Media Releases

Consultation on merger reform

20 November 2023

The Albanese Government is reviewing merger rules and processes to ensure they support competitive markets, economic dynamism, and better outcomes for the Australian people.

Legislating the objective of superannuation

16 November 2023

The Albanese Government is moving to enshrine an objective of superannuation in legislation as part of its agenda to strengthen and maximise the benefits of the nation’s super system.

Wages grow faster than inflation in September quarter

15 November 2023

New ABS data today shows real wages increased 0.1 per cent in the September quarter, the second consecutive quarterly increase.

APEC Finance Ministers’ Meeting

11 November 2023

On Sunday 12 and Monday 13 November I’ll participate in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Finance Ministers’ Meeting in the United States.

Albanese Government’s budget management helping fight inflation

10 November 2023

The Albanese Government’s economic management has been strongly endorsed in a new independent assessment that says the budget is helping to fight inflation.

Refocusing and renewing the Productivity Commission

10 November 2023

The Albanese Government today releases the first Statement of Expectations for the Productivity Commission (PC) in its 25‑year history.

New steps on the Albanese Government’s sustainable finance strategy

02 November 2023

The Albanese Government is today releasing a consultation paper on its Sustainable Finance Strategy, which will help Australian companies, investors and the Australian community make the most of the energy and net zero transformation, and help Australia realise its ambition to become a renewable energy superpower.

More responsible cost-of-living relief to roll out in November

01 November 2023

The Albanese Government’s 10‑point cost‑of‑living plan ramps up today, with billions of dollars of cost‑of‑living relief being rolled out to Australian households and small businesses in November – relief that Australian Bureau of Statistics data confirmed is taking half a percentage point off inflation.

$88.2 million Mount Morgan pipeline project to commence with Albanese Government support

31 October 2023

The Albanese and Palaszczuk Labor governments have teamed up with the Rockhampton Regional Council to fund the $88.2 million Mount Morgan Pipeline Project and deliver long-term water security to Mount Morgan in Central Queensland.

Appointments to Competition Taskforce Advisory Panel

30 October 2023

The Albanese Government has appointed seven experts in business, government, law and economics to advise on competition policy settings to build a more dynamic and productive economy.