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 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.
Economic Regulation of Airports - the Commission's Draft Report
21 / 03 / 2019
Commissioner Paul Lindwall delivered a speech to the Infrastructure Partnerships Australia Industry Lunch in Sydney on 19 March 2019.
Regulating in the Digital Economy
28 / 02 / 2019
Commissioner Jonathon Coppel delivered a speech to the Regulatory Reform Summit 2019 in Canberra on 28 February 2019.
Fitness and the Future of Work: time to swap out the marathon for F45
31 / 10 / 2018
Deputy Chair Karen Chester delivered a speech to the CEDA Queensland event 'Workforce fit for the future?' in Brisbane on 31 October 2018.
Trends in Economic Inequality over 27 Years of Economic Growth
15 / 10 / 2018
Commissioner Jonathan Coppel delivered a speech to the Economic and Social Outlook Conference in Melbourne on 12 October 2018.
Growth's Running Mate
11 / 10 / 2018
Deputy Chair Karen Chester delivered a speech to the 2018 Economic and Social Outlook Conference in Melbourne on 11 October 2018.
Seven Stories from 'Rising inequality? A stocktake of the evidence'
28 / 08 / 2018
Chairman Peter Harris teamed up with Commissioner Jonathan Coppel to deliver a speech to the National Press Club in Canberra on 28 August 2018.
Have 'Big Tech' Platforms Got Too Much Power?
31 / 07 / 2018
Commissioner Stephen King delivered a speech to the Australian Financial Review (AFR) Innovation Summit 2018 on 31 July 2018 in Sydney.