Upcoming events

Deb Frecklington, Leader of the Opposition

QLD
Apr 26
Deb Frecklington will provide her view of Queensland’s economic position and the policy settings required to stimulate a diversified economy.

Speakers

Deb Frecklington MP, Leader of the Opposition

Portfolio briefing: The Hon. Leeanne Enoch

QLD
May 9
The Minister will provide a detailed briefing into her portfolios, policy initiatives and new term plans to encourage economic growth, science strategy and innovative solutions to support Queensland's environment and cultural life.

Speakers

The Hon. Leeanne Enoch MP, Minister for Environment and the Great Barrier Reef, Minister for Science and Minister for the Arts

Inequality: Dr Simon Longstaff AO

QLD
May 9
CEDA’s forthcoming research challenges presumptions of inequality and examines its relationship to economic development.  At the report release in Townsville Dr Simon Longstaff AO answers two critical questions - what is inequality, and what is fair?

Speakers

Jarrod Ball, Chief Economist, CEDA
Dr Simon Longstaff AO, Executive Director, The Ethics Centre

Information risk management

QLD
May 16
Increasingly interconnected information and information systems, automation and artificial intelligence, introduce new cyber security challenges.

Speakers

Berin Lautenbach, Chief Information Security Officer Asia Pacific, Cyber Security, Telstra

The business of local government

QLD
May 24
The economic contribution of local government working across infrastructure, transport, utilities, education and community services is significant. CEDA convenes council Chief Executives from across the State to put their views on the business of local government.

Speakers

Andrew Chesterman, Chief Executive Officer, Redland City Council
Colin Jensen, Chief Executive Officer, Brisbane City Council
Gary Kellar, Acting Chief Executive Officer, Ipswich City Council
Silvio Trinca, Acting Chief Executive Officer, Logan City Council

Portfolio briefing: The Hon. Shannon Fentiman

QLD
May 25
The Minister will provide a detailed briefing into her portfolios, policy initiatives and new term plans to drive up employment, enhance skills and achieve economic priorities.

Speakers

The Hon. Shannon Fentiman MP, State Minister for Employment and Small Business, Minister for Training and Skills Development

2018 Energy series: ACCC Chairman, Rod Sims

QLD
May 28
At the opening event in the CEDA Queensland 2018 Energy series, ACCC Chairman Rod Sims presents a keynote address on retail electricity supply and retail electricity price competitiveness.

Speakers

Rod Sims, Chairman, Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
Rick Wilkinson

NT outlook - Northern Territory's Under Treasurer

QLD
Jun 1
The Northern Territory Under Treasurer will provide a briefing on the Territory’s budget, economy and an overview of policy and initiatives critical to the Territory’s growth. 

Speakers

Craig Graham, Under Treasurer, Northern Territory Department of Treasury and Finance

2018 State Budget address

QLD
Jun 18
At the 2018 State Budget address Queensland’s new Treasurer presents a keynote address detailing government priorities, budget analysis and the State’s economic position and performance.

Speakers

The Hon. Jackie Trad MP, Deputy Premier of Queensland, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Partnerships

Portfolio briefing: The Hon. Kate Jones

QLD
Jun 20
The Minister will provide a detailed briefing into her portfolios, policy initiatives and new term plans to encourage economic growth and support innovation and development in Queensland’s tourism industry.
 

Speakers

The Hon. Kate Jones MP, State Minister for Innovation and Tourism Industry Development, Minister for the Commonwealth Games

Building equality through influence

QLD
Jun 22
Dr Helen Szoke AO will provide a briefing on international aid, the global human rights agenda and Australia’s role in regional economic development.

Speakers

Dr Helen Szoke AO, Chief Executive Officer, Oxfam Australia

Women in Leadership: Dr Julia Newton-Howes AM

QLD
Jun 27
The 2018 Women in Leadership series in Queensland introduces remarkable leaders.  These agents of change are from different backgrounds, have different expertise and demonstrate incredible commitment to deliver improved outcomes for gender equality. 

Speakers

Dr Julia Newton-Howes AM, Chief Executive Officer, Investing in Women

Optimising transport infrastructure and systems

QLD
Jul 3
The alignment of planning, policy, industry and the priorities of governments is crucial to optimise future transport systems and infrastructure.
 

Speakers

The Hon. Mark Bailey MP, State Minister for Transport and Main Roads

Portfolio briefing: The Hon. Mark Furner

QLD
Jul 5
The Minister will provide a detailed briefing into his portfolios, policy initiatives and new term plans to encourage economic growth and promote a sustainable agricultural, fisheries and forestry sector.

Speakers

The Hon. Mark Furner MP, Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries