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What the 2021 Budget means for the social sector

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Date: 14 May 2021 at 12:00 am Presenter: Pro Bono Australia Location: Online Materials Price: $50 (in AUD)

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Join us a few days after the tabling of the federal budget for a lively panel discussion on the impact and implications for the social sector.

Pro Bono Australia editor Wendy Williams will facilitate an in-depth conversation around the key takeaways and what the budget means for the sector.

Our expert panel:

  • Lyn Morgain, chief executive – Oxfam Australia
  • Professor Gemma Carey, national research director – Centre for Social Impact
  • Kasy Chambers, executive director – Anglicare Australia


Why should I attend this panel discussion?


In this 60-minute webinar, our expert panel will dissect the 2021 Budget to leave you with a comprehensive understanding of what it means for the sectors you’re connected to.

This webinar will feature an interactive chat box – your questions and comments for an engaging discussion with the panel are welcomed!


Meet the panelists:


Lyn Morgain, chief executive, Oxfam Australia

Lyn Morgain is the chief executive of Oxfam Australia where she oversees the delivery of a broad range of long-term development programs, advocacy campaigns and humanitarian responses. Lyn has spent her career advocating for the rights of structurally disadvantaged people and communities. She is passionate about peer-based activism and community mobilisation. Prior to her role at Oxfam Australia, Lyn was the chief executive of cohealth, a leading Australian community health organisation. She has been an executive leader in public policy advocacy, not-for-profit and local government organisations for several decades.



Professor Gemma Carey, national research director, Centre for Social Impact 

Professor Gemma Carey is the Academic Director at the Centre for Social Impact UNSW, and the National Research Director for the CSI network. She works with governments and non-government organisations to identify and change structures and processes that impact inequality. She has worked extensively on joined-up government reforms and social service markets. Gemma’s current research is primarily focused on the implementation of the National Disability Insurance Scheme and market stewardship. She has published 4 books and over 80 journal articles on different aspects of policy and health.



Kasy Chambers, executive director, Anglicare Australia 

Kasy Chambers is the Executive Director of Anglicare Australia. With extensive national experience in the government and community sector, Kasy has hands-on experience in policy, advocacy, government relations, service provision, community development, corporate governance and finance. She is a board director of Greenpeace Australia and Pacific and the Human Services Skills organisation. She was named as one of Canberra’s 100 most influential women in Canberra’s centennial celebrations and has also held positions with UnitingCare Australia, the Department of Family, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and the YWCA of Canberra.


Meet your facilitator: 

Wendy Williams, Pro Bono News editor


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