Who: ACOSS CEO, Dr Cassandra Goldie
What: CEDA – the Committee for Economic Development of Australia – ‘Economic and Political Overview’ in Brisbane
When: 10.00 to 2.00pm Wednesday 12 February 2014
Where: Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre
In a presentation responding to CEDA’s Economic and Political Overview 2014 in Brisbane, ACOSS CEO Dr Cassandra Goldie will outline key proposals to steer the Australian Budget onto a sustainable long-term path of inclusive economic growth.
The head of the Australia’s community services peak body will challenge the myth that there is a ‘welfare payment crisis’ and make the case for the shared interest across the business and community sectors in jobs growth and reducing inequality in Australia.
Dr Goldie will call for a united approach to addressing the pressing gaps i n our economic and social infrastructure through cutting wasteful spending and growing the national revenue base.
To arrange interviews: Fernando de Freitas 0419 626 155
More information on content of speech:
ACOSS Budget Priorities Statement: ‘Budget should be based on needs, not wants’
CEDA’s annual Economic and Political Overview provides analysis and insight on critical economic and policy issues for the year ahead.