New South Wales

ABE are pleased to present a lunch in support of The Anika Foundation with a briefing by Dr Philip Lowe, Governor, Reserve Bank of Australia


From: Thursday September 7, 2023, 12:00 pm

To: Thursday September 7, 2023, 2:30 pm

The annual fundraiser for The Anika Foundation, featuring Dr Philip Lowe, Governor, Reserve Bank of Australia. Thursday 07 September. Dr Lowe's last speech as Governor. Lunch at Ivy Ballroom, George Street, Sydney.


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

Some final remarks


Date: Thursday 07 September 2023

Time: 12 noon for 12:30 pm (Concludes 2:00 pm)

Venue: Ivy Ballroom, 320 George Street, Sydney

Lunch includes two courses and beverages

Donation: $2500 tables of ten guests each, $250 individual seats

Donations are tax deductible and GST-free

Governor Lowe has agreed to take questions from the floor.

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

We offer an on-line booking and payment facility

To book on-line, please go here

Please direct enquiries to or 0419 256 399


The Anika Foundation was established in 2005 to raise funds for in support of 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, Ms Michelle Tye, 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 support academic research and community and school initiatives 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 one in four families. All donations are tax deductible. For more information, please visit The Trustee for the Anika Trust is a Deductible Gift Recipient. ABN: 48961479647


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.



Ivy Ballroom

320 George Street, Sydney, Sydney NSW 2000

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