Academics from the UNSW Business School are available to give analysis of the 2016 Federal Budget. 

Additionally, experts will give their independent analysis in a roundtable with their reaction to key budget measures. This will be live streamed and also available as a podcast to download. Journalists may use any part of the session for quotes, or attend.

Listen live: 12.30pm Wednesday 4th May 2016 


Associate Professor Dale Boccabella 

Expert areas: Can discuss taxation of trusts, fringe benefits, capital gains and corporate tax.

Contact: 02 9385 3365 | 02 9874 2539 | 

Senior Lecturer Gordon Mackenzie

Expert areas: Taxation of Superannuation, self-managed super funds.

Contact: 02 9385 9521 | 0423 477294 | 

​Professor Neil Warren

Expert areas: Neil can provide a full assessment of the taxation implications for various sectors, public sector economics with a special focus on taxation policy and distributional issues. 

Contact: 02 9385 9542 |

Associate Professor Fiona Martin

Expert areas: Tax transparency of multi-national corporations, GST, charities, not-for-profits, and indigenous Australians.

Contact: 02 9385 9558 | 0432 065787 |  

Professor John Taylor

Expert areas: International/Cross Border taxation, Corporate Tax, property taxes including Capital Gains Tax and Negative Gearing.

Contact: 02 9385 3292 | 0425 368865 | 

Lecturer Rob Nicholls

Expert areas: Superannuation, International Relations, regulations and governance

Contact: 0412 646477 |


Professor James Morley

Expert areas: Macroeconomics, finance, interest rates, unemployment.

Contact: 02 9385 3366 | 0406 842 550 | 

Professor Richard Holden

Expert areas: Macroeconomic impacts, business, and employment. 

Contact: 02 9385 4700 | 

Actuarial Studies

Professor Hazel Bateman

Expert areas: Pensions, asset tests, any aspect of superannuation.

Contact: 02 9385 3096 | 0419 290402 | 

Professor Michael Sherris 

Expert areas: Superannuation and taxation. Impact of the Budget on pensions.

Contact: (NB: Michael is on leave, but contactable via email)