In an exclusive interview with The Australia Today NSW Treasurer Daniel Mookhey spoke about steps he has undertaken to address the cost of living issue with Consumer Price Index in NSW hovering around 6.5% in June 2023 according to the NSW Treasury.
He also spoke about his own journey into politics. Treasurer Mookhey was the first politician anywhere in Australia to take his oath of office on the Bhagavad Gita. He is also the first person of Indian origin to become Treasurer in any Parliament of Australia.
Emphasising on the important contribution of the Indian diaspora, he said that diaspora here is the envy of other countries, when it comes to engaging with India. He mentioned that the AI-ECTA Free Trade agreement has been a game changer and stressed on the overall importance of the Australia-India bilateral relationship.
On a lighter note he also spoke about his Puri making skills given Diwali festivities.
Catch Treasurer Daniel Mookhey’s full interview with Pallavi Jain here:
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