Media releases


2016 Census to be held on 9 August 2016

Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, the Hon Kelly O’Dwyer MP, announced that the Administrator, on behalf of the Governor-General, has made the Proclamation that the 2016 Census of Population

Report into National Agricultural Statistics Review released

Minister for Agriculture, Barnaby Joyce, and Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, Kelly O'Dwyer, today delivered on an election commitment, releasing the final report of the National Agricultu

Centenary of Commonwealth lighthouses celebrated

ONE hundred years of Commonwealth management of lighthouses will be celebrated this year with a stamp collection, two minted coins, lighthouse open days and a gathering of former commonwealth light

Magna Carta captured on antique rectangular coin for its 800th anniversary

To mark the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta, in a Royal Australian Mint first, a meaningful section of the Great Charter has been etched forever onto a unique rectangular collectible fine silver c

Bowen confused, thinks two announcements constitutes a plan for Australia

On ABC’s Insiders this morning, Chris Bowen claimed that the ALP had fully-costed plans for Australia: 

New investment to modernise the ABS

Federal Treasurer Joe Hockey and Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer Kelly O’Dwyer today announced a major investment in the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) to ensure the ABS is better p

Symbolic red on new circulating coin marks centenary of the Gallipoli landing

Just ahead of Anzac Day 2015, the Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, the Hon Kelly O’Dwyer MP, announced that Australia’s newest coloured circulating coin will remember the Anzacs and enter

Two men sentenced in Australia's largest insider trading case

Two men were sentenced to jail terms of 7 years and 3 months, and 3 years and 3 months respectively in the Victorian Supreme Court today for their roles in Australia’s largest insider trading schem

Speech to the Infrastructure Symposium – Local infrastructure is important

Today at the Innovations in Infrastructure Symposium, the Hon Kelly O'Dwyer MP, Federal Member for Higgins and Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, delivered a briefing on the new G20 Global I

Australia mints world history with new circulating coin for Cook Islands, Tonga & Vanuatu

History was made today with three Pacific Island nations marking the introduction of their own brand new circulating coins at the official coin striking ceremony at the Royal Australian Mint (the M

Bill’s bungle: wrong about business confidence

Bill Shorten keeps on getting it wrong about the state of the economy. This morning in his doorstop Bill Shorten tried to claim that business confidence was at all-time low.

Yet more budget bungles from Bowen…

Fresh from admitting earlier this week that Labor has secret plans for big spending cuts and big tax rises, Chris Bowen has added to Labor’s chaos and confusion by telling lies about Labor’s Budget