Australian Capital Territory


POSTPONED- Parliament House Economics Dinner: Australian Economy after COVID-19


From: Tuesday February 15, 2022, 6:00 pm

To: Tuesday February 15, 2022, 9:00 pm

ESA (ACT) Inaugural Parliament House Economics Dinner 
Professor Ian Harper - AO 

The Economic Society of Australia (ACT) invites you to attend the inaugural Economics Dinner sponsored by Commonwealth Bank of Australia. CBA is the country’s largest bank and financial institution.

Our guest speaker for this event will be Professor Ian Harper.

Highly respected, Professor Ian Harper, is one of Australia’s best known economists.

His roles have included Chairman of the Competition Policy Review, Professor at the Melbourne Business School and Partner at Deloitte Access Economics. He is currently Dean and Director of the Melbourne Business School and Co-Dean of the Faculty of Business and Economics at the University of Melbourne. He is also a member of the Board of the Reserve Bank of Australia. Ian has worked closely with governments, banks, corporates and leading professional services firms at the highest level.

The Master of Ceremonies is the Chief Economist of Austrade Ms Cherelle Murphy.

Cherelle Murphy is the Chief Economist at Austrade. Cherelle publishes regularly and presents to domestic and international clients and stakeholders. She also provides media commentary on key local economic issues. Cherelle began her career as an economic research analyst at the Reserve Bank of Australia. She holds a Commerce degree (Hons) from Curtin University and a Master of Population Studies from Australian National University.

This event is kindly sponsored by Commonwealth Bank of Australia and its Economics Unit, headed by Chief Economist Stephen Halmarick.

Event Details:

Date:  Tuesday 15 February, 2022
Time: 6.00pm to 9:00pm 
Cost:  $155 non-members, $140 members, $1400 table of 10 guests
Location: Mural Hall, Parliament House
RSVP: Register by COB Tuesday 1 February 2022. 

Please note that registration is required and numbers are limited.

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Mural Room, Parliament House, Canberra

Parliament Drive , Canberra City ACT 2600

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