Governor's Calendar of Meetings and Events

The calendar includes scheduled meetings that took place in person, by teleconference or by videoconference. It does not include future appointments, meetings with Reserve Bank staff, telephone calls, the Governor's private appointments and meetings where disclosure would be exempt under statutes governing the release of information (including, but not limited to, the Commonwealth's Privacy and Freedom of Information acts).

Period covered:1 July 2021 to 30 June 2023

2023 Meetings and Events
Date Meeting/Event
30 JuneMeeting with the Treasurer
24–25 JuneBIS meeting and Annual General Meeting (Basel)
23 JuneBIS Conference (Basel)
21 JuneMeetings at the Australian Consulate, NAB and RBA European Representative Office (London)
16 JuneMeeting with New Zealand Minister of Finance, Hon Grant Robertson and New Zealand officials
Meeting with NSW Treasurer Hon Daniel Mookhey and NSW Treasury Secretary, Michael Coutts-Trotter
15 JuneMeeting with Council members of the Australian Banking Association
9 JuneMeeting with Australian Israel Chamber of Commerce
8 JuneMeeting of the Council of Financial Regulators
Meeting with Armaguard
7 JuneSpeech at Morgan Stanley 5th Australia Summit
6 JuneReserve Bank Board meeting
1 JuneThe BFO Young Ambassador Awards
31 MayBudget Estimates (Canberra) – Public Hearing
30 MayMeeting with the Guardians of the Future Fund
29 MayMeeting with John Lonsdale, APRA
Meeting with Bank of China
Meeting with Elana Rubin
25 MayPayments System Board meeting
24 MayMeeting with House Economics Committee
Meeting with Bert van Manen MP
Payments System Board dinner
22 MayRBA and ABS Conference
17 MayMeeting with the RBA Private-sector Economists Panel
Meeting with Grant Spencer
Meeting with Lifeline
16 MayBIS meeting (online)
12 MayMeeting with Suicide Prevention Australia
Meeting with Iain Ross
11 MayMeeting with Maurice Newman
10 MayMeeting with The Global Foundation
9 MayMeeting with Meriton
BIS meeting (online)
8 May Meeting with CEOs of the mid-tier banks and Australian Banking Association
5 MayMeeting with Bank of Papua New Guinea
4 MayMeeting with Citi
2 MayReserve Bank Board Meeting (Perth)
Reserve Bank Board Dinner
27 AprilHouse Economics Committee – Public Hearing
21 AprilMeeting with Ambassador of Nepal
20 AprilRBA Review Press conference
19 AprilMeeting with the RBA Academic Panel
14 AprilIMFC Plenary (Washington DC)
Meeting with Rokos Capital Management and Citi
13 AprilG20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors’ meeting (Washington DC)
IMF Annual meeting
Meeting with Bank of Canada and The Australian
12 AprilMeetings with SGH Macro Advisors, Coinbase, BNP Paribas, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Element Capital Management, Gavea Investments, Mastercard (Washington DC)
FSB Steering Committee
G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors’ working dinner
11 AprilMeeting with the Treasurer (online)
5 AprilSpeech at the National Press Club
Meeting with Deloitte
4 AprilReserve Bank Board meeting
30 MarchFuneral of former Governor RA Johnston AC
28 MarchMeeting with ASIC
16 MarchMeeting with Carolyn Wilkins
15 MarchMeeting with RBA Review panel
11-13 MarchBIS meetings (Basel)
10 MarchMeeting of Council of Financial Regulators
9 MarchMeeting with OECD Secretary-General Mathias Cormann
8 March Speech at the AFR Business Summit
Meeting with Flagstaff Partners
7 MarchReserve Bank Board meeting
5 MarchMeeting with former Governor of Jakarta, Anies Baswedan and Thomas Lembong
1 March Meeting with APRA
28 FebruaryMeeting with Treasury, Deputy Secretary Brenton Philp (online)
Meeting with the Institute of International Finance
23-25 FebruaryG20 meeting (Bengaluru, India)
21 FebruaryMeeting with Consul-General-designate to New York, Heather Ridout
Meeting with ABC
20 FebruaryGlobal Foundation meeting
17 FebruaryAppearance before the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics (Canberra)
16 FebruaryPayments System Board meeting
15 FebruaryAppearance before the Senate Economics Legislation Committee (Canberra)
14 February Meeting with SWIFT
9 FebruaryMeeting at Barrenjoey
Meeting with Meriton
8 February Meeting with CBA
7 February Reserve Bank Board meeting
2 FebruaryAnika Foundation meeting
1 FebruaryMeeting with Minister Hon Linda Burney MP
31 JanuaryMeeting with Senator Dean Smith
23 JanuaryMeeting with Australian Catholic University
Meeting with HSBC
20 JanuaryMeeting with CCL Industries
2022 Meetings and Events
Date Meeting/Event
20 December Meeting with The Australian Council of Social Service
Meeting with The Financial Regulator Assessment Authority
14 December Speech at the AusPayNet Summit
13 December Meeting with Meriton
12 December Meeting with the Californian State Legislature delegation
9 December Meeting with Hon Angus Taylor MP, Shadow Treasurer
6 December Meeting with the delegation from the National Financial Supervisory Commission from Vietnam
5 December Meeting with DFAT
2-3 December Panel participation at the Bank of Thailand 80th anniversary conference (Bangkok)
30 November Meeting of the Trans-Tasman Council on Banking Supervision
29 November Dinner with the Heads of Trans-Tasman Council on Banking Supervision
28 November Appearance before the Senate Economics Legislation Committee (Canberra)
25 November Meeting with VISA
23 November Discussion with the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics
22 November Meeting RBA Review Panel
Speech to CEDA (Melbourne)
21 November Meeting with Flagstaff Partners
Meeting with Regional Banks and the Australian Banking Association (online)
Global Foundation dinner
18 November Fund raising event for the Financial Markets Foundation for Children (Melbourne)
17 November European Australian Business Council (EABC) Reception
Dinner with EABC Board
16 November Meeting with UBS
Meeting with journalists from AFR and SMH
15 November Meeting with IMF Mission Article IV team
14 November Meeting with ASX and regulators
Meeting with EABC French Business Delegation
11 November Financial Markets Foundation for Children Board and AGM
8 November Panel discussion at the Federal Reserve Board-Swiss National Bank-Bank for International Settlements conference (FRB-SNB-BIS) (Zurich)
7 November BIS meetings (Basel)
6 November Committee on the Global Financial System (Basel)
3–4 November Meeting of the Governors of the South Pacific central banks (Port Vila)
1 November Reserve Bank Board meeting (Hobart)
Reserve Bank Board dinner with Hobart community
28 October Meeting with the Global Foundation
25 October Meeting with Nomura
Meeting with Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
24 October Meeting with ASX
BIS meeting (online)
20 October Meeting with Michael Cutts, Australian Ambassador to Morocco
Meeting with the Hon Stephen Jones MP, Assistant Treasurer and Minister for Financial Services and ASIC
17 October Meeting with Australian Consul-General Nick Greiner (New York)
Meeting with ANZ
15 October Group of 30 International Banking Seminar (Washington DC)
14 October Meetings with Element Capital, SGH Macro Advisors, Mastercard (Washington DC)
Meeting with Norges Bank
IMFC Plenary
Dinner function at JPMorgan Chase
13 October G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors’ meeting (Washington DC)
IMF Annual meeting
Meetings with the AFR and The Australian
12 October Meeting at Federal Reserve Board (Washington DC)
Meeting with IMF Article IV team
Meetings with Gavea Investments, CITADEL, Citi
G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors’ working dinner
10 October Briefing for the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics
6 October Meeting with the Private-sector Economists Panel
Meeting with the Finance Minister from Tuvalu
4 October Reserve Bank Board meeting
Meeting with Meriton
28 September BIS Innovation Hub Committee meeting (online)
27 September Meeting with the Academic Panel
26 September Meeting of Council of Financial Regulators with other Regulators
Meeting with Bank of Korea
21 September Meeting of Council of Financial Regulators
20 September Meeting with local journalists from wire services, online publications and international media outlets
19 September Meeting with Wigram Capital
16 September Appearance before the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics
10–12 September BIS meeting (Basel)
8 September Speech to the Anika Foundation
Anika Foundation Board meeting
Meeting with former Bank of Japan Governor Masaaki Shirakawa
7 September Signing for the Reserve Bank Financial Statements and lunch with Reserve Bank Board Audit Committee and Auditor-General
6 September Reserve Bank Board meeting
RBA Review Panel meeting with Board members
31 August Meeting with the Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Business Council of Australia 2022 Annual Dinner
29 August RBA Review Panel meeting
Digital Finance CRC Official Launch
26 August Meeting with Judo Bank
25 August Payments System Board Meeting
Payments System Board Roundtable Discussion with Fintech Firms in Payments Industry
24 August Meeting with Carolyn Kay, Future Fund
Meeting with Bloomberg
Meeting with Angus Taylor
23 August Financial Markets Foundation for Children lunch
22 August Meeting with journalists from ABC News
19 August Meeting with NAB
17 August Meeting with HSBC
Meeting with ADC Forum
15 August Meeting with Business Western Sydney
11 August Meeting with Challenger Limited Board
10 August Meeting RBA/ASIC/ACCC/ASX
7–9 August Executives’ Meeting of East Asia-Pacific Central Banks (EMEAP) Governors’ meeting and Monetary and Financial Stability Committee (MFSC) (Seoul)
4 August Meeting with Meriton
3 August Meeting with CBA
2 August Reserve Bank Board meeting
26 July Meeting with BNP Paribas
Meeting with KPMG
22 July Allens 200 Anniversary dinner
22 July Meeting with Computershare Investor Services
20 July Speech to The Australian’s Strategic Forum
19 July Meeting with Armaguard/Prosegur
Meeting with Herbert Smith Freehills
18 July Meeting ASX/ASIC/RBA
17 July Panel participation at G20 High Level Seminar on CBDC and crypto assets (Bali)
15-16 July G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors meeting (Bali)
13 July Meeting with Small Business Finance Advisory Panel
12 July Meeting with The McKell Institute
8 July Meeting with Dan Andrews, e61
Speaking to teachers at the RBA Teacher Immersion event
7 July Meeting with New Zealand Treasury
5 July Reserve Bank Board meeting
1 July Meet with winners of the Economics Olympiad
29 June Meeting of Trans-Tasman Council on Banking Supervision
28 June Meeting with Future Fund Board of Guardians
Meeting with the Head of Australia's Representative Office in Taiwan
26 June BIS meeting and Annual General meeting (Basel)
25 June BIS meeting (Basel)
24 June Panel participation at UBS Global event (Zurich)
21 June Speech to the American Chamber of Commerce in Australia
21 June Meeting with News Corp Journalists
20 June Meeting with RBNZ and South Pacific Governors
Council of Financial Regulators and Annual Meeting of Commonwealth Regulators of the Financial Sector
15 June Meeting with Armaguard
14 June Recording of 7.30
09 June Meeting with the Treasurer, Hon Dr Jim Chalmers MP and staff
Meeting with Chargé D'Affaires ad interim of Iran
08 June Meeting with WA Premier, the Hon Mark McGowan and staff
Meeting with Grant Spencer, ex-Deputy Governor, RBNZ
BIS meeting (online)
07 June Reserve Bank Board meeting
01 June Meeting with Macquarie Group Board
Remarks at The Banking and Finance Oath Awards event
30 May Meeting with the Australian Financial Review
27 May Meeting with Bank of Papua New Guinea
Meeting with e61
26 May Payments System Board meeting
25 May Meeting with the Treasurer, Hon Dr Jim Chalmers MP and Financial Regulators (Canberra)
BIS meeting (online)
24 May Meeting with the Australian Banking Association
20 May Meeting with Westpac
19 May Meeting with Professor Bruce Preston, The University of Melbourne
Meeting with Barrenjoey
18 May Meeting with Jarden Securities Ltd
17 May Meeting with Ambassador of Ukraine, WhiteBIT and staff
10 May Panel participation at the Swiss National Bank-International Monetary Fund Conference (Zurich)
09 May BIS meeting (Basel)
08 May BIS meeting (Basel)
07 May BIS meeting (Basel)
03 May Reserve Bank Board meeting
26 April Meeting with HSBC
20 April Meeting with Meriton
12 April Meeting with Gavea Investments
Meeting with Bank of Queensland Board
05 April Reserve Bank Board meeting
25 March Meeting of Council of Financial Regulators
24 March Meeting with EU delegation
23 March American Chamber of Commerce in Australia Chairman's Circle series lunch event
22 March Remarks at Walkley Awards for Business Journalism 2021
18 March Trans-Tasman Business Circle lunch event
16 March Panel participation BCBS-EMEAP-FSI virtual high-level meeting on Banking Supervision for Asia-Pacific
15 March Meeting with Paul Robertson, Financial Markets Foundation for Children
14 March Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce lunch event
11 March Speech to the Australian Banking Association (ABA) Banking Conference
BIS Meeting
09 March Speech to the AFR Business Summit
AFR 70th Anniversary dinner
08 March Meeting with The Global Foundation
03 March Meeting with Australian Banking Association (ABA) Council
BIS meeting
01 March Reserve Bank Board meeting
22 February Meeting with Rio Tinto
21 February Meeting with Mastercard
19 February Remarks to G20 Meeting in Indonesia – Online
17–18 February G20 Finance Ministers & Central Bank Governors Meeting
17 February Meeting of the Payments System Board
Anika Foundation Board meeting
15 February Meeting with APRA Executive team
11 February Appearance before the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics
09 February BIS meeting
08 February Meeting with CBA Board
Panel participation on the Global Foundation roundtable
03 February Meeting with NSW Treasurer and NSW Treasury
02 February Speech to the National Press Club
Meeting with CBA
01 February Reserve Bank Board meeting
28 January BIS meeting
27 January Meeting with Australian Government Ministers, the Prime Minister and the Treasurer
18 January Financial Stability Board (FSB) Steering Committee meeting
2021 Meetings and Events
Date Meeting/Event
16 December Speech to the CPA Riverina conference
The Riverine Club dinner
14 December Meeting with Afterpay
13 December Council of Financial Regulators meeting
10 December Meeting with the National Reform Federation Council (NFRC)
09 December Meeting with Australian Payments Plus
08 December Trans-Tasman Council on Banking Supervision Heads meeting
07 December Reserve Bank Board meeting
30 November Butterfly Foundation lunch
29 November Meeting with Meriton
Meeting with MyState Ltd
26 November Meeting with the Financial Regulator Assessment Authority
24 November Meeting with The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics (private)
22 November The Centre for Independent Studies lunch
19 November Payments System Board meeting
16 November Speech to the Australian Business Economists
15 November Meeting with Regional banks
04 November BIS meeting
02 November Reserve Bank Board meeting
Media briefing on monetary policy decision
29 October Meeting with Reserve Bank of New Zealand
27 October Meeting with ANZ Board
22 October Panel remarks, Central Bank of Chile and Universidad De Chile conference
19 October Meeting with Gavea Investments
18 October Payments System Board meeting
15 October Board Meeting and AGM of the Financial Markets Foundation for Children
08 October Meeting with VISA
06 October Meeting with KPMG and Board members
05 October Reserve Bank Board meeting
BIS meeting
28 September Meeting with ASX and CS Boards about FSS Assessment
27 September BIS meeting
24 September Meeting of Council of Financial Regulators
BIS meeting
23 September Meeting with IMF Mission Team
21 September Meeting organised by the Victorian Treasury
20 September Meeting with ASIC and ASX
BIS meeting
16 September Meeting with ABA
15 September Australian Davos Connection event
14 September Address to the Anika Foundation
Meeting with COBA
Meeting with ACCC
13 September Payments System Board meeting
07 September Reserve Bank Board meeting
01 September Meeting with ABA Council
31 August Meeting of the Anika Foundation Board
20 August Meeting of the Payments System Board
Meeting of the Payments System Board and Australian Payments Council
19 August Meeting with ASIC
17 August Meeting with Promontory Australia
16 August Meeting with ACOSS
12 August Executives' Meeting of East Asia-Pacific Central Banks (EMEAP) Governors' meeting
06 August Appearance before the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics
03 August Reserve Bank Board meeting
26 July BIS meeting
23 July Meeting with RBA's external auditors
Meeting with Emerson Economics
19 July Meeting with the Prime Minister, Treasurer and Secretary to the Treasury
09 July Meeting with NSW Minister for Energy and Environment, the Minister's staff and the Deputy Governor
Meeting with Council of Small Business Organisations Australia and other small business representatives
G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors meeting
08 July Speech to the Economic Society of Australia (QLD)
07 July Bank for International Settlements (BIS) meeting
06 July Reserve Bank Board meeting
Media and markets briefing on monetary policy decision