News from CEDA events


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New technologies mean job redefinition

The change in technology and business process mean we need to redefine jobs, McKinsey Global Institute, Director and Senior Partner, Dr Jacques Bughin, has told a CEDA audience in Melbourne. Read more…


Queensland export growth driven by coal, LNG and chickpeas

Queensland’s exports have broken more records, exceeding $68 billion over the year to July – an increase of 52 per cent, Queensland Premier the Hon. Annastacia Palaszczuk said at the Queensland State of the State event. Read more…


State budget deficit WA’s greatest challenge

“It would be something that would dog us for our term, whether it’s one two three or four terms in office. It would dog us for that period of time because dealing with what confronted us was so extraordinary,” WA Premier, the Hon. Mark McGowan has said, referring to WA’s budget deficit, at the 2017–18 WA State Budget breakfast in Perth. Read more…


Creating an aerotropolis is an exciting moment in time

I don’t think we’ve got our head around how much the Western Sydney Airport is going to deliver, Liverpool City Council Chief Executive Officer, Kiersten Fishburn said at the CEDA NSW Western Sydney growth series event. Read more…


Ending everyday sexism

“Our sex discrimination laws and work place laws have contributed to a significant decrease in overt discriminations… But our progress has stalled and it’s time to discuss the attitudinal and systemic barriers that impede gender equality,” Human Rights Commission Sex Discrimination Commissioner, Kate Jenkins has told a CEDA audience in Adelaide. Read more…


Business must play a social role in communities

“A lot of companies have CSRs – corporate social responsibilities…It’s a good combination of words: responsibility is good, social is good, but what it stands for is being used the wrong way in so many different places. It’s used as a check-box,” Chobani Founder and Chief Executive Officer Hamdi Ulukaya has told a CEDA audience in Sydney. Read more…


CEDA website: event registration changes

CEDA is excited to announce that our new and refreshed website is live. Read more…


Aussie kids' educational success tied to family background

“Australia is well below the OECD average in its capacity to detach background from outcome in our education system,” SA Minister for Education and Child Development and SA Minister for Higher Education and Skills, the Hon. Susan Close has told a CEDA audience in Adelaide. Read more…


Where the responsibility for housing affordability lies

The Federal Treasurer seems to think most of the housing policy development should be outsourced to the states with no additional funding and yet the states should still be accountable to the commonwealth, Victorian Treasurer the Hon. Tim Pallas said at the launch of CEDA’s Housing Australia research report. Read more…


Privatisation process needs effective regulatory arrangements

“Governments should not be maximising the value of assets and thereby sale prices by giving monopoly infrastructure operators unfettered pricing power,” Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Chairman, Rod Sims has told a CEDA audience in Perth. Read more…


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