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.
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.
The Future of Work: Is It Something Completely Different?
17 / 07 / 2018
Our Deputy Chair, Karen Chester, gave a speech to the Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA) WA on 17 July 2018 in Perth.
Data, the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Australia's New Consumer Right
04 / 07 / 2018
Peter Harris delivered a speech to the International Institute of Communications (IIC) Telecommunication and Media Forum (TMF) on 4 July 2018 in Sydney.
Will Reformed Human Services Markets be a Good Thing for Older Australians?
28 / 06 / 2018
Commissioner Stephen King gave a speech to the COTA National Forum on 28 June 2018 in Canberra.
Superannuation: Performing for all members?
06 / 06 / 2018
Our Deputy Chair, Karen Chester, presented a speech to the McKell Institute Executive Policy Forum boardroom luncheon on 6 June 2018 in Melbourne.
24 / 05 / 2018
Peter Harris delivered the Infrastructure Partnerships Australia (IPA) Infrastructure 2018 Oration on 24 May 2018 in Melbourne.
Pursuit of Transparency and Accountability
16 / 05 / 2018
Peter Harris presented a speech to the CFO Forum on 16 May 2018 in Sydney.
Challenges, Threats and Opportunities for Australian International Trade
24 / 04 / 2018
Peter Harris presented a speech to the European Australian Business Council (EABC) on 24 April 2018 in Sydney.
Competition in the Financial System
27 / 02 / 2018
Peter Harris presented a speech to the Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA) on 26 February 2018 in Melbourne.
Productivity and Policy Challenges in an Environment of Pervasive Uncertainty
20 / 07 / 2017
Peter Harris presented a speech to the Economic and Social Outlook Conference on 20 July 2017 in Melbourne.
Data - The Thing that Ties it All Together
22 / 03 / 2017
Peter Harris gave a speech to the Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA) on 22 March 2017 in Melbourne.
What is Fair?
24 / 02 / 2017
Deputy Chair, Karen Chester, presented a speech on copyright to the Australian Digital Alliance Forum in Canberra on 24 February 2017.
Five year Productivity Review
13 / 12 / 2016
Peter Harris, addressed the Productivity Conference in Canberra on 13 December 2016.
Public Policy and What's Missing in Action?
06 / 12 / 2016
Our deputy chair, Karen Chester, says evidence based research is a critically endangered beast in her speech to the CSIRO-Monash Superannuation Research Cluster Conference 2016 in Melbourne on 6 December 2016.