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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.

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.

Health practitioner using a tbalet computer in an operating theatre.
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.