Economic Indicators Lunch (Q180223)

12:30pm Friday, 23 February 2018
2:30pm Friday, 23 February 2018
Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre
Cnr Merivale and Glenelg Streets
Brisbane, Queensland 4000

Implications for the 2018 Queensland Property and Finance Market

What does 2018 hold for the Queensland property and financial markets? How will interest rates and the markets be affected by the domestic and global economies in 2018? What would happen if there is another round of tightening measures from APRA and further cooling of offshore investor demand? Will the current supply finally outpace demand in the near future? What is the future of Australia's lending landscape?

Find out from one of Australia’s leading economists what the economic indicators are forecasting for the property and financial markets in 2018. 

This is an economic update not to be missed as Bill Evans joins us in Brisbane to deliver the latest trends, forecasts and market movements. 

The Economic Indicators Lunch is hosted by the Australian Property Institute and the Financial Services Institute of Australasia.


Bill Evans

Read more about the Presenter

Bill Evans
Chief Economist
Westpac Banking Corporation

William (Bill) Evans is a graduate of Sydney University (BEc.Hons I and University Medal) and the London School of Economics (M.Sc.). He has worked as a Research Manager for the Reserve Bank of Australia, Treasurer at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia and, prior to joining Westpac in 1991, was Director and Head of Financial Markets at Schroders Australia Limited for 8 years.

Bill joined Westpac in the position of Chief Economist and Head of Research. During his time at Westpac he has also spent 2 years in New Zealand as Head of the Institutional Bank with responsibility for Westpac’s corporate and financial markets businesses. He is currently Managing Director Economics. He is the Bank’s economic spokesman and is responsible for all of the Bank’s economic and capital markets research, in addition to advising the Board on economic issues. Bill travels frequently, advising Westpac’s customers on the Australian economy and financial markets. He has developed many important contacts in the U.S., Europe and Asia. Bill was Chairman of the Australian Business Economists for eight years and is now a life member.

Program of Events

11:45amRegistration opens and pre-function drinks served
12:30pmLunch commences
2:30pmLunch concludes

Registration Fees

API Members$133
Registration fees include sit down two-course lunch and beverages. All fees include GST. 

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CPD Points

Full attendance at this event accrues 2 CPD points

Event Sponsors

Major sponsor 
Support sponsor 
LMWHorrigan Kamitsis

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