in Canberra, the National Water Commission has launched its third biennial assessment of water reform progress in Australia – The National Water Initiative – securing Australia’s water future. Read more…


More roads not the answer

Building more roads is not the answer to transport congestion, a CEDA forum in Queensland has been told. Read more…


NSW government outlines transport plans

The north-west and south-west rail link projects will be priorities under the NSW government’s transport plans and four transport agencies will be abolished to better streamline services, a CEDA forum in Sydney has heard. Read more…


Queensland Premier addresses Melbourne audience

The huge growth happening in Queensland will significantly contribute to the national economy, but there needs to be a more honest national discussion on the role of cleaner transitional fuels such as gas, Queensland Premier Anna Bligh told a CEDA conference in Melbourne. Read more…


Tony Abbott addresses CEDA forum in Melbourne

Federal Leader of the Opposition Tony Abbott addressed a recent CEDA forum in Melbourne touching on key topics including productivity, market regulation, tax cuts and the carbon tax. Read more…


Carbon tax “bankable” for renewables sector

Capital from banks is likely to be available for commercially viable renewable projects under the carbon tax scheme but constant changes to government policies could threaten that bankability, attendees at a CEDA forum in Melbourne have heard. Read more…


Energy efficiency missing component in climate policy compensation package

CEDA attendees were given insight into the ways climate change policies affect households at part three of CEDA’s Cost of Carbon series – A Carbon Tax: Implications for Households and Social Equity. Read more…


Entries open for $5000 CEDA Prize for excellence in economics

Economics or public policy postgraduate and honours students are being called to submit entries for the 2011 $5000 Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA) prize. Read more…


Inventing the Future: SA to 2050

Change and growth is not a given and South Australia is either on the cusp of great prosperity or becoming a Harvard case study for lost opportunity, a CEDA forum on Inventing the Future: SA to 2050 has been told. Read more…


Funding aged care: Diffusing a demographic time bomb

A recent CEDA event in Melbourne explored aged care from both a national and state perspective and provided insight into the draft Productivity Commission report into aged care. Read more…


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