Transcripts

Interview with Seb Costello and Lawrence Mooney, Summer Breakfast, Triple M

15 December 2016

SEB COSTELLO: Good morning Kelly O'Dwyer. KELLY O'DWYER: Good morning Seb and I am a bit concerned that Lawrence is carrying around so much cash. LAWRENCE MOONEY: A couple of hundred bucks isn't too much cash. Now before we get into the $100 note Kelly O'Dwyer, you're also the member for Higgins and I am […]

Interview with Ali Moore, Mornings with Ali Moore, ABC 774

14 December 2016

ALI MOORE: Kelly O'Dwyer, good morning. KELLY O'DWYER: Good morning. I am in a car travelling. So we must have had hit a black spot, I am sorry about that. ALI MOORE: That excellent internet service that we have in this country. So how do you stop the black economy? KELLY O'DWYER: We think it […]

Interview with Tony Jones, Mornings with Tony Jones, 3AW

14 December 2016

TONY JONES: Good morning to you Kelly. KELLY O'DWYER: Good morning Tony. TONY JONES: When I say the $100 notes might not be around anymore, they're under review are they? KELLY O'DWYER: What we've announced today is we've announced as part of a crackdown on the black economy, a Government wide Black Economy Taskforce that […]

Interview with Lisa Wilkinson and Anthony Albanese, The Today Show

9 December 2016

LISA WILKINSON: Joining us now to talk the week in politics is Minister for Revenue and Financial Services, Kelly O'Dwyer, from Melbourne. KELLY O'DWYER: Good morning. LISA WILKINSON: Here in the studio, Shadow Transport and Infrastructure Minister, Anthony Albanese. Good morning to both of you. ANTHONY ALBANESE: Good morning Lisa and Kelly. LISA WILKINSON: Kelly, […]

Interview with Tom Iggulden, The World Today

6 December 2016

THOMAS ORITI: The Federal Government has stepped back from its commitment to establish a banking tribunal, now claiming it was talking about a small T tribunal and not a big T tribunal. The Minister for Financial Services Kelly O'Dwyer has just released a report for the Government by noted business academic Ian Ramsay suggesting a […]

Interview with Lisa Wilkinson, The Today Show

25 November 2016

LISA WILKINSON: Well the Aussie dream of owning a home is under threat thanks to flawed tax laws. That’s the dire warning from within the Liberal Party, with a senior minister calling for urgent changes to the system. For more we’re joined now by Minister for Revenue and Financial Services Kelly O’Dwyer and Shadow Transport […]

Interview with Peter Van Onselen, PVO Newsday

24 November 2016

PETER VAN ONSELEN: Kelly O’Dwyer, I guess my first question is why weren’t you in the Parliament supporting your Prime Minister? Is this a silent protest against the state? KELLY O’DWYER: I ran really, really fast, Peter. I’m a really fast runner. PETER VAN ONSELEN: I’m sure that’s a wonderful way for us to guarantee […]

Interview with Ross Greenwood, 2GB

24 November 2016

ROSS GREENWOOD: Many thanks for your time Kelly. KELLY O’DWYER: Great to be with you Ross. ROSS GREENWOOD: OK this is a win for the government, you’ve actually gone to the polls with these superannuation measures, you’ve negotiated after the election and you have now got them through with the assistance of the Labor Party, […]

Joint Press Conference, Canberra

23 November 2016

TREASURER: We are very pleased that the superannuation measures to produce fairer and more flexible and sustainable superannuation have passed the Parliament. These measures will come into effect next year on 1 July, in the main, and this represents the most significant change, to protect the flexibility, ensure sustainability to superannuation, we have seen in […]

Interview with Leon Byner, FIVEAA

18 November 2016

LEON BYNER: Kelly O’Dwyer good morning. KELLY O’DWYER: Good morning Leon, great to be with you. LEON BYNER: Likewise. Now, what does it say to you, before we get to this 457 detail, that we’ve got a million people approximately in this country who are doing temporary work. Why would that be, would it be […]

Interview with Raf Epstein and Mark Dreyfus, 774 Fight Club

9 November 2016

RAF EPSTEIN: Mark welcome. MARK DREYFUS: Good to be with you Raf. RAF EPSTEIN: And Kelly O’Dwyer joins us, she is the Minister for Revenue and Financial Services, a local Liberal MP as well. Kelly, thanks for joining us. KELLY O’DWYER: Great to be with you Raf, and to you also Mark. MARK DREYFUS: Hello […]

Press conference, Canberra

8 November 2016

TREASURER: Good afternoon, tomorrow afternoon I will be introducing three bills, the Superannuation (Objective) Bill, the Fair and Sustainable Superannuation Bill and the Excess Transfer Balance Tax Bill relating to superannuation. We are doing that tomorrow afternoon. These Bills summarise the Government's changes to make superannuation fairer more sustainable and more flexible for all Australians. […]

Interview with David Koch, 2UE

29 October 2016

DAVID KOCH: Kelly, great to have you aboard. This is such a much needed area to set these standards for advice isn’t it, so consumers can trust the advice they’re getting. KELLY O’DWYER: Kochie you’re absolutely right, and it’s so critical that people need to be able to secure their financial future for themselves, for […]

Interview with Tom Elliott, 3AW Drive

27 October 2016

TOM ELLIOTT: Kelly O’Dwyer good afternoon. KELLY O’DWYER: Good afternoon Tom. TOM ELLIOTT: Did I read two weeks ago that you’re pregnant again? KELLY O’DWYER: I am indeed. I’m just over three months and I’m expecting a second child, either a brother or sister to Olivia, in April. TOM ELLIOTT: Well congratulations. KELLY O’DWYER: Thank […]

Interview with Raf Epstein and Mark Dreyfus, 774 Fight Club

26 October 2016

RAF EPSTEIN: Joining us in our Sydney studios, she is, of course, the Member for Higgins here in Melbourne, she's also the Minister for Revenue and Financial Services, Kelly O'Dwyer, welcome to fight club. KELLY O'DWYER: Great to be with you Raf. RAF EPSTEIN: And joining me in the Melbourne studio is Mark Dreyfus, he […]

Interview with Patricia Karvelas, Sky News

23 October 2016

PATRICIA KARVELAS: Welcome. KELLY O’DWYER: Good to be with you Patricia. PATRICIA KARVELAS: Tony Abbott’s interventions hijacked the government’s agenda this week. It must be a very unwelcome distraction. KELLY O’DWYER: Well look, this week in the Parliament, it was all about the Australian Building and Construction Commission. It was about getting our legislation through […]

2GB Money News, Ross Greenwood

14 October 2016

ROSS GREENWOOD: Many thanks for your time Kelly. KELLY O’DWYER: Great to be with you again Ross. ROSS GREENWOOD: This whole notion of trust in your insurance industry, if I am totally and permanently disabled and I go to my insurer and say, here is my situation, here’s my doctors certificate, pay out my total […]

Doorstop interview, Canberra

13 October 2016

KELLY O’DWYER: So I’m here supporting Red Nose Saving Little Lives today because this is an organisation that, over the past 40 years, has been supporting bereaved parents, parents who have suffer the loss of a child, and provided important information out there into the local community about how you can safely sleep your child. […]

Interview with Emma Alberici, Lateline

5 October 2016

EMMA ALBERICI: Kelly O'Dwyer many thanks for your time. KELLY O'DWYER: Great pleasure to be with you, Emma. EMMA ALBERICI: What's the point of an inquiry where a bank boss visits the Parliament for half a day and MPs get roughly 20 minutes each to ask questions? KELLY O'DWYER: Well the point is this – […]

Interview with Patricia Karvelas, RN Drive

5 October 2016

PATRICIA KARVELAS: Kelly O’Dwyer welcome. KELLY O’DWYER: Great to be with you Patricia. PATRICIA KARVELAS: How do you think, watching today’s questioning of Ian Narev, would’ve helped a CBA customer concerned about the bank’s behaviour? KELLY O’DWYER: What it does is, for the very, very first time, it actually brings the major four banks before […]

Interview with Luke Grant, 2GB

4 October 2016

LUKE GRANT: Minister good afternoon. KELLY O’DWYER: Good afternoon Luke. LUKE GRANT: Tell me about Harold Holt, now there’s been a million conspiracy theories, but we’ll start at the beginning – how did he get the top job in the land and tell us a bit about the man. KELLY O’DWYER: He was the very […]

Interview with Jon Faine, ABC 774

20 September 2016

JON FAINE: Kelly O’Dwyer good morning to you. KELLY O’DWYER: Good morning Jon. JON FAINE: You’re a Victorian, you’re a minister and Mr Pallas says you’re ripping us off. KELLY O’DWYER: Well look, I’m a passionate Victorian and I believe it’s critically important that we build the infrastructure in Victoria that Victorians need and want. […]

Interview with Michael Brissenden, ABC AM

16 September 2016

MICHAEL BRISSENDEN: Kelly O’Dwyer good morning. KELLY O’DWYER: Good morning Michael. MICHAEL BRISSENDEN: Does this show that even an ironclad proposal will be scrapped if just one backbencher threatens to cross the floor? KELLY O’DWYER: I think it’s a mischaracterisation of the changes. They are modifications and they’re modifications to make the superannuation system even […]

Interview with Ross Greenwood, 2GB Money News

15 September 2016

ROSS GREENWOOD: We are talking this evening to Kelly O’Dwyer who was a key part of this policy, who is with me on the program now, many thanks for your time Kelly. KELLY O’DWYER: Great pleasure Ross, really nice to be with you again. ROSS GREENWOOD: OK, was this political pragmatism to get some measures […]

Interview with Patricia Karvelas, RN Drive

15 September 2016

PATRICIA KARVELAS: Kelly O’Dwyer welcome back to Drive. KELLY O’DWYER: Great to be with you Patricia. PATRICIA KARVELAS: The Prime Minister said during the election that the superannuation policy would not be changed. He said it was absolutely ironclad. There is a clear case of a broken election promise. KELLY O’DWYER: Well we promised that […]

Interview with Rafael Epstein, 774 ABC, Drive

15 September 2016

RAF EPSTEIN: Good afternoon. KELLY O’DWYER: Good afternoon Raf. RAF EPSTEIN: Why did you break the superannuation promise but keep the plebiscite promise? KELLY O’DWYER: We said before the election that the package of measures that we announced in the Budget we would consult on, that we would consult on their implementation, which is what […]

Press conference, Canberra

15 September 2016

TREASURER: I am pleased to be here with the Minister for Revenue and Financial Services, my team mate in these endeavours when it comes to superannuation and today we demonstrate once again that the Turnbull Government is getting on with governing. Since the election, we have been working as a team to implement the budget […]

Interview with Neil Mitchell, 3AW Mornings

15 September 2016

NEIL MITCHELL: Kelly O’Dwyer good morning. KELLY O’DWYER: Good morning Neil. NEIL MITCHELL: Let’s get it out of the way, it was an error. KELLY O’DWYER: Well what we’ve said is that we’ve got an even better package now, we’ve made some refinements, to improve the measures that we took in the Budget and I’m […]

Interview with Warren Moore, 2GB

7 September 2016

WARREN MOORE: Joining us is the Minister for Revenue and Financial Services, Kelly O’Dwyer. Thanks for your time Minister. MINISTER O’DWYER: Great to be with you Warren. MOORE: Just to what extent – I mentioned some figures there. This is huge isn’t it, the level of money involved and the number of people. MINISTER O’DWYER: […]

Joint press conference, Melbourne

6 September 2016

MINISTER O’DWYER Thank you very much for coming today, I’m the Minister for Revenue and Financial Services and today I’m joined by my colleague, the Minister for Justice, I’m also joined by the Commissioner of Taxation, and also the Commissioner of the Australian Federal Police.  We also have with us today the CEO of the […]

Interview with Tom Tilley, Triple J Hack, ABC

29 August 2016

TOM TILLEY: We have got Kelly O’Dwyer with us, she is the Minister for Revenue and Financial Services and she was actually given recommendations from an independent review into small amount credit contract laws. Kelly thanks so much for joining us. MINISTER O’DWYER: Great to be with you Tom. TILLEY: What concerns do you have […]

Interview with Michael Brissenden, ABC AM

25 August 2016

MICHAEL BRISSENDEN: I’m joined live in our Parliament House studio by the Minister for Revenue and Financial Services Kelly O’Dwyer. Kelly O’Dwyer welcome back to the program. MINISTER O'DWYER: Great to be with you, Michael. BRISSENDEN: If the Budget had a spending problem rather than a revenue problem how is it that we now have […]

Interview with Kieran Gilbert, AM Agenda, Sky News

25 August 2016

KIERAN GILBERT: Minister for Revenue and Financial Services Kelly O’Dwyer, I want to start by asking you about Labor’s proposal. Could this be a scenario where Labor is the party that you are going to have to negotiate with given the Greens go further and the crossbench don’t seem interested in what you are trying […]

Joint doorstop interview with the Hon Scott Morrison MP, Perth

24 August 2016

TREASURER: It's a beautiful day here in Perth. It is wonderful to be here in WA again and following the Prime Minister's visit not that long ago and joined by Kelly O'Dwyer the Minister for Revenue and Financial Services. We have been here today consulting colleagues on a raft of issues that will be coming […]

Interview with Patricia Karvelas, RN Drive

23 August 2016

PATRICIA KARVELAS: Minister, welcome to the program. MINISTER O’DWYER: Great to be with you, Patricia. KARVELAS: How much ground will you give on your superannuation policy? I know Cabinet met today, are you any closer to a final policy? MINISTER O'DWYER: Patricia of course we never discuss what we discuss in Cabinet in fact we […]

Interview with Fran Kelly, ABC Radio National

17 August 2016

FRAN KELLY: Earlier I spoke with the Minister for Revenue and Financial Services, Kelly O’Dwyer. MINISTER O’DWYER: Great to be with you Fran. KELLY: I’ll come to the issue of pairs in a moment but if we can go first to the Prime Minister’s speech to CEDA later today, he’ll announce that the Government will […]

Interview with Karl Stefanovic, The Today Show

19 July 2016

KARL STEFANOVIC: It has been quite a week, hasn't it in politics? The Coalition has finally formed a majority government and Bill Shorten has conceded defeat. Labor giant Anthony Albanese - calling you a Labor giant now… ANTHONY ALBANESE: I used to be just a Shadow Minister. STEFANOVIC: Well now we are calling you the […]

Interview with Patricia Karvelas, RN Drive

20 April 2016

KARVELAS: Kelly O’Dwyer is the Assistant Treasurer and the Minister for Small Business. Welcome back to RN Drive. MINISTER O’DWYER: Great to be with you Patricia. KARVELAS: Was it Bill Shorten’s call for a Royal Commission this week that convinced you to take action on this? MINISTER O’DWYER: Absolutely not. It’s complete nonsense of Labor […]

Joint press conference, Parliament House, Canberra

20 April 2016

TREASURER: I'm pleased to be joined by the Assistant Treasurer Kelly O'Dwyer today to make a series of announcements. The Australian banking and financial system touches every Australian every day, sometimes that is for the better and sometimes that is for the worse; sometimes it can be positive, sometimes, regretfully, it can be negative. The […]

Interview with Adam Shand, 6PR

6 April 2016

MINISTER O’DWYER: Good afternoon Adam. ADAM SHAND: I’m a happy guy, thanks for that. MINISTER O’DWYER: I am really pleased you are happy and hopefully there will be 1.3 million Australians who will also be happy when they check the ASIC MoneySmart website because they will find that they have got dormant bank accounts or […]

Interview with Karl Stefanovic, The Today Show

6 April 2016

KARL STEFANOVIC: Right now in Australia, there is around $1.2 billion of unclaimed cash sitting dormant in bank accounts, shares, other investments and some of it could be yours. So how do you check for long lost money and take back what is rightfully yours? Assistant Treasurer Kelly O'Dwyer joins us now. Good morning to […]

Interview with Ben Fordham, 2GB, Sydney Live

5 April 2016

FORDHAM: Ah we love those native chip companies. I busted into Chris Smith's studio earlier to eat some, they are beautiful. We should share some with the Assistant Treasurer, Kelly O'Dwyer, who's just wandered into the Sydney Live studio. Assistant Treasurer, good afternoon to you. MINISTER O'DWYER: Great to be with you and I gratefully […]

Interview with Leigh Sales, ABC 7.30

4 April 2016

LEIGH SALES: The Australian Tax Office is investigating 800 Australians implicated in a massive leak of investment and financial documents from a business in Panama. The papers also reveal the secret financial dealings of many of the world's most rich and powerful, including 72 former or current heads of state. It is an unprecedented insight […]

Doorstop interview, Melbourne

4 April 2016

MINISTER O’DWYER: As we think about our tax system, we think about whether it is fit for purpose. The two key areas we concentrate on are the structure and also the integrity of our tax base. When we think about structure, we look at the issues to do with our tax mix, our tax rates […]

Interview with Patricia Karvelas, Sky News

3 April 2016

PATRICIA KARVELAS: My first guest tonight is Kelly O'Dwyer. Welcome to the programme. MINISTER O'DWYER: Great pleasure to be with you, Patricia. KARVELAS: Malcolm Turnbull was on Sky this morning. I know we both watched this interview. He said many interesting things including that – he talked about the failure to get the state tax […]

Joint press conference, Canberra

31 March 2016

BARNABY JOYCE: So we might jump straight into this straight away. Thank you very much for being here today. It’s great whilst you are a member of this parliament to fight for something, and we have all been fighting for this for a long period of time, to get to the point of delivery. The […]

Interview on Weekend Sunrise

19 March 2016

ANGELA COX: Yesterday, the Australian government issued an interim ban on these dangerous, dodgy hoverboards. And the ban will remain in place for two months. To discuss this further we're joined by Small Business Minister Kelly O'Dwyer and Tom Godfrey from Consumer group CHOICE. Good morning to you both. Thanks for joining us. MINISTER O’DWYER: […]

Interview on the Today Show

19 March 2016

PRESENTER: As of yesterday, a 60 day ban has been imposed on the selling of the toy by the Minister for Small Business and Assistant Treasurer, Kelly O'Dwyer. The Minister joins us now this morning. Good morning Minister. MINISTER O’DWYER: Good Morning. PRESENTER: Can you talk us through the detail, is this a ban on […]

Interview with David Speers, Sky PM Agenda

17 March 2016

DAVID SPEERS: With me now is the Minister responsible for all this, the Assistant Treasurer, Kelly O'Dwyer. Thank you very much for joining me this afternoon. MINISTER O'DWYER: My pleasure. SPEERS: Can I ask you one of the key questions in this, will the effects test actually result in higher prices at the supermarket as […]

Interview with Michael Brissenden, ABC AM

17 March 2016

MICHAEL BRISSENDEN: I'm joined live in our Parliament House studio by the Assistant Treasurer and Minister for Small Business, Kelly O'Dwyer. Kelly O'Dwyer, welcome to the program.  MINISTER O'DWYER: Great to be with you Michael.  BRISSENDEN: So why did you decide to reverse this decision, this is the effects test decision, why did you decide […]

Joint press conference, Parliament House, Canberra

16 March 2016

PRIME MINISTER: Well good day to you all. Now as you know our future prosperity depends on innovation, competition, productivity. That's how Australia is able to enjoy and seize the great opportunities of the 21st century. Now right at the heart of innovation is competition. I mean, they're linked, competitive firms, the more competitive firms […]

Interview with Patricia Karvelas, RN Drive

16 March 2016

PATRICIA KARVELAS: Kelly O'Dwyer is the Assistant Treasurer and the Minister for Small Business. Welcome back to RN Drive. MINISTER O'DWYER: Great to be with you Patricia. KARVELAS: So just to briefly recap for everyone. This change will mean that the effect of business' behaviour will be looked at rather than their purpose or intention […]

Interview with Ross Greenwood, Money News, 2GB

10 March 2016

ROSS GREENWOOD: Many thanks for your time, Kelly. MINISTER O'DWYER: Great pleasure, Ross. GREENWOOD: Ok, so we know that Australia has an ageing population, we know that we have an issue in regards to incomes policy and the ability for the government long term to be able to afford Age Pensions, but surely trying to […]

Interview with Tom Elliot, 3AW Drive

9 March 2016

TOM ELLIOT: Assistant Treasurer Kelly O'Dwyer good evening. MINISTER O'DWYER: Good evening, Tom. ELLIOT: Now you have put out a discussion paper today and I’ve read a bit of it and it’s consultation on the objective of superannuation. I’ve been contributing to super for over 20 years and I’d always thought that super was there […]

Interview with Michael Brissenden, ABC AM

8 March 2016

MICHAEL BRISSENDEN: Kelly O'Dwyer good morning. MINISTER O'DWYER: Good morning Michael. BRISSENDEN: So would the Government support a Senate inquiry into this? MINISTER O'DWYER: Yes, in fact John Williams has been the Senator who has in fact called for an extension in the inquiry that is currently being conducted at the moment to look at […]

Interview on Weekend Sunrise

5 March 2016

ANDREW O'KEEFE: For the inside word on what's been happening in the corridors of power this week we are joined by Assistant Treasurer Kelly O'Dwyer and Deputy Labor Leader Tanya Plibersek. Good morning to you booth. MINISTER O'DWYER: Good morning. TANYA PLIBERSEK: Good morning. O'KEEFE: Welcome to the show. Happy Mardi Gras, happy Parathon. So […]

Interview with Vanessa Mills, ABC Kimberley

1 March 2016

VANESSA MILLS: The Minister for Small Business and Assistant Treasurer, Kelly O'Dwyer, hello. MINISTER O'DWYER: Hello Vanessa, great to be with you. MILLS: Can you specifically tell me how this programme is going to help tourism businesses across northern Australia? MINISTER O'DWYER: The Australian Small Business Advisory Services programme, and the entrepreneurs programme, which amounts […]

Interview with Kieran Gilbert, AM Agenda, Sky News

29 February 2016

KIERAN GILBERT: The tax changes will once again feature prominently this week as Parliament sits again and joining me to discuss that and the other issues of the day, the Assistant Treasurer Kelly O’Dwyer.  Kelly O’Dwyer thanks for your time. The Education Minister Simon Birmingham telling us this morning that there will be a statement […]

Doorstop interview, Parliament House, Canberra

29 February 2016

MINISTER O'DWYER: Recent Australian Bureau of Statistics figures have revealed that there have been more than 21,500 new small businesses start over the past year. This is an increase in the number of small businesses overall and it is a great sign that the Government's incentives for small business are working. The cut in the […]

Interview with Samantha Armytage, Sunrise

24 February 2016

SAM ARMYTAGE: Assistant Treasurer Kelly O'Dwyer joins us now from Parliament House in Canberra. Good morning to you Kelly. MINISTER O'DWYER: Good morning Sam. ARMYTAGE: We know you're a young mum and also as Assistant Treasurer, can you assure others with babies they won't be paying more for formula as a result of the Government […]

Interview with Kieran Gilbert, AM Agenda, Sky News

22 February 2016

KIERAN GILBERT: With me now is the Assistant Treasurer, Kelly O’Dwyer. Your thoughts on that? Wasn’t a great week for Mr Morrison was it? The Press Club – he got up, set the parameters but there was no new detail. He got hammered on talk back radio and criticised internally. MINISTER O’DWYER: It’s probably not […]

Interview with Michelle Grattan, the Conversation

9 February 2016

MICHELLE GRATTAN: Today we are talking with Kelly O’Dwyer. When Malcolm Turnbull came in he promoted her from a Parliamentary Secretary to Assistant Treasurer and Minister for Small Business. She went into Cabinet doing the jobs previously done by two Ministers. So it’s not just been a busy few months for O’Dwyer but a lot […]

Interview with Patricia Karvelas, RN Drive

8 February 2016

PATRICIA KARVELAS: Kelly O'Dwyer is the Assistant Treasurer and the Minister for Small Business, welcome back to RN Drive. MINISTER O'DWYER: Great pleasure to be with you, Patricia. KARVELAS: Has Labor's campaign against the 15 per cent GST on everything, which is what they call it, defeated you or are reports of its death exaggerated? […]

Interview with Rafael Epstein, 774 ABC, Drive

8 February 2016

RAFAEL EPSTEIN: Kelly O'Dwyer is the Assistant Treasurer in Malcolm Turnbull's Government, Minister for Small Business and Member for the seat of Higgins as well. Kelly thanks for joining us. MINISTER O'DWYER: Great pleasure Raf. EPSTEIN: Now Kelly I don't think I could even form words when Philip Ruddock was voted in to Parliament in […]

Interview with Kieran Gilbert, AM Agenda, Sky News

8 February 2016

KIERAN GILBERT: With me this morning the Assistant Treasurer, Kelly O’Dwyer. Mathias Cormann saying that you’re all yet to be persuaded, did the Prime Minister maybe go a step too far in his comments yesterday because most people are looking at it saying it’s off now, the GST, the Prime Minister has baulked? MINISTER O’DWYER: […]

Interview with Andrew O’Keefe and Tanya Plibersek

6 February 2016

ANGELA COX: For the inside word we're joined by Assistant Treasurer Kelly O'Dwyer from Melbourne and Deputy Labor Leader Tanya Plibersek. Good morning to you both. Thanks for joining us. MINISTER O'DWYER: Good morning. TANYA PLIBERSEK: Good morning. COX: First to you, Kelly. Now, some of the papers saying Malcolm Turnbull is failing to make […]

Questions and answers, National Press Club, Canberra

3 February 2016

JOURNALIST: Thank you Kelly and congratulations on a very well delivered first speech. I notice in the speech you talked about bracket creep and how a lot of small business owners actually pay personal income tax and how next year the average income earner will be in the second highest tax bracket. Can you promise […]

Interview with Chris Uhlmann, Capital Hill, ABC

1 February 2016

UHLMANN: Kelly O’Dwyer, welcome. MINISTER O’DWYER: Great pleasure to be with you Chris. UHLMANN: Can you give us some sort of idea, at least on the timing, of what the GST debate is going to look like from the Government side this year? When will we see some kind of meat on the bones of […]

Doorstop interview, Parliament House, Canberra

1 February 2016

MINISTER O’DWYER: I am delighted today to announce Kate Carnell as the first formal appointment for the position of the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman. This is the fulfilment of a Government election commitment, made to small business and I can think of no finer person to take on the role of advocating […]

Interview with Kieran Gilbert, Sky News, AM Agenda

1 February 2016

KIERAN GILBERT: We’re joined now by the Assistant Treasurer, Kelly O’Dwyer. Kelly O’Dwyer first of all your thoughts on this suggestion by Mike Baird today on how any GST revenue would be used, another constructive contribution from the New South Wales Premier. MINISTER O’DWYER: Well Look, as I said before we welcome everyone who wants […]

Interview with Kelly Fuller, ABC New England

29 January 2016

KELLY FULLER: The Assistant Treasurer is travelling to the region this morning; we have managed to catch up with Kelly O'Dwyer. Good morning to you Assistant Treasurer. MINISTER O'DWYER: Good morning Kelly and it is nice to be here in Tamworth. FULLER: Absolutely lovely to have you in the region and a bit of rain […]

Interview with Ross Greenwood, 2GB

28 January 2016

ROSS GREENWOOD: Thanks for joining us. MINISTER O'DWYER: Great pleasure to be with you Ross. I think you characterised that very well. GREENWOOD: Are you likely to try and cut a deal with Google and its ilk to try and see whether you can fill it up or are you likely to try and just […]

Interview with Peter van Onselen, PVO NewsHour, Sky

20 January 2016

VAN ONSELEN: As promised we’re joined now live out of Melbourne by the Small Business Minister, also the Assistant Treasurer, Kelly O’Dwyer. Thanks very much for your company. MINISTER O’DWYER: Great to be with you Peter. Happy New Year. VAN ONSELEN: And to you. Now your predecessor in the role of Small Business Minister, Bruce […]

Interview with Jon Faine, ABC 774

20 January 2016

FAINE: Kelly O'Dwyer is assistant to the Treasurer, Scott Morrison, she's also Minister for Small Business in the Turnbull Federal Liberal Government. Ms O'Dwyer, good morning to you. MINISTER O'DWYER: Good morning Jon. FAINE: Happy New Year. MINISTER O'DWYER: Happy New Year to you and your listeners. FAINE: When are you and your colleagues going […]

Interview with Adam Steer, ABC Darwin, Breakfast

13 January 2016

STEER: Kelly O'Dwyer is the Assistant Federal Treasurer. Morning Minister. MINISTER O'DWYER: Good morning Adam, great to be with you and your listeners. STEER: Almost half of Australian workers belong to not-for-profit industry super funds, what's wrong with that? Why do you want to change the system? MINISTER O'DWYER: We don't have any problem with […]

Interview with Leon Compton, ABC Northern Tasmania

12 January 2016

COMPTON: Good morning to you. MINISTER O'DWYER: Good morning Leon. Great to be with you. COMPTON: Thanks for hanging on with us. Look, there is an election coming up this year and yet I wonder if small business actually know what the Federal Government's position is on for example, tax that effects what they do. […]

Interview with Chris Smith, 2GB, Breakfast Show

12 January 2016

SMITH: Kelly O'Dwyer, a very good morning to you. MINISTER O'DWYER: Good morning Chris. SMITH: And a happy new year I should say. MINISTER O'DWYER: Happy New Year to you as well and to all of your listeners. SMITH: Thank you very much for your time. For us contributors to super, we hate changes to […]

Doorstop interview, Hobart

11 January 2016

MINISTER O'DWYER: Today I am here in Hobart and I'm absolutely delighted to be talking about the changes that the Government's going to be making regarding superannuation. At the moment, there are around about 20,000 enterprise bargaining agreements, covering around about 40 per cent of Australia's workforce. 26 per cent of those allow individuals no […]