We have had the longest run of job creation, monthly job creation, Karl, in 23 years. I went to the last election talking about jobs and growth and we’re delivering them.
The responsibility for satisfying that requirement of course falls on the shoulders of each and every member of the House and member of the Senate.
The Government is proposing that both the House and the Senate should resolve on additional means of transparency and disclosure on matters relating to citizenship.
Mr President, thank you and your welcome has been so warm. We thank you for it. We share so much history but above all we share the same values.
This is the second time Lucy and I have been at Yad Vashem. It is one of the most moving experiences that anyone can have.
The visit to Yad Vashem as I’m sure you all know is one of the most moving, confronting experiences anyone can have anywhere in the world.
What you’ve done, really, is with the Beersheba commemoration, it adds such an important additional tie, context to the Australia-Israel relationship.
The Australia-Israel relationship is in great shape.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has held productive discussions with the President and Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, during a visit to Colombo.
The visit marked the 70th anniversary of bilateral relations and highlighted the strong friendship between the two countries.
The leaders identified new areas of collaboration including in trade and investment, defence and security matters. Prime Minister Turnbull expressed appreciation for Sri Lanka’s strong cooperation in countering people smuggling.
The Turnbull Government will strengthen the Australian Defence Force’s anti-ship missile defence capability with a $207 million boost to the Nulka program.
Nulka is a rocket propelled active missile decoy designed to entice hostile radio frequency guided anti-ship missiles away from a ship.
Nulka has been protecting Australia’s major surface fleet units since its development and this upgrade will ensure the system remains at the cutting edge into the future.
Prime Minister of Australia
The Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP
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