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  • Transcript - SBS World News (GFC)
  • HOST: It’s ten years since the collapse of US Bank Lehman Brothers – widely seen as the pivotal event of the Global Financial Crisis. A decade on, it’s feared the seeds of another crisis are growing, with not enough lessons learned from that tumultuous period.
  • September 15, 2018

  • Transcript - Sky News AM Agenda (Lehman Brothers)
  • KIERAN GILBERT: With me now, the former Treasurer Wayne Swan. Ten years on from the collapse of Lehman Brothers. It’s hard to think that it’s been as long as that, but what’s your reflection on the days of those dramatic events at the end of 2008 and the start of 2009?
  • September 14, 2018

  • 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