Basic Income: Panacea or pipe dream?

Nic McBride

17 October 2017 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Australia/Hobart

UTAS: Centenary Lecture Theatre

Grosvenor Crescent, Sandy Bay campus, Tasmania

Money for nothing! Is that the answer to poverty and other social challenges we face? Join us in this event as we interrogate the merits of a Basic Income. How does it work in practice? Does it have unintended consequences? How on earth would we pay for it? And if a Basic Income is the answer, what really is the question?

  • Professor Shelley Mallett, General Manger Research and Policy Centre, Brotherhood of St Laurence
  • Dr Paul Blacklow, Tasmanian School of Business & Economics, University of Tasmania
  • Dr Alexis Wadsley, Tasmanian Branch of the Economic Society of Australia

Moderated by Meg Webb, Manager Social Action and Research Centre, Anglicare Tasmania

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