So it is a landmark day for Tasmania, for Hobart, and for Australia and I'm very pleased to be here with the Premier and all of our other colleagues of local, state, and federal government to get this done.
More support is on the way to help Gippsland farmers and families cope with unprecedented drought conditions and to help drought-proof the region for the future.
Federal, state and local governments have come together on a landmark agreement to bust Hobart congestion and back the fast-growing tourism and science industries that are key to Hobart and Tasmania’s future.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the 10-year $1.43 billion Hobart City Deal would open the city up by tackling congestion bottlenecks, boosting tourism and making the airport a true international gateway, driving scientific investment and creating an extra 720 jobs.
The trans-Tasman relationship is unique and precious. It is underpinned by two centuries of shared history, values, open borders, free trade, and joint endeavour.
Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern MP, Prime Minister of New Zealand: It’s my pleasure to welcome Prime Minister Morrison to Auckland today, it is great to have you back on Kiwi soil Prime Minister.
The Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern MP, Prime Minister of New Zealand: Prime Minister Morrison, can I begin by thanking you somewhat unofficially in the middle of our engagement.
I will travel to Auckland, New Zealand on 22 February 2019 to participate in the annual Australia‑New Zealand Leaders’ Meeting with New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.
Julie Bishop is a giant of the Liberal Party and she has been a ground breaker for women in public life.
GAVIN PEARCE, LIBERAL CANDIATE FOR BRADDON: Good morning all and welcome to Somerset on the north west coast of Tasmania on this humid day where we can almost hear the trees growing.
Prime Minister: G’day Ben.
Prime Minister of Australia
The Hon Scott Morrison MP