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Victoria at the Crossroads?

What is the right future direction for Victoria? – the 'Victoria at the Crossroads?' Conference 23-24 August 2012.

Australia's Prime Minister, The Hon Julia Gillard, Victorian Treasurer, The Hon Kim Wells and a team of leading commentators will discuss key questions about Victoria's future:

  • Is Victoria's current economic situation the result of intractable structural change or a brief  growth pause?
  • Is the foundation being laid for future growth?
  • How should different levels of government respond?
  • What factors will drive a new vision for the state? 

The event is being held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Convention Centre Pl, South Wharf 3006.

  • 23 August, 7-10pm: Bill Evans, Chief Economist Westpac and panel set the agenda.
  • 24 August, 9am-5.30pm: All day conference including the Victorian Treasurer speaking at 9am and the Prime Minister at lunchtime.

Full Conference Program

Media are welcome to attend

Media contact:

Christine WhitePublic Affairs Unit, Victoria University, 9919 4322; 0434 602 884; [email protected]


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