News from CEDA events


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Bigger thinking needed to harness innovation

Innovation is not just about technology and technological development, it’s also about people and ambition, Innovation and Science Australia CEO, Dr Charlie Day said at CEDA’s Chasing moonshots – culture, ambition and innovation event in Sydney. Read more…


Shifting expectations of the social CEO

Sustainability can no longer be considered a fringe issue beyond the remit of a CEO, according to Coca-Cola Amatil Group Managing Director, Alison Watkins. Read more…


Broken mental health system prompts Victorian Royal Commission

The Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System will provide a blueprint for lasting change and help establish the state as a leader in mental health support systems, Victorian Minister for Mental Health, the Hon. Martin Foley told a CEDA event in Melbourne. Read more…


Stronger laws and ethical principles needed for technology

The debate of AI and ethics is one that the world needs to have, because unless you have law, only ethical people will behave ethically, Microsoft President, Brad Smith told a CEDA audience in Canberra. Read more…


South Australia riding a new wave of confidence: Marshall

South Australian Premier, the Hon. Steven Marshall told CEDA’s Economic and Political Overview (EPO) event in Adelaide that a new sense of confidence is permeating the entire state. Read more…


Making conscious decisions now to strengthen the budget will avoid abrupt and painful future adjustments

“If we make conscious decisions now to strengthen the budget, grow the economy and protect our social compact, we can avoid abrupt and painful adjustments in the future,” CEDA Chief Economist Jarrod Ball has told a CEDA audience. Read more…


Australia a world leader in managing energy evolution

The world is watching closely as Australia’s energy market is fundamentally changing, according to Australian Energy Market Operator Managing Director and CEO, Audrey Zibelman. Read more…


Lack of trust between community and politicians driven by lack of narrative and vision

“One of the reasons for the lack of trust is because the politicians have difficulty constructing a narrative which encompasses everything they’re trying to do,” GRA Partners Chairman, the Hon. Eric Ripper AM has told a CEDA audience at the Perth Economic and Political Overview. Read more…


Is the gloomy forecast for 2019 justified?

Has that economic twig snapped again and is the gloom that we’re seeing at the moment actually justified? Commonwealth Bank of Australia Chief Economist and Managing Director, Economics, Michael Blythe asked at the launch of the Economic and Political Overview 2019 in Brisbane. Read more…


Tasmanian Treasurer sings state’s strengths

In recent years Tasmania has gone from being one of the weakest economies to one of strongest and diverse in the nation, according to state Treasurer the Hon. Peter Gutwein. Read more…


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