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ASFA Budget Briefing Brisbane 2024

Wednesday 15 May, 2024 | 7:30 - 9:00AM


The annual ASFA Budget Briefing series kicks off with a breakfast in Brisbane this year.  

Be the first to hear ASFA CEO Mary Delahunty, ASFA policy specialists and industry and economic experts unpack the 2024 Federal Budget and analyse its impact on investment markets and member retirement outcomes. All through a superannuation lens. 

Will this year’s Budget answer some of the following questions: 

  • Is it doom and gloom ahead or will Australia manage to miss the economic downside and make a soft landing? 
  • What measures, apart from rent assist, will address the housing crisis?   
  • What are the plans to address inflation and rising living costs? 
  • What will Pay Day Super mean for funds as well as implications of a levy? 
  • How will super on Paid Parental Leave (PPL) be funded? 

Join your super industry peers and colleagues and find out.


Diana Mousina

Deputy Chief Economist, AMP

Diana joined AMP in 2016 within the AMP Investments team. Diana’s
responsibilities include providing global economic and macro
investment analysis to retail, institutional and internal customers
through her regular “Econosights” reports and presentations. Diana
regularly presents AMP’s macro views across various media outlets
including ABC, SBS, Bloomberg, CNBC, AusBiz and mainstream
Australian television networks and radio stations. Diana also
contributes to the asset allocation decisions of the AMP multi-asset

Previously, Diana worked at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia as an economist in the Institutional Banking & Markets division. Diana holds a Bachelor of Commerce/Economics and has a Master of Finance (in funds management), both from the University of New South Wales.

Mary Delahunty, ASFA CEO photo

Mary Delahunty

Chief Executive Officer, ASFA

Mary Delahunty joined ASFA this year and her leadership qualities, industry knowledge, and demonstrated commitment to advancing the sector, align with ASFA’s 60-year-long mission to bring the whole industry together to strengthen the effectiveness of the superannuation system for all Australians.

In 2022 she founded Seven Advisory which provides specialist ESG and impact advisory services to institutional investors developing their social license to deliver long-term value. Prior to that she was Head of Impact at HESTA where she was instrumental in shaping strategic policies and responsible investment practices to advance member outcomes in the superannuation system. She was also previously an executive with Link Market Services.

Mary is a member of the Pensions & Investment World Pension Summit International Advisory Board and holds several board positions including in the RegTech and education sectors and was a 2015 Churchill Fellow awarded for international research on gender equity in retirement outcomes.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Melbourne and a Masters of Applied Finance.

Dr. Matthew Peter

Chief Economist, QIC

Matthew is Chief Economist for QIC, one of Australia’s largest institutional funds managers, where he oversees global economic forecasting and research.

Matthew previously worked with fund manager TGM, where he headed the economic and financial-market forecasting team.

Prior to joining TGM, Matthew was Senior Research Fellow at Monash University. Here, he led the development of a regional model of the Australian economy. This model is widely used by Federal and State Government agencies and by most large consultancy firms.

Matthew and his team are among Australia’s top forecasters as ranked by Bloomberg. He is President of the Queensland Economic and Finance Council, a CEDA trustee, a member of the Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Community Health Service’s (ATSICHS) Finance and Audit Committee and a non-executive director of Karalumba.

Matthew is a frequent commentator in the press and at industry forums and has 20+ years of economic modelling experience in both industry and academia.

He holds a PhD in economics from Monash University.


Peter Nearhos

Tax Partner, PwC

Peter Nearhos, is a tax partner at PwC specialising in financial services. He has over 20 years corporate tax experience, working in professional services for PwC and within industry as the Head of Tax at QIC and Aurizon.

During his professional career, Peter has advised on numerous transactions, including domestic and international restructuring, M&A and divestments, and IPOs.

Peter is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Masters of Law from Melbourne University.

Venue Host



Date: Wednesday 15 May, 2024 
Time: 7:30 AM – 9:00AM

Registration starts: 7:00AM



PwC Office, Brisbane

Level 23, 480 Queen Street, Brisbane 4000


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