Gender responsive budgeting in Australia: Insights into government budget statements and processes - online only

In recognition of the growing interest in Gender Responsive Budgeting at the Federal Government level and among various State Governments in Australia, the Women in Economics Network (WEN) is organising a two-part online event on the purpose and practice of Gender Responsive Budgeting in collaboration with the University of Adelaide. 

The first webinar will be hosted by WEN SA Branch and is aimed at informing the audience on the history, principles and practice of Gender Responsive Budgeting within Australia and internationally. The event will start with a welcome speech by Professor Fiona Yap (Head of School of Economics and Public Policy, University of Adelaide and Honorary Professor at the Australian National University) and will be moderated by Co-Chairs of WEN SA Branch, Associate Professor Duygu Yengin, University of Adelaide and Dr Tania Dey, Manager, BDO EconSearch.

This event will include presentations and panel discussion by five eminent experts who bring a combination of economic, legislative and public policymaking insights to this issue:

  • Emeritus Professor Rhonda Sharp – University of South Australia
  • Dr Monica Costa – Curtin University
  • Professor Miranda Stewart – The University of Melbourne
  • Professor Helen Hodgson – Curtin University
  • Associate Professor Julie Smith – Australian National University
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