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Breakfast with Governor Martin O’ Malley – 23 May

23 May 2017

QFI held a breakfast with Governor Martin O’Malley, Chair of MetroLab Network, 61st Governor of Maryland and 2016 Democratic Presidential Candidate. QFI thanks its kind... more

Reception with Hon. Annastacia Palaszczuk MP – 18 May

19 May 2017

The Queensland Futures Council and guests met with the  Hon. Annastacia Palaszczuk MP, Premier and Minister for the Arts last night. The Council presented the Premier with the QFI Future State Document Ideas... more

Sandwich Workshop – Food and Agribusiness Investment – 18 May

19 May 2017

The Queensland Futures Institute's 2017 held its first 'Sandwich Workshop' yesterday on food and agribusiness investment.  The workshop examined the barriers and opportunities to attracting investment in food production... more

President’s Luncheon – Virginia Greville, CEO, Trade & Investment Queensland

21 April 2017

QFI held a luncheon today with guest speaker, Virginia Greville, CEO, Trade & Investment Queensland. Virginia outlined the new Investment Strategy just launched and provided an overview of the current initiatives... more

QLD Policy Leaders Series – Creating Thriving Regions – 28 March 2017

28 March 2017

The breakfast was an engaging discussion on revitalising regions in Queensland. The Hon. Mark Furner MP - The Palaszczuk  Government is focussed on developing economic opportunity and capacity in regional Queensland.... more

Current Priorities

27 March 2017

Queensland's growth is front and centre for the QFI.   Seven (7) key projects are underway, each aiming to contribute to Queensland's economic growth. Developed in conjunction with the Queensland Futures Council and... more

President’s Luncheon – Mukund Narayanamurti CEO, Asialink Business

16 February 2017

QFI held a luncheon yesterday with Councillors with guest speaker, Mukund Narayanamurti CEO, Asialink Business. Mukund provided an insight into what it takes to do business in and with Asia to achieve long term financial and... more

Gumption Trigger Launch 7 December

8 December 2016

Last night over 300 people attended the launch of Gumption Trigger at the Telstra building.  QFI was proud to support one of its Councillor, Dr Catherine Ball who curated the book.  Gumption Trigger is real stories of... more

Smart Electric Power Alliance Delegation 14 November

1 December 2016

QFI hosted the Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) Delegation cocktail function at Old Government House on 14 November. SEPA is an educational non-profit based in Washington. They are a trusted platform for education,... more

President’s Luncheon – Dr Geoff Garrett AO, Queensland Chief Scientist

25 November 2016

QFI held a luncheon today with Councillors and the guest speaker was Dr Geoff Garrett AO, Queensland Chief Scientist.  Geoff spoke on the science, research and innovation plans to deliver Queensland’s future social and... more

Futures Council Meeting 16 November 2016

17 November 2016

The Futures  Council met yesterday to receive an update on the current State of Play of the activities of the QFI. It also  determined the QFI’s strategic priorities and policy agenda for 2017. The meeting was kindly... more

QLD Policy Leaders Series – Energising our Future – 11 November 2016

14 November 2016

The breakfast was an informative discussion on the future of energy in Queensland. The panel discussed the opportunities and challenges for the sector. It also explored the key policy issues  that need to be addressed to... more

QLD Futures Summit 2016 – Follow-Up

23 September 2016

The Summit featured some of Queensland’s most eminent leaders with 300 people attending from government, business, academia and industry. Open by Hon. Annastacia Palaszczuk MP,  Premier and Minister for the... more

QLD Policy Leaders Series – Tourism – Maximising its Resurgence – 13 September 2016

13 September 2016

The breakfast was an insightful discussion on the future of tourism in Queensland.  The panel highlighted the opportunities and challenges for tourism in the future. It also examined the key policy issues to be addressed to... more

President’s Luncheon – Jim Murphy – Queensland Under Treasurer

7 September 2016

QFI held a luncheon today with Councillors and the guest speaker was Mr Jim Murphy, Queensland Under Treasurer.  Jim spoke on how Queensland is developing as a State and canvassed the current financial position and the... more

Update on Policy Committees

10 June 2016

QFI is underway with setting its policy framework with the establishment of various committees set out below. Committees provide members the opportunity to contribute to Queensland’s policy and reform agenda The... more

QLD Policy Leaders Series – Future of Capital Attraction in Queensland

9 June 2016

The breakfast was a stimulating discussion on the future of capital attraction in Queensland.  The speakers highlighted their key policy issues and big changes impacting on accessing capital.  The overall view is... more

President’s Luncheon – Dr Russell Reichelt

2 June 2016

QFI held a luncheon on 2 June 2016 with President Julieanne Alroe  and Councillors, The guest speaker was Dr Russell Reichelt, Chairman and Chief Executive, Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority. Russell spoke on the... more

QFI’s Big Plans for 2016

28 February 2016

Welcome to an exciting year for the Queensland Futures Institute. Our highly acclaimed ‘Queensland Futures Summit’ will take place on Wednesday 24 August at the Brisbane Convention Centre.  Queensland’s business,... more

Julianne Alroe - President | Queensland Futures Institute