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Workplace health: employers need to engage staff curiosity

“Of course we can get the behavioral economic techniques right – like having to walk past the staircases to get to a lift – but if you can ignite people’s curiosity to their own health, then we’re far more likely to get engagement in the longer term”, Lend Lease Head of Workplace Health and Wellbeing, Duncan Young has told a CEDA audience in South Australia. Read more…

08/06/2017


SON 2017: Opportunities aplenty in our future industries

Australia is a world leader in some areas of defence technology, and that’s where we should focus, not building whole ships or submarines for export, Federal Department of Defence Chief Defence Scientist and Head, Defence Science and Technology Group, Dr Alex Zelinsky has told CEDA’s State of Nation conference in Canberra. Read more…

01/06/2017


SON2017: Defence needs cutting-edge technology

“While Australians in the past have thought that we were far removed from strife, we need to consider the sobering fact that we sit in the heavily militarised Indo-Pacific region,” Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon. Christopher Pyne has told CEDA’s State of the Nation conference in Canberra. Read more…

01/06/2017


SON2017: Welfare reforms to focus on drug and alcohol issues

The current welfare system is not stringent enough in getting people off welfare and into work, Federal Minister for Social Services, the Hon. Christian Porter has told an audience in Canberra. Read more…

01/06/2017


SON 2017: Using the NDIS as a political play thing is revolting

Using the NDIS as a political play thing is revolting, The Australian Greens Spokesperson for Finance and Trade, Youth, Schools, Early Childhood Education and Care, Arts, Education, Senator Sarah Hanson-Young has told a CEDA audience at State of the Nation in Canberra. Read more…

01/06/2017


SON2017: Treasurer advocates caution for housing budgetary measures

“Given around eighty per cent of Australia’s $2.1 trillion household debt is tied up in mortgages, it is important to tread carefully when tinkering with the housing market,” Federal Treasurer, the Hon. Scott Morrison has told a CEDA audience in Canberra. Read more…

01/06/2017


World competitiveness ranking released: Australia drops out of top 20

Australia has dropped out of the top 20 most competitive nations, falling to 21 according to the latest results. However, it has fared better in a special digital competitiveness ranking coming in at 15. Read more…

01/06/2017


SON 2017: Australia facing energy trilemma

If we don’t get energy policy right in this country we will be hurting our international competitiveness and we will be hurting our households even more, Federal Minister for the Environment and Energy, the Hon. Josh Frydenberg has told a CEDA audience in Canberra at State of the Nation 2017. Read more…

31/05/2017


SON2017: Good at Innovation, bad at communicating it

There is a whole lot that we’re doing here in Australia that has really good bones…but we’re just not very good at communicating that success, MTP Connect Managing Director and CEO, Sue MacLeman has told a CEDA audience at State of the Nation in Canberra. Read more…

31/05/2017


SON 2017: There is an investment strike in the national electricity market

There is an investment strike in the national electricity market, South Australian Treasurer the Hon. Tom Koutsantonis has told CEDA’s State of the Nation Conference in Canberra. Read more…

31/05/2017


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