05 February 2023

Pleased I could join you here this afternoon at the National Press Club, on Ngunnawal and Ngambri country –

Proud we can be the generation that gives First Nations people a Voice, and proud of the contribution the PM made today to this cause.

Second Reading Speech, Treasury Laws Amendment (Energy Price Relief Plan) Bill 2022

15 December 2022

This Bill and this Government recognises that Australian households and businesses are confronting unsustainable, unacceptable energy price rises.

We respond with urgent, targeted, meaningful action – to take some of the sting out of these price rises, and to provide direct energy bill relief.

Address to the Australian Sustainable Finance Institute, Sydney

12 December 2022

Thanks Kristy [Graham, CEO ASFI] and Kristian [Fok, Chair & Director ASFI] for the introduction and for the invitation to join you.

I acknowledge Gadigal country and its custodians – who have cared for this land for tens of thousands of years, and still care for it today.

Address to The Australian Critical Minerals Summit, Sydney

25 November 2022

Thanks Michelle [Gunn, Editor, The Australian] for the introduction, to The Australian and especially John Lehmann for the invitation – and what a great idea to get this group of people in the room together, at an important time.

And to everyone at PwC – for hosting us today, and for the contribution you are making to the growth of Australia’s critical minerals sector, including that fascinating and encouraging Aussie Mine report a few weeks back. 

Political Book of the Year Awards

09 November 2022

The Ngunnawal and Ngambri people were telling stories and living under law on this country in time immemorial, and I want to pay my respects to their elders past and present, thank them for caring for this beautiful place we are all so lucky to walk on and work on – and extend my respects to any Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people here tonight.

And thanks Duncan [Johnston, Chairman Political Book of the Year Awards], that’s a very kind introduction.

Address to the Queensland Labor Conference

05 November 2022

Delegates and friends – thank you for that characteristically kind Queensland welcome.

The Prime Minister and I have been right around Australia this past week, but there’s no place we’d rather finish up than here on the Sunny Coast. 

Address to the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Western Australia and Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry

03 November 2022

Good morning, everybody and thank you for having me out west and for showing up in such incredible numbers for a conversation this morning about the Budget and the economy more broadly and the crucial role that WA will continue to play in both.

Address to the Economic and Social Outlook Conference, Melbourne

02 November 2022

Can I begin by acknowledging the traditional custodians of these lands, their culture and customs –

And by thanking Professor Maskell (Duncan, VC University of Melbourne) for the kind introduction, and The Australian and The Melbourne Institute for the invitation.

Address to the National Press Club, Parliament House, Canberra

26 October 2022

Thanks Laura [Tingle] for your very kind introduction, and the Board and Maurice, for having me back at the National Press Club to speak for the sixth time, but the first time as Treasurer –

Carrying on an important tradition of fronting up the day after the Budget, to give you a broader sense of perspective behind, and beyond, the numbers.

Budget Speech 2022–23

25 October 2022

Speaker, this is a responsible Budget that is right for the times and readies us for the future.

It delivers on the priorities of the Australian people, and it repays their faith in a new government.