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Address to the China-Australia Cooperation on Economy and Trade Forum - Sydney

We have to remind our communities that trade creates jobs. It enables businesses to do more, to export more, to invest more. All of that opens up enormous opportunities.

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24th March 2017  |  Comments  |  Speeches

Speech at Luncheon for His Excellency Premier Li Keqiang

Australia is seizing the historic opportunity to provide the high-quality, safe food and beverages, consumer goods and high-end services of every kind, to meet China’s needs in this century.

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23rd March 2017  |  Comments  |  Speeches

Statement to House of Representatives – Terror attack in London

We will never give in to terror. We will never stop fighting for our hard-won freedoms and standing resolutely, side-by-side with free nations that fight for freedom too, by our side.

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23rd March 2017  |  Comments  |  Speeches

Remarks - Australian Defence Force International Women’s Day Morning Tea

When you empower a woman, you empower a family, you empower a nation - the whole economy and the whole community benefits.

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8th March 2017  |  Comments  |  Speeches, Transcripts

Address to the Indian Ocean Rim Association Leaders’ Summit - Jakarta

IORA affirms our shared commitment to building peace, stability and prosperity in our region.

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7th March 2017  |  Comments  |  Speeches

Joint Media Statement with the President of Indonesia

The potential for us to expand our economic relationship is very clear. This will facilitate more opportunities for Australian and Indonesian businesses and create more jobs for both Australia and Indonesia.

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26th February 2017  |  Comments  |  Speeches

Remarks to the Australia-Canada Economic Leadership Forum

This gathering has the very pragmatic purpose of exploring the economic landscape Australia and Canada share in this global age of change.

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21st February 2017  |  Comments  |  Speeches, Transcripts

Speech - International Women’s Day Parliamentary Breakfast 2017

Gender equality is an economic and social priority for Australia. It’s good for women, for families, for business and the economy. It is more than a theme. It should be part of us.

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16th February 2017  |  Comments  |  Speeches

Closing the Gap Report Statement to Parliament

This Parliament has the opportunity, using the knowledge and wisdom of Indigenous people to embark on a new approach to Closing the Gap on Indigenous disadvantage.

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14th February 2017  |  Comments  |  Speeches

Closing the Gap Report Statement to Parliament

Closing the Gap is, and will remain, a key priority for the Government; indeed it is a shared responsibility of all Governments.

Although it is important to celebrate successes, we are seeing insufficient national progress in addressing the disadvantage of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

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14th February 2017  |  Comments  |  Speeches