Media Releases

October Budget to fund childcare price inquiry

21 September 2022

The Albanese Labor Government will launch a 12-month inquiry into the rising cost of childcare in Australia starting in early 2023.

Strengthening economic cooperation with Indonesia

19 September 2022

Today I met with Indonesian Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that strengthens the economic cooperation between our two countries,

National Accounts - June Quarter 2022

07 September 2022

Today’s National Accounts reflect an economy rebounding from the disruption of the pandemic but held back by capacity constraints, skills shortages, and declining real wages.

Outcomes of the Jobs and Skills Summit

02 September 2022

The Jobs and Skills Summit has brought Australians together to agree on immediate actions to help build a stronger economy and a stronger Australia.

Exposure draft legislation: Small business tax incentives

22 August 2022

Draft legislation released today will introduce two tax incentives that support small businesses to train and upskill employees, and improve their digital and tech capacity.

Work underway on crypto asset reforms

22 August 2022

The Albanese Government will improve the way Australia’s regulatory system manages crypto assets, to keep up with developments and provide greater protections for consumers.

Commonwealth Grants Commission appointments

19 August 2022

The Albanese Government has today appointed Professor Anne Tiernan and Dr Angela Jackson as part‑time members of the Commonwealth Grants Commission, each for a five‑year period.

Stronger wages growth but still short of inflation

17 August 2022

ABS data released today shows the Wage Price Index rising 2.6 per cent in the year to June.

Release of Jobs and Skills Summit issues paper

17 August 2022

The Albanese Government has today released an issues paper in preparation for the Jobs and Skills Summit.

Public consultation begins on Multinational Tax Integrity and Transparency

05 August 2022

The Albanese Government has released a discussion paper for public consultation on our election commitment to ensure that multinationals pay their fair share.