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RESERVE BANK OF AUSTRALIA

Testimonies before Parliament

The Governor, Deputy Governor and other senior officers of the Bank generally appear twice-yearly before the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics. Senior staff are also periodically called to appear before Inquiries by other committees of both Houses of Parliament. Below is a collection of the testimonies, and since 1 December 2000, transcripts of the hearings.

2014

2013

  • 18 December 2013
    Glenn Stevens, Governor
    Opening Statement to House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics - Canberra
    HTML and Hansard transcript

  • 22 February 2013
    Glenn Stevens, Governor
    Opening Statement to House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics - Canberra
    HTML and Hansard transcript


2012

  • 30 November 2012
    Glenn Stevens, Governor
    Remarks to Parliamentary Joint Committee on the Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity - Canberra
    HTML and Hansard transcript

  • 8 October 2012
    Glenn Stevens, Governor
    Opening Statement to House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics - Canberra
    HTML and Hansard transcript

  • 24 August 2012
    Glenn Stevens, Governor
    Opening Statement to House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics - Canberra
    HTML and Hansard transcript [PDF 440K]

  • 9 August 2012
    Guy Debelle, Assistant Governor (Financial Markets), and
    Chris Aylmer, Head of Domestic Markets Department
    Appearance before the Senate Economics References Committee Inquiry into the Post-Global Financial Crisis Banking Sector - Sydney
    Hansard transcript
    (See also Submission to the Inquiry into the Post-Global Financial Crisis Banking Sector )

  • 24 February 2012
    Glenn Stevens, Governor
    Opening Statement to House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics - Sydney
    HTML and Hansard transcript


2011

  • 26 August 2011
    Glenn Stevens, Governor
    Opening Statement to House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics - Melbourne
    HTML and Hansard transcript [PDF 223K]

  • 11 February 2011
    Glenn Stevens, Governor
    Opening Statement to House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics - Canberra
    HTML and Hansard transcript [PDF 280K]


2010


2009


2008

  • 8 September 2008
    Opening Statement to House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics - Melbourne
    HTML and Hansard transcript [PDF 280K]

  • 4 April 2008
    Opening Statement to House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics - Sydney
    HTML or PDF 44K and Hansard transcript [PDF 276K]


2007

  • 17 August 2007
    Opening Statement to House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics, Finance and Public Administration - Gold Coast
    HTML or PDF 43K and Hansard transcript [PDF 272K]

  • 21 February 2007
    Opening Statement to House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics, Finance and Public Administration - Perth
    HTML or PDF 45K and Hansard transcript [PDF 284K]


2006


2005

  • 12 August 2005
    Opening Statement to House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics, Finance and Public Administration - Melbourne
    HTML or PDF 68K and Hansard transcript [PDF 272K]

  • 18 February 2005
    Opening Statement to House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics, Finance and Public Administration - Sydney
    HTML or PDF 46K and Hansard transcript [PDF 284K]


2004

  • 4 June 2004
    Opening Statement to House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics, Finance and Public Administration - Sydney
    HTML or PDF 41K and Hansard transcript [PDF 293K]


2003

  • 8 December 2003
    Opening Statement to House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics, Finance and Public Administration - Brisbane
    HTML or PDF 421K and Hansard transcript [PDF 274K]

  • 6 June 2003
    Opening Statement to House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics, Finance and Public Administration - Melbourne
    HTML or PDF 41K and Hansard transcript [PDF 236K]


2002

  • 6 December 2002
    Opening Statement to House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics, Finance and Public Administration - Warrnambool
    HTML or PDF 467K and Hansard transcript [PDF 269K]

  • 31 May 2002
    Opening Statement to House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics, Finance and Public Administration - Sydney
    HTML or PDF 43K and Hansard transcript [PDF 324K]


2001

  • 11 May 2001
    Opening Statement to House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics, Finance and Public Administration - Melbourne
    HTML or PDF 50K and Hansard transcript [PDF 279K]


2000

  • 1 December 2000
    Opening Statement to House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics, Finance and Public Administration - Wagga Wagga
    HTML or PDF 44K and Hansard transcript [PDF 296K]

  • 22 May 2000
    Opening Statement to House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics, Finance and Public Administration - Melbourne [PDF 39K]


1999

  • 29 November 1999
    Opening Statement to House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics, Finance and Public Administration - Sydney [PDF 53K]

  • 17 June 1999
    Opening Statement to House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics, Finance and Public Administration - Melbourne
    HTML or PDF 58K


1998

  • 15 December 1998
    Opening Statement to House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics, Finance and Public Administration - Canberra
    HTML or PDF 26K

  • 7 May 1998
    Opening Statement to House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics, Finance and Public Administration - Melbourne
    HTML or PDF 25K


1997

  • 6 November 1997
    Opening Statement to House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics, Finance and Public Administration [PDF 46K]

  • 8 May 1997
    Opening Statement to House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics, Finance and Public Administration


1995

  • 19 October 1995
    Opening Statement to House of Representatives Standing Committee on Banking, Finance and Public Administration - Canberra
    HTML or PDF 35K