Address at the Millennium Forum Lunch, Sydney

… for the first time in his Parliamentary career on the 11th of July 2007. Why does it matter?

Address at the Coalition Campaign Launch, Brisbane

Prime Minister and Mrs Howard, to Mark and Wendy Vaile, to the Lord Mayor of Brisbane, Campbell Newman, to the wonderful people of Queensland and my fellow Australians.

Officially Open Menzies Campaign Office for Kevin Andrews, Bulleen Victoria

Electorate Chairman, State Members of Parliament, Kevin Andrews.

Launch of Coalition $2.45 Billion Victorian Roads Policy, Nagambie Victoria

Today I am announcing that the Coalition Government will deliver $2.5 billion of road and rail funding under an integrated transport plan from our AusLink 2 Program between 2009-14.

Launch of 'Fair Choices' by Paul Monk, Institute of Public Affairs, Melbourne

I’m delighted to have been invited to launch Paul Monk’s book, Fair Choices, today at the Institute of Public Affairs here in Melbourne.

Address to Ballarat Grammar, Ballarat

Well headmaster Stephen Higgs, thank you for the opportunity to be here today and speak to the students of Ballarat Grammar.  I also know there are students here from Ballarat High School, Loret

Unveiling of Menzies Bust, Melbourne

Well thank you very much Mr Mayor for this opportunity to unveil a bronze sculpture of Sir Robert Menzies, surely one of Kew’s greatest citizens, Australia’s longest serving prime minister and o

Launch of 2006 Census, Melbourne

***CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY*** Today I release the results of the 2006 Australian Census.

Address to the Federal Council, Sydney

***CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY*** Thank you very much Madam President, Chris McDiven; Prime Minister, distinguished members of the Federal Council.

Address to the State Policy Conference, Sydney

In 2006-07, the States are collectively forecasting a fiscal deficit of around $4.9 billion and a cash deficit of around $7.9 billion.  The States are collectively forecast to remain in cash def

Address to the breakfast for Bob Day Candidate for Makin, Adelaide

Well, thank you very much Robin, my team may in fact not be going well but it did win the first game of the season against the Adelaide Crows … hasn’t won many since.  Bob, thank you for your we

Address to the Liberal Party Lunch, Gold Coast

Well Margaret May, thank you so much for those very kind and very generous words.  It has really been an honour for me to be in the Parliament with such outstanding people, of whom you are one a

Address to Victorian State Council, Melbourne

Well first of all David Kemp, thank you for taking on this wonderful role as State President.  You have the support of the whole of the Victorian Division of the Liberal Party and we wish you eve

Launch of 'National Market, National Interest', Address to the Australian Securities Exchange, Sydney

I’m delighted to have been invited to the Australian Securities Exchange today to launch a book celebrating its 20-year history —  National Market, National Interest by Edna Carew.

'Ensuring Australias Economic Prosperity: The Intergenerational Report', Address to Australian Business, London

It is a pleasure to be here today to talk to you about some of the strengths and some of challenges facing the Australian economy.

'Intergenerational Report 2: Frameworks for the Future', Address to National Press Club, Canberra

Frameworks for the Future Five years ago I launched Australia's first Intergenerational Report.

'Regulating for Growth: The Risks and Challenges', Opening Address ASIC Summer School

Good morning.  I’m delighted to give the opening address to this year’s ASIC Summer School.  Past Summer Schools have been very valuable and I’m sure that this year will be no exception.

Address to the 2007 Pastoralists and Graziers Association of Western Australia Centenary Convention, Perth

I am honoured to be giving the opening address on the occasion of your Centenary Convention.