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  • Transcript - ABC The Business (Lehman Brothers)
  • CARRINGTON CLARKE: The collapse of Lehman Brothers sent shudders down the spines of politicians around the world. Here in Australia, the Labor Government decided to go hard and go early, implementing a huge stimulus package and guaranteeing bank deposits. Wayne Swan was the Treasurer in 2008, and he says time has proven that the government’s action saved Australia from recession.
  • September 13, 2018

  • Transcript - ABC News Radio (Lehman Brothers)
  • HOST: Australia avoided much of the fallout [of the crisis] after Kevin Rudd’s Labor Government guaranteed bank deposits and provided massive economic stimulus to keep consumers spending. Wayne Swan was Treasurer at the time. He spoke to Peter Ryan.
  • September 12, 2018

  • Speech - Constituency Statement (Alcoa)
  • As a proud member of the Australian Workers’ Union for nearly all of my adult life, I stand in solidarity with the 1600 AWU members working at Alcoa in Western Australia, who have entered Day 36 of industrial action.
  • September 12, 2018

  • Adjournment Debate (GFC Record)
  • Ten years ago, almost to the day – almost to this minute – I held a press conference in this building, after the fourth-largest US investment bank Lehman Brothers had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
  • September 10, 2018

  • Transcript - ABC News 24 (Liberal Leadership)
  • STAN GRANT: Wayne Swan is standing by – former Deputy Prime Minister and Treasurer, and currently the national president of the Labor Party. Glad you could join us.
  • August 23, 2018

  • Transcript - ABC Brisbane Drive with Steve Austin
  • STEVE AUSTIN: The federal Liberal Party’s leadership crisis has seen another extraordinary development. Parliament has been cut short and the House of Representatives won’t resume for a couple of weeks.
  • August 23, 2018