- Gough Whitlam Oration
- What Matters? Writing Competition
- The Economy
- Impacts of High Stakes Testing
- Human Rights and Public Life
- Young People and Democracy
- Federalism and Australian Schooling
- The Impact of Government Contracts
- Past Projects
- Schools Program
2009 Governing the Economy Symposium
On Monday 30 November the Whitlam Institute and the UWS School of Economics and Finance presented Governing the Economy: the challenges & the possibilities, a high level Symposium at the InterContinental Hotel in Sydney.
We’d like to express our sincere thanks to our speakers:
Dr Ken Henry, Secretary, Australian Treasury
Gary Banks AO, Chair, Productivity Commission
Professor Warwick McKibbin, Director, Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis, ANU; Board Member, Reserve Bank of Australia
Bernie Fraser, Former Treasury Secretary and Former Governor, Reserve Bank of Australia
Our lunchtime session was a panel discussion on Reporting the Economy, hosted by Sheryle Bagwell, Business Editor, ABC Radio National, featuring Michael Stutchbury, Economics Editor, The Australian, and Stephen Long, Economics Correspondent from ABC News and Current Affairs.
Video of all speakers is now available on the Whitlam Institute YouTube Channel.
The Whitlam Institute gratefully acknowledges its sponsors and supporters:
FOXTEL Pty Ltd
Mitchell Communication Group
The Pratt Foundation