Media releases


Crypto not taxed as foreign currency

Crypto currencies will continue to be excluded from foreign currency tax arrangements under the Albanese Government.

Australia committed to supporting future pandemic preparedness and response

The Australian Government will contribute funding towards a new Financial Intermediary Fund (FIF) for pandemics which will be established at the World Bank, as part of our commitment to protecting

A pay rise for Australian workers

Australia’s low‑paid workers will be better off because the Albanese Labor Government fought to get them a pay rise.

Letter to ACCC on electricity and gas price rises

I’ve written to the ACCC expressing my deep concern about skyrocketing electricity and gas prices and the impact this is having on households and industry.

Government’s Annual Wage Review submission

Today the Albanese Labor Government has recommended to the Fair Work Commission’s Expert Panel conducting the Annual Wage Review that they ensure that the real wages of Australia's low‑paid workers

National Accounts – March Quarter 2022

Today’s National Accounts confirm solid underlying demand and a tight labour market but also an economy that is weaker than expected before the election, with significant challenges ahead.