Events


Upcoming events

24
Nov

Livestream Event

Productivity reform in Australia and New Zealand: Barriers and opportunities

The forum will bring together leading experts to discuss priority policy issues to improve productivity. The program features speakers across a broad range of policy areas as well as a panel discussion featuring the Chairs of the Australian, New Zealand, New South Wales, Queensland and South Australian Productivity Commissions.

Speakers and topics:

  • Professor Gary Banks,¬†Not wasting a Crisis: The reform landscape and the role of the PCs
  • Professor Bob Gregory, Grand designs: Key policy adjustments in a post COVID-19 world
  • Professor Alan Bollard, Infrastructure and productivity post COVID-19
  • Associate Professor Janine Dixon, Harnessing productivity gains post COVID-19: Structural change implications for the Australian economy
  • Jason McDonald, Deregulation: Why do we need to deregulate?
  • Professor John Daley, The increasing institutional barriers to reform
  • Peter Harris, Data and policy design: Options to improve productivity and welfare outcomes
  • Professor Arthur Grimes, From Star to Superstar: New Zealand’s productivity performance – Unlocking further gains
  • Professor Bruce Chapman, Vocational education & training: Reforming financing to improve outcomes

In his capacity as President of CEDA’s Queensland State Advisory Council, Dr Pradeep Philip will moderate the panel discussion that will will feature¬†Michael Brennan, Murray Sherwin, Peter Achterstraat, Dr Karen Hooper and Dr Matthew Butlin.

The forum, hosted by the Queensland Productivity Commission, is a joint event of the Australian, New Zealand and state productivity commissions.


Livestream start times:
NSW/ACT/VIC/TAS:

NZ:

SA:

NT:

QLD:

WA:

8:45am

10:45am

8:15am

7:15am

7:45am

5:45am