Media Releases

Historic pay rise for Australian workers

02 June 2023

The Fair Work Commission’s Annual Wage Review decision is a huge win for Australia’s low‑paid workers.

Chair of the Board of Taxation

26 May 2023

The Albanese Government has reappointed Ms Rosheen Garnon as the Chair of the Board of Taxation for a three-year period until 25 March 2026.

ACCC Deputy Chair appointment

26 May 2023

The Albanese Government will reappoint Mick Keogh OAM as a Deputy Chair of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) for a further five years from 30 May.

Chair of the Productivity Commission

26 May 2023

Michael Brennan has advised the Government he will not seek reappointment as Chair of the Productivity Commission.

Stronger wages growth under Labor

17 May 2023

New numbers today show more sustained and stronger wages growth under the Albanese Labor Government.

Australia's AAA credit rating affirmed following Federal Budget

16 May 2023

The Albanese Government’s responsible Budget has been endorsed by Fitch Ratings, which has affirmed Australia’s triple‑A credit rating.

Energy rebates to ease pressure on households and small businesses

09 May 2023

More than five million households and one million small businesses will be eligible for Energy Price Relief Rebates from July 1, as part of the Albanese Labor Government’s responsible and targeted plan to reduce cost‑of‑living pressures.

Cost­-of-­living relief in Labor's 2023-24 Budget

09 May 2023

The centrepiece of the Albanese Labor Government’s second Budget is a $14.6 billion cost‑of‑living package over four years that will ease pressure on Australians while putting downward pressure on inflation.

Budget empowers local leaders to tackle disadvantage

09 May 2023

The Albanese Labor Government will deliver the most meaningful and significant overhaul to the way Australia tackles entrenched disadvantage in our nation’s history – partnering with philanthropists, empowering communities and enhancing place‑based approaches, including action in the early years.

Budget boosts Australia's transformation to a renewables superpower

09 May 2023

The Albanese Government’s second Budget will help to unlock Australia’s potential as a renewable energy superpower with significant investments in clean energy industries and jobs.