Speeches

Summit on Peace in Ukraine

Minister Shorten gave a Ministerial Address at the Summit on Peace in Ukraine in Switzerland.

Second Reading Speech - Criminal Code amendment

Minister Shorten delivered a speech regarding the Second Reading of The Criminal Code Amendment (Protecting Commonwealth Frontline Workers) Bill 2024.

Launch of Police Home Carer Services

Minister Shorten delivers a speech to launch the police home care service

Les Twentyman memorial

Minister Shorten delivered a speech at the memorial for Les Twentyman.

NDIS Amendment (Getting the NDIS Back on Track No. 1) Bill 2024 – Second Reading Speech

Minister Shorten gave a Ministerial Address at Parliament House in Canberra regarding the Second Reading of the National Disability Insurance Scheme Amendment (Getting the NDIS Back on Track No. 1) Bill 2024

Minister Shorten’s address at the Rebuilding trust and integrity in the Australia Public Service conference.

Minister Bill Shorten gave an address at the Rebuilding trust and integrity in the Australia Public Service conference and discussed rebuilding trust and integrity of the Australia Public Service, Robodebt, Services Australia and mgGov.

Minister Shorten address at the Moonee Valley City Council Australian Citizenship Ceremony

Minister Shorten gave a speech to new Australians at their citizenship ceremony

Committee for Economic Development of Australia event speech

Minister Shorten gave a Ministerial Address at an online Committee for Economic Development of Australia event, outlining the future of the NDIS.

Minister Shorten’s Address to the National Press Club – Release of the NDIS Review

Minister Shorten gave an address at the National Press Club following the release of the NDIS Review.

Minister Shorten on the passing of Peta Murphy

Minister Shorten gave a Ministerial Address sharing his condolences on the passing of Peta Murphy.

International Day of People with Disability Morning Tea

Minister Shorten addresses guests at a 2023 International Day of People with Disability Morning Tea event

Minister Shorten address at Parliament House

Minister Shorten gave a Ministerial Address to the House of Representatives, outlining the findings of the Ashton Review

Launch of the Capability Papers

Minister Shorten gave a Ministerial Address at Old Parliament House in Canberra, outlining the future of government services reforms.

National Multicultural Mental Health Month

Minister Shorten gave a Ministerial Address at the launch of National Multicultural Mental Health Month in Canberra, outlining the role of the NDIS in providing mental health support to people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

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,

Address to the Thrive By Five Early Learning and Disability Symposium

Minister Shorten gave a Ministerial Address at the Thrive By Five Early Learning and Disability Symposium outlining progress towards improved outcomes for children with developmental concerns, developmental delay, and disability.

Minister Shorten address at the AFR summit

Minister Shorten gave an address at the AFR summit outlining the Government’s vision for the future of myGov.

Address to the National Press Club

Minister Shorten gave an address at the National Press Club in Canberra outlining the Government’s vision for the future of the National Disability Insurance Scheme.