2024 Federal Budget Address

Business Chamber Queensland is delighted to invite you to the 2024 Federal Budget Address by the Hon Dr Jim Chalmers MP on 24 May, 2024 at the Royal International Convention Centre.

Hear first-hand from the Federal Treasurer during his keynote address days after he delivers the 2024-25 Budget on what it means for business.

CEO Heidi Cooper will interview the Treasurer on the issues businesses have raised with us and what they want to see for business success in Queensland.

Last year's event sold out, so get in early and secure your ticket to the 2024 Federal Budget Address now.


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Event details: 

Date: Friday, 24 May 2024
Time: 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Venue: Royal International Convention Centre
Address: 600 Gregory Terrace, Bowen Hills, Brisbane

Single ticket: $275 per person + gst
Business Chamber Queensland member price: $195 per person + gst

Table of 10: $2650 + gst
Business Chamber Queensland member price: $1800 + gst

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Keynote Speaker

Honourable Dr Jim Chalmers MP

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 Dr Chalmers 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.

Dr Chalmers 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.

Event Partners

Australian Retirement Trust

Australian Retirement Trust is one of Australia’s largest super funds. Over 2.3 million Australians trust ART to take care of more than $280 billion of their retirement savings. ART aims to help its members retire well with confidence, focused on strong long-term investment returns, lower fees and the information and access to advice members need to manage their super and retirement.

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BDO Australia

BDO is a trusted adviser to clients seeking Audit, Tax and Advisory services.

As one of the world's leading Audit and Accounting organisations, BDO has clients from large corporate organisations to private businesses, entrepreneurs and individuals across an array of industry sectors.

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Queensland University of Technology

QUT is a major Australian university with a truly global outlook.

Home to nearly 50,000 students, QUT is providing real-world infrastructure, learning and teaching, and graduate skills to the next generation of change-makers.

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Acknowledgement of Country

Business Chamber Queensland respectfully acknowledges the Traditional Owners and custodians of the lands from across Queensland and the Torres Strait. We acknowledge the Jagera and Turrbal people as the Traditional Custodians of Meanjin (Brisbane), the lands where our office is located and the place we meet, work and learn. We pay our respects to Elders past and present.