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Back to the Future: Restoring Australia's Productivity Growth

Chairman's speech

Gary Banks gave a presentation to the 2009 Economic and Social Outlook Conference on 5 November 2009 in Melbourne.

Contents

Introduction

Causes of the productivity slump

Post-crisis priorities

Remove or reform 'unproductive' industry assistance

Remove regulatory burdens and avoid adding new ones

Rethinking infrastructure

Other reform imperatives for future productivity growth

In sum