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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.

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.

Future Productivity

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.

Productivity Priorities Post-Pandemic

08 / 06 / 2021

Chair Michael Brennan delivered a speech via a CEDA Interactive livestream on 8 June 2021.

Recession, Recovery and Reform

27 / 05 / 2021

Chair Michael Brennan delivered a speech to the Property Council in Canberra on 26 May 2021.

A Brief Overview of the Mental Health Inquiry Report

06 / 05 / 2021

Commissioner Stephen King delivered a speech to the Mental Health Coordinating Council on 6 May 2021.

Services Sector Productivity

15 / 04 / 2021

Chair Michael Brennan delivered a speech to the McKell Institute on 15 April 2021.

Future of the Global Trading System

16 / 03 / 2021

Commissioner Jonathan Coppel participated in a trade policy panel session for the United States Studies Centre (USSC) on 16 March 2021.

Rise of Digital Technology

16 / 03 / 2021

Chair Michael Brennan delivered a speech to the Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce (AICC) on 12 March 2021.

Healthcare – why quality matters

25 / 11 / 2020

Chair Michael Brennan gave the opening keynote address at the Australian Healthcare Funding Summit, held on 25 November 2020.

Productivity Reform in Australia and New Zealand: Barriers and opportunities

24 / 11 / 2020

Chair Michael Brennan participated in a joint panel discussion between Australian, New Zealand and State Productivity Commissions, held online on 24 November 2020.

The COVID-19 Recovery: A view from the supply side

23 / 09 / 2020

Chair Michael Brennan provided an online briefing to the Australian Business Economists on 23 September 2020.