John Kehoe is one of Australia's leading economic commentators, after more than 15 years working for The Australian Financial Review in Canberra, Sydney and Washington. Drawing on his experience reporting daily at Parliament House and speaking regularly to top economic and business decision makers, John provides unique insights about the most important economic issues affecting the nation.
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Testimonials for John Kehoe
Hi John. Just wanted to let you know I’ve had great feedback regarding your presentation yesterday – you were the talk of the town at dinner last night. Thanks again John.
Corporate Tax Association
John - I just wanted to say thanks again for coming to chat to us. The team are still speaking about how good it was!
Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet
Thank you again so much for your time and effort to join us, especially given it was Budget week and no doubt one of your busiest weeks of the year! You spoke so well and we thoroughly enjoyed your keynote. A very timely topic, and to think you were speaking to an audience that included Peter Costello, when many years ago you were a young cadet quoting him.
Centre for Independent Studies
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John Kehoe's Biography
John Kehoe is one of Australia's leading economic commentators, after more than 15 years working for The Australian Financial Review in Canberra, Sydney and Washington.
Drawing on his experience reporting daily at Parliament House and speaking regularly to top economic and business decision makers, John provides unique insights about the most important economic issues affecting the nation.
John Kehoe writes news and commentary for The Australian Financial Review about the most significant economic issues affecting the nation, including Reserve Bank interest rates, government budgets and the intersection of politics and business.
He appears regularly on Nine's Today Show to talk finance and the ABC's Insiders program to discuss politics and economic policy.
John was previously the Financial Review’s US Correspondent in Washington between 2013 and 2018. He travelled America, reporting on Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign, supporter rallies, presidential candidate debates, his shock election victory and tumultuous presidency.
John presents to and hosts corporate functions for business associations, think tanks and government departments.
Before joining the Financial Review in 2008, John was an economic analyst at the federal Treasury. He studied economics and politics at Monash University in Melbourne.
John has also worked as a sports commentator, broadcasting AFL for Triple M, tennis for Australian Open Radio and basketball for the NBL/WNBL.
John's presentations to corporate audiences include up to date analysis on the economy, the government's budget including tax and spending and how political decisions are made in the nation's capital.
Speaking Topics Include
Australian economic outlook
Federal Budget preview or review
Interest rates - what next for the Reserve Bank of Australia?
Tax reform opportunities for Australia
Does this government have what it takes to fix the economy?