New South Wales

The Anika Foundation and Australian Business Economists Annual Fundraising Lunch


From: Wednesday August 8, 2018, 12:00 pm

To: Wednesday August 8, 2018, 2:00 pm

The Anika Foundation and Australian Business Economists are pleased to present a lunch in support of The Anika Foundation with a briefing by Dr Philip Lowe, Governor, Reserve Bank of Australia - Demographics and recent monetary policy. The Governor has agreed to take questions from the floor.


  • Lunch includes two courses and beverages
  • Donation: $2250 tables of ten guests each, $225 individual seats
  • Donations are tax deductible and GST-free

There will be no live broadcast of this function.

NAB is hosting this lunch by way of generous support for The Anika Foundation.

To Register

To book on-line, please click here
Please direct enquiries to or 0419 256 399

The Anika Foundation

The Anika Foundation was established in 2005 to raise funds for the purpose of supporting research into adolescent depression and suicide, which have become amongst the most significant (but least well considered) medical and social problems of our time. The Anika Foundation is governed by a Board comprising Dr Adrian Blundell-Wignall (Chair), Dr Philip Lowe, Mr Glenn Stevens, Mr Jeff White, Mr Crispin Murray, Mr Paul Brennan, Professor Philip Mitchell, Ms Danae Blundell-Wignall, Mr Tate Dogan. Funds are raised for an endowment that is invested by professional fund managers working on a completely voluntary basis. Income from the fund is used to sponsor prizes for research, community and school initiatives, in perpetuity, in the area of adolescent depression and suicide. The Anika Foundation provides an opportunity for corporate Australia to make a difference in an area that affects at least 1 in 4 families. All donations are fully tax deductible, and donors are permanently listed on the website. For further details please visit:
Dr Philip Lowe
Philip Lowe is Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia. Dr Lowe holds a PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a B.Comm (Honours) in Economics/Econometrics from the University of New South Wales. He has authored numerous papers, including on the linkages between monetary policy and financial stability. He commenced as Governor in September 2016. He is Chair of the Reserve Bank Board and Payments System Board, and Chair of the Council of Financial Regulators. He also serves on the FSB Steering Committee. Prior to his current role, he held the positions of Deputy Governor, Assistant Governor (Economic) and Assistant Governor (Financial System). He also spent two years with the Bank for International Settlements working on financial stability issues. Dr Lowe is Chair of the Financial Markets Foundation for Children and a director of The Anika Foundation. Dr Lowe is a signatory to The Banking and Finance Oath.


Grand Ballroom, Westin Hotel

1 Martin Place, Sydney NSW 2000

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