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Committee for Economic Development of Australia


Budget reset paper 2022

This paper outlines the case for and key elements of a comprehensive budget reset after the federal election and ahead of the 2023-24 Federal Budget.

Economic and political outlook 2022

2022 is shaping up as a pivotal year across the economic and political spectrums and it comes at a critical time, in terms of the need for policy action in Australia. This report argues that governments around the country must make tough policy decisions in...

Duty of care: meeting the aged care workforce challenge

This report examines how state and federal governments and the industry can grow the aged-care workforce to fix the enormous shortage of workers in the sector and improve quality of care for older Australians.
Discussion paper

Technology and trust: priorities for a reimagined economy led by technology

The pace of change in digital technology and the challenge of designing effective regulation after the fact, make the stewardship of emerging technologies challenging. This paper argues that appointing a Chief Technologist and committing to transparent and independent technology assessments could help Australia become a...

A good match: optimising Australia’s permanent skilled migration

The recommendations in this report could help ensure that permanent skilled migration can satisfy the skills needs of the Australian economy. This will help make the system work better for both employers and skilled migrants, with flow on benefits for the broader Australian community.