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Media Release - Prime Minister Netanyahu’s visit to Australia

I am looking forward, with Lucy, to welcoming the Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, and his wife, Mrs Sara Netanyahu, to Australia.

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20th February 2017  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

75th anniversary of the Bombing of Darwin

Today, we mark an important date in our history: the 75th anniversary of the Bombing of Darwin.

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19th February 2017  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

Science and innovation treaty with New Zealand creates new opportunities

Today the Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, Senator Arthur Sinodinos, and the New Zealand Minister for Economic Development, Transport and Communications, Simon Bridges, signed a treaty-level Science, Research and Innovation Cooperation Agreement at the Australia New Zealand Leaders’ Meeting in Queenstown.

Australia and New Zealand will work together to tackle chronic disease, advance general health care and improve the accuracy and availability of GPS signals as part of our commitment to increase collaboration on research and innovation.

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17th February 2017  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

Prime Minister to attend Australia New Zealand Leader’s Meeting in Queenstown

I will travel to New Zealand to attend the annual Australia New Zealand Leaders’ Meeting on 17 February in Queenstown.

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13th February 2017  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

Media Release -States back national single Renewable Energy Target

I welcome the decision by the South Australian Liberal Party, Victorian Coalition and Queensland LNP to do away with ad hoc state renewable energy targets in favour of a single national approach.

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13th February 2017  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

Joint Media Release with the Minister for Foreign Affairs - North Korean ballistic missile launch

Australia condemns North Korea’s latest ballistic missile launch which is a clear breach of United Nations Security Council Resolutions and a further threat to regional and global peace and stability.

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12th February 2017  |  Comments  |  Media Releases, Transcripts

Prime Minister of Sri Lanka’s visit to Australia

I am pleased to welcome Prime Minister the Honourable Ranil Wickremesinghe and his wife Professor Maithree Wickremesinghe to Australia from 13 – 17 February 2017.

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12th February 2017  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

Responsible budget savings to fund more affordable child care for Australian families

Joint Media Release with the Treasurer, the Minister for Education, and the Minister for Social Services

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8th February 2017  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

Commonwealth contribution to Bourke Street Fund

The Turnbull Government joins all Australians in offering our love, solidarity and deepest sympathies to the victims of the vicious and cowardly attack that took place in Bourke Street, Melbourne on 20 January.

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22nd January 2017  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

Statement on criminal attack in Bourke Street, Melbourne

We thank and acknowledge the heroism, the professionalism of the police and the emergency workers who rushed to the aid of the victims

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20th January 2017  |  Comments  |  Media Releases