Wednesday 9 August, 2017 – 5.30 for 6pm start. 7pm finish
Tickets – members/concessions $5, non-members $10. Click here to book.
Venue: Manning Clark House, 11 Tasmania Circuit
The circular economy project of the European Union is a ground breaking initiative. Questions are being asked whether mainstream economic policies in Australia are appropriate within a world of climate change impacts and growing inequality.
This forum will look at new economic directions including policies to redistribute income and address the imbalance between capital and labour.
David Richardson, The Australia Institute. David Richardson (BEc, MEc) taught at the University of New England and University of Western Australia. Worked in the Research Service, Parliamentary Library (1979-85 and 1996-2007). During the Hawke/Keating years (1985-1996) worked for Ministers Brian Howe and Sen Nick Bolkus. David commenced at The Australia Institute in 2008.
Caroline Lambert is the First Counsellor of the Delegation to Australia of the European Commission. Since March 2015, Caroline has been the European Union’s Climate and Environment Counsellor in Australia. Caroline worked for five years in the private office of the European Commissioner for Climate Action, Connie Hedegaard, where she advised on financial, trade and taxation matters and adaptation policy. Between 2007 and 2010, Caroline advised Margot Wallström, Vice President of the European Commission in charge of Communication and Interinstitutional Relations and helped design communication campaigns on key European policies.