Speeches

2017

Weary Dunlop Commemoration Service and launch of annual appeal of the Weary Dunlop Foundation

Good morning, everyone. Firstly I would like to acknowledge:

Address to the University of Melbourne Whistleblowing Seminar, Melbourne - video message

Thank you Sue and Vivienne for your warm welcome.

Address to the Women, Super and Wealth Summit - video message

Hello to everyone gathered in Sydney for the Women, Super and Wealth Summit. Let me begin by congratulating the SMSF Association and the FSC for organising this event.

Address to the ASIC Annual Forum - video message

Hello to everyone in Sydney. Welcome to the 2017 ASIC Annual Forum. Unfortunately I can’t be there with you in person.

Address to the Tax Institute National Convention - video message

Hello to everyone gathered in Adelaide for the Tax Institute 2017 National Convention. I apologise that I can't be there with you in person.

Address to the Minerals Council of Australia Biennial Tax Conference, Melbourne

The mining industry in Australia is interwoven in our history, our folklore and our sense of who we are as a nation.

Address at the PwC Superannuation Breakfast

Thank you very much Paul, and it’s a great pleasure to be here at PwC in your beautiful new building.

Address to the Self-Managed Superannuation Funds Association Conference, Melbourne

It's a really great pleasure to be here at this conference in my home town of Melbourne.

Address to the Insurance Council of Australia Annual Forum

Hello to everyone gathered in Sydney for the Insurance Council of Australia’s annual forum. 

ASIC Financial Capability Parliamentary Breakfast, Parliament House

Thank you so very much Nicole, and it is such a great pleasure to be here today amongst all of you.

Address to the Centre for Independent Studies, Sydney

Thank you, everyone, for that warm welcome.

Citibank A50 Australian Economic Forum, Sydney Opera House

One of the great drivers of the Australian economy is — and will continue to be — the financial services sector.

Superannuation Chair Forum, Healesville

It is a pleasure to be here today amongst such an honour roll of individuals who are the Chairs of superannuation funds that manage hundreds of billions of dollars in assets on behalf of the Austra

2016

Address at the Boao Forum for Asia, Melbourne

Thank you, everyone, for that very warm welcome.

Industry Super Australia Conference, Parliament House

Thank you, everyone, for that warm welcome — it’s wonderful to be with you for the Superannuation Opportunity Forum.  Today is an opportunity for reflection. 

Address at the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) Conference 2016, Gold Coast

Thank you for that warm welcome — it’s wonderful to be here on the Gold Coast for ASFA’s conference.

Flexible Packaging & Label Manufacturers Association conference - video message

Hello to everyone gathered in Melbourne today for the Flexible Packaging and Label Manufacturers Association conference.

CSRI Leadership Forum

Thank you for that kind introduction — it’s lovely to be here for the Committee for Sustainable Retirement Incomes’ Leadership Forum.

Address to the ACCI Business Leaders Summit

Thank you everyone. It is a great pleasure to be here at ACCI’s second Business Leaders Summit, giving the opening address today.

ARPC–OECD Global Terrorism Risk Insurance Conference

Opening remarks On behalf of the Government of Australia, let me say how pleased I am to be able to participate in this important conference.