Speeches

2017

Address to the Higgins Budget Breakfast, Melbourne

A tremendous campaign was waged here in Higgins and Kelly you did an outstanding job, demonstrating not just your great skills when it comes to the Treasury portfolio matter, but as a grass roots p

Budget Speech 2017-18, Parliament House

Thank you Mr Speaker, I move that this Bill now be read a second time.

Address to the Australian Business Economists, The Westin, Sydney

Thanks very much — it’s good to be here. There is now a little less than two weeks until the Budget.

Address to the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute, Melbourne

Introduction Thank you for your introduction and for arranging for me to address you today.

Address to the AFR Banking and Wealth Summit, Sofitel Hotel, Sydney

Introduction Thank you for the invitation to be here today. We're about a month out from this year's Budget.

Address to the Citi A50 Australian Economic Forum, Sydney

Thanks very much for inviting me back here to address you and good afternoon everyone. This is a forum for frankness.

'The Shared Alliance', Address to the Australian Business Breakfast, London

After twenty five consecutive years of annual economic growth, an entire generation of Australians has grown up without ever having known a recession.

G20 Conference on digitising finance, financial inclusion and financial literacy, Wiesbaden Germany

It's a pleasure to be in Wiesbaden today, with a new G20 host at the helm and an exciting agenda before us.

2016

Speech to the Australasian Finance and Banking Conference

Thank you Dean [Chris] Styles for that kind introduction.

Staying the Course

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Address to the Fintech Australia Summit, Melbourne

Introduction It's great to be here today at the FinTech Australia's inaugural national summit, 'FinTech Australia Collab/Collide 2016'.

Australia — The upside economy in a post GFC world

It’s great to be with you in this fantastic city. New York is bold and it's brash. New York is built upon and sustained by an indomitable spirit of entrepreneurship.

Budget Savings (Omnibus) Bill 2016

This Bill containing 24 measures and totalling more than $6 billion in savings is part of the $40 billion in budget improvement measures that the Government will be seeking to legislate over the co

Budget Speech 2016-17, Parliament House

Thank you Mr Speaker, I move that the Bill now be read a second time. Mr Speaker, this cannot be just another budget, because these are extraordinary times.

Address to the ACL 2016 National Conference, Sydney

It is a great pleasure to be here with you all today with some old friends sitting down here from the ACL, I have known for many years. I am very pleased to be here with all of you.