State Budget Review 2018/19


From: Thursday May 3, 2018, 5:15 pm

To: Thursday May 3, 2018, 6:30 pm


We have the pleasure of welcoming Deputy Secretary (Economic Division) of the Victorian Department of Treasury and Finance, Amy Auster, to provide her perspectives on this year’s Victorian State Budget. 

There will be a presentation on original research conducted by the Department of Treasury and Finance on a special budget topic (special topic to be announced). 

This will be followed by a presentation on skills in Victoria's labour market by Tim Stephens, a Senior Economist at the Department of Treasury and Finance.

You will also have the opportunity to have your questions answered by Amy in an extensive Q&A session.

We hope to see you all there.

Amy Auster, Deputy Secretary, Economic Division.

Amy commenced as Deputy Secretary, Economic in September 2016. Amy is responsible for the provision of high-level economic and policy advice to Government on productivity, taxation and regulation, along with social, environmental and development issues.

Prior to joining DTF, Amy served as Executive Director of Monash University’s Australian Centre for Financial Studies, and was a member of the Monash Business School faculty executive. Previously, she spent nearly 20 years working in the financial services industry, including at ANZ Banking Group as Head of International Economics, Head of FX Strategy and Global Head of Client Engagement and at global investment banks including JPMorgan and Merrill Lynch in New York.

Amy holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Northwestern University in Chicago, and a Masters degree in economics and finance from Columbia University's School for International and Public Affairs in New York.

Tim Stephen, Senior Economist, Macroeconomic Strategy

Tim Stephen is a Senior Economist in the Macroeconomic Strategy team at DTF, where he specialises in research and analysis on Victoria's labour market.

Tim's prior experience includes working as head of research for Australia's largest industry analytics firm, and as a consultant advising industry and government on economic issues.

Event Details

Date: Thursday, May 3rd 2018

Time: Arrive from 5:15PM. Presentations and Q&A from 5:30PM to 6:30PM

Venue: Room M101, 1 Macarthur Street, East Melbourne, Victoria, 3002



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1 Macarthur Street, East Melbourne, Melbourne VIC 3000

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