Addressing entrenched disadvantage

Addressing entrenched disadvantage

VIC
Apr 21
The Hon. Martin Foley will launch CEDA's policy perspective Addressing Entrenched Disadvantage in Australia, followed by a panel discussion with key contributors to the report.

Speakers

Dr Francisco Azpitarte, Ronald Henderson Research Fellow, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economics and Social Research & The Brotherhood of St Laurence
Alison McClelland, Commissioner, Productivity Commission
Anne Hampshire, Head of Research and Advocacy, The Smith Family
The Hon. Martin Foley, Victorian Minister for Housing, Disability and Ageing, Victorian Minister for Mental Health Victorian Minister for Equality

Event overview

Despite Australia's low unemployment rate and record levels of workforce participation, there are a significant number of communities in Australia experiencing entrenched disadvantage.

At the launch of CEDA's policy perspective Addressing Entrenched Disadvantage in Australia, leading social policy experts will examine issues associated with the economics of disadvantage, such as:

  • The nature and extent of disadvantage;
  • The economic and social cost of disadvantage;
  • New models and ways to address entrenched disadvantage.

Meet the keynote speaker

The Hon. Martin Foley
Victorian Minister for Housing, Disability and Ageing, Victorian Minister for Mental Health Victorian Minister for Equality

Meet the panel

Dr Francisco Azpitarte
Ronald Henderson Research Fellow, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economics and Social Research & The Brotherhood of St Laurence

Alison McClelland
Commissioner, Productivity Commission

Anne Hampshire
Head of Research and Advocacy, The Smith Family

Supported by CEDA member

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