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Doorstop with Immigration and Border Protection Minister, Cairns

Our message, unequivocally and clearly, is to those people who seek to come to Australia by boat - don’t. You will not succeed. You will be turned back. We say this to the families in Australia who seek to bring people to Australia by boat - do not. You will not succeed.

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27th July 2016  |  Comments  |  Transcripts

Interview with Kier Shorey ABC Far North Queensland radio, Cairns

So this royal commission which will be done in collaboration with the Northern Territory Government will be focused on the youth detention centres and youth detention practises in the Northern Territory that were the subject of the Four Corners program. My aim is to have a directions hearing next month, to have hearings over the following month and with a report early next year.

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27th July 2016  |  Comments  |  Transcripts

Doorstop at Lavarack Barracks - Townsville

We’re here, as you know, to talk with the city Government, the mayor, and civic leaders about our City Plan for Townsville, our City Deal for Townsville. This is the first of our City Deals and a very important part of the way we’re going to integrate federal, state and local government and the private sector in ensuring that we deliver the best outcomes for cities - large cities, regional cities and of course capital cities as well. Townsville is the first and we’re looking forward - I’m here with Angus Taylor, my Assistant Minister on Cities and Digital Transformation, to talk about that as well of course with Queensland Senator James McGrath my Assistant Minister.

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26th July 2016  |  Comments  |  Transcripts

Remarks at Lavarack Barracks, Townsville

We are celebrating this week the 50th anniversary of Lavarack Barracks here and it’s a very proud tradition. Last year we celebrated the 100th anniversary of your brigade and again a very proud tradition. Australia will always need men and women like yourselves; professional, committed, courageous, dedicated to Australia’s service to keep us safe.

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26th July 2016  |  Comments  |  Media Releases, Transcripts

Interview with Michael Brissenden, ABC AM

Like all Australians, I’ve been deeply shocked – shocked and appalled by the images of mistreatment of children at the Don Dale Centre. I have been speaking over night and early this morning with the Chief Minister, Adam Giles, with my Attorney General, Senator Brandis, with the Minister for Indigenous Affairs and Northern Territory Senator, Nigel Scullion and also the Human Rights Commissioner, Gillian Triggs. We will be establishing a Royal Commission in to these events, into this centre.

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26th July 2016  |  Comments  |  Transcripts

Interview with Neil Mitchell, 3AW

Speaking with Neil Mitchell this morning about lone wolf terrorism and keeping Australians safe.

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22nd July 2016  |  Comments  |  Transcripts

Joint Remarks with Vice President of the United States, Joe Biden

It is that shared passion of our two nations that the people and Australia and the people of the United States, to freedom, the rule of law, democracy and the right of every person to be able to aspire to realise their dreams. Every single one of us, born equal, entitled to the same protection of a free country governed by its own laws.

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19th July 2016  |  Comments  |  Transcripts

Interview with Leigh Sales, ABC 7.30

Speaking with Leigh Sales on ABC’s 7.30 program about the new Turnbull Ministry

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19th July 2016  |  Comments  |  Transcripts

Press Conference - Parliament House - Canberra

What I am announcing today is the team, the Ministry that I will be recommending to his Excellency the Governor-General tomorrow.

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18th July 2016  |  Comments  |  Transcripts

Remarks to Government Party Room - Canberra

Welcome back to three years of serving the Australian people.

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18th July 2016  |  Comments  |  Transcripts