The Hon Dr Andrew Leigh MP

The Hon Dr Andrew Leigh MP

  • Assistant Minister for Employment
  • Assistant Minister for Competition, Charities and Treasury

The Hon Dr Andrew Leigh MP was sworn in as Assistant Minister for Employment on 31 May 2023.

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Unenforceable and unnecessary non-competes hold us back

Seventeen-year-old Charlotte landed her first casual job as a dance teacher. It was her dream job, but she was forced to quit after experiencing harassment.

Release type: Op-Ed

Date: 16 April 2024

Ministers:

  • The Hon Dr Andrew Leigh MP

Healthy surprises: how randomised trials can challenge conventional wisdom and debunk dogma'

I acknowledge the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin nation, the traditional owners of these lands, and pay respects to all First Nations people present.

Release type: Speech

Date: 9 April 2024

Ministers:

  • The Hon Dr Andrew Leigh MP

World Down Syndrome Day Breakfast

I acknowledge the Ngunnawal people on whose lands we meet and pay respects to all First Nations people present today.Happy World Down Syndrome Day 2024!

Release type: Speech

Date: 21 March 2024

Ministers:

  • The Hon Dr Andrew Leigh MP

Interview - Mornings ABC Brisbane with Steve Austin

E&OE Transcript Subjects: Pressure on Charitable Organisations; Employer Underpayments; Doubling Philanthropy; Competition Reform; Extraordinary Women in Economics.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 8 March 2024

Ministers:

  • The Hon Dr Andrew Leigh MP

How to get your money's worth out of programs

Each year thousands of patients miss their hospital appointments. 

Release type: Op-Ed

Date: 22 February 2024

Ministers:

  • The Hon Dr Andrew Leigh MP

Interview - Patricia Karvelas, ABC RN

E&OE Transcript Subjects: Government’s response to lack of competition in supermarket sector, CHOICE quarterly price monitoring of grocery prices, Review of Food and Grocery Code, Mergers policy…

Release type: Transcript

Date: 22 February 2024

Ministers:

  • The Hon Dr Andrew Leigh MP

Interview - Leon Delaney, 2CC Drive

E&OE Transcript Subjects: Appointments to the National Competition Council, Sydney airport slots review, ABS statistics on non-compete clauses, Wages growth.

Release type: Transcript

Date: 21 February 2024

Ministers:

  • The Hon Dr Andrew Leigh MP

From chance to change: leveraging randomised trials and data science for policy success

I acknowledge the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation, and all First Nations people present today.

Release type: Speech

Date: 1 February 2024

Ministers:

  • The Hon Dr Andrew Leigh MP

Game changer: harnessing microdata for a fairer competition landscape

I acknowledge the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation, traditional custodians of the land on which we meet and pay my respects to all First Nations people her

Release type: Speech

Date: 30 January 2024

Ministers:

  • The Hon Dr Andrew Leigh MP

Interview - Cheng Lei, AM Agenda, Sky News

Subects: appointment of Craig Emerson to Review Food and Grocery Code of Conduct, measures to assist with rising cost of living, rate of unemployment, cost of school supplies, support for charity…

Release type: Transcript

Date: 17 January 2024

Ministers:

  • The Hon Dr Andrew Leigh MP

Service improvement trials for Workforce Australia Online

The Australian Government is undertaking service improvement trials for Workforce Australia Online, to ensure employment services better meet the needs of th

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 14 December 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Tony Burke MP
  • The Hon Dr Andrew Leigh MP

2023 Australian Impact Investing Awards

Thank you for inviting me to speak to you and join in celebrating the Australian Impact Investing Awards.  As you all know, your work today through impact investing creates vital opportunities to…

Release type: Speech

Date: 30 November 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Dr Andrew Leigh MP