Transcripts

Doorstop interview, Lorne, Victoria

12 January 2019

JOURNALIST: On the issue of Rahaf Al-Qunun, the Greens say Canada showed up Australia, do you think that’s fair? JOSH FRYDENBERG: Absolutely not. We have a very generous humanitarian program, one of the most generous in the world and we’ve increased the places for women at risk in particular to find safety in Australia. We […]

Interview with Cathy Van Extel, RN Breakfast, ABC Radio National

10 January 2019

CATHY VAN EXTEL: Treasurer Josh Frydenberg, he joins us on Breakfast, good morning. JOSH FRYDENBERG: Good morning Cathy. CATHY VAN EXTEL: Now, the poor performance of the super sector is costing members something like $4 billion every year. The Productivity Commission says you can start fixing that by adopting these 31 recommendations, will you do […]

Interview with Joe O’Brien, 7:30, ABC TV

10 January 2019

JOE O’BRIEN: Treasurer, welcome to 7:30. JOSH FRYDENBERG: Nice to be with you, Joe. JOE O’BRIEN: Now, you’ve been reluctant to make any definitive statements today because we’re still waiting or the Royal Commission, but how do you feel on principle, about this key recommendation that involves super accounts being created only for new members […]

Doorstop interview, Lorne, Victoria

6 January 2019

JOSH FRYDENBERG: The Government would like to thank the Victorian Police for their professionalism in dealing with the ugly protests we saw in Melbourne yesterday. Australia has had great success in attracting immigrants from the four corners of the earth. And immigration and it's diversity that it's brought to the Australian community has made us […]

Doorstop interview, Lorne, Victoria

5 January 2019

JOSH FRYDENBERG: At the next election the choice will be clear between a Government which has reduced taxes, and reduced spending, and created more than 1.2 million new jobs and an opposition that is promising more than $200 billion in new taxes. That's equivalent to around $10,000 of new taxes on every Australian man, woman […]

Doorstop interview, Lorne, Victoria

3 January 2019

JOSH FRYDENBERG: Labor's plan to abolish negative gearing as we know it and to increase the capital gains tax by 50 per cent will be disastrous for the Australian economy. Today, leading independent property expert CoreLogic has issued a warning about the dangers of Labor's plans to abolish negative gearing and increase capital gains tax. […]

Interview with John Stanley, Mornings, 2GB

3 January 2019

JOHN STANLEY: Treasurer, good morning.  JOSH FRYDENBERG: Good morning to you, John. JOHN STANLEY: Does that surprise you that we've had this drop of what, nationally 4.8 per cent, in house prices, given the pull-back in lending from the banks? JOSH FRYDENBERG: Well we've heard from the Reserve Bank of Australia that the slowdown in […]

Interview with Chris Kenny, Nights, 2GB

3 January 2019

CHRIS KENNY: Thanks for joining us Treasurer. JOSH FRYDENBERG: Good evening, nice to be with you Chris. CHRIS KENNY: Just tell us about this message for the banking sector. Surely you can’t direct them to approve loans for housing? They’ve got to be diligent about any applications that come their way. JOSH FRYDENBERG: Well, they […]