News from CEDA events


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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…


Market-responsive businesses poised for growth in SA’s established economic sectors

South Australian businesses in sectors ranging from agriculture to services are poised to leverage the spillover benefits of growth in the mining and defence industries, a panel of business leaders has told a CEDA forum. Read more…


NSW Premier delivers state of the state

A prospective 2021 plan in the making, the first 100 days of government and maintaining an AAA credit rating were topics addressed by New South Wales Premier, Barry O’Farrell, at a CEDA State of the State conference in Sydney recently. By Dominique Goodwin. Read more…


Hard questions about Australia

Hard questions about Australia’s current economic growth, the patchwork in place and the historical illusions of previous sector booms were key topics discussed at a recent CEDA forum in Melbourne. By Dominique Goodwin. Read more…


Victorian Transport: Delivering goods to the state and beyond

Hastings port will play a major part in relieving congestion at and around the Port of Melbourne as container movements are set to rise from 2 million to 8 million by 2035, according to Victorian Transport Minister Terry Mulder. Read more…


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