The Turnbull Government has introduced legislation to enable the most significant reforms to Australia’s domestic security arrangements in decades.
Australia’s expertise in solar technologies and research will be shared globally with the formal creation of the International Solar Alliance today.
Adrian is here and Peter Dinham and Dave Sabben, veterans. And Adrian and Dave, Dave was a Platoon Commander and Adrian you were a Troop Commander and we were talking about the way in which 50 years on, long after the war, the relationship between Australia and Vietnam gets closer and closer.
We should be so proud to be Australians, but we cannot take it for granted. So we must ensure that our politics and our Parliament is strong enough to withstand attempts by foreign powers to interfere or influence it.
An important piece of Australia’s military history will find a new home after the Vietnamese Government gifted the original Long Tan Cross to Australia.
The Turnbull Government has finalised historic legislative reforms targeting foreign interference and espionage. This comprehensive package will reshape the way our national security agencies investigate and disrupt these activities.
To those who can’t speak up, and who suffer in silence; please know that you are not alone. The nation stands with you.
Thank you Mr Speaker.
It’s time for us to get on with it.
Thank you for having us in your office this morning Prime Minister.
There is no greater responsibility for any government than to ensure the safety and security of its people.
Prime Minister of Australia
The Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP
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