View from the Opposition: National Reconstruction Project

View from the Opposition: National Reconstruction Project

NAT
May 18
Join Trustees from across the country and Deputy Leader of the Opposition, Richard Marles, to discuss the Labor approach to economic recovery and pose your questions.
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Speakers

The Hon. Richard Marles MP, Federal Shadow Minister for National Reconstruction, Employment, Skills and Small Business, Shadow Minister for Science
Lynne Cockerell, Deputy Head of Economic Analysis, Reserve Bank of Australia

Event Overview

This is an unprecedented period of transitions from recovery to the nature of work, an ageing population and renewable future.
  • How do we create jobs, what does full employment mean today and how do we respond to underemployment?
  • How do we rebuild, skill for the future and identify the next nation building project?
Shadow Minister for National Reconstruction, Employment, Skills and Small Business, and Deputy Leader of the Opposition, Richard Marles, will outline the Labor approach to economic recovery.

Roundtable start times:
NSW/ACT/VIC/TAS/QLD: 10.45am
SA/NT: 10.15am
WA: 8.45am


This virtual roundtable is by invitation only. The roundtable will be conducted on a virtual platform and numbers are limited to maximise participation. Invitations to virtual roundtables are a valued benefit of CEDA membership. Chatham House Rule applies. Roundtable discussions will be targeted to varied groups, including state-based Trustees discussions, national or industry sector Trustee roundtables, and c-suite conversations.

 

Meet the speaker

The Hon. Richard Marles MP
Federal Shadow Minister for National Reconstruction, Employment, Skills and Small Business, Shadow Minister for Science

Richard was elected to Federal Parliament as the Member for Corio in November 2007. He began his career with legal firm Slater and Gordon, before going on to become the Federal Assistant Secretary of the Transport Workers’ Union. Richard has previously served as Parliamentary Secretary for Innovation and Industry, Parliamentary Secretary for Pacific Island Affairs, and Parliamentary Secretary for Foreign Affairs, Minister for Trade, Shadow Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, Shadow Minister for Defence. He is currently the Deputy Leader of the Opposition.

Meet the moderator

Lynne Cockerell
Deputy Head of Economic Analysis, Reserve Bank of Australia

Lynne has held senior management positions in the RBA’s Domestic Markets, International, and Economic Research Departments. She worked for two years as a Policy Advisor in the Markets Group of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. In these roles, she worked on a broad range of issues, including inflation and exchange rate modelling and macroeconomic forecasting, and the Bank’s international relations with the IMF, G-20 and others. Lynne holds a MSc in Economics from the London School of Economics and BEc (Economics and Econometrics, Hons) from University of New South Wales.
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