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Prime Minister of Australia

The Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP


12 April 2016

  • Prime Minister: Well thank you, thank you very much Reece. It is great to be here with all of my colleagues and like you, I acknowledge that we are on the lands of the Noongar people, and we acknowledge their long custodianship of these lands and their elders past and present.

  • Perth commuters will enjoy safer and faster travel with a major boost for the Perth Freight Link following the Federal Government’s agreement to the Western Australian Government’s request for additional funding for the second stage tunnel option.

  • The Gateway WA project has been completed almost a year ahead of schedule and under budget. This project has delivered a safer and more efficient transport network around Perth Airport and the freight and industrial areas of Kewdale and Forrestfield.

11 April 2016

  • Well thank you very much Grant, and Jerome Ferrier the LNG 18 Steering Committee Chair, our host the Premier of Western Australian, Colin Barnett with whom we were up at Barrow Island inspecting the great Gorgon project today.

  • Melissa Price: Well it’s fantastic to be here in the Pilbara and I welcome the Prime Minster and also Josh Frydenberg, Minister for Resources and Northern Australia. There’s a lot to love about being in the Pilbara, we all know about its thriving recourse industry but it’s also ripe for agricultural industries and also tourism.

  • Pablo: Joining us in the studio today is a very special guest. The Prime Minister of Australia Malcolm Turnbull. Prime Minister, good morning. Prime Minister: Great to be with you Pablo. Pablo: Now, very excited for everyone here in Karratha. You’re here today only and the last time I believe you were up here was as the Environment Minister.

10 April 2016

  • Well ladies and gentlemen we’re here with Pauline and the other owner-drivers and their families with Michaelia Cash the Employment Minister, David Coleman the local member for Banks and we’re here today to stand up for family businesses, for small businesses, for the owner-drivers of Australia.

  • The Commonwealth will invest an additional $490 million into Western Australian infrastructure in 2016-17, to ensure that Western Australia’s share of the GST is effectively maintained at its 2014-15 levels. We are committed to ensure this investment helps Western Australia to successfully transition from resource investment driven growth to a stronger more diversified and innovative economy.

  • The Coalition will abolish the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal (RSRT) if it is returned to Government at the next election. The Turnbull Government is taking action to support truck owner-drivers across Australia who are unfairly disadvantaged by the destructive Road Safety Remuneration System Payment Order, which came into effect on 7 April 2016.

08 April 2016

  • Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will make his first official visit China from 14 to 15 April. In Shanghai on 14 April the Prime Minister will attend the culmination of Australia Week in China (AWIC) with more than a thousand business representatives. This will be the largest Australian business delegation to leave Australia’s shores.


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