The Hon Bill Shorten MP

Latest Media Releases

Jobs secured for hundreds of workers with disability after successful takeover of Activ Foundation worksites

The employment future of hundreds of people with disability in Western Australia has been secured today with Activ Foundation to transition their large-scale worksites to Workpower Inc.

Government welcomes independent review report

The Government welcomes the findings of the Independent Review of Services Australia and the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) Procurement and Contracting which examined the procurement processes leading to the award of contracts to Synergy 360 and other entities (the Independent Review).

A Life Changing Life in the Care and Support Sector

One of Australia’s fastest-growing sectors will be spotlighted in a national campaign to encourage people to consider a career in care and support work.

View all Media Releases

Latest Editorials

Ukraine, one year on, be assured your fight is our fight

Last Friday marked a sad day. Twelve months of the worst land war seen in Europe since 1945.

Illegal Robodebt scheme has caused real pain and anxiety to almost 400,000 Australians

The first sitting week of the 2023 Parliament is now under the belt and it’s good to be back. I’m raring to go.

myGov is critical national infrastructure and we want it to be a premier digital asset

Nothing brings home the vastness of our continent more than remote communities being cut off by flooding. We have watched this reality with the recent devastating rains in northern WA.

View all Editorial

Latest Speeches

Address on 2023 International Federation of Cerebral Palsy Para Asian Football Cup in Melbourne

Minister Shorten gave an address on the 2023 International Federation of Cerebral Palsy Para Asian Football Cup in Melbourne.

Address to Meet the Chiefs lunch in Canberra

Digital technology reform

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.

View all Speeches

Latest Transcripts

Minister Shorten Interview on The Today Show with Karl Stefanovic

Minister Shorten discusses the Safeguard Mechanism and Dan Andrews’ trip to China on The Today Show with Karl Stefanovic.

Questions on the Watt Review

Minister Shorten responds to questions on findings from the Watt Review about probity and transparency in awarding government contracts.

Minister Shorten Doorstop interview to discuss Watt Review

Minister Shorten discusses Watt Review, NSW election, housing and safeguard mechanism legislation in Parliament this week, the Voice, poverty in Australia, China relations, TikTok.

View all Transcripts