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2021 Ted Evans Public Policy Lecture, by Dr Martin Parkinson AC PSM - ONLINE ONLY

Date: Wednesday Nov 24, 2021, 6:00 pm

From: Central Council

Navigating an Uncertain Future: Is Australia up to meeting the challenges and grasping the opportunities that await?

As Australia looks to rebuild after the health and economic devastation associated with the COVID pandemic, Martin Parkinson will explore some of the challenges and opportunities the nation will need to navigate. Note on timing: 6pm SYD/CBR/MEL/HOB, 5.30pm SA, 5pm QLD, 3pm WA

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WEN Professional Development Webinar - ONLINE ONLY

Date: Monday Nov 22, 2021, 11:30 am

From: Central Council

Negotiating flexible and remote work in a COVID-19 world and beyond: What do employees and employers need to know?  The impact of the pandemic has triggered a large-scale shift in working arrangements among many professionals. Opportunities are opening up for employees to potentially negotiate new working arrangements, while at the same time, employers need to identify how to best support their employees and fulfil their organisation’s goals.

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Women in Economics Virtual Retreat 2021 - ONLINE ONLY

Date: Monday Nov 15, 2021, 3:00 pm

From: Central Council

The ‘Virtual Retreat’ provides an opportunity for around 30-40 junior and mid career women economists to develop their networks, receive mentoring and strengthen their leadership and career decision making. Participants will be drawn from academia, government and the private sector.

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ESA (ACT) Annual General Meeting 2021

Date: Thursday Nov 4, 2021, 6:30 pm

The ESA (ACT) is pleased to invite you to our Annual General Meeting. It is a face to face meeting for 22 members, with a zoom option for additional members.

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Early insights into gender impacts of COVID-19 - ONLINE ONLY

Date: Thursday Nov 4, 2021, 12:00 pm

From: Central Council

The ACT Branch of the Women in Economics Network is pleased to host a webinar on the gender impact of COVID-19, featuring four contributors from September’s Special Issue of the Australian Journal of Labour Economics. Their research provides early analysis on some of the key economic issues arising from the COVID-19 pandemic and explores gender issues raised by the pandemic both directly in the labour market and indirectly through its effects on particular aspects of economic and social life.

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2021-2022 Western Australian State Budget Review

Date: Thursday Oct 21, 2021, 5:15 pm

The WA Government released it’s 2021-22 Budget on 9 September 2021. Western Australia is in an enviable positon, with one of the strongest economies in the nation and a record budget surplus of $5.7 billion amidst a global pandemic. However, the strength of our economy does not mean that all sectors are faring equally well, or that we are immune to future shocks and structural changes in the global economy.

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Lights, Camera, Pandemic? The Australian film industry featuring COVID-19 - ONLINE ONLY

Date: Tuesday Sep 21, 2021, 5:00 pm

The Queensland branch of the Women in Economics Network invites you to a free webinar about the business of show business: Lights, Camera, Pandemic? The Australian film industry featuring COVID-19.

Despite border closures and lockdowns, the Australian film industry has been an unexpected success story of the pandemic as production ground to a halt in countries across the globe. But how do you produce a film during a pandemic? What are the economic and social impacts of film production on local communities and the broader Australian economy? What challenges and opportunities are on the horizon for film production in Australia?

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Young Economists Network - Debate - ONLINE ONLY

Date: Thursday Sep 16, 2021, 6:00 pm

From: Central Council

Following on from the ESA webinar 'Housing Affordability- Is the Great Australian Dream Out of Reach for Today's Young', the 2021 National Online Young Economist Network (YEN) Debate is scheduled to take place from 6pm AEST on Thursday, September 16th with the Debate topic focusing on the key question of.....

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Women's economic wellbeing in older age - ONLINE ONLY

Date: Thursday Sep 9, 2021, 1:00 pm

From: Central Council

While many people assume economics is all about money and finance, economists care about principles of equality, dignity, and respect. These are values that come to fore when examining women’s economic wellbeing in older age.  This seminar will explore the emerging situation and public policy responses that can reduce the number of older women at risk of experiencing poverty, and move us closer towards a society that exemplifies the values we uphold. Growing numbers of often single older women are facing uncertain economic futures. 

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Housing affordability: is the great Australian Dream out of reach for today's young? - ONLINE ONLY

Date: Tuesday Sep 7, 2021, 12:00 pm

From: Central Council

Despite a recession and a global pandemic, Australian house prices continue to reach new highs. How did we get here? Will today’s young Australians ever be able to afford to buy a house? What are the implications for economic and social outcomes? And what might be the policy changes that could make a difference? Our panel of expert economists will tackle one of the most pressing questions for Australia: how can we make houses more affordable?  Timing of this event is AEST.

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Women's Economic Security - ONLINE ONLY

Date: Wednesday Sep 1, 2021, 12:00 pm

With the Federal Government planning a Women’s Security Summit in September, Women in Economics NSW is drawing together an exceptional panel to explore the critical issue of women’s economic security. The focus of the Panel will be on what the experience of a working life facing workforce inequality, a gender pay gap, part time work and interrupted work patterns means for women approaching and over the course of their retirement.

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More than a word: How can economics contribute to Indigenous Reconciliation? - ONLINE ONLY

Date: Tuesday Jul 27, 2021, 11:00 am

From: Central Council

Reconciliation Australia's theme for 2021, "More than a word", highlights the need to convert awareness into action:"For reconciliation to be effective, it must involve truth-telling, and actively address issues of inequality, systemic racism and instances where the rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are ignored, denied or reduced." 

This is a hybrid event which will be held in-person at Charles Darwin University as well as live-streamed via Zoom.  Please indicate how you plan to join this webinar when registering. This is a a joint event between WEN, ESA and CDU.  

 

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Australian Conference of Economists (Virtual) - ONLINE ONLY

Date: Monday Jul 12, 2021, 12:00 am

From: Central Council

It is our pleasure to invite you to the Australian Conference of Economists (ACE) 2021 to be held from 12 to 14 July 2021 as a fully virtual event.

 

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National Webinar with Mr Philip Lowe, Governor, RBA - ONLINE ONLY

Date: Thursday Jul 8, 2021, 12:30 pm

From: Central Council

The Labour Market and Monetary Policy

The Economic Society of Australia (Qld) invites you to an important webinar address featuring Mr Philip Lowe, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia.  The link and passcode to join this webinar will be sent at 5.30pm on 7 July.  Check your spam folder if it is not in your inbox.

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Explore Economics: Study and Careers  – High School Students - ONLINE ONLY

Date: Thursday May 27, 2021, 4:00 pm

A special webinar for Year 9-12 students – RBA economists will discuss their career paths, their work, and the benefits of studying Economics. Students should register directly to attend this online event.

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Economic Update – University Students - ONLINE ONLY

Date: Wednesday May 26, 2021, 4:00 pm

The RBA is hosting a special webinar for university economics students and their educators – an RBA economist will share insights on monetary policy and current economic conditions. Please circulate to any students who you think may be interested in attending. Students and educators should register directly to attend this online event.

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What the Budget Means for Women - ONLINE ONLY

Date: Monday May 17, 2021, 12:00 pm

Join our three incredible panellists – Nicki Hutley, Danielle Wood and Danielle Woolley - as we discuss what the Federal Budget means for women. Putting a gender lens on the Budget, we will cover a range of issues including superannuation, the gender pay gap, paid parental leave, violence against women and social policy issues.

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WEN QLD: Can Australia Media Survive Without Advertising - ONLINE ONLY

Date: Thursday May 6, 2021, 5:00 pm

The Queensland branch of the Women in Economics Network and the Centre for Behavioural Economics, Society and Technology (BEST) at QUT invite you to a free webinar Can Australian Media Survive Without Advertisers: The future of news.

 

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WEN - Budget Address at the National Press Club

Date: Tuesday May 4, 2021, 12:30 pm

Women in Economics Network Budget Address at the National Press Club
As the Australian economy recovers from the COVID-19 recession, the panel of Dr Sarah Hunter (BIS Oxford Economics), Gabriela D'Souza (CEDA) and Dr Leonora Risse (RMIT University and WEN National Chair) will offer analysis and insights into the policy decisions needed to rebuild a better Australia.

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RLadies Brisbane & Women in Economics Networking

Date: Friday Apr 30, 2021, 12:00 am

RLadies Brisbane are very eager for our first in person event of 2021 (finger crossed) were we get to see each other and meet new members from the Women in Economics Network! WEN Queensland Branch. Feel free to browse their website at https://esawen.org.au or follow them via twitter https://twitter.com/WomenEconAU

Register here: https://www.meetup.com/en-AU/rladies-brisbane/events/277294478/

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WEN with WINE - ONLINE ONLY

Date: Tuesday Apr 27, 2021, 4:30 pm

As part of our new WEN with Wine series, we are pleased to invite you to hear from  from Gabriela D’Souza, Senior Economist at CEDA, to talk about CEDA’s research on skilled migration.

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SPECIAL INVITATION: Women in Economics Network Event

Date: Wednesday Apr 21, 2021, 12:15 pm

The Women in Economics Network (WEN) invite you to our first face-to-face event in 12 months – a lunchtime seminar with special guest speaker, Barbara Pocock, Emeritus Professor at the University of South Australia. Professor Pocock will discuss the following topic: What has COVID-19 done to work: what’s changed, what’s remained the same and what lessons can be learned for our future?

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WEN Workshop: Writing for digital content - ONLINE ONLY

Date: Thursday Apr 15, 2021, 12:30 pm

From: Central Council

Do you wish you had more opportunities to share your ideas about economics? Is there research you’ve done, a great book you recently read, or observations about the world you can offer, which could be promoted and shared via social media?  Do you possibly also wish there were more female voices in public discussions and media commentary about economic issues?  The timing of this event is 12.30pm - 2.00pm AEST.

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WEN Qld - Economists abroad - ONLINE ONLY

Date: Monday Mar 29, 2021, 12:00 pm

At a time when working overseas seems an impossible dream, tune in to hear the experiences of three Queensland economists who followed their dream to work overseas. They will share with you some of their experiences, work and personal, including their last year in lockdowns across the world. Timing: 12pm Brisbane / 1pm Sydney, Melbourne Canberra / 3pm NZ

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Women in Leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world - ONLINE ONLY

Date: Friday Mar 26, 2021, 12:00 pm

The COVID-19 crisis has highlighted both the centrality of the contributions by women, for example at the front line as health care workers, caregivers, innovators, community organizers. It has also highlighted the disproportionate burdens that women carry. Women leaders and women’s organizations have also demonstrated their skills, knowledge and networks to effectively lead in COVID-19 response and recovery efforts.

 

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