Presented by Australian Business Economists
Four Seasons Sydney
199 George Street
Thursday 26 Apr 2018 from 12:30pm to 2:00pm (Australia/Sydney)
Tuesday 24 Apr 2018 4:00pm (Australia/Sydney)
About this event
ABE presents a lunchtime briefing and discussion with
The Hon Scott Morrison MP
Treasurer Scott Morrison delivers a pre-Budget address on the fiscal challenges and opportunities facing the Australian economy.
Thursday 26 April 2018
Time: 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Venue: Grand Ballroom, Four Seasons Sydey, 199 George Street, Sydney
Cost: $175 members, $205 non-members, $1950 tables (of 10 guests each)
Lunch includes two courses and beverages.
Enquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0419 256 339
The Treasurer has agreed to take questions from the floor.
The Hon Scott Morrison MP, Treasurer
The Hon Scott Morrison MP is the Treasurer and a senior member of Prime Minister Turnbull's Cabinet and Expenditure Review Committee. Minister Morrison was appointed Minister for Social Services in December 2014 and was responsible for driving the Coalition Government's welfare reform strategy that is designed to increase the economic participation of Australians and to ensure the long term sustainability of Australia's welfare safety net.
Prior to serving as Minister for Social Services, Minister Morrison was the Minister for Immigration and Border Protection where he also served on the National Security Committee of Cabinet.
Mr Morrison was first elected to the House of Representatives as the Federal Member for Cook, in southern Sydney in NSW in November 2007. Prior to his appointment as Minister in the first Abbott Cabinet in September 2013, he served in various portfolios in opposition including Shadow Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, Productivity and Population, Infrastructure, Housing and Local Government.
Prior to entering politics, Mr Morrison worked as a CEO and senior executive in various industry bodies and government agencies, including Managing Director of Tourism Australia, State Director of the Liberal Party in NSW and National Policy and Research Manager for the Property Council of Australia.
Minister Morrison holds an Honours degree in Applied Economic Geography from the University of NSW.
Australian Business Economists (ABE) aims to encourage greater understanding of economic issues by fostering debate in the financial market, business and commercial sector and across the community in general. Visit us at: www.abe.org.au