Media Releases

Australia and New Zealand to bolster economic opportunities of clean energy transformation

08 June 2023

Australia and New Zealand will work closer than ever before to maximise the economic opportunities of the net zero transformation and accelerate climate action across the Indo‑Pacific.

Inaugural Australia–New Zealand 2+2 Climate and Finance Dialogue joint statement

08 June 2023

The Hon Jim Chalmers, the Hon Chris Bowen, the Hon Grant Robertson, and the Hon James Shaw met in Wellington on 8 June 2023 for the inaugural Australia–New Zealand Climate and Finance Ministers’ meeting.

Visit to New Zealand (1)

08 June 2023

Over the next two days I will take part in a series of meetings in New Zealand to strengthen trade and business links between our nations.

National Accounts

07 June 2023

Today’s National Accounts confirm that momentum in the Australian economy is moderating largely as expected.

APRA Statement of Expectations

07 June 2023

The Albanese Government is today releasing an updated Statement of Expectations for the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA).

Modernising payments infrastructure by phasing out cheques

07 June 2023

The Albanese Government will work to ensure Australians continue to have access to the payments services they require as the nation shifts away from the use of cheques.

Modernising Australia's Payment System

07 June 2023

The Albanese Government is taking the next important steps to modernise the way Australians make and receive payments.

Historic pay rise for Australian workers

02 June 2023

The Fair Work Commission’s Annual Wage Review decision is a huge win for Australia’s low‑paid workers.

Chair of the Board of Taxation

26 May 2023

The Albanese Government has reappointed Ms Rosheen Garnon as the Chair of the Board of Taxation for a three-year period until 25 March 2026.

ACCC Deputy Chair appointment

26 May 2023

The Albanese Government will reappoint Mick Keogh OAM as a Deputy Chair of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) for a further five years from 30 May.