Media Releases

Annual inflation continues to moderate

25 October 2023

Today’s September quarter Consumer Price Index shows annual inflation moderated to 5.4 per cent from six per cent in the previous quarter in the face of intensifying global volatility.

Statement on the passing of Bill Hayden

21 October 2023

Bill Hayden was the selfless servant of the Australian people, and our Party.

Strengthening multinational tax integrity

18 October 2023

The Albanese Government is progressing work to tighten multinational tax loopholes, increase transparency and ensure multinationals pay their fair share of tax in Australia.

ACCC to monitor Australia's air passenger services

18 October 2023

The Albanese Government will direct the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to monitor domestic air passenger services to help ensure Australians see the benefits of a competitive airline sector.

Regulation of digital and crypto assets

16 October 2023

The Albanese Government is outlining the next steps in its approach to regulating crypto and digital assets to protect consumers, support innovation and provide industry certainty.

Australia climbs global league table for budget management

12 October 2023

The Albanese Government’s responsible budget strategy has seen Australia move up the global league table for fiscal management, according to figures released overnight by the International Monetary Fund.

Modernising payments regulation

11 October 2023

The Albanese Government is addressing the risks posed by new digital payment services, which are currently unregulated, to protect consumers, promote competition and spur innovation.

Consulting on payday super

09 October 2023

Workers are a step closer to more dependable superannuation payments with the release of the Securing Australians’ Superannuation consultation paper.

Chair of Future Fund

09 October 2023

Peter Costello advised the Government a fortnight ago of his decision not to seek a third term as Chair of the Future Fund.

Review of workplace culture at the Productivity Commission

06 October 2023

The Productivity Commission will undergo significant workplace reform after an independent review found the need to improve its internal culture.