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New Chair of the National Australia Day Council Board

I am pleased to announce that Ms Danielle Roche OAM will be appointed the new Chair of the National Australia Day Council Board effective 25 July, for three years.

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21st July 2017  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

A STRONG AND SECURE AUSTRALIA

The Turnbull Government will undertake the most significant reform of Australia’s national intelligence and domestic security arrangements in more than 40 years.

The reforms will restructure and strengthen Australia’s Intelligence Community, establish a Home Affairs portfolio and enhance the Attorney-General’s oversight of Australia’s intelligence, security and law enforcement agencies.

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18th July 2017  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

Referendum Council’s Final Report on constitutional recognition

Today is another important step on the path to constitutional recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians.

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17th July 2017  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

SIR JOHN KEY AC GNZM

I warmly welcome the Governor-General’s approval of my recommendation that John Key be appointed an Honorary Companion in the Order of Australia.

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17th July 2017  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

Defence support to domestic Counter-Terrorism arrangements

The Australian Defence Force will expand its role in assisting the states to respond to terrorist incidents

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17th July 2017  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

Strengthening relations with Germany

The Turnbull Government is working with Germany to drive new opportunities through the Hamburg G20 Summit.

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7th July 2017  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

ACCOUNTABILITY FOR THE VICTIMS OF MH17

Australia joins with other members of the MH17 Joint Investigation Team (JIT) – Belgium, Malaysia, the Netherlands and Ukraine – in announcing its full support for a Dutch national prosecution to pursue those responsible for the downing of Malaysian Airlines MH17 on 17 July 2014 over Eastern Ukraine.

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6th July 2017  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

Australia condemns DPRK Missile Test

Australia categorically condemns North Korea’s first launch of an Inter-Continental Ballistic Missile.

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5th July 2017  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

Offensive Cyber Capability To Fight Cyber Criminals

The Turnbull Government has been a leader when it comes to ensuring the cyber security of Australian citizens.

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30th June 2017  |  Comments  |  Media Releases

Major new investment in Victorian roads and rail

The Turnbull Government has announced a new $1.52 billion investment in Victorian infrastructure to ease congestion and provide better rail services right across the state.

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27th June 2017  |  Comments  |  Media Releases