Speeches

2024

Address at the Morgan Stanley Australia Summit, Sydney

Thanks Tim for the introduction; to you and Richard and your team at Morgan Stanley in Australia; and to your colleagues here from around the world.

Address to the National Press Club, Canberra

I really appreciate the introduction – thanks Laura. The invitation – thanks Maurice. The support of the sponsors – thanks Steven.

Budget Speech 2024–25

Speaker, I move that the Bill be now read a second time.

Address to the Lowy Institute, Sydney

For tens of thousands of years, the Gadigal people cared for the country we meet on today. We acknowledge their elders, customs, traditions, and all First Nations people here.

Address to the Bannerman Competition Lecture, Sydney

Thanks Pamela and Gina for the introductions and to the ACCC and Law Council for the invitation to speak here on Gadigal country, I pay my respects to elders, customs and traditions.

Address to ChangeFest 2024, Mildura, Victoria

I am so pleased to be joining you today on the lands of the Latji Latji and Ngintait people and I pay our respects to Elders and other Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people here with us.

Address to CEDA, Sydney

Thanks, Aunty Maxine for welcoming us to Gadigal country and for sharing culture with us; To Andrew for the introduction;

Address to the Australian Financial Review Business Summit, Sydney

Thanks Michael and James, thanks Phil for the chance to have a chat shortly, and thanks to the Financial Review and BHP for hosting us here in Sydney, and for the invitation to speak today.

Book launch of 'The Shortest History of Economics' by Andrew Leigh, Brisbane

Let me begin by acknowledging the elders, customs and traditions of the Jagera and the Turrbul, from both sides of the Maiwar –

Address to the ASEAN-Australia CEO Forum, Melbourne

Thanks for the opportunity to be here this afternoon and with so many CEOs and business leaders from across the region.

Second address to the G20 Economic Ministers Forum, São Paulo, Brazil

Friends, let’s not mince our words. The soft landing we seek at home and in the global economy is assumed but not assured.

First address to the G20 Economic Ministers Forum, São Paulo, Brazil

Bom dia – lovely to see you all again, this time in São Paulo. I want to thank the Brazilian Presidency and especially Minister Haddad for the agenda he has put together for us.

Address to the McKell Institute, Brisbane

I acknowledge the Turrbal people, their elders, customs and traditions. I thank the McKell Institute for getting us together – and all of you for being here.

2023

Condolence motion for Bill Hayden, House of Representatives, Parliament House, Canberra

Thank you to the Prime Minister and the Opposition Leader for wonderful, heartfelt tributes which do great justice to the life of a great man.

Address to HSBC Asia Pacific Board Summit, Sydney

Resilience and risk Thank you Tony, the HSBC team, and Ticky Fullerton for a really welcome opportunity to address you all at this Asia Pacific Board Summit on Gadigal country, and here a

Fifth Hayden oration, Ipswich, Queensland

I can’t thank you enough Jen for that welcome, and for this special, now solemn opportunity to pay tribute to Bill Hayden.

Keynote address to the Economic and Social Outlook Conference, Melbourne

Can I begin by acknowledging the custodians of this land, their elders, cultures, customs and traditions ‑ And by thanking Claire Harvey for her introduction –

Address to the National Press Club, Canberra

Thanks Duncan, thanks everyone who has come along tonight and thanks to the Press Club for hosting us once again.

Brighter Future For All Oration, Griffith University, Brisbane City Hall

Thanks Caitlin Byrne for the generous introduction.

Address to Western Queensland Alliance of Councils (WQAC) Assembly, Winton

Thank you, Uncle Michael, for welcoming us to country this morning. Today, we acknowledge the elders, the traditions, the culture of the Koa people –