National Press Club

22 MARCH 2017

Read my remarks to the National Press Club to mark 'Science Meets Parliament'. Read More


University of Newcastle 50th Anniversary Celebration

27 NOVEMBER 2015

I spoke at the 50th anniversary of my alma mater, the University of Newcastle, in the Mural Hall in Parliament House. It was a great opportunity to join fellow alumni in celebrating how far the University has come, transforming from a small college into Australia’s top-ranked ‘under-50’ university and a pillar of the Newcastle community. Read More


Speech at GovHack 2015 Red Carpet Awards


I had the pleasure of representing the Australian Government at the GovHack 2015 Red Carpet Awards. I spoke about the importance of collaborative innovation to the future of work, and congratulated this year’s winners for the range of extraordinary solutions they produced. Read More