Learnings from the North
Ever wondered why the people of the Nordic countries consistently score higher on happiness surveys? Yet their taxes are higher?
Andrew Scott is an expert on public policy in Scandinavia and the Nordic countries. He is Professor of Politics and Policy at Deakin University in Victoria and will speak with us about the policy successes in Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland and the lessons for Australia. Reduction of wealth and income inequalities, reduction in child poverty, public education, family friendly workplace arrangements, paid parental leave, support for older workers and management of natural resource wealth are some of the issues Andrew will address.