For any Canberrans interested in the hot topic of housing prices, we’re running an event on Monday afternoon that may be of interest. Speakers are Brian Howe, Stephen King, and Rob Taunton. Details over the fold.
Monday 30 June 2008, 4:00pm-6:00pm
Seminar Room A, Coombs Building, ANU
Workshop on Housing Affordability
Brian Howe (Public Policy, University of Melbourne). Former Deputy Prime Minister and former Minister for Health, Housing & Community Services
Stephen King (ACCC & Economics, University of Melbourne). Author – with Joshua Gans – of Finishing the Job: Real-world Policy Solutions in Health, Housing, Education & Transport.
Rob Taunton (NATSEM, University of Canberra). Author of Wherever I lay my debt, that’s my home, accessible at http://www.canberra.edu.au/centres/natsem/
Will anyone from industry be speaking / attending? Coal face input would add value to the debate.
We’d welcome their attendance and to have them as part of the discussion, but as you can see, we haven’t put any industry reps on the program.
I made this comment on clubtroppo this morning: