THE CASE FOR BETTER REGULATION IN BANKING - 2010 Conference

Catalyst's 2010 conference, looking at the impact of corporate power on our financial and political institutions.

THE CASE FOR BETTER REGULATION IN BANKING - 2010 CONFERENCE

Campaign Partners

Money and Power

SYDNEY, 6 AUG 2010

2010 Conference

Money & Power: How much is too much in corporate Australia?

Presented by Catalyst Australia and The Australia Institute
Sydney, Friday 6th August 2010

The conference looked at the impact of corporate power across the spectrum of our financial and political institutions, on our environment and in workplaces, and covered a number of hot topics including the Australian Government's response to the GFC, the Australian banking system, the mining tax and resources sector, political donations and the corporate workplace.

Speakers included:

  • Bernie Fraser - Chair Members Equity Bank, former Reserve Bank Governor
  • Maree O'Halloran - Director Welfare Rights Centre
  • Jack Gray - Woolley Centre for Capital Market Dysfunctionality, UTS
  • Ross Buckley - Professor of Law, UNSW
  • Tony Maher - President, CFMEU Mining
  • Joan Staples - Visiting Fellow, Faculty of Law, UNSW
  • Andrew McIntosh - Assoc Director, ANU Centre for Climate Law and Policy
  • Rae Cooper - Research Fellow and Senior Lecturer, University of Sydney
  • Rosanne Kerlin - National Director of Campaigning and Bargaining, FSU
  • John Sutton - National Secretary, CFMEU
  • Lee Rhiannon - NSW Greens MP
  • Keith Ewing - Professor of Public Law, Kings College, London
  • Louise Tarrant - National Secretary, LHMU
  • Ged Kearney - President ACTU (TBC)

pdfDownload the full conference program

  

Resources from the Conference

The Australia Institute's banking report

The Australia Institute launched its latest report at the conference:

pdfMoney and Power: the case for better regulating in banking
pdfMoney and Power media release

For more information on The Australia Institute's work go to www.tai.org.au

Bernie Fraser's speech

Other Resources

Other Media

A number of media outlets covered the launch of The Australia Institute's paper at the conference.

Attitudes to Corporate Australia poll

A recent survey comissioned by Catalyst revealed that Corporate Australia has somewhat of an image problem on its hands. View the results of the poll:

Attitudes to_Corporate_Australia_poster