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Deputy Prime Minister’s Pre-budget Address

May 4 2021

The Regional Australia Institute (RAI) will host Deputy Prime Minister the Hon. Michael McCormack for a pre-budget address, to be broadcast publicly via webinar.

RAI CEO Ms Liz Ritchie will lead the session which will include discussion about the opportunities that may emerge for regional Australia in the Federal Budget, to be handed down on May 11. 

“Regional Australia has been the backbone of our nation through the coronavirus pandemic. Given regional Australia’s strong role in aiding a swift recovery, the budget will need to ensure a strong focus on our regions,” Ms Ritchie said.

“Further investment would provide much-needed support in realising our ambitions as a nation,” Liz Ritchie concluded.

Title: Deputy Prime Minister’s Pre-budget Address

Date: Wednesday 5 May, 2021

Time: 12 noon – 1.00 pm AEST

Where: Zoom Webinar

The event will include a Q&A session with registered attendees.

Media are invited to register here

For all media enquiries, please contact:
Dominique Schwartz
M: 0411 485 747
E: [email protected]

Dean Shachar
M: 0418 202 860
E: [email protected]