Speeches

2016

Address to the ABA Financial Literacy Conference - video message

Hello and welcome, everyone, to the Australian Bankers Association Financial Literacy Conference for 2016.

Address to the AFA National Adviser Conference - video message

Hello to everyone gathered in Canberra for the AFA’s National Adviser Conference.

Address at the Financial Services Council Leaders' Summit 2016, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

I'm particularly pleased to be here today to make my first speech since being sworn in as the Minister for Revenue and Financial Services in the Turnbull Government.

Address to the Financial Services Council and BT Financial event, Parliament House

It is wonderful to be here with you again, with your team, and I will join with you Sally in saying thank you to all of the very hard working Treasury officials who are here, who I think are barely

Address to the AIST Conference of Major Super Funds - video message

I would like to take this opportunity to say the Government is committed to getting Australia's superannuation system right and we truly value your contribution to that process.

Address to the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia, Melbourne

I really appreciate that warm welcome and I am delighted to be here for ASFA's Melbourne briefing.

Address to the Insurance Council of Australia Annual Forum, Sydney

Good morning. Thank you very much for that kind welcome and thank you for the welcome and the invitation to be here this morning.

Address to the Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA), Melbourne

Thank you so much Professor Martin, for that very warm and generous introduction, and thank you very much to CEDA.

Address to the Self Managed Super Fund Association Conference - video message

Hello. I hope you are having an enjoyable conference in Adelaide.

Address at the Heads of Tax Roundtable lunch, Melbourne

Introductory remarks It is great pleasure to be with you today – spread throughout various locations around Australia – to talk through some of the Australian Government's corporate tax w

2015

Opening address to the Blenheim Partners and MGSM Insight Series, Sydney

Introduction It is wonderful to be here at, I understand, the inaugural event for Blenheim and MGSM in launching this really interesting report which I had the good fortune to read throug

Keynote address to the Third Annual Women in Leadership Summit, Melbourne

“A great wind is blowing, and that either gives you imagination or a headache.” Thus spoke Catherine the Great, an 18th Century monarch, change agent, philosopher and conqueror.

Address to the COSBOA Business Leaders Dinner, Canberra

When I think about small businesses I often think about the more than 4.5 million people employed by the more than 2 million small businesses that operate in this country, and the fact that those s

Address at the Industry Summit hosted by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Today is an opportunity to exchange ideas, drive innovation and explore new trade opportunities.

Address to the Financial Services Council BT Political Breakfast Series, The Ivy, Sydney

I very much appreciate the opportunity to speak with you today about a subject that is the life blood of our economy - our financial system.

Shop Small Launch 2015, Greville Street, Melbourne

It is wonderful to be here in the heart of Higgins to be able to launch the third Shop Small campaign.

Address to the Victorian 3rd Annual Tax Forum, Tax Institute, Melbourne

Introductory remarks It’s wonderful to be here in Melbourne, in my hometown, in my new job as Minister for Small Business and Assistant Treasurer.

Address to Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Breakfast, Sydney

I’m delighted to join you this morning to be able to address you and address Australia’s largest peak business body. You have tremendous reach and responsibility at ACCI.

Asialink Business Starter Pack Launch

Thank you for inviting me to launch the Asialink Business Country Starter Packs today in my capacity as Minister for Small Business and Assistant Treasurer.