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Travel claims by the Minister for Health

Today I have asked the Secretary of my Department of Prime Minister & Cabinet for advice in relation to the Statement of Ministerial Standards relating to travel claims made by the Minister for Health, Aged Care and Sport, the Hon Sussan Ley MP.

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9th January 2017  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

Defence cooperation with Indonesia

I acknowledge and value President Joko Widodo’s commitment to the strategic partnership between our two countries and value our personal friendship.

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6th January 2017  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

$117 million in new homelessness funding

Join Media Release - The Turnbull Coalition will deliver $117.2 million to support frontline services addressing homelessness.

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9th December 2016  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

Appointments to the High Court of Australia

His Excellency the Governor-General has accepted the advice of the Government to appoint the Honourable Justice Susan Mary Kiefel AC as the next Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia. Justice Kiefel will become Australia’s thirteenth Chief Justice when the Honourable Justice Robert French AC leaves the Court on 29 January 2017.

His Excellency the Governor-General has also accepted the Government’s advice to appoint the Honourable Justice James Joshua Edelman to the High Court.  He will fill the vacancy created by the appointment of Justice Kiefel as Chief Justice.

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29th November 2016  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

Childhood Cancer Network receives $20 million to help children with cancer

Joint Media release with the Minister for Health and Aged Care and the Minister for Sport Sussan Ley MP

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3rd November 2016  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

Government strengthens investment to reduce violence against women and children

Joint Media Release with Minister Cash and Minister Porter

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28th October 2016  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

Joint Media Release - Jobs boom from a strong Western Sydney economy

The Australian and New South Wales governments have committed to a generational deal to deliver almost 100,000 jobs, more housing and better transport for outer Western Sydney in the first City Deal for New South Wales – the nation’s largest ever planning and investment partnership.

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21st October 2016  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

Connect.Act.Change - COAG Summit to address violence against women and their children

The Council of Australian Governments’ (COAG) will host a National Summit on Reducing Violence against Women and their Children in Brisbane on 27 and 28 October 2016.

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17th October 2016  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

Prime Minister of Singapore’s visit to Canberra

I am pleased to announce that Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and his wife, Ho Ching, will visit Canberra this week from 11–13 October 2016.

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12th October 2016  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

5000 Indigenous jobs through VTEC

The Coalition Government has reached its target of supporting 5000 job opportunities for First Australians through the Vocational Training and Employment Centre initiative.

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5th October 2016  |  Comments  |  Media Releases