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Pacific Trade Ministers to focus on economic development

Thursday, 19 May 2011, 10:55 am | Australian Government

Parliamentary Secretary for Pacific Island Affairs, Richard Marles, will represent Australia at the 2011 Pacific Islands Forum Trade Ministers’ Meeting in Tonga on 18-19 May. More >>

Wayne Swan Budget Lock-Up Media Conference

Wednesday, 11 May 2011, 11:49 am | Australian Government

Hon Wayne Swan MP Deputy Prime Minister and Treasurer Press Conference Budget Lock-up 10 May 2011 More >>

The 2011-12 Budget - A Stronger Economy For All Australians

Wednesday, 11 May 2011, 11:42 am | Australian Government

he 2011-12 Budget will get Australia back in the black, get more people in jobs and spread the opportunities of the mining boom to more Australians. More >>

Stronger Civil-Military Links Built between Australia and NZ

Friday, 6 May 2011, 7:32 pm | Australian Government

SENATOR DAVID FEENEY Parliamentary Secretary for Defence Stronger Civil-Military Links Built between Australia and New Zealand Parliamentary Secretary for Defence, Senator David Feeney, today congratulated the Asia Pacific Civil-Military Centre ... More >>

Interview With Fran Kelly, ABC Breakfast, Radio National

Tuesday, 3 May 2011, 2:12 pm | Australian Government

FRAN KELLY: Minister, is the world a safer place now that Osama bin Laden is dead? More >>

Kolombangara Community Bands Together to Provide Education

Sunday, 27 March 2011, 12:10 am | Australian Government

Kaza community in Kolombangara is a very special place. The people recognised the need for a community high school for their children and have banded together to make it happen. More >>

Australian Defence Minister On Libya

Monday, 21 March 2011, 3:35 pm | Australian Government


Aust Defence Minister - Libya and more

Sunday, 20 March 2011, 2:05 pm | Australian Government

STEPHEN SMITH: I just wanted to make some remarks about Libya then I'm happy to respond to your questions. More >>

Transcript: Stephen Smith on Sky News

Thursday, 17 March 2011, 4:34 pm | Australian Government

Update on the earthquake and tsunami crisis in Japan, ADF efforts in disaster relief in Japan, situation in Libya, bid for Bay Class vessel, acquisition of an additional C-17 Globemaster. More >>

Australian Government accepts offer of Japanese War Records

Friday, 4 March 2011, 1:15 pm | Australian Government

The Australian Government welcomes Japanese Foreign Minister Maehara’s apology to Australian Prisoners of War (POWs) for the horrors they endured under Japanese control in World War II. More >>

Statement by the Australian High Commissioner To Solomons

Monday, 14 February 2011, 8:54 pm | Australian Government

• The reports which appeared in the Solomon Star newspaper on 12 February about my meeting on 10 February with the Prime Minister, Hon Danny Philip, were a misrepresentation of that meeting. More >>

Australian High Commissioner On Solomons

Sunday, 13 February 2011, 11:52 am | Australian Government

The reports which appeared in the Solomon Star newspaper on 12 February about my meeting on 10 February with the Prime Minister, Hon Danny Philip, were a misrepresentation of that meeting. While it is diplomatic practice not to reveal details of high-level ... More >>

Aust Defence Minister Press Conference

Saturday, 18 December 2010, 10:53 am | Australian Government

STEPHEN SMITH: Thanks very much for turning up. I'm sorry I'm a bit late this morning. I've got a number of matters to go through, some materials are being distributed for you and then I'm happy to respond to your questions. More >>

ACTA Copyright Agreement Released

Thursday, 18 November 2010, 12:01 pm | Australian Government

Trade Minister Craig Emerson: Australia’s creative industries and iconic brands will soon have greater protection against counterfeiting and piracy following international agreement on a new global standard for intellectual property enforcement. More >>

Australian Defence Minister

Saturday, 18 September 2010, 7:59 pm | Australian Government

STEPHEN SMITH: Well, thanks very much for attending the Declaration of the Poll, and also attending these media remarks. Having been officially declared as the Member for Perth, can I say how much I appreciate the good work done by Chris and his officers ... More >>

Casualty in Afghanistan – Ministerial Statement

Wednesday, 25 August 2010, 3:19 pm | Australian Government

Coming so soon after the deaths of Private Tomas Dale and Private Grant Kirby late last week, this tragic news is another very heavy blow for the Defence community and of course a devastating one for the soldier's family. More >>

Australia to Appeal WTO Apples Decision

Tuesday, 10 August 2010, 11:03 am | Australian Government

The Government has decided that Australia will appeal the decision of the World Trade Organization (WTO) panel in the dispute between Australia and New Zealand regarding apples to the WTO Appellate Body. More >>

Death Of A New Zealand Soldier

Friday, 6 August 2010, 5:32 pm | Australian Government

As Minister for Defence I offered Australia’s sincere condolences to the New Zealand people and the family of Lieutenant O’Donnell for their tragic loss. Our thoughts remain with them all at this difficult time. More >>

Australian soldier wounded in Afghanistan

Friday, 30 July 2010, 2:22 pm | Australian Government

An Australian Special Forces soldier was slightly wounded in Afghanistan on the 26th of July. More >>

Pacific Islanders to Benefit from Australian Help

Thursday, 4 February 2010, 10:45 am | Australian Government

Last week, Australia’s Parliamentary Secretary for International Development Assistance, Hon Bob McMullan MP, announced that Australia would provide AUD2 million (around SBD13.5 million) over the next three years for the Pacific Financial Inclusion Program ... More >>



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