The Hon Bill Shorten MP

Latest Media Releases

Empowering communities with the abolition of the cashless debit card program

The Albanese Labor Government is delivering a long-term plan to ensure certainty, choice and support to communities moving off the cashless debit card program.

Airport link a giant win for Maribyrnong and Victoria

Member for Maribyrnong and Minister for the NDIS and Government Services Bill Shorten says the Victorian Government’s announcement that Keilor East will have a brand-new station for the new airport ‘sky rail’ line is a boon for the whole electorate and local community.

Boosting jobs for people with autism

The Services Australia Aurora Neurodiversity Program is now recruiting people with autism into digital and ICT roles in one of the APS’s largest and most diverse ICT shops.

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Latest Editorials

AFL grand final is a sign life is returning to normal

The 2022 AFL season is special for a number of reasons. It marks the first full AFL season since 2019 and, I hope, helps put to bed a couple of very tumultuous years for Australians.

The Queen transcended politics

Early yesterday morning Australian time, London welcomed its Queen home in its classic style: dark, raining, and sombre.

Getting the homeless help where it’s needed

There’s nothing more “Melbourne” than the AFL finals. I know this might be controversial, especially for this WA audience, but ask any fan who visits Victoria in September and there is a thrill in the air generated by finals madness.

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Latest Speeches

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.

Address to the National Disability Summit

I want to talk to you about the NDIS. I want to talk to you about what the government has started to do. I want to talk to you about how we can all work together to make the NDIS the very best it can be.

Australian Financial Review Government Services Summit

It is very important to me to be here today, I am really encouraged to see so many people having this government services conversation.

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Latest Transcripts

Minister Shorten interview on 2GB Afternoons

Minister Shorten discusses the myGov review with Deborah Knight on 2GB Afternoons.

Minister Shorten interview on ABC Afternoon Briefing

Minister Shorten discusses NDIS, hospital discharges and guide dogs with Matthew Doran on ABC Afternoon Briefing.

Minister Shorten interview on ABC Radio Adelaide

Minister Shorten discusses NDIS hospital discharges with Nikolai Beilharz on ABC Radio Adelaide.

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