State Budget address 2017

State Budget address 2017

Jun 19
This annual CEDA signature event follows the release of the State budget with the Treasurer the Hon. Curtis Pitt MP presenting a keynote address budget strategy and Queensland's economic position.


The Hon. Curtis Pitt MP, Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment

Event overview

Speaking and responding to analyses of his third and final budget before the State election, the Treasurer will detail the state of Queensland’s balance sheet and his forecast for the State economy. The 2017 budget will influence growth, investment and economic development and have implications across the state, across sectors and across politics.

Gather colleagues and guests and join CEDA’s audience of senior leaders for the Treasurer’s annual keynote address and to discuss in detail the 2017-2018 budget, and what it means for the future of Queensland.


Meet the keynote speaker

The Hon. Curtis Pitt MP
Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment

Born and educated in regional Queensland, the Hon. Curtis Pitt MP is the member for Mulgrave. Before entering Parliament, he led the Queensland Government's business and skilled migration program and Indigenous Jobs and Enterprises Taskforce.

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