Queensland Parliament - the Treasurer will hand down the budget tomorrow
Queensland Parliament - the Treasurer will hand down the budget tomorrow
12 June 2017

The University of Queensland has a range of experts available to talk to media in relation to the Queensland Government Budget.

Journalists should contact the experts direct:

Professor Graeme OrrSchool of Law
Law relating to politics, elections, finance, labour and employment, and how elections are regulated and run.
g.orr@law.uq.edu.au, +61 7 3365 3014, 0434 525 398, @Graeme_Orr

Professor Kath GelberSchool of Political Science and International Studies
Australian politics, hate speech, human rights and freedom of speech.
k.gelber@uq.edu.au, +61 7 3365 2910

Dr Frank Mols School of Political Science and International Studies
Political psychology, governance and public policy, populism.
f.mols@uq.edu.au, +61 7 3365 9024.

Dr Ryan Walter, School of Political Science and International Studiesr.walter1@uq.edu.au, +61 7 3365 8210, 0449 915 833.

Dr John Harrison, School of Communication and Arts
Media ethics, spin, media ownership, media performance, advertising ethics, journalism, Twitter and Facebook.
j.harrison@uq.edu.au, +61 7 3346 824 @thedoctorsaid

Dr Chris SalisburySchool of Political Science and International Studies
Australian state and federal politics, economic history, political leadership and public policy, Queensland’s social and political history, budget and election issues.
c.salisbury@uq.edu.au, +61 7 3365 2698, 0439 883 731

Professor Karen HusseyGlobal Change Institute, Climate change and environment policy.
k.hussey@uq.edu.au, +61 7 3443 3154, 0420 537 169

Dr Chris McGrath, School of Geography, Planning and Environmental Management
Environmental law/regulation, climate policy, and the Great Barrier Reef.
chris.mcgrath@uq.edu.au, +61 7 3346 7405, 0438 299 097

Professor Karen Hussey, Global Change Institute, climate change and environment policy. k.hussey@uq.edu.au, +61 7 3443 3154, 0420 537 169

From the School of Economics:​​
Professor John Quiggin: Australian economic policy, public asset sales, drought and economics, water and economics/politics, environment/climate change and economics, economic growth, tax, employment policy, political economy and "zombie economics”.
j.quiggin@uq.edu.au, +61 7 3346 9646.

Professor Flavio Menezes, 
taxation, public economics, regulatory economics, auction and market design and competition economics, taxation of multinationals.
f.menezes@uq.edu.au, +61 7 3346 7061.

Dr Brendan Markey-Towler: economic development and growth, industry policy, innovation and startup policy, microeconomic policy and regulation, b.markeytowler@uq.edu.au,*Brendan is in New York but can speak to media when time zones allow. He will return to Australia on Saturday 17 June. 

From the UQ Business School:

Professor John Mangan:
Industrial relations, taxation, economic policy, climate change economics, water and economics, economic growth.

Associate Professor Martie-Louise Verreynne: innovation, small business.

Dr Anna Jenkins: entrepreneurship and innovation, entrepreneurial failure.

Dr Paul Brewer: international business.

Associate Professor Bernard McKenna: management.

Associate Professor Martina Linnenluecke: climate change and business sustainability.

Associate Professor Clive Warren: property issues.

Search for other experts on the UQ Experts Guide.

Experts' mobile numbers are available on request. UQ Communications, communications@uq.edu.au, +61 7 3346 7086.