Peter Costello

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Peter Costello said : “It is fantastic, really it is so good I’m pleased it returned. We’ve been watching the cathedral and thinking how people at home might look over and think it is on fire and when you are next to it feels like it is swaying. I think it looks fabulous and is so good for the city” External link

thenorthernecho Friday, November 15, 2019 4:46:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello warned : "Will it have great effect on profitability? Well I suppose in the longer term. If the media in Australia is restricted in the ability to report it could have that effect," "I wouldn't expect a huge effect in the short term, but ultimately when you're selling newspapers ... the ability to report is very important" External link

smh Tuesday, November 12, 2019 8:36:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello warned : "Will it have great effect on profitability? Well I suppose in the longer term. If the media in Australia is restricted in the ability to report it could have that effect," "I wouldn't expect a huge effect in the short term, but ultimately when you're selling newspapers ... the ability to report is very important" External link

theage Tuesday, November 12, 2019 8:23:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello warned : "Will it have great effect on profitability? Well I suppose in the longer term. If the media in Australia is restricted in the ability to report it could have that effect," "I wouldn't expect a huge effect in the short term, but ultimately when you're selling newspapers ... the ability to report is very important" External link

watoday Tuesday, November 12, 2019 8:20:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello warned : "Will it have great effect on profitability? Well I suppose in the longer term. If the media in Australia is restricted in the ability to report it could have that effect," "I wouldn't expect a huge effect in the short term, but ultimately when you're selling newspapers ... the ability to report is very important" External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, November 12, 2019 8:06:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "Our advertising businesses are now in competition with global players like Facebook and Google, who do not have to abide by the same rules and who do not invest in Australian content in the same way we do," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, November 12, 2019 3:10:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "Our advertising businesses are now in competition with global players like Facebook and Google, who do not have to abide by the same rules and who do not invest in Australian content in the same way we do," External link

theage Tuesday, November 12, 2019 2:56:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "Our advertising businesses are now in competition with global players like Facebook and Google, who do not have to abide by the same rules and who do not invest in Australian content in the same way we do," External link

watoday Tuesday, November 12, 2019 2:49:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "Our advertising businesses are now in competition with global players like Facebook and Google, who do not have to abide by the same rules and who do not invest in Australian content in the same way we do," External link

smh Tuesday, November 12, 2019 2:40:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "We would say that in the environment we're looking out to, that's a very aggressive target," External link

watoday Wednesday, October 30, 2019 4:32:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "We would say that in the environment we're looking out to, that's a very aggressive target," External link

smh Tuesday, October 29, 2019 5:11:00 PM EAT

Peter Costello said : "We would say that in the environment we're looking out to, that's a very aggressive target," External link

theage Tuesday, October 29, 2019 4:38:00 PM EAT

Peter Costello said : "We would say that in the environment we're looking out to, that's a very aggressive target," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, October 29, 2019 4:26:00 PM EAT

Peter Costello said : "The Fund’s strong long term returns have been achieved while carefully and prudently managing risk levels in the portfolio," External link

smh Monday, October 21, 2019 8:58:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "Looking to the longer-term, the global economy remains challenged by factors including demographics and debt levels. Adding to this, prospective long-term returns remain lower than in recent years. The Board’s thoughtful and disciplined approach to investing will remain paramount as we navigate this environment," External link

smh Monday, October 21, 2019 8:58:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "The Fund’s strong long term returns have been achieved while carefully and prudently managing risk levels in the portfolio," External link

watoday Monday, October 21, 2019 8:28:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "Looking to the longer-term, the global economy remains challenged by factors including demographics and debt levels. Adding to this, prospective long-term returns remain lower than in recent years. The Board’s thoughtful and disciplined approach to investing will remain paramount as we navigate this environment," External link

watoday Monday, October 21, 2019 8:28:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "The Fund’s strong long term returns have been achieved while carefully and prudently managing risk levels in the portfolio," External link

smh Monday, October 21, 2019 7:26:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "Looking to the longer-term, the global economy remains challenged by factors including demographics and debt levels. Adding to this, prospective long-term returns remain lower than in recent years. The Board’s thoughtful and disciplined approach to investing will remain paramount as we navigate this environment," External link

smh Monday, October 21, 2019 7:26:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "The board remains alert to the uncertain outlook for global growth and the potential for shocks to markets while recognising that accommodative monetary policy continues to support asset prices," External link

4-traders Monday, October 21, 2019 5:25:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "This led to a period of monetary policy easing by central banks which, together with market expectations of further easing and continued economic growth, has supported strong asset returns in the second half of the year," External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, October 18, 2019 6:07:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "This led to a period of monetary policy easing by central banks which, together with market expectations of further easing and continued economic growth, has supported strong asset returns in the second half of the year," External link

maitlandmercury Friday, October 18, 2019 5:38:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "This led to a period of monetary policy easing by central banks which, together with market expectations of further easing and continued economic growth, has supported strong asset returns in the second half of the year," External link

bordermail Friday, October 18, 2019 5:27:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "This led to a period of monetary policy easing by central banks which, together with market expectations of further easing and continued economic growth, has supported strong asset returns in the second half of the year," External link

illawarramercury Friday, October 18, 2019 5:14:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "This led to a period of monetary policy easing by central banks which, together with market expectations of further easing and continued economic growth, has supported strong asset returns in the second half of the year," External link

yahoo-au Friday, October 18, 2019 5:06:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "This led to a period of monetary policy easing by central banks which, together with market expectations of further easing and continued economic growth, has supported strong asset returns in the second half of the year," External link

9news Friday, October 18, 2019 5:06:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "Why else would you have interest rates at 1 per cent?" External link

nzherald Saturday, September 28, 2019 3:18:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello told : "I don't think it's an answer for people who aren't in business, who have never made an investment decision, who all of a sudden decide, you know, they're going to chance their arm," External link

abc-au Wednesday, April 10, 2019 3:21:00 PM EAT

Peter Costello told : "I don't think it's an answer for people who aren't in business, who have never made an investment decision, who all of a sudden decide, you know, they're going to chance their arm," External link

abc-au Wednesday, April 10, 2019 10:24:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello observed : "We've stopped promising things for the year head, we've stopped promising things for the next term, we've stopped promising things for the term after the term, even. We're promising things in the term after the term after the term" External link

abc-au Friday, April 5, 2019 10:22:00 PM EAT

Peter Costello said : "He will be remembered as one of Australia’s foremost conservative literary individuals," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, April 1, 2019 11:20:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "He will be remembered as one of Australia’s foremost conservative literary individuals," External link

theage Monday, April 1, 2019 10:45:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "He didn't actually have a plan," External link

smh Wednesday, March 27, 2019 6:49:00 PM EAT

Peter Costello said : "He didn't actually have a plan," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, March 27, 2019 5:53:00 PM EAT

Peter Costello said : "He didn't actually have a plan," External link

theage Wednesday, March 27, 2019 5:16:00 PM EAT

Peter Costello said : "He didn't actually have a plan," External link

watoday Wednesday, March 27, 2019 4:14:00 PM EAT

Peter Costello said : “I don’t think Australia has really been very honest with itself in this debate. The public’s been promised over and over again that you can have it all, you can switch to renewable green power, and it’ll be cheaper. Well if that’s true, problem’s over. We’ve reduced our carbon emissions and we’ve reduced our electricity. It’s just that it hasn’t been our experience, has it?” External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, March 5, 2019 1:05:00 PM EAT

Peter Costello said : “I don’t think Australia has really been very honest with itself in this debate. The public’s been promised over and over again that you can have it all, you can switch to renewable green power, and it’ll be cheaper. Well if that’s true, problem’s over. We’ve reduced our carbon emissions and we’ve reduced our electricity. It’s just that it hasn’t been our experience, has it?” External link

smh Tuesday, March 5, 2019 12:40:00 PM EAT

Peter Costello said : “I don’t think Australia has really been very honest with itself in this debate. The public’s been promised over and over again that you can have it all, you can switch to renewable green power, and it’ll be cheaper. Well if that’s true, problem’s over. We’ve reduced our carbon emissions and we’ve reduced our electricity. It’s just that it hasn’t been our experience, has it?” External link

theage Tuesday, March 5, 2019 12:01:00 PM EAT

Peter Costello said : “We are an ally of the United States,” External link

theage Tuesday, March 5, 2019 11:07:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : “We are an ally of the United States,” External link

watoday Tuesday, March 5, 2019 10:30:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello told : "If the NAB was managing itself well ... the chairman would go first and then a new chairman or chairwoman would appoint the CEO," External link

wsau Friday, February 15, 2019 5:24:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : “Both the chairman and the CEO have announced that they will be leaving, and I think that’s appropriate. As I said, I think both have to take responsibility,” External link

brisbanetimes Monday, February 11, 2019 7:55:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : “So they both took responsibility, I’m not sure they’ve handled the transition well,” External link

brisbanetimes Monday, February 11, 2019 7:55:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said ( about Kenneth Hayne ) : “I don’t think it was because they lacked a few million here or a few million there, I think there was an attitude, and I think [Commissioner] Hayne has found this, there was an attitude they didn’t want to take on enforcement for whatever reason,” External link

brisbanetimes Monday, February 11, 2019 7:55:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : “Both the chairman and the CEO have announced that they will be leaving, and I think that’s appropriate. As I said, I think both have to take responsibility,” External link

theage Monday, February 11, 2019 7:08:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : “So they both took responsibility, I’m not sure they’ve handled the transition well,” External link

theage Monday, February 11, 2019 7:08:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said ( about Kenneth Hayne ) : “I don’t think it was because they lacked a few million here or a few million there, I think there was an attitude, and I think [Commissioner] Hayne has found this, there was an attitude they didn’t want to take on enforcement for whatever reason,” External link

theage Monday, February 11, 2019 7:08:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "We don't compare ourselves generally speaking with other funds, but to put that in some context, the median return for a balanced fund in the year to 31 December 2018 was 0.6 per cent," External link

smh Monday, February 11, 2019 6:41:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : “The government is wrestling with who should be a default fund when a person does not choose any fund,” External link

smh Monday, February 11, 2019 6:41:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello told : "If the NAB was managing itself well ... the chairman would go first and then a new chairman or chairwoman would appoint the CEO," External link

news-yahoo Monday, February 11, 2019 6:37:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "We don't compare ourselves generally speaking with other funds, but to put that in some context, the median return for a balanced fund in the year to 31 December 2018 was 0.6 per cent," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, February 11, 2019 6:14:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : “The government is wrestling with who should be a default fund when a person does not choose any fund,” External link

brisbanetimes Monday, February 11, 2019 6:14:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "We don't compare ourselves generally speaking with other funds, but to put that in some context, the median return for a balanced fund in the year to 31 December 2018 was 0.6 per cent," External link

watoday Monday, February 11, 2019 5:54:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : “The government is wrestling with who should be a default fund when a person does not choose any fund,” External link

watoday Monday, February 11, 2019 5:54:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello told : "Charging people for service that wasn't rendered and, in some cases, charging the dead. In some cases not putting (superannuation) trustees obligations as paramount," External link

abc-au Monday, February 11, 2019 5:12:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "We have been voting against what we regard as inappropriate remuneration structures," "We think that renumeration should reward a job well done but conversely there should be 'pay at risk' if it's not well done" External link

abc-au Monday, February 11, 2019 5:12:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "This does have a wealth effect and people see the value of their properties going down. They may feel less inclined to spend and that may have an effect on the general economy," External link

abc-au Monday, February 11, 2019 5:12:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "The Future Fund is a sovereign wealth fund. It is not open to the public. It is not a superannuation fund. And it doesn't aspire to become a superannuation fund," External link

abc-au Monday, February 11, 2019 5:12:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "This is a strong result by international standards, it puts Australia in a strong fiscal position," "We would be in one of the strongest positions of the world, certainly much stronger than any of the G7 countries and nearly all of the OECD" External link

pidp Friday, December 14, 2018 9:04:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "The argument for strong fiscal policy has to be mounted again in each election and in each generation," "But successful prior experience should encourage those now engaged in that argument, that the public will support a well-designed program and it can be successful" External link

smh Thursday, November 30, 2017 5:03:00 PM EAT

Peter Costello said : "If you were an Australian builder, you wouldn't let a civilian on to it, let alone move in," External link

nzherald Friday, November 24, 2017 10:31:00 PM EAT

Peter Costello said : "Our company worked tirelessly with the industry to support this comprehensive package," External link

smh Tuesday, November 14, 2017 3:09:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "There is a fair argument that these compulsory payments should be allocated to a national safety-net administrator -- let's call it the Super Guarantee Agency," External link

news_com_au Friday, October 13, 2017 2:41:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "There is a fair argument that these compulsory payments should be allocated to a national safety-net administrator -- let's call it the Super Guarantee Agency," External link

news_com_au Friday, October 13, 2017 12:08:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello told : "Let me say I believe that, subject to safeguards, people should be able to choose who manages their super," External link

smh Thursday, October 12, 2017 11:35:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "The Future Fund continues to perform well and has exceeded its benchmark return objective," External link

smh Thursday, August 31, 2017 10:33:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "We would expect over that period to grow in excess of $200 billion," External link

news_com_au Thursday, August 31, 2017 4:33:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello stated : “The ‘Fit-for-the-Future’ programme we have embarked on, underpinned by the continued Winning Ways of Working culture change should move us towards sustainable cost competitiveness and operational excellence as we keep a keen focus on our cash delivery. It must be clear to all that ‘improving the business is the Business” External link

ngrguardiannews Wednesday, February 15, 2017 5:39:00 PM EAT

Peter Costello told : "We do see quite a lot of risk on the horizon. There has been a bounce in equity markets particularly since the election of the new US president," External link

abc-au Wednesday, February 1, 2017 5:16:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "We're a sovereign wealth fund of the Australian Government, so we don't talk about domestic politics in someone else's county. It would be wrong if we did," External link

abc-au Wednesday, February 1, 2017 5:16:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "We maintain our long-held view that we see a challenging investment environment ahead with elevated risks and lower prospective returns than in previous years," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, January 31, 2017 5:35:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "While global equity markets have strengthened over recent months, uncertainty regarding global monetary policy and a range of geopolitical factors remains," "With our long term objective front of mind, the board exercises patience and diligence in investing the assets of the fund, ensuring we do not expose the portfolio to undue risks for the sake of short term gains" External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, January 31, 2017 5:35:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "In the pursuit of strong returns, we are keenly aware of our responsibility to managing risk," External link

abc-au Tuesday, January 31, 2017 3:33:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "The board exercises patience and diligence in investing the assets of the fund, ensuring we do not expose the portfolio to undue risks for the sake of short-terms gains," External link

9news Tuesday, January 31, 2017 3:29:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello told : "I think we should focus on individual tax rates because I think they are as important if not more important to consumers and to confidence," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, January 4, 2017 5:19:00 PM EAT

Peter Costello said : "I think we should look at IR because there's still areas where outdated work practices are holding us back," External link

smh Wednesday, January 4, 2017 10:17:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "I think we should look at IR because there's still areas where outdated work practices are holding us back," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, January 4, 2017 9:43:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello told : "This is a country that worked itself up into a lather over a backpacker tax, for heaven's sake," External link

radioaustralianews Tuesday, December 6, 2016 4:27:00 PM EAT

Peter Costello told : "This is a country that worked itself up into a lather over a backpacker tax, for heaven's sake," External link

abc-au Tuesday, December 6, 2016 2:24:00 PM EAT

Peter Costello said : "These fees haven't been moved for three years and I'm happy for the board to have a look at them in the light of the performance of the company," "I don't think they'll add to the bottom line because they're a very, very small part of expenses but, nonetheless, I think all costs in relation to the company should be looked at and I think it's a fair thing to look at them" External link

abc-au Tuesday, November 15, 2016 8:12:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "Like all investors across major global economies, we are facing a low-return environment. We are maintaining a disciplined and prudent approach to finding opportunities," External link

9news Monday, October 31, 2016 7:05:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "The Port of Melbourne is a high quality asset and an important link between Australia and its trading partners," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, September 19, 2016 12:56:00 PM EAT

Peter Costello said : "We're delighted to invest in it and to add it to our portfolio of Australian and global infrastructure assets," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, September 19, 2016 12:56:00 PM EAT

Peter Costello said : "Every country has every right to do that. But outside of that particular decision, Chinese investment has been very beneficial for Australia," External link

abc-au Thursday, September 1, 2016 10:24:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "There's only one thing worse than a very profitable bank and that's an unprofitable bank," External link

abc-au Thursday, September 1, 2016 10:24:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello told : "Interest rates are practically zero ... we are running out of shots and it's time to move on to other areas of policy," External link

9news Thursday, September 1, 2016 9:46:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello told : "However you feel about banks and their service, just remember this: there is only one thing worse than a very profitable bank, that is an unprofitable bank," External link

9news Thursday, September 1, 2016 9:17:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello told : "Over that period there has been big events, big dislocation in financial markets, so I think that is a very pleasing result," External link

9news Thursday, September 1, 2016 6:07:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello told : "However you feel about banks and their service, just remember this: there is only one thing worse than a very profitable bank, that is an unprofitable bank," External link

9news Thursday, September 1, 2016 4:29:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "I actually think this is a recipe for instability," External link

9news Sunday, July 3, 2016 12:09:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "I actually think this is a recipe for instability," External link

9news Saturday, July 2, 2016 6:06:00 PM EAT

Peter Costello said : "I actually think this is a recipe for instability," External link

9news Saturday, July 2, 2016 4:04:00 PM EAT

Peter Costello said ( about Labor ) : "I can see seats that Labor can win in New South Wales and some of the ones we've been putting up obviously are seeing a Labor swing," External link

9news Saturday, July 2, 2016 1:01:00 PM EAT

Peter Costello said : "It is the determination of the board to build a robust system of checks and balances to guard against such events," External link

reuters Monday, May 30, 2016 1:34:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "It is the determination of the board to build a robust system of checks and balances to guard against such events," External link

thestar-my Friday, May 27, 2016 10:23:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : “It is the determination of the Board to build a robust system of checks and balances to guard against such events occurring in the future. Our talented people are the most valuable resource of the company and their safety is our priority” External link

9news Friday, May 27, 2016 8:16:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello told : "This Government's going to look at it again; fair enough, things may have changed, but I think they'll come to the same conclusion as we did," External link

abc-au Wednesday, March 11, 2015 8:31:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "This Government's going to look at again; fair enough, things may have changed, but I think they'll come to the same conclusion as we did," "If you want it to top up people's retirement, if you want it to save the Government money and it has that dual purpose, then you probably won't allow people to draw down on it for housing," External link

radioaustralia Wednesday, March 11, 2015 3:17:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "This Government's going to look at again; fair enough, things may have changed, but I think they'll come to the same conclusion as we did," "If you want it to top up people's retirement, if you want it to save the Government money and it has that dual purpose, then you probably won't allow people to draw down on it for housing," External link

radioaustralianews Tuesday, March 10, 2015 2:48:00 PM EAT

Peter Costello said : "This Government's going to look at again; fair enough, things may have changed, but I think they'll come to the same conclusion as we did," "If you want it to top up people's retirement, if you want it to save the Government money and it has that dual purpose, then you probably won't allow people to draw down on it for housing," External link

abc-au Tuesday, March 10, 2015 1:22:00 PM EAT



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Josh Frydenberg told ( about Peter Costello ) : "Peter Costello is absolutely right that it's a law of diminishing returns once you start to reduce interest rates below a certain amount, the impact on the economy is reduced," External link

nzherald Saturday, September 28, 2019 3:18:00 AM EAT

Josh Frydenberg told ( about Peter Costello ) : "Well Peter Costello is absolutely right that it's a law of diminishing returns once you start to reduce interest rates below a certain amount, the impact on the economy is reduced," External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, September 27, 2019 11:17:00 AM EAT

Josh Frydenberg told ( about Peter Costello ) : "Well Peter Costello is absolutely right that it's a law of diminishing returns once you start to reduce interest rates below a certain amount, the impact on the economy is reduced," External link

illawarramercury Friday, September 27, 2019 11:06:00 AM EAT

Josh Frydenberg told ( about Peter Costello ) : "Well Peter Costello is absolutely right that it's a law of diminishing returns once you start to reduce interest rates below a certain amount, the impact on the economy is reduced," External link

bordermail Friday, September 27, 2019 10:26:00 AM EAT

Josh Frydenberg told ( about Peter Costello ) : "Well Peter Costello is absolutely right that it's a law of diminishing returns once you start to reduce interest rates below a certain amount, the impact on the economy is reduced," External link

maitlandmercury Friday, September 27, 2019 10:11:00 AM EAT

Josh Frydenberg told ( about Peter Costello ) : "Peter Costello is absolutely right that it's a law of diminishing returns once you start to reduce interest rates below a certain amount, the impact on the economy is reduced," External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, September 27, 2019 4:45:00 AM EAT

Josh Frydenberg said ( about Peter Costello ) : "Our view is that the hard reforms that Peter is talking about, the productivity reforms, are very much on the government's agenda," External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, September 27, 2019 4:45:00 AM EAT

Josh Frydenberg told ( about Peter Costello ) : "Peter Costello is absolutely right that it's a law of diminishing returns once you start to reduce interest rates below a certain amount, the impact on the economy is reduced," External link

bordermail Friday, September 27, 2019 4:23:00 AM EAT

Josh Frydenberg said ( about Peter Costello ) : "Our view is that the hard reforms that Peter is talking about, the productivity reforms, are very much on the government's agenda," External link

bordermail Friday, September 27, 2019 4:23:00 AM EAT

Josh Frydenberg told ( about Peter Costello ) : "Peter Costello is absolutely right that it's a law of diminishing returns once you start to reduce interest rates below a certain amount, the impact on the economy is reduced," External link

maitlandmercury Friday, September 27, 2019 3:56:00 AM EAT

Josh Frydenberg said ( about Peter Costello ) : "Our view is that the hard reforms that Peter is talking about, the productivity reforms, are very much on the government's agenda," External link

maitlandmercury Friday, September 27, 2019 3:56:00 AM EAT

Gareth Evans said ( about Peter Costello ) : “In typical Howard Government fashion, Mr. Costello now blames his department for a security lapse and has required the acting secretary of Treasury to fall on his penknife and apologise,” External link

theage Friday, July 19, 2019 9:14:00 AM EAT

Chris Bowen said ( about Peter Costello ) : "I agree with (former Liberal treasurer) Peter Costello, it should be delivered term by term, budget by budget," External link

9news Friday, May 10, 2019 11:17:00 AM EAT

Terry Moran asked ( about Peter Costello ) : “Yet we are in aggregate prosperous and something of a national economic success story. Why then are so many Australians grumpy?” “Well, seen from a community perspective: the proceeds of economic activity have shifted from families to business, with wages stagnant; the outsourcing of Commonwealth service delivery to the private sector (for example, employment services, aged care and VET) has failed and it is clear Canberra knows this; reduction in the value of key benefits, such as those received by the unemployed, has left large numbers without dignity and hope; social housing for those displaced and impoverished by Commonwealth reforms was neglected while we led the world in rising house prices; the Commonwealth has been very late to recognise the consequences for our larger cities of rapid population growth flowing from the time of Peter Costello’s Intergenerational Reports; too many corporations have become rent seekers with little serious commitment to investing in R&D, product and service innovation and staff training (all of which are in aggregate decline across the private sector); and; until recently, many of these corporations have been at the heart of deflecting attention at the political level from what most Australians believe is a must do reform in the third wave – urgent attention to decarbonising our economy” External link

smh Friday, March 29, 2019 4:56:00 AM EAT

Terry Moran asked ( about Peter Costello ) : “Yet we are in aggregate prosperous and something of a national economic success story. Why then are so many Australians grumpy?” “Well, seen from a community perspective: the proceeds of economic activity have shifted from families to business, with wages stagnant; the outsourcing of Commonwealth service delivery to the private sector (for example, employment services, aged care and VET) has failed and it is clear Canberra knows this; reduction in the value of key benefits, such as those received by the unemployed, has left large numbers without dignity and hope; social housing for those displaced and impoverished by Commonwealth reforms was neglected while we led the world in rising house prices; the Commonwealth has been very late to recognise the consequences for our larger cities of rapid population growth flowing from the time of Peter Costello’s Intergenerational Reports; too many corporations have become rent seekers with little serious commitment to investing in R&D, product and service innovation and staff training (all of which are in aggregate decline across the private sector); and; until recently, many of these corporations have been at the heart of deflecting attention at the political level from what most Australians believe is a must do reform in the third wave – urgent attention to decarbonising our economy” External link

theage Friday, March 29, 2019 4:12:00 AM EAT

Warren Hogan said ( about Peter Costello ) : "I think you could argue the Future Fund, of which of course Mr Costello is very familiar, is run efficiently and effectively, then you would save those people a lot of money," "You're talking hundreds of millions of dollars, if not billions, in any given 10-year period" External link

abc-au Friday, October 13, 2017 11:21:00 AM EAT

Mathias Cormann said ( about Peter Costello ) : "I'm not commenting on what Peter Costello has put forward," "We are of course focusing on making sure the system is on the best possible foundation for the future" External link

abc-au Friday, October 13, 2017 11:21:00 AM EAT

Wayne Swan said ( about Peter Costello ) : "There was no indication from Peter Costello to the government that he had any interest in the position," "We had already appointed him as the head of the Future Fund" External link

smh Wednesday, July 27, 2016 6:18:00 AM EAT

Wayne Swan said ( about Peter Costello ) : "There was no indication from Peter Costello to the government that he had any interest in the position," "We had already appointed him as the head of the Future Fund" External link

smh Wednesday, July 27, 2016 6:15:00 AM EAT

Mr Albanese said ( about Peter Costello ) : "I don't think we're going to know the result tonight and I think that Peter Costello may well find himself looking a little bit premature," External link

9news Saturday, July 2, 2016 6:06:00 PM EAT

Mr Albanese said ( about Peter Costello ) : "I don't think we're going to know the result tonight and I think that Peter Costello may well find himself looking a little bit premature," External link

9news Saturday, July 2, 2016 4:04:00 PM EAT

David Tollner said ( about Peter Costello ) : "My name's not Peter Costello, I don't intend to leave politics and then sort of seamlessly move into the chairman's position or a board position at all, it's not something I've ever contemplated," "I intend to stay in the NT, but if at all possible I'm dead keen to distance myself from the Territory government and leave it to the next Territory government to take the reins," External link

9news Tuesday, May 24, 2016 1:48:00 PM EAT

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Peter Costello said : “It is fantastic, really it is so good I’m pleased it returned. We’ve been watching the cathedral and thinking how people at home might look over and think it is on fire and when you are next to it feels like it is swaying. I think it looks fabulous and is so good for the city” External link

thenorthernecho Friday, November 15, 2019 4:46:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello warned : "Will it have great effect on profitability? Well I suppose in the longer term. If the media in Australia is restricted in the ability to report it could have that effect," "I wouldn't expect a huge effect in the short term, but ultimately when you're selling newspapers ... the ability to report is very important" External link

smh Tuesday, November 12, 2019 8:36:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello warned : "Will it have great effect on profitability? Well I suppose in the longer term. If the media in Australia is restricted in the ability to report it could have that effect," "I wouldn't expect a huge effect in the short term, but ultimately when you're selling newspapers ... the ability to report is very important" External link

theage Tuesday, November 12, 2019 8:23:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello warned : "Will it have great effect on profitability? Well I suppose in the longer term. If the media in Australia is restricted in the ability to report it could have that effect," "I wouldn't expect a huge effect in the short term, but ultimately when you're selling newspapers ... the ability to report is very important" External link

watoday Tuesday, November 12, 2019 8:20:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello warned : "Will it have great effect on profitability? Well I suppose in the longer term. If the media in Australia is restricted in the ability to report it could have that effect," "I wouldn't expect a huge effect in the short term, but ultimately when you're selling newspapers ... the ability to report is very important" External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, November 12, 2019 8:06:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "Our advertising businesses are now in competition with global players like Facebook and Google, who do not have to abide by the same rules and who do not invest in Australian content in the same way we do," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, November 12, 2019 3:10:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "Our advertising businesses are now in competition with global players like Facebook and Google, who do not have to abide by the same rules and who do not invest in Australian content in the same way we do," External link

theage Tuesday, November 12, 2019 2:56:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "Our advertising businesses are now in competition with global players like Facebook and Google, who do not have to abide by the same rules and who do not invest in Australian content in the same way we do," External link

watoday Tuesday, November 12, 2019 2:49:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "Our advertising businesses are now in competition with global players like Facebook and Google, who do not have to abide by the same rules and who do not invest in Australian content in the same way we do," External link

smh Tuesday, November 12, 2019 2:40:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "We would say that in the environment we're looking out to, that's a very aggressive target," External link

watoday Wednesday, October 30, 2019 4:32:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "We would say that in the environment we're looking out to, that's a very aggressive target," External link

smh Tuesday, October 29, 2019 5:11:00 PM EAT

Peter Costello said : "We would say that in the environment we're looking out to, that's a very aggressive target," External link

theage Tuesday, October 29, 2019 4:38:00 PM EAT

Peter Costello said : "We would say that in the environment we're looking out to, that's a very aggressive target," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, October 29, 2019 4:26:00 PM EAT

Peter Costello said : "The Fund’s strong long term returns have been achieved while carefully and prudently managing risk levels in the portfolio," External link

smh Monday, October 21, 2019 8:58:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "Looking to the longer-term, the global economy remains challenged by factors including demographics and debt levels. Adding to this, prospective long-term returns remain lower than in recent years. The Board’s thoughtful and disciplined approach to investing will remain paramount as we navigate this environment," External link

smh Monday, October 21, 2019 8:58:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "The Fund’s strong long term returns have been achieved while carefully and prudently managing risk levels in the portfolio," External link

watoday Monday, October 21, 2019 8:28:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "Looking to the longer-term, the global economy remains challenged by factors including demographics and debt levels. Adding to this, prospective long-term returns remain lower than in recent years. The Board’s thoughtful and disciplined approach to investing will remain paramount as we navigate this environment," External link

watoday Monday, October 21, 2019 8:28:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "The Fund’s strong long term returns have been achieved while carefully and prudently managing risk levels in the portfolio," External link

smh Monday, October 21, 2019 7:26:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "Looking to the longer-term, the global economy remains challenged by factors including demographics and debt levels. Adding to this, prospective long-term returns remain lower than in recent years. The Board’s thoughtful and disciplined approach to investing will remain paramount as we navigate this environment," External link

smh Monday, October 21, 2019 7:26:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "The board remains alert to the uncertain outlook for global growth and the potential for shocks to markets while recognising that accommodative monetary policy continues to support asset prices," External link

4-traders Monday, October 21, 2019 5:25:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "This led to a period of monetary policy easing by central banks which, together with market expectations of further easing and continued economic growth, has supported strong asset returns in the second half of the year," External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, October 18, 2019 6:07:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "This led to a period of monetary policy easing by central banks which, together with market expectations of further easing and continued economic growth, has supported strong asset returns in the second half of the year," External link

maitlandmercury Friday, October 18, 2019 5:38:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "This led to a period of monetary policy easing by central banks which, together with market expectations of further easing and continued economic growth, has supported strong asset returns in the second half of the year," External link

bordermail Friday, October 18, 2019 5:27:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "This led to a period of monetary policy easing by central banks which, together with market expectations of further easing and continued economic growth, has supported strong asset returns in the second half of the year," External link

illawarramercury Friday, October 18, 2019 5:14:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "This led to a period of monetary policy easing by central banks which, together with market expectations of further easing and continued economic growth, has supported strong asset returns in the second half of the year," External link

yahoo-au Friday, October 18, 2019 5:06:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "This led to a period of monetary policy easing by central banks which, together with market expectations of further easing and continued economic growth, has supported strong asset returns in the second half of the year," External link

9news Friday, October 18, 2019 5:06:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "Why else would you have interest rates at 1 per cent?" External link

nzherald Saturday, September 28, 2019 3:18:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello told : "I don't think it's an answer for people who aren't in business, who have never made an investment decision, who all of a sudden decide, you know, they're going to chance their arm," External link

abc-au Wednesday, April 10, 2019 3:21:00 PM EAT

Peter Costello told : "I don't think it's an answer for people who aren't in business, who have never made an investment decision, who all of a sudden decide, you know, they're going to chance their arm," External link

abc-au Wednesday, April 10, 2019 10:24:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello observed : "We've stopped promising things for the year head, we've stopped promising things for the next term, we've stopped promising things for the term after the term, even. We're promising things in the term after the term after the term" External link

abc-au Friday, April 5, 2019 10:22:00 PM EAT

Peter Costello said : "He will be remembered as one of Australia’s foremost conservative literary individuals," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, April 1, 2019 11:20:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "He will be remembered as one of Australia’s foremost conservative literary individuals," External link

theage Monday, April 1, 2019 10:45:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "He didn't actually have a plan," External link

smh Wednesday, March 27, 2019 6:49:00 PM EAT

Peter Costello said : "He didn't actually have a plan," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, March 27, 2019 5:53:00 PM EAT

Peter Costello said : "He didn't actually have a plan," External link

theage Wednesday, March 27, 2019 5:16:00 PM EAT

Peter Costello said : "He didn't actually have a plan," External link

watoday Wednesday, March 27, 2019 4:14:00 PM EAT

Peter Costello said : “I don’t think Australia has really been very honest with itself in this debate. The public’s been promised over and over again that you can have it all, you can switch to renewable green power, and it’ll be cheaper. Well if that’s true, problem’s over. We’ve reduced our carbon emissions and we’ve reduced our electricity. It’s just that it hasn’t been our experience, has it?” External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, March 5, 2019 1:05:00 PM EAT

Peter Costello said : “I don’t think Australia has really been very honest with itself in this debate. The public’s been promised over and over again that you can have it all, you can switch to renewable green power, and it’ll be cheaper. Well if that’s true, problem’s over. We’ve reduced our carbon emissions and we’ve reduced our electricity. It’s just that it hasn’t been our experience, has it?” External link

smh Tuesday, March 5, 2019 12:40:00 PM EAT

Peter Costello said : “I don’t think Australia has really been very honest with itself in this debate. The public’s been promised over and over again that you can have it all, you can switch to renewable green power, and it’ll be cheaper. Well if that’s true, problem’s over. We’ve reduced our carbon emissions and we’ve reduced our electricity. It’s just that it hasn’t been our experience, has it?” External link

theage Tuesday, March 5, 2019 12:01:00 PM EAT

Peter Costello said : “We are an ally of the United States,” External link

theage Tuesday, March 5, 2019 11:07:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : “We are an ally of the United States,” External link

watoday Tuesday, March 5, 2019 10:30:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello told : "If the NAB was managing itself well ... the chairman would go first and then a new chairman or chairwoman would appoint the CEO," External link

wsau Friday, February 15, 2019 5:24:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : “Both the chairman and the CEO have announced that they will be leaving, and I think that’s appropriate. As I said, I think both have to take responsibility,” External link

brisbanetimes Monday, February 11, 2019 7:55:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : “So they both took responsibility, I’m not sure they’ve handled the transition well,” External link

brisbanetimes Monday, February 11, 2019 7:55:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said ( about Kenneth Hayne ) : “I don’t think it was because they lacked a few million here or a few million there, I think there was an attitude, and I think [Commissioner] Hayne has found this, there was an attitude they didn’t want to take on enforcement for whatever reason,” External link

brisbanetimes Monday, February 11, 2019 7:55:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : “Both the chairman and the CEO have announced that they will be leaving, and I think that’s appropriate. As I said, I think both have to take responsibility,” External link

theage Monday, February 11, 2019 7:08:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : “So they both took responsibility, I’m not sure they’ve handled the transition well,” External link

theage Monday, February 11, 2019 7:08:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said ( about Kenneth Hayne ) : “I don’t think it was because they lacked a few million here or a few million there, I think there was an attitude, and I think [Commissioner] Hayne has found this, there was an attitude they didn’t want to take on enforcement for whatever reason,” External link

theage Monday, February 11, 2019 7:08:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "We don't compare ourselves generally speaking with other funds, but to put that in some context, the median return for a balanced fund in the year to 31 December 2018 was 0.6 per cent," External link

smh Monday, February 11, 2019 6:41:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : “The government is wrestling with who should be a default fund when a person does not choose any fund,” External link

smh Monday, February 11, 2019 6:41:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello told : "If the NAB was managing itself well ... the chairman would go first and then a new chairman or chairwoman would appoint the CEO," External link

news-yahoo Monday, February 11, 2019 6:37:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "We don't compare ourselves generally speaking with other funds, but to put that in some context, the median return for a balanced fund in the year to 31 December 2018 was 0.6 per cent," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, February 11, 2019 6:14:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : “The government is wrestling with who should be a default fund when a person does not choose any fund,” External link

brisbanetimes Monday, February 11, 2019 6:14:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "We don't compare ourselves generally speaking with other funds, but to put that in some context, the median return for a balanced fund in the year to 31 December 2018 was 0.6 per cent," External link

watoday Monday, February 11, 2019 5:54:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : “The government is wrestling with who should be a default fund when a person does not choose any fund,” External link

watoday Monday, February 11, 2019 5:54:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello told : "Charging people for service that wasn't rendered and, in some cases, charging the dead. In some cases not putting (superannuation) trustees obligations as paramount," External link

abc-au Monday, February 11, 2019 5:12:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "We have been voting against what we regard as inappropriate remuneration structures," "We think that renumeration should reward a job well done but conversely there should be 'pay at risk' if it's not well done" External link

abc-au Monday, February 11, 2019 5:12:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "This does have a wealth effect and people see the value of their properties going down. They may feel less inclined to spend and that may have an effect on the general economy," External link

abc-au Monday, February 11, 2019 5:12:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "The Future Fund is a sovereign wealth fund. It is not open to the public. It is not a superannuation fund. And it doesn't aspire to become a superannuation fund," External link

abc-au Monday, February 11, 2019 5:12:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "This is a strong result by international standards, it puts Australia in a strong fiscal position," "We would be in one of the strongest positions of the world, certainly much stronger than any of the G7 countries and nearly all of the OECD" External link

pidp Friday, December 14, 2018 9:04:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "The argument for strong fiscal policy has to be mounted again in each election and in each generation," "But successful prior experience should encourage those now engaged in that argument, that the public will support a well-designed program and it can be successful" External link

smh Thursday, November 30, 2017 5:03:00 PM EAT

Peter Costello said : "If you were an Australian builder, you wouldn't let a civilian on to it, let alone move in," External link

nzherald Friday, November 24, 2017 10:31:00 PM EAT

Peter Costello said : "Our company worked tirelessly with the industry to support this comprehensive package," External link

smh Tuesday, November 14, 2017 3:09:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "There is a fair argument that these compulsory payments should be allocated to a national safety-net administrator -- let's call it the Super Guarantee Agency," External link

news_com_au Friday, October 13, 2017 2:41:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "There is a fair argument that these compulsory payments should be allocated to a national safety-net administrator -- let's call it the Super Guarantee Agency," External link

news_com_au Friday, October 13, 2017 12:08:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello told : "Let me say I believe that, subject to safeguards, people should be able to choose who manages their super," External link

smh Thursday, October 12, 2017 11:35:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "The Future Fund continues to perform well and has exceeded its benchmark return objective," External link

smh Thursday, August 31, 2017 10:33:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "We would expect over that period to grow in excess of $200 billion," External link

news_com_au Thursday, August 31, 2017 4:33:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello stated : “The ‘Fit-for-the-Future’ programme we have embarked on, underpinned by the continued Winning Ways of Working culture change should move us towards sustainable cost competitiveness and operational excellence as we keep a keen focus on our cash delivery. It must be clear to all that ‘improving the business is the Business” External link

ngrguardiannews Wednesday, February 15, 2017 5:39:00 PM EAT

Peter Costello told : "We do see quite a lot of risk on the horizon. There has been a bounce in equity markets particularly since the election of the new US president," External link

abc-au Wednesday, February 1, 2017 5:16:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "We're a sovereign wealth fund of the Australian Government, so we don't talk about domestic politics in someone else's county. It would be wrong if we did," External link

abc-au Wednesday, February 1, 2017 5:16:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "We maintain our long-held view that we see a challenging investment environment ahead with elevated risks and lower prospective returns than in previous years," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, January 31, 2017 5:35:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "While global equity markets have strengthened over recent months, uncertainty regarding global monetary policy and a range of geopolitical factors remains," "With our long term objective front of mind, the board exercises patience and diligence in investing the assets of the fund, ensuring we do not expose the portfolio to undue risks for the sake of short term gains" External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, January 31, 2017 5:35:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "In the pursuit of strong returns, we are keenly aware of our responsibility to managing risk," External link

abc-au Tuesday, January 31, 2017 3:33:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "The board exercises patience and diligence in investing the assets of the fund, ensuring we do not expose the portfolio to undue risks for the sake of short-terms gains," External link

9news Tuesday, January 31, 2017 3:29:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello told : "I think we should focus on individual tax rates because I think they are as important if not more important to consumers and to confidence," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, January 4, 2017 5:19:00 PM EAT

Peter Costello said : "I think we should look at IR because there's still areas where outdated work practices are holding us back," External link

smh Wednesday, January 4, 2017 10:17:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "I think we should look at IR because there's still areas where outdated work practices are holding us back," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, January 4, 2017 9:43:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello told : "This is a country that worked itself up into a lather over a backpacker tax, for heaven's sake," External link

radioaustralianews Tuesday, December 6, 2016 4:27:00 PM EAT

Peter Costello told : "This is a country that worked itself up into a lather over a backpacker tax, for heaven's sake," External link

abc-au Tuesday, December 6, 2016 2:24:00 PM EAT

Peter Costello said : "These fees haven't been moved for three years and I'm happy for the board to have a look at them in the light of the performance of the company," "I don't think they'll add to the bottom line because they're a very, very small part of expenses but, nonetheless, I think all costs in relation to the company should be looked at and I think it's a fair thing to look at them" External link

abc-au Tuesday, November 15, 2016 8:12:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "Like all investors across major global economies, we are facing a low-return environment. We are maintaining a disciplined and prudent approach to finding opportunities," External link

9news Monday, October 31, 2016 7:05:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "The Port of Melbourne is a high quality asset and an important link between Australia and its trading partners," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, September 19, 2016 12:56:00 PM EAT

Peter Costello said : "We're delighted to invest in it and to add it to our portfolio of Australian and global infrastructure assets," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, September 19, 2016 12:56:00 PM EAT

Peter Costello said : "Every country has every right to do that. But outside of that particular decision, Chinese investment has been very beneficial for Australia," External link

abc-au Thursday, September 1, 2016 10:24:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "There's only one thing worse than a very profitable bank and that's an unprofitable bank," External link

abc-au Thursday, September 1, 2016 10:24:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello told : "Interest rates are practically zero ... we are running out of shots and it's time to move on to other areas of policy," External link

9news Thursday, September 1, 2016 9:46:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello told : "However you feel about banks and their service, just remember this: there is only one thing worse than a very profitable bank, that is an unprofitable bank," External link

9news Thursday, September 1, 2016 9:17:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello told : "Over that period there has been big events, big dislocation in financial markets, so I think that is a very pleasing result," External link

9news Thursday, September 1, 2016 6:07:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello told : "However you feel about banks and their service, just remember this: there is only one thing worse than a very profitable bank, that is an unprofitable bank," External link

9news Thursday, September 1, 2016 4:29:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "I actually think this is a recipe for instability," External link

9news Sunday, July 3, 2016 12:09:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "I actually think this is a recipe for instability," External link

9news Saturday, July 2, 2016 6:06:00 PM EAT

Peter Costello said : "I actually think this is a recipe for instability," External link

9news Saturday, July 2, 2016 4:04:00 PM EAT

Peter Costello said ( about Labor ) : "I can see seats that Labor can win in New South Wales and some of the ones we've been putting up obviously are seeing a Labor swing," External link

9news Saturday, July 2, 2016 1:01:00 PM EAT

Peter Costello said : "It is the determination of the board to build a robust system of checks and balances to guard against such events," External link

reuters Monday, May 30, 2016 1:34:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "It is the determination of the board to build a robust system of checks and balances to guard against such events," External link

thestar-my Friday, May 27, 2016 10:23:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : “It is the determination of the Board to build a robust system of checks and balances to guard against such events occurring in the future. Our talented people are the most valuable resource of the company and their safety is our priority” External link

9news Friday, May 27, 2016 8:16:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello told : "This Government's going to look at it again; fair enough, things may have changed, but I think they'll come to the same conclusion as we did," External link

abc-au Wednesday, March 11, 2015 8:31:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "This Government's going to look at again; fair enough, things may have changed, but I think they'll come to the same conclusion as we did," "If you want it to top up people's retirement, if you want it to save the Government money and it has that dual purpose, then you probably won't allow people to draw down on it for housing," External link

radioaustralia Wednesday, March 11, 2015 3:17:00 AM EAT

Peter Costello said : "This Government's going to look at again; fair enough, things may have changed, but I think they'll come to the same conclusion as we did," "If you want it to top up people's retirement, if you want it to save the Government money and it has that dual purpose, then you probably won't allow people to draw down on it for housing," External link

radioaustralianews Tuesday, March 10, 2015 2:48:00 PM EAT

Peter Costello said : "This Government's going to look at again; fair enough, things may have changed, but I think they'll come to the same conclusion as we did," "If you want it to top up people's retirement, if you want it to save the Government money and it has that dual purpose, then you probably won't allow people to draw down on it for housing," External link

abc-au Tuesday, March 10, 2015 1:22:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
chairman6.04%EN10/24/201724/10/2017
treasurer49.87%EN10/13/201713/10/2017
former treasurer28.35%EN10/12/201712/10/2017
future fund chairman2.36%EN08/31/201731/08/2017
superintendent2.10%EN07/14/201714/07/2017
howard government treasurer2.10%EN04/09/201709/04/2017
former howard government treasurer2.10%EN12/06/201606/12/2016
member0.26%EN11/24/201624/11/2016
liberal0.26%EN07/12/201612/07/2016
chairman of nec0.26%EN05/27/201627/05/2016
mate0.26%EN05/26/201626/05/2016
director1.05%EN02/14/201414/02/2014
deputy2.89%EN10/11/200711/10/2007
prime minister1.31%EN05/27/200727/05/2007
ministro australiano0.26%PT11/18/200618/11/2006
minister0.26%EN02/24/200624/02/2006
minister0.26%NL02/24/200624/02/2006
Names Lang Count
Peter CostelloEN64.94%
Peter CostelloEU34.40%
بيتر كوستيلوAR0.66%
Peter CosteloPT0.00%
Peter CostelloFR0.00%


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Josh Frydenberg told ( about Peter Costello ) : "Peter Costello is absolutely right that it's a law of diminishing returns once you start to reduce interest rates below a certain amount, the impact on the economy is reduced," External link

nzherald Saturday, September 28, 2019 3:18:00 AM EAT

Josh Frydenberg told ( about Peter Costello ) : "Well Peter Costello is absolutely right that it's a law of diminishing returns once you start to reduce interest rates below a certain amount, the impact on the economy is reduced," External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, September 27, 2019 11:17:00 AM EAT

Josh Frydenberg told ( about Peter Costello ) : "Well Peter Costello is absolutely right that it's a law of diminishing returns once you start to reduce interest rates below a certain amount, the impact on the economy is reduced," External link

illawarramercury Friday, September 27, 2019 11:06:00 AM EAT

Josh Frydenberg told ( about Peter Costello ) : "Well Peter Costello is absolutely right that it's a law of diminishing returns once you start to reduce interest rates below a certain amount, the impact on the economy is reduced," External link

bordermail Friday, September 27, 2019 10:26:00 AM EAT

Josh Frydenberg told ( about Peter Costello ) : "Well Peter Costello is absolutely right that it's a law of diminishing returns once you start to reduce interest rates below a certain amount, the impact on the economy is reduced," External link

maitlandmercury Friday, September 27, 2019 10:11:00 AM EAT

Josh Frydenberg told ( about Peter Costello ) : "Peter Costello is absolutely right that it's a law of diminishing returns once you start to reduce interest rates below a certain amount, the impact on the economy is reduced," External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, September 27, 2019 4:45:00 AM EAT

Josh Frydenberg said ( about Peter Costello ) : "Our view is that the hard reforms that Peter is talking about, the productivity reforms, are very much on the government's agenda," External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, September 27, 2019 4:45:00 AM EAT

Josh Frydenberg told ( about Peter Costello ) : "Peter Costello is absolutely right that it's a law of diminishing returns once you start to reduce interest rates below a certain amount, the impact on the economy is reduced," External link

bordermail Friday, September 27, 2019 4:23:00 AM EAT

Josh Frydenberg said ( about Peter Costello ) : "Our view is that the hard reforms that Peter is talking about, the productivity reforms, are very much on the government's agenda," External link

bordermail Friday, September 27, 2019 4:23:00 AM EAT

Josh Frydenberg told ( about Peter Costello ) : "Peter Costello is absolutely right that it's a law of diminishing returns once you start to reduce interest rates below a certain amount, the impact on the economy is reduced," External link

maitlandmercury Friday, September 27, 2019 3:56:00 AM EAT

Josh Frydenberg said ( about Peter Costello ) : "Our view is that the hard reforms that Peter is talking about, the productivity reforms, are very much on the government's agenda," External link

maitlandmercury Friday, September 27, 2019 3:56:00 AM EAT

Gareth Evans said ( about Peter Costello ) : “In typical Howard Government fashion, Mr. Costello now blames his department for a security lapse and has required the acting secretary of Treasury to fall on his penknife and apologise,” External link

theage Friday, July 19, 2019 9:14:00 AM EAT

Chris Bowen said ( about Peter Costello ) : "I agree with (former Liberal treasurer) Peter Costello, it should be delivered term by term, budget by budget," External link

9news Friday, May 10, 2019 11:17:00 AM EAT

Terry Moran asked ( about Peter Costello ) : “Yet we are in aggregate prosperous and something of a national economic success story. Why then are so many Australians grumpy?” “Well, seen from a community perspective: the proceeds of economic activity have shifted from families to business, with wages stagnant; the outsourcing of Commonwealth service delivery to the private sector (for example, employment services, aged care and VET) has failed and it is clear Canberra knows this; reduction in the value of key benefits, such as those received by the unemployed, has left large numbers without dignity and hope; social housing for those displaced and impoverished by Commonwealth reforms was neglected while we led the world in rising house prices; the Commonwealth has been very late to recognise the consequences for our larger cities of rapid population growth flowing from the time of Peter Costello’s Intergenerational Reports; too many corporations have become rent seekers with little serious commitment to investing in R&D, product and service innovation and staff training (all of which are in aggregate decline across the private sector); and; until recently, many of these corporations have been at the heart of deflecting attention at the political level from what most Australians believe is a must do reform in the third wave – urgent attention to decarbonising our economy” External link

smh Friday, March 29, 2019 4:56:00 AM EAT

Terry Moran asked ( about Peter Costello ) : “Yet we are in aggregate prosperous and something of a national economic success story. Why then are so many Australians grumpy?” “Well, seen from a community perspective: the proceeds of economic activity have shifted from families to business, with wages stagnant; the outsourcing of Commonwealth service delivery to the private sector (for example, employment services, aged care and VET) has failed and it is clear Canberra knows this; reduction in the value of key benefits, such as those received by the unemployed, has left large numbers without dignity and hope; social housing for those displaced and impoverished by Commonwealth reforms was neglected while we led the world in rising house prices; the Commonwealth has been very late to recognise the consequences for our larger cities of rapid population growth flowing from the time of Peter Costello’s Intergenerational Reports; too many corporations have become rent seekers with little serious commitment to investing in R&D, product and service innovation and staff training (all of which are in aggregate decline across the private sector); and; until recently, many of these corporations have been at the heart of deflecting attention at the political level from what most Australians believe is a must do reform in the third wave – urgent attention to decarbonising our economy” External link

theage Friday, March 29, 2019 4:12:00 AM EAT

Warren Hogan said ( about Peter Costello ) : "I think you could argue the Future Fund, of which of course Mr Costello is very familiar, is run efficiently and effectively, then you would save those people a lot of money," "You're talking hundreds of millions of dollars, if not billions, in any given 10-year period" External link

abc-au Friday, October 13, 2017 11:21:00 AM EAT

Mathias Cormann said ( about Peter Costello ) : "I'm not commenting on what Peter Costello has put forward," "We are of course focusing on making sure the system is on the best possible foundation for the future" External link

abc-au Friday, October 13, 2017 11:21:00 AM EAT

Wayne Swan said ( about Peter Costello ) : "There was no indication from Peter Costello to the government that he had any interest in the position," "We had already appointed him as the head of the Future Fund" External link

smh Wednesday, July 27, 2016 6:18:00 AM EAT

Wayne Swan said ( about Peter Costello ) : "There was no indication from Peter Costello to the government that he had any interest in the position," "We had already appointed him as the head of the Future Fund" External link

smh Wednesday, July 27, 2016 6:15:00 AM EAT

Mr Albanese said ( about Peter Costello ) : "I don't think we're going to know the result tonight and I think that Peter Costello may well find himself looking a little bit premature," External link

9news Saturday, July 2, 2016 6:06:00 PM EAT

Mr Albanese said ( about Peter Costello ) : "I don't think we're going to know the result tonight and I think that Peter Costello may well find himself looking a little bit premature," External link

9news Saturday, July 2, 2016 4:04:00 PM EAT

David Tollner said ( about Peter Costello ) : "My name's not Peter Costello, I don't intend to leave politics and then sort of seamlessly move into the chairman's position or a board position at all, it's not something I've ever contemplated," "I intend to stay in the NT, but if at all possible I'm dead keen to distance myself from the Territory government and leave it to the next Territory government to take the reins," External link

9news Tuesday, May 24, 2016 1:48:00 PM EAT