Glenys Byrne

Glenys has an honours degree in Commerce (economics major) from the University of Melbourne. Joining the Department of Finance in 1987, Glenys specialised in federal financial relations, and developed an extensive knowledge of indirect tax issues and tax expenditures. In 2003, Glenys organised the first Women in Economics seminar for the ACT Branch of the Economic Society of Australia (ESA) and in 2005 she chaired the ESA’s National Committee for Women in Economics. She retired from the Australian Public Service in March 2017 and remains inspired by the public policy contributions of Professor Freda Briggs (dec. 2016) and Professor Helen Hughes (dec. 2013).

  • Tobacco and Alcohol: A Taxing Double Standard, 22 Jun 2017