Q&A Federal budget: make or break?

Last year’s Federal Budget was seen as ‘Labor Lite’. Will this year’s be different? As Malcolm Turnbull’s last Budget before next year’s election, can the Coalition deliver the economic plan that it needs to fire up the economy and the electorate?

Discover the answers to these questions and more at a member-exclusive Q&A with two of the finest economic minds in Australia, hosted by renowned political pundit Chris Kenny. As The Australian’s Judith Sloan and Adam Creighton unpack the 2018/19 Federal Budget, you’ll get insights into the high-stakes politics surrounding this year’s narrative, as well as its profound implications for you and the economy.

A Q&A will follow where you can have your own questions answered, so don’t miss your chance to gain a vital macro view of the upcoming year in politics. Seats are strictly limited so book yours now.

The panel

Chris Kenny (Moderator) - Associate Editor
Associate Editor of The Australian, host and commentator on Sky News and radio 2GB, has published two books, written columns for The Advertiser, Sunday Mail and Adelaide Review and is a former chief of staff to then foreign minister Alexander Downer and Malcolm Turnbull when he was opposition leader.

Judith Sloan - Contributing Economics Editor
A regular contributor to The Australian as well as a company director, professor and one of Australia’s best-known economists, Judith is a leading figure in business and academia. She has held a number of government appointments and sits on several company boards.

Adam Creighton - Economics Correspondent
An award-winning economics journalist with a special interest in tax and financial policy, Adam reports extensively on domestic and international economic developments and has written for The Wall Street Journal and The Economist. In 2010 he was senior economic advisor to Opposition Leader Tony Abbott and has authored book chapters on retirement policy.

Event details

Sydney CBD
Tuesday 15 May, 6pm
$25pp, includes drinks and canapés

Adelaide CBD
Wednesday 16 May, 6pm
$25pp, includes drinks and canapés

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