Speeches

2024

Opening remarks to the Griffith University Law Futures Centre, Brisbane

Acknowledgements I acknowledge the elders, customs and traditions of the Jagera and the Turrbul, from both sides of the Maiwar and all First Nations people present today.

Address to the Fundraising Institute of Australia

Thank you to the Fundraising Institute of Australia for inviting me to address your annual Essential Member Update, and for bringing together this group of people with such an important role in the

Address to the Queensland Volunteering Awards, Brisbane City Hall, Brisbane

I acknowledge the Jagera people and the Turrbal people as the Traditional Custodians of these lands and pay respects to all First Nations people present.

Address to the Institute of Public Accountants & Canberra Business Chamber 2024 Federal Budget Breakfast, Great Hall, Parliament House, Canberra

I acknowledge the Ngunnawal people, the traditional owners of these lands, and pay respects to all First Nations people present.

Address to the HR Leaders Forum 2024, Sydney

I acknowledge the Gadigal people of the Eora nation, and all First Nations people present today.

Address to the Australian Auto Aftermarket Innovation Awards Breakfast, Melbourne

In the 1950s, Sweden’s national electricity company noticed something curious. Although they managed a network of high‑voltage cables, the biggest risk of death didn’t come from electricity.

Address to the Danks ‘Leaders in Science’ Seminar, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Melbourne

I acknowledge the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin nation, the traditional owners of these lands, and pay respects to all First Nations people present.

Address to the National Co-operative Producers Roundtable, Sydney

It is a pleasure to be here today, with co‑operative producers from across industry and around Australia.

Address to the McKell Institute, Sydney

I acknowledge the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation, and all First Nations people present today.

Address to the 10th Annual Australian Government Data Summit, Hotel Realm, Canberra

I acknowledge the Ngunnawal people, the traditional owners of these lands, and pay respects to all First Nations people present.

Launch of the 2024 Child Social Exclusion Report, Parliament House, Canberra

I acknowledge the Ngunnawal people, the traditional owners of these lands, and pay respects to all First Nations people present.

Address to World Down Syndrome Day breakfast, Parliament House, Canberra

I acknowledge the Ngunnawal people on whose lands we meet and pay respects to all First Nations people present today. Happy World Down Syndrome Day 2024!

Address to Social Traders and Social Enterprise Australia round table, Parliament House, Canberra

I acknowledge the Ngunnawal people on whose lands we meet and pay respects to all First Nations people present today.

Address to the Climate Integrity Summit 2024, Parliament House

I acknowledge the Ngunnawal people on whose lands we meet and pay respects to all First Nations people present today.

Second Reading Speech, Competition and Consumer Amendment (Fair Go for Consumers And Small Business) Bill 2024

One of the summer's box office hits is Wonka—the prequel to Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.

Address to the 68th Annual Conference of the Australasian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, Australian National University, Canberra

I acknowledge the Ngunnawal people on whose lands we're meeting today and acknowledge all First Nations people present.

Address to the Human Technology Institute Shaping Our Future Symposium, University of Technology, Sydney

I acknowledge the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation, and all First Nations people present today.

Address to the Chifley Research Centre, Melbourne

I acknowledge the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation, traditional custodians of the land on which we meet and pay my respects to all First Nations people here today.

2023

Address to House of Representatives, Parliament House, Canberra

Modern Australia could not function without charities. Charities improve our natural environment. Charities assist people living in poverty overseas. Charities organise sporting events.

Address to the American Chamber of Commerce, Canberra

Acknowledgements I acknowledge the Ngunnawal people on whose lands we're meeting today and acknowledge all First Nations people present.