Event Details

When: 12-3pm, Friday 19th May 2023

Where: The Coffee Commune, 82 Abbotsford Rd Bowen Hills QLD

What: 3 course lunch, 3 hour drinks package, Q&A, and networking

Cost: $120pp for non-members (discount code for members)

Adept Economics Director Gene Tunny will give his views on the outlook for the national and state economies, both in the short-term, over 2023, and out to the Olympics year of 2032. Questions to explore at the lunch include:

  • Will the RBA bring on a recession to get inflation back to 2-3%?
  • What are the bright spots in the Queensland economy?
  • Will Southerners keep flocking to Queensland and how will we accommodate them all?
  • What's going to happen with China as its population continues to fall and what does that mean for us?


Standard Price A$120


  • Gene Tunny (Director of Adept Economics)

    Gene Tunny

    Director of Adept Economics

    Gene Tunny is the Director of Adept Economics, a Brisbane-based economic consulting firm. He is a former Australian Treasury official who has managed teams in Treasury’s Industry and Budget Policy divisions.

    From time-to-time, Gene teaches economics subjects at various universities, including the University of Queensland, where he also often serves as an expert presenter in UQ International Development short courses for foreign government officials.

    Gene is a regular economics commentator in Australian and international media, and he runs the blog Queensland Economy Watch and the podcast Economics Explored.

    In late 2018, his book Beautiful One Day, Broke the Next: Queensland’s Public Finances Since Sir Joh and Sir Leo was published by Connor Court. Gene is currently writing a book on government budget analysis to be published by Routledge in 2023.

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The Coffee Commune

78 Abbotsford Road, Bowen Hills
Brisbane, QLD, Australia

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