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Prime Minister of Australia

The Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP


09 October 2015

  • Next week I go to New Zealand to meet Prime Minister Key on my first international trip as Prime Minister. It is appropriate that my first destination is New Zealand. 

  • I have today convened an urgent meeting of officials from Federal, State and Territory agencies to discuss Australia’s approach to countering violent extremism.

  • Thank you very much for being here. I want to speak today about our response as a nation to the brutal murder of Curtis Cheng, a police accountant, a much-loved father and husband.  He was murdered in an act of terrorism by a 15-year-old boy, motivated, we believe, by extremist political and religious views. 

08 October 2015

  • Today Brian Loughnane announced he was retiring as Federal Director of the Liberal Party. Brian Loughnane has been an outstanding Federal Director.

07 October 2015

  • Thanks very much, I’m thrilled that Simon you were able to fend off the evil demo god that comes whenever I see a live technology demonstration mate I always know that something will go wrong but you did that very well.

06 October 2015

05 October 2015

03 October 2015

  • Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of Curtis Cheng the NSW Police Service employee who was killed yesterday. I also want to praise the swift action of the special constables of NSW Police who brought that terrorist incident to a close.


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