Social Security Reform: Revisiting Henderson, Poverty and Basic Income

The 2018 Henderson Conference commemorates the 50th anniversary of Professor Ronald Henderson’s pivotal work on poverty in Australia.

How has our social security system changed since then?

More than 20 expert speakers will explore the key changes that have taken place since the 1970s Henderson Poverty Inquiry and how the social security system has responded.

It will also canvass different options for reform, including proposals for some kind of a basic income in Australia.

The conference is a collaboration between The University of Melbourne, Melbourne Institute and the Brotherhood of St Laurence.

Download the conference program and read about the speakers here.

Registrations are now open:

Standard (two day) ticket $180
Concession (two day) ticket $30*

Date:  Thursday 15 – Friday 16 February 2018
Venue: University of Melbourne, The Spot Building, 198 Berkeley Street, Carlton

For queries, please contact Caitlin Hindmarsh:

Tickets details

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Copland Theater, The Spot Building