Speeches

2016

Clearing a path for jobs and growth Address to the Business Council of Australia — Annual Forum Dinner, Sydney

What I want to do tonight is take the opportunity to share some of the big-picture principles, if you like — as I prepare my first Budget as Treasurer, at this critical time for our economy.

Address at the launch of the Government's FinTech statement, Stone & Chalk, Sydney

Today I am here to talk about FinTech but as you know the Prime Minister has made an announcement earlier today about the calling back of Parliament to deal with the issue of the ABCC.

Address to the Australian Financial Review Business Summit, Melbourne

Thank you very much Michael Stutchbury — it's great to be here with you all this morning and to take the opportunity to come and share with you our thoughts on growth and jobs and on 'risk taking a

Address to AustCham Shanghai, Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai

Introduction Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen — it is delightful to be with you today.

Address to the SMSF 2016 National Conference, Adelaide

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Address to the National Press Club, Canberra

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Address to the Citibank A50 – Australian Economic Forum, Sydney Opera House

Can I start by saying this in terms of our attitude towards economic policy – the key to managing economic policy is to understand the things you can’t control so that you can better manage the thi

2015

Remarks at launch of Melbourne Airport T4 Terminal

Thank you very much, Lyell, it's good to be here with you today and with Jane and Rob and all of you.

Address to the Association of Superannuation Funds Of Australia (ASFA) Conference, Brisbane

Good morning everyone, it's a great privilege to be here today. I wish to start by acknowledging ASFA CEO Pauline Vamos and the important role ASFA plays in the superannuation industry.

A National Platform for Economic Growth and Jobs, Address to the Bloomberg Summit, Sydney

Thanks very much Ed, and to all those at Bloomberg, thank you for the invitation to be with you here today.

The inaugural Rev. Dr. Gordon Moyes Lecture, The Wesley Mission, Sydney

Introduction Good evening everyone, it is a great privilege to be here tonight to deliver the inaugural Rev. Dr. Gordon Moyes Lecture.

Launch of Water Services Association of Australia and Infrastructure Partnerships Australia Report, Mural Hall, Parliament House, Canberra

Introductory remarks Thank you very much Brendan, it is tremendous to be here with you.

A National Platform for Economic Growth and Jobs, Address to the Economic and Social Outlook Conference, Grand Hyatt, Melbourne

Thanks very much, David Uren, and to Professor Paul Jensen, the acting director of the Melbourne Institute, for inviting me here today.

Opening Remarks: Council of Federal Financial Relations, Sydney

It is great to have all colleagues - the States and Territory Treasurers here in Sydney today and Gladys thanks very much for hosting us in New South Wales.