Speeches and presentations
A range of speeches delivered by the current and former Chairs and Commissioners on economic, social and environmental productivity issues affecting Australia.
Competition, dynamism and productivity
15 / 09 / 2023
Deputy Chair Alex Robson delivered an opening statement to the House of Representatives economics committee inquiry into promoting economic dynamism, competition and business formation.
Future critical: meeting the minerals investment challenge
08 / 09 / 2023
Chair Michael Brennan addressed the Minerals Council of Australia’s 2023 Minerals Week Conference.
Optimal industry policy
30 / 08 / 2023
Deputy Chair, Alex Robson, addressed the CSIRO Innovation for Impact Summit.
Reflections on productivity, public policy, and challenges associated with Closing the Gap
23 / 08 / 2023
Presenting to the National Press Club, outgoing Chair Michael Brennan reflects on his time at the Commission, productivity, public policy and closing the gap.
Organisational Economics Workshop in Australia
29 / 06 / 2023
Chair Michael Brennan spoke at the Markets, Contracts and Organizations Conference.
Australia's cost of living challenge
23 / 06 / 2023
Deputy Chair Alex Robson made an opening statement to the Senate Select Committee on the Cost of Living public hearing.
Economic regulation of airports
16 / 11 / 2022
Commissioner Paul Lindwall delivered a speech to the Australian Airports Association (AAA) National Conference.
Australia's health workforce — a future looking perspective
28 / 10 / 2022
Chair Michael Brennan delivered the John Deeble Lecture on 26 October 2022.
Is there madness in our method?
22 / 09 / 2022
Chair Michael Brennan addressed the 33rd Conference of the History of Economic Thought Society.
Productivity: The key to prosperity
19 / 08 / 2022
Chair Michael Brennan spoke at the EY Pre-Summit Summit on Jobs and Skills on 17 August 2022.
The case for measured optimism
19 / 08 / 2022
Chair Michael Brennan spoke virtually to an Australian Business Economists (ABE) seminar on 18 August 2022.
Productivity, migration and skills
08 / 07 / 2022
Chair Michael Brennan presented at a Universities Australia event on 7 July 2022.
Supply chain vulnerabilities
31 / 05 / 2022
Commissioner Catherine de Fontenay spoke at the Supply Chain Planning and Logistics Summit on 31 May 2022.
Future ready? Australia and international trade in the post-pandemic global economy
06 / 05 / 2022
Deputy Chair Alex Robson presented at a joint Griffith Business School and Economic Society of Australia (ESA) event in Brisbane on 6 May 2022.
Vocational education research
28 / 04 / 2022
Chair Michael Brennan presented at AVETRA’s Annual Conference on 28 April 2022.
Economics of working from home
12 / 10 / 2021
Chair Michael Brennan spoke at a Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA) panel discussion on 12 October 2021.
22 / 09 / 2021
Chair Michael Brennan spoke at a Tax and Transfer Policy Institute / Business Council of Australia workshop on 22 September 2021.
The working from home evolution
18 / 08 / 2021
Chair Michael Brennan spoke at a seminar panel event for RMIT University on 17 August 2021.
Reform and sustainable funding of healthcare
03 / 08 / 2021
Chair Michael Brennan delivered a speech to the Healthcare Leaders Forum on 3 August 2021.
Right to repair draft report
09 / 07 / 2021
Commissioner Paul Lindwall delivered a speech to the Australian Repair Summit in Canberra on 9 July 2021.