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Remarks - Spirit of Anzac Centenary Experience Official Reception

As Anzac Day approaches, we remember and honour the sacrifices that have kept us free.

A high price indeed paid for our freedom, paid in young lives lost far from home.

We do not glorify war - Anzac Day is not the anniversary of a great victory.

But it commemorates the triumph of the human spirit, the patriotism, the sacrifice, the courage, the endurance, the mateship.

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21st April 2017  |  Comments  |  Speeches

Keynote address at the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Breakfast

Australian jobs for Australians first. That must be the commitment, that must be the objective. That is our obligation.

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19th April 2017  |  Comments  |  Speeches

Remarks at the launch of the Australia-India Sports Partnership - University of Mumbai, India

I’m pleased to launch the sports partnership between Australia and India.

On Monday, Prime Minister Modi and I witnessed the exchange of the Memorandum of Understanding on sports between our governments.

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12th April 2017  |  Comments  |  Speeches, Transcripts

Address to the India Australia Business Dinner - Mumbai, India

We could not imagine the success of modern Australia, modern multicultural Australia without the contribution of half a million Indian Australians to our great nation.
Now, our two-way trade has doubled in the last decade to nearly $20 billion. It’s an impressive point but it is a fraction of what we should aspire to given the many points of intersection between our two economies. There has never been a better time than now for us to make that relationship stronger.
That is why tonight I am announcing that my Government is commissioning an India Economic Strategy.

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12th April 2017  |  Comments  |  Speeches

Address to the National Defence College

Australian students have made the pilgrimage to study at the college almost every year dating back to 1966— among them, as Lieutenant General Mohan and I recollected earlier, Australia’s current Governor-General, General Sir Peter Cosgrove.

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11th April 2017  |  Comments  |  Speeches

Keynote address at The Sydney Institute’s 2017 Annual Dinner

We are living in the most extraordinary time, the most exciting time in human history - with economic change unprecedented in its scale and in its pace.

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6th April 2017  |  Comments  |  Speeches, Transcripts

Address to the China-Australia Cooperation on Economy and Trade Forum - Sydney

We have to remind our communities that trade creates jobs. It enables businesses to do more, to export more, to invest more. All of that opens up enormous opportunities.

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24th March 2017  |  Comments  |  Speeches

Speech at Luncheon for His Excellency Premier Li Keqiang

Australia is seizing the historic opportunity to provide the high-quality, safe food and beverages, consumer goods and high-end services of every kind, to meet China’s needs in this century.

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23rd March 2017  |  Comments  |  Speeches

Statement to House of Representatives – Terror attack in London

We will never give in to terror. We will never stop fighting for our hard-won freedoms and standing resolutely, side-by-side with free nations that fight for freedom too, by our side.

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23rd March 2017  |  Comments  |  Speeches

Speech at the Launch of the New Holocaust Exhibition, Sydney Jewish Museum

We are capable of the greatest love us - humans, people. We are. But we are capable of the most terrible crimes and that is why we must never forget the Holocaust.

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20th March 2017  |  Comments  |  Speeches