Master Builders Australia, Perth WA

Acknowledgements Thank you for the opportunity to speak today at the Master Builders Australia Conference here in Perth. It has been a tough time for many in the construction industry in Western Australia, particularly in residential property construction, and this has had a broader impact on the economy. I want to discuss today how we…

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Investing in Victoria’s Future

Thank you Dr Tony Morton, [President, Public Transport Users Association] for the introduction. Good morning ladies and gentlemen. It is a pleasure to join you for day two of the Victoria Transport Infrastructure Summit. The theme of this summit is of great interest to me, both in my role as Federal Minister for Cities, Urban…

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A plan to better manage our population growth

Thank you for the invitation to speak at your Population Summit. You have an impressive agenda and I look forward to hearing from some of your other panelists. Scott Morrison created the Population portfolio when he first became Prime Minister a little over a year ago. It was recognition that our population settings have a…

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Speech: THE CONGESTION CHALLENGE: MORE INFRASTRUCTURE AND STRONGER POPULATION PLANNING TO GET BETTER CITIES

MENZIES RESEARCH CENTRE MELBOURNE, 9 OCTOBER 2018 A little over a month ago, Prime Minister Morrison created a new portfolio which merged population policy with urban infrastructure and cities policy. It made a lot of sense to combine these three areas as they are so interconnected. Population growth, for example, is the major reason for…

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