Event Type: Partner Event
Date: Thursday Feb 15, 2018, 12:00 am
Conference focusing on how the social security system can more effectively respond to issues of poverty and inequality. Over the course of two days, a variety of speakers will cover what key changes have taken place since the 1970s and the Henderson Poverty Inquiry - to the labour market, families and to the position of vulnerable groups - and will assess the effectiveness of how social security has responded. It will also canvas different options for reform, including proposals for some kind of a basic income in Australia. Register NowView ...
Event Type: ESA Event
Date: Wednesday Feb 21, 2018, 5:30 pm
The first talk for the year is from Brendan Coates who will discuss housing affordability: the causes of rising house prices and rents, their consequences and the policy options for improving affordability.