Transcripts

Interview with Peter Ryan, ABC AM

7 August 2018

ABC PRESENTER: The corporate cop is about to get tough new powers to embed its enforcement staff in the major banks and wealth manager AMP as part of an expanded armoury to fight white-collar crime. The Australian Securities and Investments Commission will have its budget boosted by more than $70 million as it pushes back […]

Interview with Virginia Trioli

7 August 2018

VIRGINIA TRIOLI: Kelly O’Dwyer, Financial Services Minister, good morning, thanks for making time for us. KELLY O’DWYER: Good morning Virginia. VIRGINIA TRIOLI: Tell us whose idea was this, this idea of embedding the so-called corporate cops, did it come from James Shipton or from the Government? KELLY O’DWYER: It came from James Shipton, but I […]

Interview with Oliver Peterson, 6PR Perth Live

7 August 2018

OLIVER PETERSON: We very much appreciate the Financial Services Minister Kelly O'Dwyer's patience because Minister you're going to be introducing corporate cops into our banks. I appreciate your time on Perth Live – good afternoon.  KELLY O'DWYER: Great to be with you Ollie.  OLIVER PETERSON: Alright, corporate cops going into the bank – how is […]

Interview with Ben Fordham, 2GB

7 August 2018

The Federal Government has announced that they're sending in corporate cops, to work inside the banks and also the AMP, to look out for misconduct. Kelly O'Dwyer is the Minister for Revenue and Financial Services – she joins us live on the line. Minister good afternoon.\ KELLY O'DWYER: Good afternoon Ben. Great to be with […]

Interview with Deborah Knight, Today Show

7 August 2018

DEBORAH KNIGHT: In the latest move to keep them honest the big banks will have corporate cops placed permanently within their offices keeping watch around the clock. Minister for Revenue and Financial Services Kelly O'Dwyer joins us from Melbourne. Minister good morning to you – this is very much a welcome move. The behaviour uncovered […]

Joint press conference, Melbourne

7 August 2018

TREASURER: This is a further step that has been taken by the Government today to ensure that the regulations and legislation, the protections that are in our laws, are being enforced in our community, particularly when it comes to banking and financial institutions and corporates more generally. It's one thing to have laws, it's one […]

Doorstop interview, Melbourne

4 August 2018

KELLY O’DWYER: My name is Kelly O'Dwyer, I’m Minister for Revenue and Financial Services and I’m also the Minister for Women. Today is a great day for millions of Australian women across the country. The Treasurer Scott Morrison has announced that he will be taking the abolition of the GST on sanitary products to the […]

Interview with Raf Epstein, ABC 774 Pollie Graph

18 July 2018

RAF EPSTEIN: There is a lot going on with your politicians in Canberra, your income tax bills, your electricity bills, not say anything about the international implications of an American president who seems quite happy to accept the word of a Russian president who many observers believe lies about pretty much anything does that have […]

Doorstop interview, Australian Taxation Office

16 July 2018

KELLY O'DWYER: My name is Kelly O'Dwyer, I am the Minister for Revenue and Financial Services and I am joined today by Will Day who is the Deputy Commissioner of the Australian Taxation Office and Warren Day who is the Victorian Regional Commissioner of ASIC. And we're here today to talk about illegal phoenixing. Illegal […]

Interview with Gareth Parker, 6PR Mornings

16 July 2018

GARETH PARKER: Now earlier this year we spent quite a bit of time talking about a rash of building company collapses and this caught up a lot of people, a lot of people who work in the industry, particularly subcontractors, I would like your help this morning again 9221 1882 is phoenixing still happening in this […]

Interview with Alicia Loxley, ABC 774 Pollie Graph

20 June 2018

ALICIA LOXLEY: Joining me this week in the ABC studio from Parliament House is Kelly O'Dwyer who is of course the Member for Higgins, Minister for Revenue and Financial Services, along with Mark Dreyfus who is the Member of Isaacs and Shadow Attorney General and Shadow Minister for National Security. Good afternoon to you both. […]

Interview with Ticky Fullerton, Sky News Business

18 June 2018

TICKY FULLERTON: Well it’s the first chilly day back in Canberra for our elected MPs and a fair amount on the Government’s to do list in terms of bills including those to reduce income tax and company tax. They are going to have some tough negotiating ahead one would think. There has also been the […]

Interview with Alice Workman, Buzzfeed Oz Politics

31 May 2018

ALICE WORKMAN: Michaelia Cash, the Jobs Minister, has been reissued with a subpoena in the AWU's case into the raids that happened in October last year. Now I just wanted to get an idea – there's been a lot of pressure in Estimates for her to answer questions, she's been refusing to talk about whether […]

Interview with Leon Byner, FIVEaa

30 May 2018

LEON BYNER: Kelly O'Dwyer good morning. KELLY O’DWYER: Good morning Leon. LEON BYNER: Tell me about this plan to basically take from criminals’ superannuation as compensation for committing crime. KELLY O’DWYER: Well I found out last year that there was a very terrible case where there had been victims of very serious sexual assault who wanted […]

Interview with Neil Mitchell, 3AW Melbourne

29 May 2018

NEIL MITCHELL: Turning now to superannuation … I think we've already exposed, and I think there's no criticism of this (but) I think most of us are pretty ignorant when it comes to the problems with superannuation. But we've had a few already identified direct problems with the way the system works. It is sloppy; […]

Interview with David Koch, Sunrise

29 May 2018

DAVID KOCH: Our compulsory superannuation system looks set for a major shakeup after a new report found the current system just isn't working. The Productivity Commission has identified two key problems. The first one is all the multiple accounts that people have from changing jobs, the other is underperforming funds that strip the nest eggs […]

Interview with Kieran Gilbert, Sky News AM Agenda

29 May 2018

KIERAN GILBERT: Good morning, welcome to the program. Australians are throwing away $2.6 billion a year in fees and insurance premiums on extra superannuation accounts. This is according to a Productivity Commission investigation out today and it has basically found a third of accounts, or about 10 million, are unintended multiple accounts. The Commission has […]

Interview with Hamish Macdonald, ABC Radio National Breakfast

29 May 2018

HAMISH MACDONALD: Australia's $2.6 trillion superannuation system was established nearly 30 years ago to help move people off the state pension. But as we heard on AM this morning, a new landmark Productivity Commission report says the system has become a so-called unlucky lottery for millions of Australians stuck in under-performing funds. The two-year review […]

Interview with David Speers, Sky News

29 May 2018

DAVID SPEERS: Kelly O'Dwyer joins me now. Thank you for your time this afternoon. KELLY O'DWYER: Great pleasure David. DAVID SPEERS: Now this Productivity Commission does make a number of really interesting points and highlights a number of really interesting problems in the super system. It also says quote "not-for-profit funds as a group have […]

Interview with David ‘Macca’ Mcarthy and Tass Mousaferiadis, Joy FM

26 May 2018

HOST 1: Kelly O'Dwyer, the Federal Member for Higgins, and – actually Kelly you've got a lot of ministries I'm not sure I can rattle them all off. Which ones are they? KELLY O'DWYER: [Laughs] Do you want me to? DAVID 'MACCA' MCARTHY: Which ones are they? Please do. KELLY O'DWYER: Minister for Revenue and […]

Interview with Raf Epstein, ABC 774 Pollie Graph

17 May 2018

RAF EPSTEIN: Look let's get into the politics, we had a word to the CFMEU boss John Setka, He is, I guess for the Coalition he is notorious, and the most significant criminal charge to come out of the Trade Union Royal Commission was an accusation of bribery levelled at both John Setka and Sean […]

Interview with Tom Elliott, 3AW

16 May 2018

TOM ELLIOTT: I mentioned this female fighting fund that has been set up in the Liberal Party. Kelly O'Dwyer who is the Member for Higgins and Minister for Financial Services and Revenue has just forked out $50,000 of her own money to start this fighting fund. The idea is that this will help aid campaigns […]

Joint doorstop interview, Deakin University

16 May 2018

JULIA BANKS: It's a really special day to be here with Minister O'Dwyer and Minister Cash, in the heart of my electorate, the Centre of Excellence, Deakin University, announcing the Women in STEM Package. I can't tell you how excited I am to be here with my two colleagues and friends. And I'm going to […]

Interview with Raf Epstein, ABC 774 Pollie Graph

9 May 2018

RAF EPSTEIN: It is down the side of the couch money, you know that spare $50 note you once found when you finally cleaned under the couch cushions? It's kind of the same thing that happened to the Treasurer, Scott Morrison, he was kind of running his hands around the edges of the sofas at […]

Interview with Sabra Lane, ABC AM

7 May 2018

SABRA LANE: Kelly O'Dwyer – thank you very much for joining AM. KELLY O'DWYER: Great to be with you Sabra. SABRA LANE: What's the idea behind the women's economic security statement? KELLY O'DWYER: There is obviously going to be a lot in the Budget for millions of Australian women but it's really important that we […]

Interview with Patricia Karvelas, National Wrap

7 May 2018

PATRICIA KARVELAS: Kelly O'Dwyer welcome to National Wrap. KELLY O'DWYER: Great to be with you Patricia. PATRICIA KARVELAS: Let's start on the banks – will there be a compensation package for those who have been ripped off by the banks and financial institutions in this budget? KELLY O'DWYER: We are certainly not going to be […]

Press conference, Port Botany

6 May 2018

KELLY O'DWYER: Hello, my name is Kelly O'Dwyer, I am the Minister for Revenue and Financial Services, and I am joined here today at the Sydney cargo examination facility for the Australian Border Force by the Australian Border Force Regional Commissioner, Dani Yannopoulos, and also by Will Day who is the Deputy Commissioner of the […]

Interview with Barrie Cassidy, Insiders

22 April 2018

BARRIE CASSIDY: Kelly O'Dwyer good morning. KELLY O'DWYER: Good morning. BARRIE CASSIDY: Welcome back. KELLY O'DWYER: Thanks, Barrie. BARRIE CASSIDY: Are you at all embarrassed by that now given you described it as a talk-fest and it turns out it's a whole lot more than that? KELLY O'DWYER: Well Barrie, clearly we have all been […]

Interview with Geraldine Doogue, ABC Radio National

21 April 2018

GERALDINE DOOGUE: Now to another realm of the financial services industry related to that core point emerging from this week's dramatic hearings namely how can Australians rely upon good systems and good individual conduct in the future to prioritise their interest in managing their savings retirement. For many of us it's been something of a […]

Joint press conference, Melbourne

20 April 2018

TREASURER: Good morning everyone. I'm pleased to be joined here of course here today by Kelly O'Dwyer, treasury ministerial colleague. We are going to make a number of announcements today in relation to the ASIC enforcement review report, which the Government has been carefully considering. And I'll ask Kelly to run you through the key […]

Interview with Raf Epstein, ABC 774

13 April 2018

RAF EPSTEIN: Last night the Prime Minister called the Premier Daniel Andrews, left a voicemail on his phone, after he told the Herald Sun and got a $5 billion splash on the front page of the paper. So, will it happen this time? Standing at the airport with the Treasurer and the Prime Minister was […]

Interview with John Burns, 3AW Breakfast

12 April 2018

JOHN: We are having the following discussion with Kelly O'Dwyer Member for Higgins and Minister for Revenue and Financial Services because Malcolm Turnbull will today announce a historic $5 billion pledge to finally build a rail link to Melbourne Airport. Minister good morning. KELLY O'DWYER: Good morning. JOHN: The only problem to my eye reading […]

Interview with Clare Hooper, The Pineapple Project

8 April 2018

CLARE HOOPER: So how much money do you have in your super? RESPONDENT 1: I'm not really sure – I don't know what to compare because no one really talks about it. RESPONDENT 2: I couldn't tell you for sure but I would estimate at around $500. RESPONDENT 3: I haven't got to that stage […]

Doorstop interview, Parliament House, Canberra

26 March 2018

KELLY O’DWYER: My name is Kelly O’Dwyer, I am the Minister for Revenue and Financial Services, and I am joined here today by Hetty Johnston of Bravehearts and Howard Brown who is a victims advocate in New South Wales. Both Hetty and Howard know the very deep impact that the trauma of child exploitation and […]

Doorstop interview, Melbourne

20 March 2018

KELLY O'DWYER: At the outset I would just like to say a few words for those communities who have experienced the ravages of fire most recently in regional New South Wales and also here in the west in Victoria. Thankfully we have not seen a loss of life however we have seen huge devastations of […]

Interview with Laura Jayes, Sky News

9 March 2018

LAURA JAYES: It’s International Women’s Day so let’s speak to the Minister for Women, she is also Minister for Revenue and Financial Services, Kelly O’Dwyer joins me now from Sydney where she has been with the Prime Minister today. There is so much to celebrate Kelly O’Dwyer on International Women’s Day. How have you reflected […]

Interview with Georgie Gardner, Today Show

8 March 2018

GEORGIE GARDNER: Today on International Women’s Day there is still so much to be done. Half of all Australian women say that they have been sexually harassed, many of them at work, from being told to prove themselves to comments on their attire. Fewer than one third of women believe they’re treated equally in the […]

Interview with Tom Elliott, 3AW

8 March 2018

TOM ELLIOTT: We spoke to ACTU boss Sally McManus earlier today about a protest they staged in front of Kelly O'Dwyer's office. Three billboards were driven up, on the backs of trucks. The first one said 'Women are being killed', the second one said 'Paid domestic leave can save lives', and the third one said […]

Interview with Raf Epstein, ABC 774 Pollie Graph

7 March 2018

RAF EPSTEIN: Your chance to ask politicians from the major parties in Canberra your questions on 1300 222 774. A year ago, Bill Shorten was adamant that he supported the Adani coal mine. This is what he said in April last year. BILL SHORTEN: I support ah the Adani, the Adani coal mine as long […]

Interview with Leon Byner, FIVEaa

22 February 2018

LEON BYNER: Thank you for being with us. One of the roles of this show is that when you call us about stuff and other callers say yeah I've got the same problem we not only can talk about it, chew the fat, but we can go to the regulators, the legislators and say look […]

Interview with Sabra Lane, ABC AM

6 February 2018

Sabra Lane: Minister good morning welcome to AM. Kelly O'Dwyer: Great to be with you Sabra. Sabra Lane: The government's announcing $3 million today to examine the issue of women who have previously had ovarian cancer in the past 15 years to identify who's got the BRCA one and two genes – why? Kelly O'Dwyer: […]

Interview with Peter Ryan, The World Today, ABC Radio

25 January 2018

KELLY O'DWYER: It is absolutely the end of the road for dodgy bosses. Basically, employers who deliberately do not pay their workers' superannuation entitlements are robbing their workers of wages. It is illegal and it simply won't be tolerated. PETER RYAN: Some employers have been very unscrupulous with the way that they pay the superannuation […]

Interview with Linda Mottram, ABC PM

19 January 2018

LINDA MOTTRAM: The Minister for Revenue and Financial Services, Kelly O’Dwyer, has had a new job for about a month now as Minister for Women, and she knows about balancing politics with looking after a new born. She was the first Cabinet Minister to have a baby while in office in Australia. Kelly O’Dwyer joins […]

Interview with Stephen Engle, Bloomberg

15 January 2018

STEPHEN ENGLE: Minister Kelly O'Dwyer thanks so much for joining us. KELLY O'DWYER: Great pleasure to be with you Steve. STEPHEN ENGLE: So as Linda, the anchor, just mentioned these numbers, about 70 per cent of the services sector, or the GDP's made up of about 70 per cent of the services sector but financial […]

Interview with David Thornton, Talking Finance Podcast

12 January 2018

DAVID THORNTON: Kelly O'Dwyer, Federal Minister for Revenue and Financial Services joins me to discuss superannuation and company tax rates. Minister, superannuation is a bit of a hot topic at the moment. The debate revolves around the extent to which people should be able to tap into their super to pay for other things such […]

Doorstop interview, Melbourne

11 January 2018

KELLY O'DWYER: Thanks very much everyone for gathering today. I'd like to make a couple of comments on the value of the retail trade figures, talk about the latest OECD report and also touch on some of the gang violence here in Victoria. The Government obviously welcomes the latest statistics from the ABS that's seen […]

Doorstop interview, Melbourne

9 January 2018

KELLY O'DWYER: The Government has got a compulsory superannuation system to protect retirement incomes into the future. People are forced to defer 9.5 per cent of their wages today so that they have a retirement income into the future. It's critical that we protect that, but it's also important to note that there are times […]

Interview with Sandy Aloisi, ABC News Radio

8 January 2018

SANDY ALOISI: The Federal Opposition is seizing on official documents this morning that it says refute the Government's criticism of a key Labor policy. You may recall that prior to the 2016 federal election, the ALP pledged to crackdown on negative gearing and capital gains tax to help level the playing field between first home […]