• Wednesday, 27 March 2024



    Thank you James. Thank you to Stutch and David for your opening remarks.

    I want to thank the Australian Financial Review for organising this event and extend my apologies for not being there in person. With a busy sitting week that was not possible but I hope to join you in person at a future event.

    I wanted to...

  • Thursday, 21 March 2024

    As Published in the Australian Financial Review Thursday, 21 March 2024

    A credible, capable, stable and independent central bank has proven to be one of the most powerful institutions underpinning a strong, low inflation economy.

    While our Reserve Bank hasn’t always got it right, we can’t afford any actual or perceived shift away from stability and independence in...

  • Friday, 23 February 2024



    Well, thank you Andrew. Thank you to Scott and Peter for inviting me here today. And thank you to all of you for having me and for being here because what you do is unbelievably important.

    I’ll keep my remarks short here today, but I did want to focus on three things in particular:

    The first of course, is the im...

  • Thursday, 08 February 2024

    As published in The Daily Telegraph on Thursday, 8 February 2024.

    “Tax”. It’s not a word that people really like to hear.  

    Because when we...

  • Monday, 29 January 2024

    As published in The Australian on Monday, 29 January 2024

    The most dispiriting development in my 10 years in politics has been the increasing loss of trust in the political process and politicians. That’s why a lie repeated over 100 times by the Prime Minister and Treasurer - that they were sticking by the legislated stage three tax cuts - is of profound signifi...