2012 Budget Briefing

Events - 18 May 2012

This annual event proved popular amongst DG's, CEO's and those interested in the release of the 2012/13 State Budget. Guests were provided with an early opportunity to learn how the WA State Budget will influence their planning and programs for the coming year.

Topics Included

  • Analysis of the State budget in the context of national and international economic factors.
  • Background to the State budget decisions.
  • Budget objectives - What are the outcomes the State hopes to see from this budget? 


Alan Langford
Chief Economist

 ABSTRACT: Alan will discuss the economic assumptions underlying the state and federal budgets and the financial relationship between the two tiers of government, the operation of which has significant implications for the bottom lines of both Canberra and the WA government.

Anthony Kannis
Executive Director Infrastructure and Finance
Department of Treasury

ABSTRACT: Anthony is a senior executive with the Western Australian Department of Treasury and a leading participant in the national infrastructure policy environment.  Anthony’s credentials include current appointments to Western Australia’s ‘Infrastructure Coordinating Committee’, the federal government advisory body ‘Infrastructure Australia’, and Deputy Chairperson of the ‘Western Australian Treasury Corporation’. From his unique vantage point Anthony is well positioned to provide an insightful commentary of the 2012-13 Western Australian state budget. 

PowerPoint Presentations

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Download Alan Langford's presentation

Budget Briefing 2012 Anthony Kannis, Department of Treasury Anthony Kannis, Department of Treasury
Institute President Sue McCarrey facilitates Budget Briefing Alan Langford, Chief Economist, Bankwest
Alan Langford, Chief Economist, Bankwest Alan Langford & Anthony Kannis take questions from the audience Budget Briefing 2012