News from CEDA events


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Important for business to take a stand on issues: Rio Tinto CEO

“Beyond core purpose, business is being asked to lend its social and reputational capital in areas it has not done so before,” Rio Tinto Chief Executive, Jean-Sébastien Jacques has told a CEDA audience. Read more…


The impact of increasing workplace diversity

Research has found that workplace diversity has both positive and negative outcomes on team performance, University of South Australia Business School, Centre for Workplace Excellence Director, Professor Ingrid Fulmer has told a CEDA audience. Read more…


Make Perth the western gateway to Australia: WA Tourism Minister

To attract international visitors, we need to sell WA as the western gateway to Australia, WA Minister for Tourism; Racing and Gaming; Small Business; Defence Issues; Citizenship and Multicultural Interests, the Hon. Paul Papalia has told a CEDA audience. Read more…


Opportunities exist in global changes

It is relatively easy to see the downside in global changes, but it is also important to acknowledge the opportunities they will bring, Federal Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon. Marise Payne has told a CEDA audience. Read more…


International education: WA playing catch up but opportunity is there

Western Australia is playing catch up with international education strategy and resources, Emeritus Professor Tracey Horton AO has told a CEDA audience at the Economic and Political Overview event in Perth. Read more…


Public Private Partnerships driving Victorian jobs growth: Pallas

Partnering with business to deliver major infrastructure projects is paying economic dividends for Victoria, State Treasurer the Hon. Tim Pallas told a CEDA event in Melbourne. Read more…


Good process missing from policy reform

A good process can bring people along, and there's been a lamentable lack of good process in public policy in recent years, Dr Gary Banks AO has told a CEDA audience. Read more…


Worry over wages growth raised at EPO launch

Concern over Australia’s stagnant wages growth emerged as a key economic and social concern from the launch of CEDA’s 2018 Economic and Political Overview (EPO) in Brisbane on 16 February. Read more…


Competition and consumer watchdog to target consumer guarantees, unfair contracts

Misuse of market power, unfair business-to-business contracts and consumer guarantees are the main 2018 priorities for the nation’s top competition watchdog. Read more…


Tasmanian Treasurers call for costed promises ahead of election

Tasmania’s Treasurer and Shadow Treasurer have both called for fully costed policies ahead of the state election in March. Read more…


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