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The Digital Economy – Its transition, achievements and the Australian Government’s priorities

ACS and the Federal Government are working together to promote the ICT sector in Australia as one of the fastest growing industries leading to jobs growth.

Registration End Date: Wed, 27 Sep, 10:00 AM

  • where

  • Grand Ballroom, The Westin
    1 Martin Place
    Sydney NSW 2000
  • when

  • Event Start: Thu, 28 Sep, 07:00 AM
    Event Finish: Thu, 28 Sep, 09:00 AM
  • event price

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<div>As the professional association for Australia’s ICT sector the ACS is committed to working with Government to help promote the digital economy and highlight opportunities across a range of sectors. We are pleased to invite you to join us for breakfast with The Hon Scott Morrison MP, Treasurer to hear about the importance of the technology sector to Australia’s economic future.<br> <br>The Federal Government is pursuing an ambitious agenda in the development of science and innovation and the Treasurer will be able to provide a unique insight to the inner workings of the budget process and how the digital sector and small businesses will benefit from the increased focus on and use of digital technologies. The explosion in Fintech and the Startup sector have also helped evolve the digital economy and The Treasurer will also be taking questions around how the Government will help develop these sectors.<br> <br>Scott Morrison has been a member of Parliament since 2007 and has served as Treasurer of the Commonwealth since September 2015. Prior to his parliamentary career he worked as a CEO and senior executive in a range of industry bodies and government agencies including Tourism Australia and the Property Council of Australia. Make sure you secure your ticket today as this rare opportunity is sure to sell out quickly.<br> </div>


 07:00 AM - 07:30 AM  Registration                          
 07:30 AM - 07:50 AM  Guest Seated and Breakfast Served                          
 07:50 AM - 09:00 AM  Presentation and Q&A                          

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Keynote Speaker

The Hon Scott Morrison MP

The Hon Scott Morrison MP

The Hon. Scott Morrison MP was sworn in as Treasurer on 21 September 2015 and serves on both the Expenditure Review Committee and National Security Committee of Cabinet.

Mr Morrison was first elected to the House of Representatives as the Federal Member for Cook, in southern Sydney in NSW in November 2007.

Immediately prior to becoming Treasurer, Mr Morrison was Minister for Social Services where he served on the Expenditure Review Committee of Cabinet and drove major budget reforms. This followed his role as Minister for Immigration and Border Protection  where he implemented the Government’s highly successful border protection policies and served on the National Security Committee of Cabinet.

In opposition Mr Morrison served in various portfolios including Immigration, Citizenship, Productivity, Population, Infrastructure, Housing and Local Government.

Prior to entering politics, Mr Morrison worked as a CEO and senior executive in various industry bodies and government agencies, including Managing Director of Tourism Australia, State Director of the Liberal Party in NSW and National Policy and Research Manager for the Property Council of Australia.

Minister Morrison holds an Honours degree in Applied Economic Geography from the University of NSW.

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