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Technology remains the friend not foe of the worker

There have been plenty of predictions about the future of work; ranging from a 15-hour week to dystopian jobless woe. But so far, according to Productivity Commission Deputy Chair Karen Chester, all the soothsayers have got it wrong. Read more…

19/07/2018


Gender pay gap inching along in right direction

Measures of gender equality such as women’s workforce participation and the gender pay gap are improving, albeit slowly, Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet Office for Women, First Assistant Secretary, Trish Bergin has told a CEDA audience in Canberra. Read more…

12/07/2018


The social compact between community and government remains strong

The social compact between community and government remains as strong as ever, CEDA Chief Executive, Melinda Cilento has told a CEDA audience. Read more…

05/07/2018


State of the State: South Australia

My Government has a broad economic agenda aimed at accelerating economic growth, South Australia Premier, the Hon. Steven Marshall, has told a CEDA audience. Read more…

04/07/2018


Prediction competitions needed to improve economic forecasting

We need more prediction competitions to improve economic forecasting and they could be run by government or the corporate sector, Lateral Economics CEO Dr Nicholas Gruen, has told the CEDA State of the Nation Conference. Read more…

29/06/2018


1.1 million kids who are growing up in poverty in Australia today

There's 1.1 million kids who are growing up in poverty in Australia today, The Smith Family CEO, Dr Lisa O’Brien has told a CEDA audience. Read more…

28/06/2018


Collaboration and innovation for social change

The social and economic systems are connected and we need to better understand those connections and start addressing some of the social issues or we face three key risks, Impact Investing Australia Australian Advisory Board Chair, Rosemary Addis told CEDA’s State of the Nation audience. Read more…

28/06/2018


Empowering consumers in the new economy

The digital economy provides both enormous opportunities as well as some risks for consumers, according to panellists discussing the empowerment of consumers at CEDA’s State of the Nation conference. Read more…

28/06/2018


The Snowy Hydro 2.0 concept is simple, the build is not

Snowy Hydro 2.0 is very similar in concept to what they were thinking of back in the 1960s, but to build it is hard, Snowy Hydro Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Paul Broad told a CEDA NSW audience. Read more…

28/06/2018


NDIS will change Australian society

The NDIS is a project that will change the face of Australian society on a level never attempted before in history, Federal Minister for Social Services, the Hon. Dan Tehan told CEDA’s State of the Nation audience. Read more…

28/06/2018


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