2019 Economic and Political Overview in Melbourne

2019 Economic and Political Overview in Melbourne

Mar 15
CEDA’s Economic and Political Overview in Melbourne provides expert analysis and forecasts for the year ahead. Hear from our annual keynote speaker Treasurer of Victoria, the Hon. Tim Pallas and Commonwealth Bank Chief Economist, Michael Blythe.
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Tim Pallas MP, Treasurer of Victoria, Minister for Economic Development, Minister for Industrial Relations
Michael Blythe, Chief Economist and Managing Director, Commonwealth Bank of Australia

Event Overview

The 2019 Economic and Political Overview explores the factors reshaping the Australian and global economy, state and national policy agendas, and the outlook for growth and investment. Be briefed on the key trends and opportunities that will impact your organisation in the year ahead.

All attendees will receive a copy of the 2019 Economic and Political Overview report.

Event presentations

The Hon. Tim Pallas, Victorian Treasurer, Presentation MP3
The Hon. Tim Pallas, Moderated discussion MP3
Michael Blythe, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Presentation MP3
Michael Blythe, Moderated discussion MP3


Meet the keynote speaker

Tim Pallas MP
Treasurer of Victoria, Minister for Economic Development, Minister for Industrial Relations

Tim commenced as Treasurer of Victoria in December 2014 and as Minister for Economic Development in November 2018. He is the minister with oversight of government revenue and expenditure, including preparing and delivering the annual State Budget; promoting economic growth across the state; promoting and encouraging investment opportunities in Victoria from interstate and abroad; and developing the fiscal objectives and strategy for the State of Victoria.

Meet the speaker

Michael Blythe
Chief Economist and Managing Director, Commonwealth Bank of Australia

Michael monitors, analyses and forecasts trends in the Australian economy. With more than 30 years’ experience in economic policy and financial markets he leads significant research and provides macroeconomic analysis. He was previously a Senior Economist at the Reserve Bank of Australia.

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