Dealing with the impacts of COVID-19: Prioritising the use of scarce funds

The necessary and unprecedented levels of economic support needed in response to cushion the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic has significantly impacted the budget positions in all jurisdictions.

Federal Treasurer, Josh Frydenberg estimated that the underlying cash balance is forecast to decrease from balance in 2018-19 to a $85.8 billion deficit in 2019-20 and a $184.5 billion deficit in 2020-21. Hear a panel of senior government thought leaders discuss their views on prioritising scarce funding and the cost-saving approaches they are likely to adopt in the future.

Hear a panel of senior government thought leaders discuss their views on prioritising scarce funding and the cost-saving approaches they are likely to adopt in the future.

The expert panel lineup includes;

  • Dan Roelink, Director of Enterprise Architecture, NSW Department of Customer Service
  • Vivien Renzella-Rose, Deputy Director, Data, Performance and Business Development, The Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages Victoria
  • Stewart Munro, A/g First Assistant Secretary, Australian Government Department of Finance
  • John Asquith, Head of Innovation – Government, Chief Innovation Office, ServiceNow
  • Judy Hurditch, Principal Analyst, Intermedium

The panel discussion will give you some new perspectives on;

  • The thought process behind decisions on funding allocation
  • Their sentiments on process automation as both a cost-saving and service improvement tool
  • Other cost reduction options being considered into the future

This event is free to attend and open exclusively to members of the Australian public sector workforce.

Event contact: Emmanuel Adeyemi, 0421348617, [email protected]

Venue

Virtual Event (Online)