The 2021 ITECA Budget Briefing provides an expert in-depth analysis of how this year’s Australian Government Budget will affect independent tertiary education providers.

The budget will be delivered as the economy recovers from the Covid-19 pandemic with an uncertain economic outlook. The budget is likely to continue the previous year's investment in skills, so what will this mean for independent providers in the higher education, vocational education, training and skills sectors?

The briefing will be provided by three leading figures from the business community and tertiary education sector and will provide you with insights not available elsewhere.

Ross Lambie, Chief Economist
Australian Chamber of Commerce & Industry

Recognised internationally as an astute economist, Ross will provide an overview of Australia’s economic performance and what’s in store for the years ahead, including changes to employment. 

Peter Strong, Chief Executive Officer
Council of Small Business Organisations Australia

Small business is the engine of Australia’s economy and Peter will provide knowledgeable insights on how the budget will drive employment and skills investment in the sector in the year ahead.

Troy Williams, Chief Executive
Independent Tertiary Education Council Australia

A detailed assessment of the government’s reform agenda and spending on higher education, vocational education, training and skills will be provided by the independent tertiary education sector’s chief lobbyist.

You’ll also hear from ITECA’s policy advocacy team on specific tertiary education initiatives and the role of independent providers in their delivery.


Thursday, 13 May 2021 – 3:30PM AEST
Online Webinar

There is no cost to any employee of an ITECA member organisation and a cost of $135 (GST Included) per person for non-members. You’ll also receive a copy of the 2021 ITECA Budget Summary for reference throughout the discussions.

Further Information ―

The ITECA events team welcomes the opportunity to discuss these events with you further and for information simply email events@iteca.edu.au or alternatively telephone 1300 421 017.  You can also keep up to date by following ITECA on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.


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