Each year the Reserve Bank of Australia, in association with QETA, conducts seminars for Year 12 students covering monetary policy and the current conditions of the Australian Economy.
They are presented by ambassadors from the Reserve Bank of Australia across venues in Brisbane, Toowoomba and the Gold Coast. As a result of the pandemic situation, the seminars have been online, with some face-to-face events depending upon travel restrictions.
The Bank offers two versions of school talks:
For further information regarding these seminars, please contact us.
This annual event provides a unique opportunity for secondary school Economics teachers from across Australia to enrich their
understanding of current economic issues and concepts by engaging with professional economists and colleagues. It is held face-to-face
These are highly sought after events with a limit to the number of participants to enhance the experience. They are also recorded for teachers who cannot attend. The link to past events is here.
The Reserve Bank's Head Office in Sydney offers work experience for Year 10 high school students. During the one-week program, students learn about the roles and functions of the nation's central bank and how to interpret economic graphs, as well as shadowing one of the Bank's economists as they complete a series of activities. Contact the RBA directly. Link
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