The Hon Bill Shorten MP

Latest Media Releases

New MyGov app simplifies access to Government services

Accessing government services is now easier with the new myGov app. Minister for Government Services the Hon Bill Shorten MP said the app, available to download now from app stores, is part of ongoing improvements to Australia’s largest authenticated government platform.

International Day of People with Disability is more than a celebration

The Albanese Labor Government is calling on Australians to recognise this year’s International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD) by working together to help overcome the barriers to inclusion for the 4.4 million Australians living with disability.

Minister Shorten Interview on ABC RN Breakfast with Patricia Karvelas

Minister Shorten discusses the Medibank data breach, the former Government Services Minister, and the IR Bill with Patricia Karvelas.

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Latest Editorials

The mega-rich one percenters need to butt out of wage debate

We seem to be bombarded by news of billionaires behaving badly these days.

Underdog Aussie Socceroos will do us proud at FIFA 2022 World Cup

One of my favourite build-ups to any international sporting event is the singing of national anthems. Whether it’s our Advance Australia Fair, America’s Star Spangled Banner or Ukraine’s State Anthem, they never fail to make the hairs on the back of my neck stand on end.

Medibank, Optus data breaches show Australia’s online safeguards are outdated

By the time you read this I should be waking up in Estonia, a small Baltic nation that shares a border with Russia and has a population half that of WA.

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Latest Speeches

The Melbourne Institute – Economic and Social Outlook Conference

Minister Shorten gave a Ministerial address at the Melbourne Institute – Economic and Social Outlook Conference discussing getting the NDIS back on track.

Address to Victoria’s Special Olympics Team

Minister Shorten gave a Ministerial address at the Special Olympics Team Victoria send off event at the MCG.

Address to the first ever NDIS Jobs and Skills Forum

First of all, I just want to thank Aunty Violet for her consistently generous Welcome to Country.

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Latest Transcripts

Minister Shorten interviewed on the Today Show

Minister Shorten discusses the delayed National Cabinet meeting and the World Cup with Tracy Vo on the Today Show.

Minister Shorten Doorstop interview to discuss the new MyGov App

Minister Shorten held a doorstop interview to discuss the new MyGov App

Minister Shorten Interview on Sky News AM Agenda

Minister Shorten discusses consulting firm Synergy 360, the Industrial Relations Bill and International Day of People with Disability with Laura Jayes.

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