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AFGC WEBINAR | 2020-2021 Federal Budget – what does it mean for the national economy and the food and grocery manufacturing sector

7 October @ 3:15 pm - 4:30 pm

Join the AFGC and Hon Karen Andrews MP, Federal Minister for Industry, Science and Technology for a post-Federal Budget Briefing to hear what the top lines are about the state of the economy and also more specifically what is it in for the food, beverage and grocery manufacturing sector.

AFGC CEO Tanya Barden will provide an sector position update with the Minister providing comment on her portfolio and the Government’s announcements along with Warren Hogan from EQ Economics providing an economic analysis.

DATE:            Wednesday 7 October
TIME:             10.00 – 11.00am AEST

BACKGROUND:

With the COVID-19 response dominating the national economy,  the Federal Government is set to deliver a Federal Budget that will contain measures designed to help stimulate economic growth and jobs.   At the heart of this Budget could be manufacturing.

The AFGC has been continually advocating to Government that the food, beverage and grocery manufacturing is an industry that not only ensures that the supermarket shelves are stocked but creates jobs and significantly contributes to local and national economies.

The AFGC has been working to ensure that the Government strongly considers an investment allowance or instant asset write-off as part of the Budget or in some way provide assurances to the future of the sector to encourage investment and therefore growth.

Members questions will be encouraged on the day.

Participants will be provided Webex meeting details on completion of registration.

Details

Date:
7 October
Time:
3:15 pm - 4:30 pm
Event Category:

Organiser

Alyssa Handy
Phone:
0430 300 649
Email:
alyssa.handy@afgc.org.au