With the 2023-24 federal budget to be handed down on 9 May, The Australian National University (ANU) has experts who can comment on a range of topics.
You can contact our experts via the details listed below. Alternatively, please reach out to the ANU Media team on our hotline +61 2 6125 7979 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
The ANU Centre for Social Research and Methods is also hosting the ANU Budget Breakfast at Old Parliament House from 7:30am-9am on Thursday 11 May. The breakfast will feature analysis from Dr Andrew Leigh MP, Shadow Treasurer Angus Taylor, top economist Chris Richardson, and ANU experts Professor Ben Phillips, Professor Miranda Stewart and Professor Matthew Gray.
Media can register for this free event via Eventbrite.
Associate Professor Geoff Warren
Expertise: Superannuation and retirement policy
M: +61 411 241 091
Expertise: Fiscal policy, economic forecasts, macroeconomics, budget strategy
M: +61 422 004 200
Professor Mark Kenny
Expertise: National politics, politics of the budget, democracy, policy challenge of cost-of-living crisis, fiscal policy
M: +61 415 942 752
Dr Arnagretta Hunter
Expertise: Health policy, climate change and health, wellbeing framework
M: +61 418 419 414
Professor Andrew Norton
Expertise: Higher education policy and funding
M: +61 418 583 102
Dr Liz Allen
Expertise: Population, immigration, demography, inequality, social policy, public policy, housing
M: +61 401 358 091
Associate Professor Elise Klein
Expertise: Social policy, JobSeeker, parenting payments, women’s economic security, compulsory income management
M: +61 414 786 179
Professor Sharon Bessell
Expertise: Child poverty, poverty, food insecurity and housing insecurity (particularly children’s experiences), wellbeing and equality
M: +61 437 629 197
Professor Peter Whiteford
Expertise: Social security and welfare
M: +61 403 050 371
ENVIRONMENT / SCIENCE
Dr Emma Aisbett
Expertise: Green industrial policy (hydrogen and critical minerals, international partnerships and trade), international trade and investment (green supply chains)
M: +61 420 405 980
Professor Frank Jotzo
Expertise: Climate change policy, energy policy, greenhouse gas emissions, decarbonisation and energy
M: +61 400 357 252
Expertise: Computers, internet, defence and educational technology
M: +61 419 496 150
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