The Hon Bill Shorten MP

Latest Media Releases

Boosting support for Australians with autism

The Albanese Labor Government is supporting Australians with autism by investing in their future with an extension of funding for Autism CRC totalling $4 million in 2023-24.

Disability Sector Rallies Support for Voice to Parliament

In an Australian first, the disability sector have come together with First Nations people to launch an Easy Read interpretation of the Uluru Statement of the Heart.

Services Australia CEO Rebecca Skinner retires

I have been informed that Rebecca Skinner PSM, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Services Australia, will resign from the Australian Public Service (APS) effective Friday 29 September 2023.

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Latest Editorials

Loopholes costing you cash

One of the privileges of being a union rep was the great life lessons I learnt from the hardworking men and women I met.

We’re here for the workers

Minister Shorten discusses unemployment, cost of living, workers, and economic recovery policies.

A strong Australian Public Service benefits us all

Another week, another report of dubious behaviour at the big consulting firms working in Australia. There’s been a plethora of headlines about how the big four consulting firms — EY, Deloitte, KPMG and PwC — have infiltrated the Australian public service for mega contracts.

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Latest Speeches

National Deaf Week Breakfast

Minister Shorten gave a Ministerial Address at National Week of Deaf People Parliamentary Breakfast, outlining the Government’s commitment to supporting Deaf and hard of hearing Australians.

Tech in Government

Minister Shorten gave a Ministerial Address at the Tech in Government conference, outlining how to protect Australians against cybercrime and the role of technology in the future of government services.

AADPA 6th Annual Conference

Minister Shorten gave at AADPA’s 2023 Conference – from Science to Solutions,

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Latest Transcripts

Minister Shorten interview on FIVEAA

Minister Shorten discusses NDIS rorting and the Fraud Fusion Taskforce.

Minister Shorten interview on the Today Show

Minister Shorten discusses Labor’s job strategy, wages and cost of living, Qantas pilots call for CEO’s resignation and footy finals.

Minister Shorten interview on the Today Show with Karl Stefanovic

Minister Shorten discusses the cost of electricity, calls to ban dangerous dog breeds, a Sydney council’s calls for all pets to be allowed on public transport and calls to rename Premiership Cup for Ron Barassi on the Today Show with Karl Stefanovic

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