Federal Budget overview 2019
The Partners at Grant Thornton are pleased to host an event to compare and discuss the 2019 Federal Budget and Labor's reply and what we can expect the political and economic landscape to look like in the coming year.
Sydney Federal Budget Event
Date: Wednesday, 10 April 2019
Speakers: Michael Catterall (Grant Thornton Australia), Sean Sammon (Bastion Engage).
Sean Sammon, CEO, Bastien Engage
Sean’s experience spans from working in Government as a political advisor and strategic consultant. Having established Bastion S&GO four years ago with the goal of creating a more strategy focused government consultancy service. As a political advisor, Sean worked for a range of Minister’s during the Rudd/Gillard governments, including the current Leader of the Opposition Bill Shorten. Sean was responsible for liaising with the Senate cross bench and building productive relationships with the Greens, independents and minor parties.
Michael Catterall – Partner & Head of Tax – Sydney, Grant Thornton Australia
Michael has over 15 years’ experience in advising on taxation matters in both Australia and the UK. He has experience in advising on both corporate income tax and GST. Prior to joining Grant Thornton, Michael worked for a Big 4 accounting firm and has previously practiced as a barrister.