The best lesson my parents taught me and my brother was a simple one: be curious.

Everywhere I go in this unique city, I meet people who are curious and passionate about the decisions that shape our community.

Canberra’s north rewards the curious. I've set out to build trust and engagement in the representative process and the people of Fraser teach me more about what that means every day.

Andrew Leigh MP

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An economist's look at Budget 2015 - NATSEM Post-Budget Forum
Remarks to the 2015 NATSEM Post-Budget Forum Parliament House, Canberra It's a real pleasure to be here with some of my favourite economics thinkers – Michelle Grattan, Saul Eslake, Ben Phillips and Arthur Sinodinos - and at an event organised by NATSEM at the University of Canberra. Some of you...

Why should we care about inequality? - 2015 Economic and Social Policy Lecture
Why should we care about inequality? The 2015 Economic and Social Policy Public Lecture University of Wollongong Dutch economist Jan Pen once suggested a simple way of visualising the extent of inequality in a society. Imagine, he suggested, a parade, in which each person’s resources were represented by their height. Suppose...

Innovation at iAccelerate - Doorstop Interview
E&EO TRANSCRIPT DOORSTOP INTERVIEW UNIVERSITY OF WOOLONGONG WEDNESDAY, 20 MAY 2015 SHADOW ASSISTANT TREASURER ANDREW LEIGH: I'm here with my colleagues Stephen Jones and Sharon Bird, and we've just been touring the iAccelerate building at the University of Wollongong. Learning about their programs to encourage women entrepreneurs; engaging with companies producing 3D...

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