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ACOSS Post Budget Event 2024

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The ACOSS Post Budget Event is the key annual event for civil society and the community services sector, providing a space for attendees to receive briefings on key budget measures and their likely impacts on people experiencing poverty and inequality. The event facilitates the opportunity for theΒ community sector to engage in conversation following the release of the Federal Budget.Β 

The event will be addressed by Treasurer Jim Chalmers, followed by aΒ comprehensive ACOSS analysis, closing with a panel discussion where speakersΒ will share their expertise and perspectives on the Budget and economy. You have the chance to participate in meaningful dialogue with speakers and fellow attendees inΒ the wake of the Budget’s release.

The ACOSS Post Budget Event serves as a crucial platform for examining the pivotal question: Does the 2024 Federal Budget effectively address Australia's pressing social and economic challenges?

Our speakers (more to be announced in the coming weeks):

Special thanks to partnersΒ HESTAΒ andΒ UTS Centre for Social Justice and Inclusion.

*If you are experiencing financial hardship and would like to attend the event, we have bursaries available. Please get in touch with us by emailing


9AM - 10AMRegistrations open

Morning tea available
10AM - 10:20AM

Event commences

Welcome to Country by Michael West,Β Metropolitan Local Aboriginal Land Council

Address byΒ Joe Agius, General Manager – Business Growth, HESTA

Address by Amy Persson,Β Pro Vice Chancellor, Social Justice and Inclusion at University of Technology Sydney

      10:20AM - 10:45AMTreasurer Jim ChalmersΒ keynote address, and audience Q&AΒ (virtual)
      10:45AM - 11:05AMACOSS budget analysis by Dr Cassandra Goldie, CEO, ACOSSΒ 
      11:05AM - 11:55AMPanel discussion:

      11:55AM -12PMClosing remarks

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