BDO Economic & political update 2014

18 September 2014

On Thursday 15 May 2014 BDO in Brisbane held its annual Federal Budget Breakfast at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre.

Mark Molesworth, BDO Tax Partner, provided an overview of the Budget and its implications for business, individuals and various sectors.

Following the presentation a panel of experts examined the likely social, economic, business and industry specific impacts of the budget for companies and individuals.

This year’s panel of experts were:

  • Jim Tate, General Manager of Balance Sheet Management at Westpac Bank
  • David Watson, the former leader of the Queensland Liberal Party and current Independent Chair at Translational Research Institute
  • Mark Henley, Chief Executive Officer at the Queensland Council of Social Service
  • Nick Behrens, General Manager of Advocacy at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland.

Watch below for insights on this year’s budget from our panellists.