PRIME MINISTER: It’s wonderful to be here with you and I’ve got a lot of colleagues who are here tonight and if I was to read them all out, we’d be here all night. So I want to give them a general shout-out, as well as to other parliamentary colleagues who are here and my Ministerial colleagues. It’s good to be back here again, I was here last year and when I was here as Treasurer I said to you; “You’ve got to vote for the economy. You’ve got to focus on the things that are going to do the right thing for the economy”.
Journalist: Do you have any issues with the way Malcolm Turnbull has conducted himself since you took over the leadership?
Prime Minister: Thank you for coming together. You probably would have just had the opportunity to see the briefing that was provided by Premier Palaszczuk in terms of the very concerning events that have been unfolding in Queensland over the last few days and they have certainly intensified over the course of today.
“The Review will ensure Australians have the right skills to get a job,” said Prime Minister Scott Morrison.
Prime Minister: Good morning Alan. Bit wet in Sydney today?
The National Science and Technology Council will take the place of the former Commonwealth Science Council as the peak advisory body to the Prime Minister and other Ministers on science and technology.
Prime Minister: Since the Parliament last met, it’s been a busy time.
Ryan Fitzgerald: I tell you what; we’ve asked quite a few Prime Ministers if we could play at Kirribilli House.
We have been a friend of these awards and of course Joseph and Angela for many, many years and I have addressed this gathering before in different roles.
KARL STEFANOVIC: PM good morning to you.
PRIME MINISTER: G'day Karl.
STEFANOVIC: Nice to see you this morning. Can you do this legally?
Prime Minister of Australia
The Hon Scott Morrison MP