Australian Capital Territory


WEN event: An evening with member for Canberra Alicia Payne


From: Monday August 5, 2019, 6:00 pm

To: Monday August 5, 2019, 8:00 pm

WEN event: An evening with member for Canberra Alicia Payne:
on economics, public policy and equity 

The ACT Women in Economics Network invites you to to hear from Alicia Payne, the newly elected member for Canberra to hear about her journey into economics, politics and the importance of making sure no one is left behind.

Alicia is an economist and her career focus has been on social policy. She holds an honours degree in political economy from the University of Sydney and began her career as a researcher at the National Centre for Social and Economic Modelling (NATSEM), publishing on issues such as poverty, higher education and the impact of policy on families. 
Alicia has worked at Commonwealth Treasury, in the areas of social policy and tax and as a policy adviser to then Opposition Leader Bill Shorten and Shadow Social Services Minister Jenny Macklin.
Alicia grew up in Canberra and has seen it grow and diversify. She loves our unique and progressive city and is raising her baby son here.
Event Details:
Date: Monday 5 August 2019
Time: 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Location: The Commonwealth Club, 25 Forster Cres Yarralumla
Cost: $0 members | $25.00 non-members

* Canapes and drinks will be served

WEN has been formed to promote and support the career development of women in the economics profession in Australia. All employees, regardless of gender, are able to attend Women in Economics events, and you do not need to be a member of the Economic Society of Australia to attend.



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The Commonwealth Club

25 Forster Cresent, Yarralumla ACT 2600

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