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  • 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

  • Transcript - ABC AM (Election Readiness)
  • KIM LANDERS: Well of course all of this political instability is fuelling speculation about whether or not there's going to be a snap election. But are the parties ready for one?
  • August 23, 2018

  • Speech - The Global Financial Crisis: 10 Years On (National Press Club)
  • Ten years ago, Australia had a choice. We could go into recession or go into deficit. As one of only two advanced economies to avoid recession during the Global Financial Crisis – via the timely deployment of monetary and fiscal policy – we came through the GFC by choice, not by chance.
  • August 21, 2018