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#GeorgeTalks webinar: Measuring what matters: What a wellbeing economy can do for all Australians

In July 2022, the Treasurer of Australia, the Hon. Jim Chalmers MP, announced the Albanese Government’s intention to include a wellbeing chapter in the October 2022 Federal Budget. This is the first time the Commonwealth Government will have implemented a wellbeing approach to economic policy in Australia. 

But what exactly is a wellbeing economy and how does a wellbeing budget relate to it? We discuss how a wellbeing economy might improve social, health and environmental outcomes and what should be the initial focus of the October budget.