Turning headwinds into tailwinds – Australia’s productivity challenge

16 March 2023

Uncle Thomas Coghill – thank you for that characteristically kind welcome to country.

Address to the Australian Financial Review Business Summit, Sydney

07 March 2023

When I accepted this invitation some weeks ago I envisaged quite a specific speech, about some of the staging points of a busy 2023 – and I’ll still do some of that.

Political lives and leadership

20 February 2023

Vice Chancellor, it’s so generous of you to host us at your home here on Ngunnawal and Ngambri country at the University of Canberra.

Super and the future

20 February 2023

Thanks very much to my friend Colin Tate for his kind invitation and for bringing us together today.

I acknowledge the Gadigal people as the traditional custodians of this land – and the importance of the Voice.

Address to the Australian Banking Association and Trans-Tasman Business Circle Annual Economic Forecast

17 February 2023

G’day to everyone in Sydney, and Kia Ora to our great friends from New Zealand.

I want to acknowledge the Gadigal people of the Eora nation where you are gathering today – and their elders, culture and customs.

Address to National Early Years Summit, Canberra

17 February 2023

G’day everybody, welcome to Parliament House and to the National Early Years Summit – and a big thank you to Amanda and Anne for getting you all together.

I’m really pleased that you’re doing this, because it’s so important for our agenda as a government and as a country.


05 February 2023

Pleased I could join you here this afternoon at the National Press Club, on Ngunnawal and Ngambri country –

Proud we can be the generation that gives First Nations people a Voice, and proud of the contribution the PM made today to this cause.

Second Reading Speech, Treasury Laws Amendment (Energy Price Relief Plan) Bill 2022

15 December 2022

This Bill and this Government recognises that Australian households and businesses are confronting unsustainable, unacceptable energy price rises.

We respond with urgent, targeted, meaningful action – to take some of the sting out of these price rises, and to provide direct energy bill relief.

Address to the Australian Sustainable Finance Institute, Sydney

12 December 2022

Thanks Kristy [Graham, CEO ASFI] and Kristian [Fok, Chair & Director ASFI] for the introduction and for the invitation to join you.

I acknowledge Gadigal country and its custodians – who have cared for this land for tens of thousands of years, and still care for it today.

Address to The Australian Critical Minerals Summit, Sydney

25 November 2022

Thanks Michelle [Gunn, Editor, The Australian] for the introduction, to The Australian and especially John Lehmann for the invitation – and what a great idea to get this group of people in the room together, at an important time.

And to everyone at PwC – for hosting us today, and for the contribution you are making to the growth of Australia’s critical minerals sector, including that fascinating and encouraging Aussie Mine report a few weeks back.