Business Sydney 


Treasurer of Australia

Tuesday, 1 November 2022

7:15 am - 9:15 am



Doltone House Hyde Park, Sydney



Business Sydney members and guests

The Treasurer of Australia, the Hon Dr Jim Chalmers MP, handed down the Albanese Government's updated 2022-2023 federal budget on 25 October in Parliament House, Canberra. 

At this breakfast, 250 Business Sydney guests attended and listened to the Treasurer's exclusive insights on the preparations for his first budget and the economic considerations and factors that influenced the decisions made in preparing this important fiscal plan. After his speech the Treasurer sat down to an in depth Q&A with Ross Greenwood, Business Editor, Sky News.

Lyall Gorman, Business NSW's President gave the official welcome, Chris de Bruin, Chief Executive, Consumer & Business Banking, Westpac introduced the Treasurer and the vote of thanks was moved by the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry's President, Nola Watson.

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Special Guest

Chris Jordan

HON DR. Jim Chalmers MP

Treasurer of Australia

Jim Chalmers is the Treasurer of Australia.

He has been the Member for Rankin in the House of Representatives since 2013, proudly representing the people and suburbs of southern Brisbane and Logan City where he was born, grew up and made a home with Laura, Leo, Annabel, and Jack.

He served as Shadow Treasurer from 2019 to 2022, and Shadow Minister for Finance from 2016 to 2019.

Prior to Jim’s election to Parliament, he was the Executive Director of the Chifley Research Centre and Chief of Staff to the Deputy Prime Minister and Treasurer.

He has a PhD in political science and international relations from the Australian National University and a first class honours degree in public policy from Griffith University, and is a qualified company director.

Jim’s most recent book, Changing Jobs: the Fair Go in the New Machine Age, was co-authored with Mike Quigley and published in 2017.  His earlier book about the Global Financial Crisis, Glory Daze, was released in 2013.



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