20 August 2015

We need to talk about tax

This State of Affairs event discussed the key questions in Australian tax reform, and show how they raise fundamental issues about what sort of society we want to be.

13 May 2015

Australia’s budget pressures: the view from Treasury

Three days after the 2015-16 Budget, Commonwealth Treasury Secretary John Fraser speaks to Grattan CEO John Daley about the key economic issues for Australia going forward, including the outlook for debt, growth and structural reform.

20 April 2015

Crisis, what crisis? Should tax reform fix Commonwealth and State budgets?

John Daley, Grattan Institute CEO hosted an expert panel to discuss the most attractive options for repairing Commonwealth and State revenues.

27 March 2015

Intergenerational fairness

John spoke at a meeting of the CEDA Council on Economic Policy on 20 March 2015.

10 November 2014

Australia’s age-based tax and welfare system: is it fair?

Australia’s tax and welfare system is one of the most tightly targeted in the world. Is age-based welfare justified? Cassandra Goldie, CEO of the Australian Council of Social Services discussed the issues with Grattan Institute CEO, John Daley.

3 July 2014

After May Day, Australian budgets are still in trouble

Bracket creep, not the Commonwealth’s May budget, is solving Australia’s short-term fiscal problem. The long-term challenge is as urgent as ever.

11 June 2014

ACOSS National Conference

John Daley discusses the budget ‘crisis’ and the question of how to pay for an ageing population at the ACOSS National Conference on Wednesday 11 June 2014.

1 May 2014

State of Australian budgets – Sydney Event

Australian governments are increasingly living beyond their means. They are going to need to make tough choices to balance their budgets. But…

1 May 2014

Balancing budgets in difficult times

John Daley presents on balancing budgets for Urbis, 4 February 2014.

1 May 2014

Balancing budgets: tough choices we need

At this event John Daley and Judith Sloan discussed Grattan’s report Balancing budgets, which lays out the options that Australian governments have to repair their budgets.