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Australia and NZ Announce Project To Enhance Fiji Maritime Capability

Sunday, 21 August 2022, 11:11 pm | Australian Government

Building on the long-standing Vuvale Partnership, Fiji and Australia will construct the new Maritime Essential Services Centre (MESC) in Lami, Fiji. More >>

Aust Govt: UPDATE - New Zealand Travel Arrangements

Monday, 25 January 2021, 8:21 pm | Australian Government

The Hon Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care On 24 January 2021, the New Zealand Government announced a case of COVID-19 detected in the community. This morning, New Zealand authorities advised that the case detected is a variant of concern. The ... More >>

Arrest of Dr Yang Hengjun in China

Tuesday, 27 August 2019, 4:06 pm | Australian Government

The Government is very concerned and disappointed to learn that Australian citizen and academic Dr Yang Hengjun (Dr Yang Jun) was formally arrested in China on suspicion of espionage on 23 August and will continue to be criminally detained. Our thoughts ... More >>

Turnbull/Bishop Press Conference After Leadership Confirmed

Tuesday, 21 August 2018, 5:28 pm | Australian Government

Good afternoon. Our job here in this building and as the Government, is to deliver for the Australian people. They’re the people we work for, 25 million Australians. Our job is to ensure that we do everything we can, to ensure their taxes are lower, ... More >>

Expanding the services that BAS agents can provide

Tuesday, 7 June 2016, 10:20 am | Australian Government

Expanding the services that BAS agents can provide The Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) has expanded the scope of services Business Activity Statement (BAS) agents can provide beyond existing BAS services, as defined in the Tax Agent Services Act 2009. Following ... More >>

Statement on Save the Children Australia and Nauru

Friday, 6 May 2016, 2:04 pm | Australian Government

Agreed statement about the Department of Immigration and Border Protection’s direction to Save the Children Australia to remove 10 employees from work in Nauru More >>

Australia will resettle an additional 12,000 refugees

Wednesday, 9 September 2015, 3:17 pm | Australian Government

Australia will resettle an additional 12,000 refugees who are fleeing the conflict in Syria and Iraq. More >>

Australia to extend air operations against Daesh into Syria

Wednesday, 9 September 2015, 3:15 pm | Australian Government

This marks the next phase of Australia’s contribution to the international coalition effort to disrupt, degrade and ultimately defeat the Daesh death cult. More >>

Australia Welcomes World’s Best for the Netball World Cup

Thursday, 30 July 2015, 5:31 pm | Australian Government

Australia will welcome the Silver Ferns to Sydney next week, as they join 15 other teams from around the world – Africa, Americas, Asia, Europe and Oceania – to compete at the pinnacle event for international netball, the Netball World Cup. More >>

Indigenous Liasion Officer to Visit New Zealand

Wednesday, 17 June 2015, 9:39 am | Australian Government

The Indigenous Liaison Officer from the Australian War Memorial in Canberra, Gary Oakley, will speak in Auckland, Gisborne and Wellington this month. Mr Oakley will be in New Zealand with support from the Australian High Commission in Wellington. More >>

Efficiency in Health

Thursday, 23 April 2015, 9:36 am | Australian Government

A Productivity Commission research paper — based on views offered at a roundtable held with health policy experts in November 2014 — has found that there are significant opportunities to improve the efficiency of Australia’s health care system through ... More >>

Iraq deployment: Joint Press Conference, Canberra

Wednesday, 15 April 2015, 11:32 am | Australian Government

Back in March, the Government announced that we were preparing a force for a Building Partner Capacity training mission in Iraq. I can inform you that today the Cabinet has decided to deploy that force. The deployment will start tomorrow and we expect ... More >>

Australia to contribute to mission in Iraq

Wednesday, 15 April 2015, 11:31 am | Australian Government

The force will involve about 300 ADF personnel, drawn largely from the Army’s 7th Brigade, based in Brisbane. They will work as part of a combined Task Group alongside about 100 personnel from the New Zealand Defence Force. More >>

Hockey: Australian Federal Budget 2014/15 Speech

Wednesday, 14 May 2014, 9:28 am | Australian Government

On the back of five budget deficits in a row we have inherited a further $123 billion of deficits and debt rising to $667 billion. This challenge is not of our making, but we, the women and men behind me, accept responsibility to fix it. More >>

Julie Bishop Sworn In As Minister For Foreign Affairs

Thursday, 19 September 2013, 2:09 pm | Australian Government

The Hon Julie Bishop MP was sworn in as Australia’s 38th Minister for Foreign Affairs this morning at Government House in Canberra. More >>

PM Julia Gillards's Statement on Boston Bombings

Wednesday, 17 April 2013, 11:25 am | Australian Government

Our condolences go to the families of those killed and our thoughts are with those who have been injured. More >>

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard on Boston Bombing

Wednesday, 17 April 2013, 11:09 am | Australian Government

"Australia unreservedly condemns this brutal and senseless attack on what is a great event known around the world - one people participate in to have fun as their families and friends watch on. More >>

Rudd: Speech to Royal Institute of International Affairs

Tuesday, 7 February 2012, 7:14 pm | Australian Government

The title of my address today is designed to be provocative. Not with a view to being discourteous. But definitely with a view to provoking fresh debate, fresh ideas and perhaps even fresh approaches to the future of a global order that has governed ... More >>

Transcript of joint Aust/NZ PMs' press conference

Monday, 30 January 2012, 1:17 pm | Australian Government

Subject(s): Australia-New Zealand relationship; World economic outlook; Centenary of ANZAC; Closer Economic Relations; Cyber security; Tony Hodges; Australia Day More >>

Bipartisan Delegation To Promote Pacific Gender Equality

Tuesday, 13 December 2011, 10:26 am | Australian Government

Gender equality will be the focus of a visit to the Pacific this week by a bipartisan delegation led by the Parliamentary Secretary for Pacific Island Affairs, Richard Marles. More >>





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