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.
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.
Productivity, Innovation and Review of the Workplace Relations Regulatory Framework
04 / 11 / 2016
Peter Harris gave a keynote presentation to the Australian Labour Law Association Conference on 4 November 2016 in Melbourne.
Reconsidering the Sacred Cow of Housing: Policies for an Ageing Australia
18 / 02 / 2016
Peter Harris gave an address at the Curtin University Public Policy Forum 2016 on 18 February 2016 in Perth.
Older Australians and the Bucket List
06 / 11 / 2015
Commissioner Karen Chester's speaking notes from an address to the Economic and Social Outlook Conference 2015 - Rebuilding Foundations for Reform - on 6 November 2015 in Melbourne.
Making a Difference
05 / 11 / 2015
Peter Harris gave an address to the Economic and Social Outlook Conference 2015 - Rebuilding Foundations for Reform - on 5 November 2015 in Melbourne.
Public Housing and Employment
29 / 10 / 2015
Peter Harris gave an address to the National Housing Conference 2015 in Perth on 29 October.
22 / 09 / 2015
Peter Harris gave an address to the Australian Competition Policy Summit 2015 in Sydney on 22 September.
CEDA: Workplace Relations
14 / 08 / 2015
Peter Harris gave an address to the Committee on Economic Development of Australia (CEDA) on 14 August detailing the draft recommendations of the Workplace Relations Framework inquiry.
The Case for Infrastructure Pricing Reform - What water can teach roads
27 / 07 / 2015
Peter Harris delivered a speech to the Infrastructure Partners Australia Water Symposium in Sydney on 27 July 2015.
Free Trade Agreements
21 / 07 / 2015
Peter Harris delivered the opening statement to the Joint Select Committee on Trade and Investment Growth - Inquiry into Business Experience in Utilising Australia's Free Trade Agreements' hearing on 21 July 2015.
Remarks at the 2015 Australian Domestic Gas Outlook Conference
25 / 03 / 2015
Peter Harris delivered a speech to the 2015 Australian Domestic Gas Outlook Conference Curbing red tape for energy production - creating regulation nirvana in Sydney on 25 March 2015.
An Economist and a Lawyer Went to Lunch ... some reflections on the Productivity Commission's Access to Civil Justice Inquiry
03 / 02 / 2015
Former Commissioner, Dr Warren Mundy delivered a public lecture to the The Australasian Institute of Judicial Administration in Melbourne on 3 February 2015.