Speeches

2015

Tax Laws Amendment (Combating Multinational Tax Avoidance) Bill 2015

Mr Speaker, this Bill implements the Government’s 2015 Budget commitment to combat multinational tax avoidance.

Ministerial Statement on the Global Outlook and the Australian Economy

Introduction

Mr Speaker, I have just returned from the G20 meetings in Turkey, where Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors from the 20 most influential economies discussed the globa

Building a modern Silk Road, Address to the B20 plenary session: Navigating through the global low growth and low interest rate environment, Ankara, Turkey

I want to begin by thanking Turkey for the opportunity to talk today with the B20 about the global challenges we face.

Address to the National Reform Summit jointly run by The Australian and the Australian Financial Review

Recently I started reading a book titled No Ordinary Disruption which was written by three McKinsey Institute bright sparks Richard Dobbs, James Manyika and Jonathan Woetzel.

'The economic case for personal income tax cuts', Address to the Tax Institute and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

Thanks Stephen for that kind introduction, to Lee and Noel for your leadership of your respective organisations and thank you, everyone. I really appreciate the invitation to come here to further p

Foreign investment reform packageSecond reading speech

Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Legislation Amendment Bill 2015

Mr Speaker, today I am introducing legislation to strengthen Australia’s foreign investment framework.

Address at the Australian Automotive National Summit

Thanks Steve for that introduction, and thanks also to the Motor Trades Association of Australia for hosting this summit.

Address at the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Business Leaders' Summit

Thanks Peter [Hood — President of ACCI Board] and thank you, everyone — it's great to be here to open the ACCI Business Leaders Summit.

Opening remarks: China-Australia Strategic Economic Dialogue, Canberra

It is my great pleasure to welcome you and your colleagues to the first Strategic Economic Dialogue to be held in Australia.

Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank Bill 2015Second Reading Speech

TREASURER:

Mr Speaker, today I am introducing legislation to enable Australia's membership of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank.

Address at the COSBOA National Small Business Summit, Sydney

Introduction

Thank you so much for inviting me along today.

Address at the PwC Tax Reform Forum, Melbourne

Introduction

Good afternoon everyone, and thanks Tom (Seymour) for that kind introduction.

Address to the Liberal Party’s Federal Council, Melbourne

Mr President, Prime Minister, Deputy Prime Minister, fellow Liberals.

Appointment of Susan Ryan AO as Ambassador for Mature Age Employment, Canberra

Well thank you so much Zed and also to Luke Hartsuyker who is here and works very hard as a Minister for Employment Services in particular.

Medical Research Future Fund Bill 2015

The Abbott Government is focused on ensuring our best and brightest Australian medical researchers remain at the forefront of developing treatments and creating cures that will improve the lives of

Budget 2015, House of Representatives

Madam Speaker, I move that the Bill for the 2015 Budget now be read a second time.

Tonight I am speaking directly to you the people of Australia.

Launch of the 'National Prevalence Survey of Age Discrimination in the Workplace' report, Sydney

Thank you so much Susan. You know, I've known Susan Ryan for nearly 30 years.

Address to the Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce, Crown Towers, Melbourne

Introduction

Thanks very much for your kind welcome, Mark.  Thank you also to Leon.

The Next Wave of Global Economic Growth, Speech to the Morgan Stanley event in New York

James Gorman Introduction

I’m not sure if everyone knows this, but James is a born and bred Australian, from Melbourne.  Through his talent, leadership and a hell of a lot of hard work, he

Speech to the Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research Public Forum on the Intergenerational Report

Introductory remarks

Good morning and thanks John for that kind introduction.