Australia has hit a key milestone in its landmark naval shipbuilding program with the first steel cut for the country’s new Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs).
When WA is doing well, when the WA resources sector is doing well, Australia is doing well.
Australia will provide an additional $5 million package of humanitarian assistance to support the Government of Indonesia and humanitarian partners to respond to the devastating earthquake and tsunami in Central Sulawesi.
Well, it’s great to be here at People Who Care with people who care.
Gillian O’Shaughnessy: Prime Minister Scott Morrison, welcome to ABC Perth.
Host: The 30th Prime Minister of Australia, Scott Morrison, welcome.
This is a bid to secure a fair deal for Western Australia and to ensure the way we distribute the GST is done on a fair go principle.
There’s $4.7 billion of additional support or thereabouts for WA over the next eight years, and we’re putting it into law.
It was a great win for West Coast on the weekend. But there had already been a very big win for Western Australia when it came to our Government's commitment to ensure a fairer distribution of the GST.
In July this year, we announced our intention to change the way GST revenue is shared. All states and territories will be better off under these changes with an additional $9 billion over the next ten years.
Prime Minister of Australia
The Hon Scott Morrison MP