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Joint Press Conference with the Treasurer and Minister for the Environment and Energy

Today the Government announced a new initiative to address the problem of rising electricity prices. There have been a number of reports which have indicated that there is excessive profit margins being made by retailers in the electricity market. We need to get to the bottom of this. So, we are tasking the consumer watchdog, the ACCC to investigate this thoroughly.

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27th March 2017  |  Comments  |  Transcripts

Remarks at the Sydney Swans vs Port Adelaide AFL Game with Premier Li Keqiang

We are playing in the best of the great Australian sporting tradition so we’re all friends here. Friends of AFL, friends of Australian Football and what a magnificent job the AFL has done to engage with all Australians.

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25th March 2017  |  Comments  |  Transcripts

Remarks at Annual Leaders’ Talks with His Excellency Li Keqiang

This is an opportunity for us to take a strong friendship, a strong partnership and make it stronger still.

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24th March 2017  |  Comments  |  Transcripts

Doorstop with the Minister for Education and Training, Senator The Hon. Simon Birmingham

This package backs hardworking Australian families - those with the greatest need, who work the most hours, get the most support.

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24th March 2017  |  Comments  |  Transcripts

Radio interview with Neil Mitchell

What we’ve achieved is an outstanding reform here. It will benefit around a million families. It’s targeted to those who work the longest hours but earn the least.

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24th March 2017  |  Comments  |  Transcripts

Press Statement – Terrorist attack in London

Australia’s heartfelt sympathy and resolute solidarity is with the people of the United Kingdom with whom we stand today as we always have in freedoms cause. Staunch allies in the war against terrorism.

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23rd March 2017  |  Comments  |  Transcripts

Doorstop - Canberra

Under our reforms, child care will be more available and will be fairer. We are urging all the parties in the Senate to get behind it.

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22nd March 2017  |  Comments  |  Transcripts

Press Conference with the Attorney General - Canberra

We are defending Australians from racial vilification by replacing language which has been discredited and has lost credibility. We’re defending Australians with a stronger, fairer law.

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21st March 2017  |  Comments  |  Transcripts

Press Conference with the Minister for Employment, Senator the Hon. Michaelia Cash

The Government is taking up the recommendations of the Heydon Royal Commission, to make it a criminal offence, punishable by up to 10 years in prison, for a union to accept or a union official to accept or an employer to make a payment that has a corrupting motive, a corrupting intent in the sense of encouraging a union or a union official to act improperly. We are also making it an offence, punishable by up to two years’ imprisonment, for any payment to be made by an employer to a union or a union official, other than for clearly legitimate purposes - such as the remittance of union dues or something of that kind.

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20th March 2017  |  Comments  |  Transcripts

Speech at the Launch of the New Holocaust Exhibition, Sydney Jewish Museum

We are capable of the greatest love us - humans, people. We are. But we are capable of the most terrible crimes and that is why we must never forget the Holocaust.

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20th March 2017  |  Comments  |  Transcripts