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 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.
Private Health Insurance
07 / 02 / 2020
Chair Michael Brennan spoke at the Members Health Directors' Conference in Sydney on 4 February 2020.
2019 Grace Groom Memorial Oration
29 / 01 / 2020
Commissioner Stephen King delivered the 2019 Grace Groom Memorial Oration for Mental Health Australia at the National Press Club of Australia in Canberra on Monday 25 November 2019.
Economic Knowledge and the State
12 / 12 / 2019
Productivity Commission Chair Michael Brennan delivered a speech to the Economic Knowledge and the State: past, present, future Symposium at the Australian National University (ANU) in Canberra on 12 December 2019.
Human Services: The next wave of productivity reform
18 / 11 / 2019
Commissioner Stephen King delivered the Queensland Productivity Commission (QPC) Productivity Lecture in Brisbane on 8 November 2019.
Healthcare: A wide-angled view
15 / 11 / 2019
Productivity Commission Chair Michael Brennan spoke at the Consumers Health Forum of Australia (CHF) Members Policy Forum in Canberra on 12 November 2019.
Productivity, Growth and Progress
11 / 09 / 2019
Productivity Commission Chair Michael Brennan spoke at the Water Services Association of Australia (WSAA) Chairs and CEOs Forum in Canberra on 10 September 2019.
Future of Markets and TAFE
10 / 09 / 2019
Productivity Commission Chair Michael Brennan presented to the TAFE Directors Australia (TDA) Convention in Brisbane on 4 September 2019.
Healthcare: Why we need to do things differently
09 / 09 / 2019
Productivity Commission Chair Michael Brennan participated in the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association's (AHHA) Blueprint Refresh Roundtable in Brisbane on 2 September 2019.
Reaping Broader Economic Benefits from an Effective Healthcare System: a visual lens
24 / 07 / 2019
Productivity Commission Chair Michael Brennan presented to the Consumer Health Summit in Canberra on 24 July 2019.
How Can Economics Contribute to Better Policy-Making in Future?
15 / 07 / 2019
Productivity Commission Chair Michael Brennan delivered a speech to the Australian Conference of Economics in Melbourne on 15 July 2019.
A Whole of Government Indigenous Evaluation Strategy
02 / 07 / 2019
Commissioner Romlie Mokak delivered a speech for a NAIDOC event at the Institute of Public Administration Australia in Canberra on 2 July 2019.