Can we fix inequality? Victorian Fabians event
Join the Victorian Fabians for the third event in their Autumn series on Inequality.
The first two events of our Autumn series explored the effects and degree of economic inequality, as well as the renewed concept of 'class' as revealed through social and cultural inequality in Australia. Our next event will look at how to address the consequences of inequality, now and in future. What will be the developments in society that might lead to increased or diminished future social and economic inequality?
What societal and policy changes, both to the nature of work and the provision of social services such as education, health and welfare, are needed to redress the inequality imbalance?
Are our institutional responses up to the task? What sort of governing institutions and policies are needed to promote equality?
- Jim Stanford is an economist and the Director of the Centre for Future Work, based at the Australia Institute.
- Shelley Mallett is Professorial Fellow in Social Policy in the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Melbourne, and General Manager for Research and Policy at the Brotherhood of St Laurence.