23 April 2014
The Government has approved the acquisition of an additional 58 F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter aircraft. The fifth generation F-35 is the most advanced fighter in production anywhere in the world and will make a vital contribution to our national security.
Four business members will be appointed to the Joint Commonwealth and Tasmanian Economic Council:
21 April 2014
On behalf of the Australian Government I acknowledge the passing of Neville Wran AC CNZM QC. Mr Wran was one of the most significant figures of his generation.
19 April 2014
This week the Government continued to deliver on our commitment to build the infrastructure of the 21st century.
17 April 2014
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
The Commonwealth and New South Wales Governments are delivering on our shared plan to build a stronger and more prosperous Western Sydney by investing more than $1 billion over the forward estimates and $3.5 billion over 10 years in major infrastructure upgrades that will transform the region’s economy.
15 April 2014
The Government has confirmed that the site for Western Sydney’s new airport will be Badgerys Creek. For more than 50 years governments have talked about a second airport for Sydney. The talk is over. The final decision has been made.
13 April 2014
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 and when trade barriers fall, prices fall with them – and that is good news for families.
12 April 2014
I am delighted to announce Her Majesty The Queen has agreed to my recommendation to extend the eligibility for the National Police Service Medal to recognise service on or after 14 February 1975, the date on which the Australian Honours system was established.
8 April 2014
Vision Statement for a secure, peaceful and prosperous future between the Republic of Korea and Australia
The President of the Republic of Korea, H.E. Park Geun-hye, and the Australian Prime Minister, the Hon. Tony Abbott MP, met in Seoul on 8 April 2014 and discussed regional and global security issues.