Our regions: regional economies and population movement

Our regions: regional economies and population movement

Oct 27
Join Trustees from across the country for a discussion on the impacts of Covid-19 on regional populations, the challenges and opportunities.
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The Hon. Nola Marino MP, Federal Assistant Minister for Regional Development and Territories
Katherine Teh, Principal | Strategist, TEH & CO

Event Overview

Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, many Australian regional population centres are thriving. In addition, strong continued demand for produce and resources means traditional regional industries have grown whilst other sectors have struggled. But what is the Government’s take on population movement and the long-term impacts of Covid-19 for regional economies?

Join CEDA’s Trustees from across the country to hear from Assistant Minister for Regional Development and Territories, the Hon. Nola Marino, for a Commonwealth Government perspective on these issues, including the Government’s response to some of the challenges.

Roundtable start times:
NSW/ACT/VIC/TAS: 10.30am
SA: 10.00am
NT: 9.00am
QLD: 9.30am
WA: 7.30am

This virtual roundtable is by invitation only. The roundtable will be conducted on a virtual platform and numbers are limited to maximise participation. Invitations to virtual roundtables are a valued benefit of CEDA membership. Chatham House Rule applies. Roundtable discussions will be targeted to varied groups, including state-based Trustees discussions, national or industry sector Trustee roundtables, and c-suite conversations.


Meet the speaker

The Hon. Nola Marino MP
Federal Assistant Minister for Regional Development and Territories

Nola was appointed to her current portfolio in 2019. She was elected as the Federal Member for Forrest in November 2007 and was appointed Deputy Opposition Whip immediately upon election. Nola was appointed Deputy Government Whip in September 2013 and became the first female appointed to the position of Chief Government Whip in September 2015. In 1996 Nola was the ABC Regional Rural Woman of the Year. In 1997 she received a Certificate for Outstanding Service to the Community in 1997 from the Harvey Shire Council and a Premier’s Australia Day Active Citizenship Award (WA) in 2004.

Meet the facilitator

Katherine Teh
Principal | Strategist, TEH & CO

Katherine specialises in corporate strategy for organisations facing fast-changing socio-political expectations. She is the Chair of Monash University’s Castan Centre for Human Rights Law; is on the advisory committee of the Research Unit in Public Cultures at the University of Melbourne; and is a Global Ambassador for the UN Global Compact Cities Program.
Trustee event advice - Coronavirus

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CEDA is currently running Trustee roundtable discussions virtually and face-to-face where there is member demand and they can be delivered in accordance with government health advice for a specific state.

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