News from CEDA events


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State of the State TAS

The annual State of the State event in Hobart has revealed that Tasmania is hungry for economic reform and growth in the private sector. Read more…


ACTU and Peter Reith debate IR impact on productivity

Read what the ACTU's Jeff Lawrence, and former Workplace Relations Minister, Peter Reith, had to say on industrial relations/productivity. Read more…


Nuclear energy needed for the future

South Australia’s future must include nuclear energy Business SA, Chief Executive Officer, Peter Vaughan has told a CEDA forum in Adelaide. With a diverse range of industries, reliant on coal, we must find a way to ensure they can continue, he said. Read more…


Gloom, doom and boom

While the US and Eurozone are experiencing severe economic shocks, WA has been booming. However, economic diversity is needed to ensure WA is not overly dependent on China, Bankwest Managing Director, Jon Sutton warned a CEDA audience. Read more…


Infrastructure funding the key to securing SA’s economic prosperity

While South Australia’s mining projects are expected to inject $60 billion in capital expenditure over the next 10 years, significant infrastructure spending will be needed to fully capture the economic gains, says the Regional Director of Parsons Brinckerhoff SA, Dr David Cruickshanks-Boyd. Read more…


CEDA Media Release: Water reform needed now to avoid mistakes of the drought

A new CEDA draft discussion paper released today, Crisis and opportunity: Lessons of Australian water reform aims to drive debate around water reform to ensure we learn from the mistakes of the devastating drought from 1996 to 2009. Read more…


Infrastructure and jobs over AAA credit rating

If faced with a choice between SA’s AAA credit rating or key infrastructure, incoming South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill, said he will choose infrastructure, a CEDA audience has heard. Read more…


Disadvantage and discrimination prevail

Despite progress “we still have difficulties with women in leadership and we still have a very significant problem with the gender pay gap”. Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Agency (EOWA) Director, Helen Conway told a CEDA Queensland audience. Read more…


New ways of working point to new social planning

High profile demographer and KPMG partner, Bernard Salt told a CEDA forum in Adelaide that a fly-in fly-out workforce would define South Australia for decades. Read more…


CEDA media release: CEDA report finds nuclear energy vital option for Australia

New nuclear technology should be explored for Australia if we are serious about tackling climate change and maintaining Australia’s economic competitiveness, a new CEDA report released today has found. Read more…


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