HN Nicholls & ALS Friedman dinner: labour market reform

Come and join the Hon Peter Reith and Professor Judith Sloan for dinner as they discuss labour market reform at the Kookaburra Cafe on Wednesday the 15th of February.

This ALS Friedman dinner will be co-hosted by the newly formed Queensland branch of the HR Nicholls Society, chaired by Graeme Haycroft.

When?     7pm, Wednesday 15th of February
Where?   Kookaburra Cafe: 280 Given Terrace, Brisbane
What?      Pizza, ribs, salad, chocolate cake & good debate
Who?       Hon Peter Reith, Prof Judith Sloan & others
Topic?     Labour market reform
Price?      $30 ($25 for ALS students)

You can RSVP by e-mailing or by joining the facebook event. This is an open event, so please feel free to invite friends, but you must RSVP to ensure a place at the dinner.


About the speakers:

Peter Reith has degrees in law and economics and worked as a solicitor before entering politics. He served as shadow Treasurer for the Liberal Party under John Hewson and was involved with the “fightback” policy document. In government, Peter served as the Minister for Workplace Relations and then Minister for Defence, until retiring in 2001.

Judith Sloan has 1st class honours in economics, and two masters degrees (from Melbourne & LSE). She has worked previously as the Director of the National Institute of Labour Studies, Professor of Labour Studies at Flinders, and a Commissioner at the Productivity Commission & the Australian Fair Pay Commission. Judith is currently an Honorary Professorial Fellow at the University of Melbourne and a contributing economics editor at The Australian.

5 thoughts on “HN Nicholls & ALS Friedman dinner: labour market reform

  1. Happy Ausday, to one and all!!! If we had a discussion column, I could have mentioned it there, instead of intruding in a column for other things. Oh, well….

  2. As an added inducement, if you’re a male, you might meet that libertarian cutie who made the news a while back in a protest march. I remember making comments on these pages about her, though I’ve now forgotten her name.

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