It’s only 45 years since we established diplomatic relations and today, we are elevating our relationship to a strategic partnership.
It’s like a tank, it is lighter than a tank obviously - the big main battle tank, the Abrams tank - but it is what’s called a combat reconnaissance fighting vehicle.
Well certainly we can export Australian steel to the United States and they’re going to be made out of Australian steel. They’re being made for the Australian Army.
The Turnbull Government will create up to 1450 jobs across Australia through the purchase of a fleet of new Combat Reconnaissance Vehicles for the Australian Defence Force.
This is a massive investment in the Australian Defence industry. Lots of jobs, lots of technology. These are the advanced manufacturing jobs of the future and there are going to be hundreds of them here, 1,450 of them across the whole country, but hundreds of them here in Queensland.
On 17-18 March, I will host ASEAN leaders in Australia for the first time at the ASEAN-Australia Special Summit in Sydney.
Even the Labor Party is crediting the Turnbull Government with a diplomatic win. For persuading the Trump administration to exempt Australia from tariffs its set to impose on steel and aluminium.
Well good morning. Mark thank you, Mark Vassella, Chief Executive of BlueScope has welcomed us here this morning. You’ve seen some of that great Australian steel being made here, some of which of course, is heading over to the United States.
The Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove have agreed to represent Australia at the International Solar Alliance Founding Conference in New Delhi from 10 to 11 March.
Well Gladys, Dan, thank you so much for signing on to this National Redress Scheme. This is such a historic day.
Prime Minister of Australia
The Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP
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