SEARCH Foundation: Abbott’s austerity agenda post-budget teach-in | Sydney, 21 May

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Book your ticket for a post-Budget forum – with drinks!

SEARCH Foundation will host a ‘Budget analysis’ speaker event where experts from a variety of different backgrounds will be providing a comprehensive break-down of the new Federal budget.

Afterwards, join in for ‘Budget discussion and planning future action’ drinks as the event shifts to the Edinburgh Castle Hotel.

CPD Research Director Christopher Stone and Fellow Dr Ben Spies-Butcher will be key speakers, discussing taxation and the budget overall respectively.


  • Welcome by MC – Emilie Carey (F-Collective)
  • Budget overview – Dr Ben Spies-Butcher (Macquarie University)
  • Budget, workers & the union movement Maurie Mulheron (NSW Teachers Federation, President)
  • Budget and taxation – Christopher Stone (CPD, Research Director)
  • Social services – Maree O’Hallaron (NSW Welfare Rights Centre, Director)
  • Environment – Jessica Panegyres (Greenpeace Australia Pacific, Policy Advisor)

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Wednesday 21 May
‘Budget Analysis’ Speaker Event: 6:30pm-7:20pm
‘Budget Discussion and Planning Future Action’ Drinks: 7:20pm-8:00pm


‘Budget analysis’ speaker event:

Sydney Mechanics School of Arts | 280 Pitt St, Sydney

‘Budget Discussion and Planning Future Action’ Drinks:

The Edinburgh Castle Hotel Mitchell Theatre (Level 1) | 294 Pitt St (cnr Pitt & Bathurst Sts)


Entry is only $5. You can register for the event by emailing Troy Henderson at or telephone 96984918..

Alternatively, scan the (QR) barcode at top right with your phone to go to the website.

Find the original event flyer here



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