Investing in Australia’s Future: The promises and pitfalls of the ‘Investment’ approach to welfare

Nic McBride

8 June 2017 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Australia/Hobart

Stanley Burbury Theatre

University Centre, University of Tasmania, Sandy Bay, Tasmania

The priority investment approach to welfare has been heralded as a new and more effective way of ensuring vulnerable Australians have a better future.

This approach has been implemented in a number of countries including New Zealand and was a key recommendation of the McClure Review of Australia’s welfare system.

However, there are criticisms of the narrow targeting and limit scope of these early interventions.

Join us for an in-depth discussion with Michael Fletcher from the Institute of Public Policy in Auckland, TasCOSS chief executive Kym Goodes and Professor Shelley Mallett from the Brotherhood of St Laurence.

Register online for this free event.