Speeches

Address to the A50 Economic Forum 2018, Sydney

9 February 2018

Good morning, everyone — it's wonderful to be with you again. This forum provides a fantastic opportunity to discuss some of the most important areas of the Australian economy — and financial services is certainly one of them. On a macro-level, financial services is actually the largest industry in the Australian economy, contributing about 9 […]

Address to the Sydney Institute 2018, Sydney

31 January 2018

I want to thank the Sydney Institute for the invitation to address its first dinner event for 2018. Think-tanks like the Sydney Institute are enormously important in playing a role in promoting and deepening the national policy conversation. The twittering phenomenon has many fans and skilled practitioners, not least of whom is the Tweeter-in-Chief, but […]

Address to the MasterCard Women in Leadership Breakfast 2018, Sydney

31 January 2018

Good morning, everyone — it's a pleasure to be here, surrounded by leaders from the commercial and public sectors. Women and men who are, without question, passionate about supporting women into leadership roles. That is a passion I share, and will be a focus of mine in my new role as Minister for Women. History […]

Asian Financial Forum 2018, Hong Kong

15 January 2018

Good morning and thank you for that introduction. It's great to be here at the Asian Financial Forum here in Hong Kong. There is no doubt that Australia can learn much from our region's successes. The Australian Government is committed to ensuring Australia is, and continues to be, a globally competitive marketplace. Australia's financial services […]