18 August 2017
Doorstop with the Hon. Will Hodgman MP, Premier of Tasmania and Senator the Hon. Anne Ruston, Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources
Prime Minister: It is great to be here at the Neville Smith Forest Products.
The Lodge and Kirribilli House are two significant national buildings that have housed Prime Ministers and hold the stories and memories of leaders that have steered this nation through war and prosperity.
Press Conference with Director-General of Security, Duncan Lewis AO DSC CSC and the Counter-Terrorism Coordinator, Tony Sheehan
Prime Minister: Good morning. I am here with the Director-General of Security and the Commonwealth Counter-Terrorism Coordinator.
The Australian and Tasmanian Governments have today agreed to extend the Tasmanian Regional Forest Agreement (RFA) for a further two decades.
16 August 2017
Mr Speaker, I wish to make a statement on indulgence about the importance of celebrating our national day, Australia Day. Mr Speaker, we celebrate on Australia Day the most successful multicultural society in the world.
Remarks at bilateral meeting with Her Excellency Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, President of the Republic of Croatia
Prime Minister: Madame President, welcome to Australia. You’re the first Croatian President to visit Australia since 1995.
Prime Minister: Welcome. I’m joined this morning by the Attorney-General, the Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, the Minister for Justice, Michael Keenan, who is the Minister assisting me for Counter-Terrorism and the Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, Darren Chester.
14 August 2017
Prime Minister: Thank you very much and thank you Gill, Steve Irons and Richard Marles, the Co-chairs of the Parliamentary Friends of the AFL, Bill Shorten, the Leader of the Opposition and so many of my parliamentary colleagues, it’s great to be with you.
Remarks at bilateral meeting with The Honourable Manasseh Sogavare, Prime Minister of the Solomon Islands
Prime Minister: Prime Minister we are delighted to welcome you and Madame Sogavare to Australia, and of course your ministers and senior officials.
11 August 2017
Remarks ahead of national security briefing with Senator the Hon. Marise Payne, Minister for Defence and Air Chief Marshal Mark Binskin AC, Chief of the Defence Force
Prime Minister: The Defence Minister and I are here at the Department of Defence to meet with the Chief of the Defence Force, other Defence chiefs, intelligence and foreign policy experts to receive briefings on the situation on the Korean Peninsula.