Posted: October 6, 2017

Chuck Wolfe: Seeing the Better City

It was a pleasure to bring Chuck Wolfe to Adelaide for the Festival of Architecture and Design as part of 2017 Open state. Chuck Wolfe is from Seattle and spoke about his new book, Seeing the Better City where he highlights how the perspective of the observer is key to understanding the dynamics of urban space.  

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Posted: October 2, 2017

Thinker in Residence: Allyson Hewitt

It was great to partner with the Don Dunstan Foundation and introduce our members to Thinker in Residence Allyson Hewitt who shared inspiring ideas to make Adelaide a centre of social innovation.

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Posted: September 15, 2017

Sanjeev Gupta lunch

It was an honour to introduce our members to Sanjeev Gupta, Executive Chairman of the GFG Alliance at a lunch which was hosted by Minter Ellison.

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Posted: August 14, 2017

Adelaide Riverbank event

This event was a great opportunity for our members to get an overview and hear from the people charged with creating a new future for the Riverbank, Andrew McEvoy Chair Riverbank Authority.

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Posted: July 5, 2017

Thinker in Residence: Suzi Sosa

How can Adelaide be a leader in the social economy? Great corporate roundtable discussion with Don Dunstan Foundation and thinker in residence Suzi Sosa.

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Posted: May 12, 2017

2017 Federal Budget lunch: Prosperity or peril

The 2017 budget is … Prosperity or peril. Committee for Adelaide's Federal Budget Lunch was hosted at PwC and speakers, included former ANZ CEO Mike Smith, who analysed the budget's business, economic, taxation and political implications.

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Posted: April 10, 2017

US Ambassador Adelaide visit

The US Acting Ambassador Jim Carouso lead a delegation of US businesses to Adelaide and we were honoured to host them at PwC's headquarters. Was a great chance for our members to connect with companies like Boeing, 3M, Cisco Systems, GE, Nova, HP Enterprise, AECOM and more.

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Posted: February 14, 2017

Canberra briefing with the Prime Minister

On 14 February Committee for Adelaide CEO Jodie van Deventer led a 12-strong team of South Australian businesses to Canberra for a briefing with the Prime Minister and Treasurer to talk about power issues, tax cuts and population growth. On 22 February we invited our members to a briefing on the trip to Canberra. It was great to see so much support as we continue to find solutions and influence the debate.

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