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Another Tenterfield needed to drive reform: Professor the Hon. Stephen Martin

With the 125th anniversary last Friday of Henry Parkes's oration calling for the formation of an Australian federation and the federal government's Reform of the Federation white paper process under way, we need another Tenterfield moment to engage the imagination of Australians about what our federation should look like in the future.
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27/10/2014

https://ceda.com.au/Digital-hub/Blogs/CEDA-Blog/Oct-2014/Another-Tenterfield-needed-to-drive-reform-Professor-the-Hon-Stephen-Martin


Australia must do more to address entrenched disadvantage: Professor the Hon. Stephen Martin

Despite Australia's low unemployment rate and record levels of workforce participation, there are a significant number of communities in Australia experiencing entrenched disadvantage. To coincide with the launch of CEDA's first research report for 2015, Professor the Hon. Stephen Martin discusses how and why Australia should do more.
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21/04/2015

https://ceda.com.au/Digital-hub/Blogs/CEDA-Blog/Apr-2015/Australia-must-do-more-to-address-entrenched-disadvantage-Professor-the-Hon-Stephen-Martin


Developing nations need more than words from G20 tax reform: Professor Kerrie Sadiq

Tax reform is squarely on the agenda for the G20 Brisbane summit in November. The current international tax regime is broken and it’s going to take significant effort on a global scale to fix it.
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22/08/2014

https://ceda.com.au/Digital-hub/Blogs/CEDA-Blog/Aug-2014/Developing-nations-need-more-than-words-from-G20-tax-reform-Professor-Kerrie-Sadiq


Economic reform as a result of crisis is not what we need: Professor the Hon. Stephen Martin

Political capital and courage is what Australia desperately needs right now as economic conditions tighten.
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13/02/2015

https://ceda.com.au/Digital-hub/Blogs/CEDA-Blog/Feb-2015/Economic-reform-as-a-result-of-crisis-is-not-what-we-need-Professor-the-Hon-Stephen-Martin


Government must invest in innovation to cut handout culture, drive new manufacturing jobs

Despite the demise of several high profile multi-nationals, manufacturing is not a dying industry in Australia.
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30/04/2014

https://ceda.com.au/Digital-hub/Blogs/CEDA-Blog/Apr-2014/Government-must-invest-in-innovation-to-cut-handout-culture,-drive-new-manufacturing-jobs


Genuine and considered debate on population needed

Changes to Australia’s population, and how it is managed, impacts on living standards of all Australians and that is why we need a genuine and considered debate on population, rather than a myopic xenophobic discussion centred on immigration and boat people. Read more…

01/03/2012

https://ceda.com.au/News-and-analysis/CEDA-Events/Genuine-and-considered-debate-on-population-needed


Growing angst for short-term fixes: Professor the Hon. Stephen Martin

As the year draws to a close, CEDA's latest survey reveals the Federal Government needs to undertake a major rethink on innovation, R&D and its broad approach to education with angst growing in the community about the consequences for our long-term economic future if current policy directions are too focused on short-term fixes.
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10/12/2014

https://ceda.com.au/Digital-hub/Blogs/CEDA-Blog/Dec-2014/Growing-angst-for-short-term-fixes-Professor-the-Hon-Stephen-Martin


Higher education reforms - reflections on 50 years of change: Professor Michael Barber

Australian higher education is certainly facing change. However change is not something new to universities. Professor Michael Barber explores 50 years of change in higher education including the current reform agenda.  
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19/01/2015

https://ceda.com.au/Digital-hub/Blogs/CEDA-Blog/Jan-2015/Higher-education-reforms-reflections-on-50-years-of-change-Professor-Michael-Barber


OPINION PIECE: Post boom needs long-term reform agenda

This opinion piece by CEDA, Chief Executive, Professor the Hon. Stephen Martin was published online by The Australian Financial Review on 6 September, 2013. Read more…

11/09/2013

https://ceda.com.au/News-and-analysis/CEDA-Events/OPINION-PIECE-Post-boom-needs-long-term-reform-agenda


The more things change the more they stay the same: Professor the Hon. Stephen Martin

Whenever a report or inquiry into Australia's financial system is announced or released, I am struck by an almighty sense of deja vu. And so it is with David Murray's interim report tabled this week.
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18/07/2014

https://ceda.com.au/Digital-hub/Blogs/CEDA-Blog/Jul-2014/The-more-things-change-the-more-they-stay-the-same-Professor-the-Hon-Stephen-Martin