Special Minister of State
Government to introduce further reforms to politicians' expenses (28/3/17)
The Turnbull Government is continuing to implement significant reforms to parliamentarians’ work expenses.
Transcript – PM Agenda with David Speers – Sky News (28/3/17)
Parliamentary Business Resources Bill 2017, Electoral and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2017, foreign donations.
Transcript – Interview with David Lipson and Ed Husic - ABC Lateline (24/3/17)
Pauline Hanson, Childcare, Same Sex Marriage, 18C.
Appointment to the Australian Electoral Commission (23/3/17)
The Special Minister of State, Senator the Hon Scott Ryan, has today announced a new appointment to the Australian Electoral Commission.
Electoral authorisations to be made clear and fair (21/3/17)
The Australian Government will next week introduce legislation to bring the regime for authorising political material into the modern era.
Transcript – Interview with Kieran Gilbert and Matt Thistlehwaite – Sky News (21/3/17)
18C of the Racial Discrimination Act, same sex marriage, company tax cuts.
Labor backflips, now supporting foreign donations in Australian politics (10/3/17)
Bill Shorten has today demonstrated that he is not serious about eliminating foreign donations in Australian political campaign.
Report into Foreign Donations (1/3/17)
This afternoon I have been informed by the chair of the Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters, Senator Linda Reynolds, that the committee has requested a short amount of additional time to complete its report into foreign donations.
Transcript – Karvelas – Sky News (1/3/17)
Turnbull Government, housing affordability, Newspoll, proposed Constitutional changes to the Senate, political donation reform, Omnibus Bill, penalty rates, Constitutional recognition for Indigenous Australians.
Life gold pass goes the way of the dodo (16/2/17)
The Turnbull Government has tonight abolished free travel for former parliamentarians.
Transcript – World Today - ABC Radio (13/2/17)
Political donations, foreign donations.
Government moves to reform parliamentary work expenses (9/02/17)
Today the Turnbull Government has taken the first step in the biggest reforms to the management of parliamentarians expenses in more than a generation.
Transcript – Drive with Patricia Karvelas – ABC Radio National (9/2/17)
Cory Bernardi, abolition of life gold pass.
Transcript – Interview with Raf Epstein - 774 Radio Melbourne (8/2/17)
Cory Bernardi, Parliamentary Expenses Authority, Gold Pass.
Transcript – Tom Elliott -3AW (7/2/17)
Senator Bernardi’s departure from the Liberal Party, Abolition of the Gold Pass Travel Allowance.
Transcript – Door stop (7/2/17)
Establishment of the Independent Parliamentary Expenses Authority, abolition of life gold pass, political donations.
Establishment of the Independent Parliamentary Expenses Authority and abolition of the Life Gold Pass (7/02/17)
The Turnbull Government has moved swiftly to establish the Independent Parliamentary Expenses Authority (IPEA).
Transcript – Breakfast with Fran Kelly – Radio National (6/2/17)
Reforms to parliamentarians’ work expenses, political donations, same-sex marriage plebiscite, Newspoll, One Nation preferences.
Transcript – Drive with Patricia Karvelas – Radio National (4/2/17)
Australia-US alliance, Senate legislative agenda, parliamentarians’ work expenses, political donations, vote on legalising same-sex marriage.
Transcript – Afternoons with Tom Elliott – 3AW (2/2/17)
Budget situation, parliamentarians work expenses.
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Special Minister of State