Business Leaders Forum: Colin Barnett

Event Date: 
01 June 2012
Pan Pacific Perth Hotel

The Australian & Deutsche Bank Business Leaders Forum returns to Western Australia in 2012

The Australian & Deutsche Bank Business Leaders Forum returns toPerth this June following a sell-out event in May last year. The Forum brings together political leaders, CEOs and Chairmen of Australian private and public sectors to discuss the pressing issues on their business agendas.

The event is set to take place on Friday 1 June 2012, where the West Australian Premier and business leaders will discuss the topic ‘Australia’s Western force: How does Australia manoeuvre through its big economic tilt?’.

Joining the Hon Colin Barnett MLA, Premier of Western Australia; Minister for State Development, is Peter Coleman, Managing Director and CEO of Woodside, Richard Goyder, Managing Director and CEO of Wesfarmers and Nev Power, CEO of Fortescue Metals Group. The session will be moderated by The Australian’s John Durie and Glenda Korporaal.

Business editor of The Australian, Geoff Elliott, said, “Through the Business Leaders Forum, The Australian brings together industry and political leaders to explore and debate the big issues that affect both state and national economies.

“After the success of the last Business Leaders Forum inWestern Australiain 2011, we’re delighted to be in Perth to discuss the economic issues affecting WA and recognising its importance not just toAustraliabut toAsiaand the rest of the world.

“These unique events connect our readers with the key decision makers across politics, policy and business with these leaders of industry. They offer a window into their views on the economy, the country’s policy framework and, of course, issues pertinent to major company boardrooms.”

The first The Australian & Deutsche Bank Business Leaders Forum took place in 2010, with the upcoming Western Australia event the fifth in the series across the country. Previous high profile panellists have included Leigh Clifford, Chairman of Qantas, leaders of the banking sector, including John Morschel, Chairman of ANZ Banking Group, plus media executives, including David Gyngell, CEO of Nine Entertainment Co.

Tickets for the June Forum are strictly limited and are on sale now via or by calling 1300 111 369. The event will be hosted at Pan Pacific Perth, 207 Adelaide Terrace, Perth.

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