SPEECHES

Labor secures fair Budget savings
14 Sep 2016

Labor secures fair Budget savings

Dr CHALMERS (Rankin) (10:05): I am very pleased and very proud to support what will be a far superior version of the omnibus bill than the one that it will replace.‚Äč

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Budget repair has to be fair
12 Sep 2016

Budget repair has to be fair

Dr CHALMERS (Rankin) (17:44): Thank you for the opportunity to speak on the Appropriation Bill (No. 1) 2016-2017 and related bills

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Launch of the Australia-China Joint Economic Report
18 Aug 2016

Launch of the Australia-China Joint Economic Report

If there’s been a more intense and fruitful collaboration between our best universities and think tanks; most distinguished leaders and diplomats; central banks; forward-looking companies; peak business groups; former Australian prime ministers, from both sides, then I’m not aware of it.

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Address to the Super Review Conference - Labor's Vision for Superannuation
26 May 2016

Address to the Super Review Conference - Labor's Vision for Superannuation

Let me begin by acknowledging the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation, their elders and traditions.  And by thanking Mike Taylor and his colleagues at Super Review for the invitation to give this address today. 

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Budget contains nothing for M1
04 May 2016

Budget contains nothing for M1

Dr CHALMERS (Rankin) (19:42):  What a class act the member for Maranoa is. From all of us on the Labor side, we wish him all the very best in his retirement, and we wish his family well too. The member for Maranoa is a terrific bloke, and we farewell him tonight.

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 Local Impacts of Budget
04 May 2016

Local Impacts of Budget

Dr CHALMERS (Rankin) (16:03):  Honourable members would not be aware of this, but on Monday night in the Gold Lotto draw a couple of terrific people from Logan City, where I represent, won first division. I think they won about $1 million. I want to congratulate them—Nicholas and Cassi, who own News Extra Logan Central, a couple of doors down from my office. 

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OTC Derivatives Regulation
02 May 2016

OTC Derivatives Regulation

Dr CHALMERS (Rankin) (17:26):  Mr Deputy Speaker, thank you for this opportunity to outline Labor's position on the Financial System Legislation Amendment (Resilience and Collateral Protection) Bill.

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Speech on the Supply Bills
02 May 2016

Speech on the Supply Bills

Dr CHALMERS (Rankin) (12:24): It is my pleasure to follow my colleague the member for Fraser, who is right to point out that these supply bills are about funding the ordinary course of government for a few more months while the nation makes a big decision about who is to govern it in the three years ahead.

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Speech to FSC/BT Political Breakfast
05 Apr 2016

Speech to FSC/BT Political Breakfast

I want to focus on super today. But first, by way of introduction, let me just situate that in the context of Australia’s financial services industry more generally.

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 Trade Legislation Amendment
04 Mar 2016

Trade Legislation Amendment

Dr CHALMERS (Rankin) (17:46):  I rise today to voice Labor's support for the Trade Legislation Amendment Bill (No.1) 2016, which implements two categories of changes to Australia's trade legislation. 

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