The 2019 ACOSS Federal Budget Breakfast is the key opportunity for representatives from Civil Society to discuss, analyse and debate the potential impacts of the 2019 Federal Budget and Federal Budget policy more broadly.
This year’s breakfast features The Hon Paul Fletcher MP, Minister for Families and Social Services; and The Hon Chris Bowen MP, Shadow Treasurer.
Minister Fletcher will open the event, providing an overview of key budget measures and the impacts on the Social Services Sector and people on low incomes. The Minister’s address will be followed by a facilitated Q&A including questions from the floor.
The Hon. Chris Bowen, Shadow Treasurer will then address the event providing a response to the Budget, again with a focus on equity and impacts on the Social Services Sector followed by a facilitated Q&A.