Politics in the Pub: What You Need to Know About Stage 3 and Fairer Tax Reform

Wed, Feb 28, 2024 6:30pm AEDT Verity Lane Market

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The Albanese Government’s decision to redesign the Morrison-era Stage 3 tax cuts is a win for equality and the economy, with $84 billion dollars delivered to low- and middle-income earners over the next ten years. The policy shift is the culminaton of five years of Australia Institute research and advocacy for fairer tax reforms. 

Join Richard Denniss and Matt Grudnoff as they unpack the Stage 3 changes and where the tax reform debate goes to from here. 

Preserving Australia’s progressive income tax system is the cornerstone of the Stage 3 debate, but Australia currently collects more money from students paying HECS than it does from the Petroleum Resource Rent Tax. It is critical that Australia pursues fair and efficient tax reforms including increasing the the PRRT, pollution taxes,  and wealth taxes to raise the revenue needed to fund public services now and into the future.


  • Richard Denniss, Executive Director of the Australia Institute
  • Matt Grudnoff, Senior economist, the Australia Institute

Hosted by Ebony Bennett, Deputy Director of the Australia Institute and host of the Follow The Money podcast.


Wednesday, February 28, 2024 at 6:30pm - 7:30pm AEDT


Verity Lane Market
50 Northbourne Ave
Sydney Building
Canberra City , ACT 2601
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