This year, the Australian Federal Budget is scheduled for Tuesday 2 April 2019, when Treasurer Josh Frydenberg will be tabling the Budget 2019-20 in the House of Representatives. The Budget will be released at approximately 7.30pm (AEST), as the Treasurer commences his second reading speech.

Here is a list of the Budget-related forums that will be held in Canberra and the Australian National University (ANU):

Date and time: Wednesday 27 March 2019, 11.30am to 1.30pm

Venue: National Press Club, 16 National Circuit, Barton ACT 2600

Speakers: Danielle Wood, Budget Policy Program Director at the Grattan Institute; Nicki Hutley, Partner at Deloitte Access Economics; and Angela Jackson, Senior Economic Consultant at Equity Economics.

Tickets are available for purchase here.

 

Date and time: Tuesday 2 April 2019, 11.00am to 2.00pm

Venue: Mural Hall, Parliament House, Parliament Drive, Canberra ACT 2600

Speakers: NATSEM budget analysis with Dr Jinjing Li, Associate Professor at the National Centre for Social and Economic Modelling (NATSEM), University of Canberra. Budget discussion with Senator the Hon. Matthew Canavan, Dr Andrew Leigh MP, Michelle Grattan AO, Peter Martin. Facilitated by Jane Halton AO PSM.

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Date and time: Wednesday 3 April 2019, 7.00am to 9.00am

Venue: Parliament House, Parliament Drive, Canberra ACT 2600

Speakers: Organised by the Institute of Public Accountants and the Canberra Business Chamber. Insights into the Federal Budget by a senior Government Minister representing the Australian Government and the Hon Dr Andrew Leigh MP, Shadow Assistant Treasurer. Hosted by Leigh Sales, with media commentators Michael Pachi and Katarina Taurian.

Tickets are available for purchase here.

 

Date and time: Wednesday 3 April 2019, 9.00am to 10.30am

Venue: Molonglo Theatre, Level 2, Crawford Building 132, Lennox Crossing, ANU

Speakers: Professor Stephen Howes, Director of the Development Policy Centre. Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU.

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Date and time: Wednesday 3 April 2019, 6.00pm to 7.00 pm

Venue: Badger & Co, Kambri Precinct, ANU, Canberra ACT 0200

Speakers: Panel discussion with Australia Institute Chief Economist Richard Denniss, Senior Economist Matt Grudnoff and a special guest from the Centre for Future Work. Hosted by Australia Institute Deputy Director, Ebony Bennett.

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Date and time: Thursday 4 April 2019, 5.30pm

Venue: Civic Pub (Whisky Room), 8 Lonsdale Street, Braddon ACT 2612

Speakers: John Hewson, Chair of the Tax and Transfer Policy Institute, ANU, and Danielle Wood, Budget Policy and Institutional Reform Program Director at the Grattan Institute and National Chair of the Women in Economics Network

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Date and time: Friday 5 April 2019, 7.15am to 8.30am

Venue: The Commonwealth Club, 25 Forster Cresent, Yarralumla ACT 2600

Speakers: Organised by the Economic Society of Australia (ESA ACT). Associate Professor Ben Phillips, ANU Centre for Social Research and Methods and Director of the Research School of Economics’ Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR).

Tickets are available for purchase here.

 

Stay tuned—we will keep updating this list as more events become available.

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