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Prime Minister of Australia

The Hon Tony Abbott MP
  • PM Abbott and Deputy PM Truss with some of the documents for the new airport and infrastructure

    Western Sydney airport to deliver jobs and infrastructure

    After 50 years of talk about a second airport for Sydney, the Government has confirmed that the site for Western Sydney’s new airport will be Badgerys Creek.

    This airport will be good for economic growth and good for jobs – both in Western Sydney and nationally.

    The initial construction phase is expected to generate around 4,000 jobs, with the airport development expected to create 35,000 jobs by 2035, increasing to 60,000 jobs over time.

  • A Message from The Prime Minister - Australia Open For Business

    I want to report to you on Australia's trade mission to North Asia. More trade is part of the Government's plan for a strong and prosperous economy. More trade means more jobs.

  • PM Abbott opening Australia Week in China

    Australia Week in China

    The Prime Minister participated in the inaugural Australia Week in China.  He was accompanied by no fewer than two Ministers, five State Premiers and a Chief Minister – as well as Chairmen and CEOs representing over half the value of our stock exchange.

  • PM Abbott being welcomed in South Korea

    Korean Free Trade Agreement

    During his visit to the Republic of Korea, the Prime Minister signed a Free Trade Agreement with Korea.

    The Korean Free Trade Agreement will create at least 15,000 jobs between 2015 and 2030 and add $650 million annually to the Australian economy once in force.

  • PM Abbott addressing Boao Fourm for Asia

    Address to Boao Forum in China

    On the final leg of his trade mission to North Asia, the Prime Minister addressed the influential Boao Foum in China.  The Forum showcases the Asia-Pacific region.

    The Prime Minister is the fourth Australian Prime Minister to address the Forum.  In his speech, the Prime Minister said Australia is not in China to do a deal, but to be a friend.


  • 17 April 2014 | Media release
    I congratulate the Hon Mike Baird MP on receiving the endorsement of his colleagues to become NSW Premier. There is no greater honour than to serve the people you are elected to represent at the very highest level, and Mike will be a fine leader for NSW.
  • 16 April 2014 | Media release
    The Commonwealth and New South Wales Governments are delivering on our shared plan to build a stronger and more prosperous
  • 16 April 2014 | Speech
    Thank you so much. It is a thrill to be here this morning and it’s terrific to be amongst so many people who are making a difference to the lives of millions of Australians, but hopefully are going to make more difference over time to the lives of millions of young Australians by helping them, inspiring them, giving them the work that they are all looking for.
  • 16 April 2014 | Transcript
    Ok, well look, I’m here – very proudly here – in South-Western Sydney to made an important announcement for the future of Western Sydney, South-Western Sydney, Sydney and Australia.