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Joint Media Statement with the President of Indonesia

The potential for us to expand our economic relationship is very clear. This will facilitate more opportunities for Australian and Indonesian businesses and create more jobs for both Australia and Indonesia.

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26th February 2017  |  Comments  |  Speeches

Remarks to the Australia-Canada Economic Leadership Forum

This gathering has the very pragmatic purpose of exploring the economic landscape Australia and Canada share in this global age of change.

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21st February 2017  |  Comments  |  Speeches, Transcripts

Speech - International Women’s Day Parliamentary Breakfast 2017

Gender equality is an economic and social priority for Australia. It’s good for women, for families, for business and the economy. It is more than a theme. It should be part of us.

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16th February 2017  |  Comments  |  Speeches

Closing the Gap Report Statement to Parliament

This Parliament has the opportunity, using the knowledge and wisdom of Indigenous people to embark on a new approach to Closing the Gap on Indigenous disadvantage.

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14th February 2017  |  Comments  |  Speeches

Closing the Gap Report Statement to Parliament

Closing the Gap is, and will remain, a key priority for the Government; indeed it is a shared responsibility of all Governments.

Although it is important to celebrate successes, we are seeing insufficient national progress in addressing the disadvantage of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

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14th February 2017  |  Comments  |  Speeches

Address to the Indigenous Business Reception

Our goal is that being Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, means to be successful; to achieve, to have big dreams and high hopes, and to draw strength from your identity as an Indigenous man or woman in this great country.

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13th February 2017  |  Comments  |  Speeches

Speech at the 2017 Australian of the Year Awards

The extraordinary finalists for Young Australian, Senior Australian, Local Hero and Australian of the Year, light the way for us - shining examples of our best selves.

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25th January 2017  |  Comments  |  Speeches

40th Anniversary of the Granville Train Disaster Memorial Service

A speech to the memorial service commemorating the 40th Anniversary of the Granville Train Disaster

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18th January 2017  |  Comments  |  Speeches

Speech to the Financial Services Council

Whether they are managing a household budget, a business, saving for a car or preparing for retirement, all Australians are effected by the finance sector. With a strong and trusted financial sector, and continued economic reform, Australia’s future can be brighter than ever.

 

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14th December 2016  |  Comments  |  Speeches

Address to Cancer Australia’s Pink Ribbon Breakfast

We all have a common goal, winning the fight against breast cancer, none of us can do it alone. Your generosity, your support is of critical importance. The dollars, though not as big as the government’s but it comes with a personal love and commitment and an advocacy and a passion that governments can never equal.

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24th October 2016  |  Comments  |  Speeches, Transcripts