Skip to Content

Speeches

A range of speeches delivered by the Chairman and Commissioners on economic, social and environmental productivity issues affecting Australia.

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

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.

Infrastructure

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.