Media releases


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Australians need to know where they fit in the future economy

Leaders and policymakers need to tell Australians where they fit in the economy of the future, Federal Leader of the Opposition, the Hon. Bill Shorten told a CEDA audience in Canberra. Read more…


Digitisation key for growing economy

Australia needs to become digitally competitive or risk jobs and businesses going overseas, Federal Shadow Treasurer the Hon. Jason Clare has told a CEDA audience during his address at CEDA’s annual State of the Nation conference in Canberra. Read more…


CEDA report calls for national review of VET sector

Improving outcomes, regulation and oversight, providing certainty in funding and recognising its importance in skilling people for the jobs of the future are critical recommendations in CEDA's latest research on the forgotten middle child of education – VET. Read more…


CEDA report out today identifies 10 priority areas to drive economic growth

A new CEDA report being released today provides policy priorities across 10 key areas to ensure continued growth in the Australian economy, an issue of critical importance particularly in the current Federal Election campaign. Read more…


CEDA report recommends ways to keep WA regional economies strong

A CEDA report released today provides five key recommendations that will help activate the economic potential of regional Western Australia and ensure a sustainable future for regional communities. Read more…


World competitiveness ranking: Australia gains a place despite core economic indicators remaining weak

Business confidence is rising in Australia despite core economic indicators not improving, an international survey has found. Read more…


CEDA 2016 outlook report: recession unlikely, but risks remain, confidence and capex needed

Australia is unlikely to face a recession in 2016 but income weakness still poses a risk, with incomes in 2015 growing at the slowest pace since the early 1960s, according to CEDA’s 2016 Economic and Political Overview being released today. Read more…


Formal trade policy needed to guide future negotiations

A CEDA report released on 9 November 2015, while recognising the economic benefits that will potentially flow from free trade agreements (FTA), is calling for a formal trade policy to be developed as a critical next step in guiding all future trade negotiations. Read more…


More than five million Aussie jobs gone in 10 to 15 years

More than five million jobs, almost 40 per cent of Australian jobs that exist today, have a moderate to high likelihood of disappearing in the next 10 to 15 years due to technological advancements, a CEDA report being released today has found. Read more…


CEDA report: Five years of Women in Leadership – progress too slow

A publication reflecting on five years tackling the issue of increasing gender equality in the workplace and increasing the number of women in leadership positions in Australia shows little progress h Read more…


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