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Handbrake on SA economy must be released

Government must reduce the cost base of the South Australian economy to kick start it after it stalled in the last two quarters of 2012, State Opposition Leader Steven Marshall has told a CEDA forum in Adelaide. Read more…


Improvements in rail means better productivity for Australia

Improvements in rail will assist Australia’s productivity, competitiveness and performance, a CEDA audience has heard in Melbourne. Read more…


Integration and e-Health systems will address health system challenges

In order to meet the unprecedented demands NSW’s health system is facing, the government will have to work smarter, not harder, through investment in technology and innovation, NSW Minister for Health the Hon. Jillian Skinner has told a CEDA audience. Read more…


Investment required in retention and completion of higher education

A stronger focus on investment in retention and completion of higher education is required, Education Base Funding Review Chair, Dr Jane Lormax-Smith told a CEDA forum in Adelaide. Read more…


Minister Ferguson launches the National Long-Term Tourism Strategy

The Minister for Tourism, the Hon. Martin Ferguson AM MP, launched the National Long-Term Tourism Strategy at a breakfast in Perth hosted by the Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA) and the WA Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI) on 15 December 2009. Read more…


Mobile technology next big change to retail sector

The retail sector has moved towards a consumer-lead environment with mobile technology to be the next big change, eBay Australia and New Zealand, Vice President, Deborah Sharkey has told attendees at a CEDA event in Sydney. Read more…


Competition laws need to be flexible, responsive, adaptive: Professor Ian Harper

Following the release of the Competition Policy Review Final Report, Professor Ian Harper discusses key recommendations and their implementation.
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Oil and gas industry must innovate

Innovation is the key to maintaining Australia’s standing in an increasingly competitive global oil and gas market according to Arrow Energy Chief Executive Officer Andrew Faulkner. Read more…


Perth requires urgent investment in transport networks

Perth’s needs a significant increase in road networks, expansion of the reach and efficiency of public transport, and transport networks for other users such as cycling, RAC of WA, Executive General Manager of Advocacy and Member Benefits, Patrick Walker has told a CEDA audience in Perth. Read more…


Queensland to become world’s third largest LNG exporter

Gas is experiencing an unprecedented growth period and will continue to play a significant role in meeting growing global energy demand, Santos - Gladstone LNG Project, President, Mark Macfarlane told a recent CEDA audience in Brisbane. Read more…