The events in Brighton in Melbourne last night, coming so soon after the attack in London, have shocked all Australians.
Neil Mitchell: Prime Minister, first two Australians confirmed dead in the London attack, a very brave young woman too, one of them. Kirsty Boden, her family have released her name, 28.
Your Excellencies , Your Royal Highness, Premier of New South Wales, Defence Minister Marise Payne, Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Dan Tehan, distinguished guests one and all, but above all, the Australian Squad Members for the Invictus Games.
Thank you for your service, for your leadership, for your courage. We thank all of our servicemen and women and veterans here today.
I’m looking forward today to the leaders of Australia’s governments committing to stronger and consistent laws relating to the granting of parole and bail ....
Well thank you Will, for hosting us here in Hobart for the 44th meeting of the Council of Australian Governments.
Today at COAG first ministers have discussed issues of the most vital importance to all Australians. Above all keeping Australians safe, our most important duty.
Prime Minister: Thank you very much. Now we have time for some questions.
The Turnbull Government will support Football Federation Australia’s (FFA) bid to host the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Australia.
Mr Speaker, the global threat we face from Islamist terrorism has been cruelly brought home to us in the past two weeks with young, innocent Australians murdered in Baghdad, London and Melbourne.
PRIME MINISTER: We are meeting on Ngunnawal land and we acknowledge their long custodianship of this land and their elders past and present.
I am delighted to be here, thrilled to be here to celebrate women’s football in Australia.
So many I want to acknowledge - Steven Lowy, Chairman of Football Federation Australia, David Gallop, Chief Executive, Greg Hunt, the Minister for Sport, Michaelia Cash, the Minister for Women and all of my Parliamentary colleagues – is Bill here? I can’t see Bill, he’s on his way I’m sure.
Prime Minister of Australia
The Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP
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