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July 20
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
$45 – $50
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A Melbourne CBD Location

Marking The Report Card On The Labor Government, 1 Year In

Drinks with John Daley AM and Zoe McKenzie MP

Hosted by:
Justin Bokor

July 20 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

$45 – $50

How should we assess the performance of the current federal government?

Which actions have mattered and which ambitions will remain unmet?

Who has benefited and who has been disappointed?

What is the future direction for the Liberal Party?

How can the Liberal Party reclaim its appeal with voting blocs that deserted it at the last election?

What are the electoral expectations for political parties to be gender, generational and culturally diverse?

How will this government shape Australia?

What legacy will both parties leave?

Well placed to lead this important assessment are John Daley AM and Zoe McKenzie MP.

Professor John Daley AM is one of Australia’s leading public policy thinkers. He was the inaugural Chief Executive of the Grattan Institute for its first 11 years, where he published leading reports on institutional reform, trust in government, government priorities, budget policy, tax reform, intergenerational equity, retirement incomes and housing affordability. His recent report, Gridlock: Removing the barriers to policy reform, has been hailed as a landmark analysis of how Australia’s institutions affect the prospects of policy reform.

John is a partner at EY Port Jackson Partners, and the Chair of the Australian National Academy of Music. He graduated from the University of Melbourne Law School in 1990, and completed a D Phil in public law at the University of Oxford in 1999. He has also worked at the Department of Premier and Cabinet, Victoria, and at McKinsey and Co, and was a senior executive at ANZ Bank.

Zoe McKenzie MP is the Federal member for Flinders and was elected on 21 May 2022. Prior to this she was a small business woman working in international trade and a board director, living on the Southern Mornington Peninsula.

Zoe served on the Board of the Committee for Mornington Peninsula, and worked with groups including the Mornington Peninsula Foundation and Save our Spidercrabs. She knows the unique challenges facing small and family enterprises and is committed to working with local businesses to create a thriving Peninsula economy. Earlier in her career, she practised employment and equal opportunity law, and served on the boards of the NBN and Australia Council for the Arts. She has held senior policy roles in the law, trade and education sectors.

This informative and challenging Melbourne Forum panel discussion is one you would not want to miss.

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