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Prime Minister of Australia

The Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP


07 December 2015

06 December 2015

  • The opening of the National Institute of Dramatic Arts (NIDA) Graduate School provides a much needed ‘creative and cultural hub’ for mid-career and upskilling artists.

  • Now, what we are releasing today is the final report of the National Ice Taskforce and announcing the Government’s response to it. Today, too many Australians – especially young Australians – are harming themselves and others through the use of methamphetamines, including ice.

  • Today the Turnbull Government releases the National Ice Taskforce Final Report and the Commonwealth response. The Taskforce’s Report is a thorough analysis of Australia’s ice problem, and has provided a clear direction for both the Government’s response and the National Ice Action Strategy

  • Congratulations to Trent Zimmerman on becoming our newest member of Federal Parliament after winning the North Sydney by-election.

04 December 2015

  • The Australian Government is ensuring its intelligence and law enforcement agencies have the resources they require to keep us safe.

  • Ms Lisa Paul AO PSM has advised me that she wishes to leave her positon as Secretary of the Department of Education and Training in February next year to pursue a career beyond the public service.

03 December 2015

  • The Indian Ocean tsunami that occurred almost 11 years ago tragically took the lives of approximately 230,000 people – 26 of whom called Australia home.

  • Thank you very much and thank you Aunty Jannette for your welcome to country.  To the families and loved ones gathered here today, their Excellencies, the Ambassadors of Indonesia, Thailand and Sri Lanka, the Leader of the Opposition the Honourable Bill Shorten, Chief of the Defence Force Air Chi


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