Productivity priorities post-pandemic

Productivity priorities post-pandemic

Jun 8
Join Productivity Commissioner Michael Brennan to discuss how Australia might ‘build back better’ from the COVID-19 pandemic in terms of productivity growth.
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Michael Brennan, Chair, Productivity Commission

Event Overview

Productivity has been firmly in the spotlight in the past 12 months. As COVID-19 took hold and the Australian market adapted to wide-scale working from home, early concern about reduced productivity performance gave way to concern for workers’ mental and physical health.

Now in the wake of Australia’s ‘miracle economic recovery’, employers are faced with a new set of productivity challenges including strengthening supply chains, better managing chronic health issues in the workforce, driving productivity growth in the services sector and generating wages growth.

Hear from Productivity Commissioner Michael Brennan as he shares the key issues on the Commission’s post-pandemic agenda.

Livestream start times:
SA/NT: 12.30pm
WA: 11.00am

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Meet the keynote speaker

Michael Brennan
Chair, Productivity Commission

Prior to joining the Productivity Commission Michael was Deputy Secretary, Fiscal Group, in the Federal Treasury with responsibility for budget policy, retirement incomes, Commonwealth-State relations, social policy and infrastructure financing. He has also held the positions of Deputy Secretary, Economic in the Victorian Department of Treasury and Finance, has worked as an Associate Director in the economics and policy practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers, and as a senior adviser to Treasurers and Ministers for Finance at the State and Federal level. In addition to his role of Chair, Michael also worked on the Expenditure on Children in the Northern Territory study.

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