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.

Sydney Disability Expo Speech

Minister Shorten discusses the history of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and his vision for the scheme’s future.

DSC ‘Where to from here’ conference: The Future of the NDIS

The NDIS was designed to change people’s lives by investing and empowering people with disability, something that had been practically non-existent for people who lived with disability before this reform.