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Australia-Singapore Comprehensive Strategic Partnership

This new strategic partnership will generate its own construction boom in North Queensland as local builders and engineers construct roads, accommodation and infrastructure for the Singaporean Defence Forces to conduct training exercises.This is part of our economic plan, that builds on the Coalition’s Northern Australia Policy and the Defence White Paper.

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6th May 2016  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

Budget delivers for Australian women

The 2016-17 Commonwealth Budget will build on the Government’s strong efforts to boost women’s workforce participation, strengthen women’s economic security and further ensure women and their children are safe from violence.

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4th May 2016  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

The quality reforms needed to get all Australian students ahead

The Turnbull Government has committed to the most significant package of education quality reforms in a generation to drive excellence in Australia’s school students as part of a $73.6 billion student achievement plan.

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1st May 2016  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

Cities Policy Launch - with Minister for Major Projects and Assistant Minister for Cities

The Smart Cities Plan will deliver jobs closer to homes, more affordable housing, better transport connections and healthy environments. Great cities attract, retain and develop increasingly mobile talent and organisations, encouraging them to innovate, create jobs and support growth.

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29th April 2016  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

Feasibility study of second interconnector to maximise Tasmania’s renewable energy resources

The Commonwealth and Tasmanian governments will conduct a feasibility study of a second interconnector to focus on improving energy security and maximising Tasmania’s renewable energy resources

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28th April 2016  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

Turnbull Government invests over $1.9 billion in new icebreaker

The Australian Government has signed a contract for Australia’s new icebreaker - a $1.9 billion investment. The new icebreaker will help to further expand Tasmania’s role as the gateway to Antarctica, and is great news for jobs and growth in the state.

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28th April 2016  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

Supporting women in building and construction

The Prime Minister and the Minister for Women today launched a pilot mentoring programme to support women in the building and construction industry.

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27th April 2016  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

A new era of Antarctic engagement

The Turnbull Government is providing $255 million in funding over the next ten years to enhance Australia’s Antarctic logistics and science capabilities.

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27th April 2016  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

Future Submarine Program

The next generation of submarines for Australia will be constructed at the Adelaide shipyard. DCNS of France has been selected as our preferred international partner for the design of the 12 Future Submarines.

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26th April 2016  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

Rejecting Labor’s Housing Tax Plan

The Turnbull Government will be not be making changes to negative gearing or capital gains tax policy in the May 3 budget.

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24th April 2016  |  Comments  |  Media Releases