Tax Reform in a Modern Federation

17 December 2015

The Turnbull Government has placed tax reform at the top of the policy agenda. The forum will come hot on the heels of a COAG meeting. It will seek to inform the public debate through objective analysis and economic modelling.

Introduction to Forum from Co-Convener, Professor Ross Garnaut, Professorial Research Fellow in Economics, University of Melbourne

The Golden Road to Budget Repair, Professor John Daley, Chief Executive Officer, Grattan Institute

The Federation and State Tax Reform, Professor John Freebairn, Ritchie Chair of Economics, Department of Economics, University of Melbourne

Tax Rates, Transfers, Incentives and Elasticities: Thinking Through the Issues, Professor Miranda Stewart, Director, Tax and Transfer Policy Institute, ANU

Reforming State and Federal Taxes: Lessons from Economic Modelling, Professor John Madden, Professor, Centre of Policy Studies, Victoria University

The Fiscal Tail that Wags the Policy Dog: A Very Australian Problem, Laureate Professor Emeritus Cheryl Saunders, Director of Studies, Government Law, Co-Director of Studies, Public and International Law, Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne