Everything is Political: Post Election Economic Reform Priorities for Australia


From: Thursday April 21, 2022, 6:00 pm

To: Thursday April 21, 2022, 7:30 pm


We have three eminent speakers who will talk about their post-election reform wish-list.

Angela Jackson, Lead Economist, Impact Economics

Dr Angela Jackson is a health economist who has worked at the highest levels of Government. Starting her career as an economist at the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, Angela has worked across tax, fiscal and social policy. As the then Finance Minister Lindsay Tanner’s Deputy Chief of Staff, Angela was responsible for providing policy advice across fiscal policy and all areas of social policy, including National Health Reform. Previously Lead Economist at Equity Economics, she authored a number of high profile reports on health, aged care, disability, housing and gender policy.



Stephen Anthony, Chief Economist, Macroeconomics Advisory

Dr Stephen Anthony has extensive experience in macroeconomic modelling, policy analysis and advice in public sector economic and financial management, and analysis of global capital markets.  Stephen has worked in the Federal Treasury and Department of Finance, the International Monetary Fund, and the private sector providing advice on macroeconomic policy, taxation reform, and budget analysis. Stephen was the lead economic analyst and advisor to the Australian Capital Territory’s Taxation Review and was Chief Economist at Industry Super Australia. He is now chief economist at Macroeconomics advisory.


Will Mackey, Senior Associate, Grattan Institute.

An economist and data scientist, he has worked in the Economic Policy, Education, and Health programs. He spent 2020 working on Australia’s COVID-19 response, with Grattan and in the Victorian Department of Health.

Will runs workshops on data analysis, communication, and visualisation, is the founder of the R users network for Australian public policy (runapp), and is the author of a number of R packages for public policy. He holds a Bachelor of Finance and Economics from RMIT and a Graduate Diploma in Economics from the University of Melbourne.



Date: Thursday 21 April 
Time: 6pm until 7.30pm
Where: La Trobe University city campus, Level 2, 360 Collins Street
Cost: Free of Charge



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La Trobe University City Campus

Level 2, 360 Collins Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

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