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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Unchain My Job

Bianca, a young hairdressing apprentice, didn’t feel she was receiving enough training. So she looked at switching jobs.

Release type: Op-Ed

Date: 18 June 2024

Ministers:

  • The Hon Dr Andrew Leigh MP
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The competitive wedge

Twenty-one-year old “Tony”, a boilermaker, switched to work in-house for a former client.

Release type: Op-Ed

Date: 3 June 2024

Ministers:

  • The Hon Dr Andrew Leigh MP

Painting on a big canvas: Address to Institute of Public Accountants & Canberra Business Chamber 2024 Federal Budget Breakfast

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

Release type: Speech

Date: 15 May 2024

Ministers:

  • The Hon Dr Andrew Leigh MP

Experimenting for excellence: Randomised trials in human resources

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

Release type: Speech

Date: 30 April 2024

Ministers:

  • The Hon Dr Andrew Leigh MP

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