News from CEDA events


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Reimagining value-based healthcare

Speaking at a CEDA event in Sydney, Grattan Institute Health Program Director, Dr Stephen Duckett, asked how can traditional models of healthcare be realigned to emphasise value to the consumer and achieve better patient outcomes? Read more…


Higher education funding at odds with skills gap shortages and future workforce requirements

Funding for the higher education sector is at odds with skills gap shortages and future workforce requirements, a CEDA audience has heard at the higher education sector review in Adelaide. Read more…


Preparing Australian workers for the job market of the future

With the number of unskilled roles shrinking and underemployment on the rise, Workskil Australia Chief Executive Officer, Nicole Dwyer, told a CEDA audience in Perth that a renewed focus on training workers in areas of need could significantly improve employment outcomes. Read more…


DFAT secures Hong Kong and Indonesian trade agreements

DFAT’s Chief Negotiator, Regional Trade Agreements Division, Elizabeth Ward, has outlined two new trade agreements between Australia and Hong Kong and Australia and Indonesia at a CEDA event in Adelaide. Read more…


Constant reviews to temporary migration erode confidence in the system: CEDA CEO

Australia’s temporary migration system has been subject to constant reviews which damage community trust in the system and disrupt workforce planning for business, CEDA CEO Melinda Cilento has told a CEDA audience. Read more…


Over-diagnosis and over-treatment biggest sources of waste in healthcare system

Bond University Institute for Evidence-Based Healthcare Director, Professor Paul Glasziou, has said that the Australian healthcare system is riddled with over-diagnosis and over-treatment. Read more…


Five paradoxes of prevention

The prevention policies we have are good, but we believe they could be better; University of Melbourne Head of Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, Professor Terry Nolan AO has told a CEDA audience in Melbourne. Read more…


Infrastructure audit highlights lack of reliable and user focused information

One of the challenges highlighted in the 2019 Australian Infrastructure Audit is that reporting on infrastructure does not adequately reflect community experiences or consistently measure performance against outcomes that matter to users, Infrastructure Australia CEO Romilly Madew AO, told a CEDA audience in Perth. Read more…


WA’s sustainable long-term vision

Speaking at a CEDA event in Perth, WA Minister for Transport and Planning, the Hon. Rita Saffioti MLA, said that communities should enable people to participate in the economy and society, as well as be connected. Read more…


Expect further interest rate cuts: RBA Governor

Monetary policy is one way of helping the economy get on a better path, but fiscal and structural policy is also necessary, Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Philip Lowe told a CEDA audience in Adelaide. Read more…


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