Commonwealth Budget Review 2017/18 (Copy)


From: Wednesday May 17, 2017, 12:30 pm

To: Wednesday May 17, 2017, 2:00 pm

This event offers pointed and deeper analysis distinct from the media spin that typically follows budget night. Each speaker brings a different perspective, shedding light on all the nooks and crannies of a budget that will be aimed at scoring votes in the upcoming election. Each will speak for 10 minutes after which the floor will be opened for a Q&A.

It is a members only event. Friends are encouraged to take up membership so they too can attend this event.

About our Speakers


Peter Martin is The Age's economics editor. A former Commonwealth Treasury official, Peter has reported economics for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation and then for Fairfax Media since 1985. In 1996 he was Journalist in Residence at the Melbourne University Economics Department.


Danielle Wood is Australian Perspectives Fellow at the Grattan Institute. Danielle has extensive experience in advising on economic policy issues. Her research and advocacy efforts focus on tax and budget policy, intergenerational inequality and competition policy.


Stephen Anthony is ISA's Chief Economist. Stephen is a highly experienced macroeconomist and fiscal policy specialist with over twenty years of experience. Prior to his current role he was the Director of Budget and Forecasting at the economic modelling firm Macroeconomics. He has worked as a senior policy officer at both the Federal Treasury and Department of Finance in Canberra in fiscal policy and budget analysis.




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