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23 Mar 2019 Media Release Type Media release
The United Kingdom today announced that it has signed a contract with Boeing to acquire five E-7A Wedgetail Airborne Early Warning and Control aircraft.
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22 Mar 2019 Media Release Type Media release
The Australian Government has awarded Safran Electronics & Defense Australasia Pty Ltd (SEDA) a contract for in-service support to the Royal Australian Navy’s infrared search...
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21 Mar 2019 Media Release Type Media release
The keel of the first Arafura class offshore patrol vessel has officially been constructed on time and on budget.
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21 Mar 2019 Media Release Type Media release
Australia and Papua New Guinea (PNG) reached another milestone in the bilateral relationship with the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for...
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21 Mar 2019 Media Release Type Media release
The Australian Defence Force is assisting the Northern Territory Government to evacuate remote communities in the path of Tropical Cyclone Trevor.
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20 Mar 2019 Media Release Type Media release
The Australian Defence Force’s (ADF) first enhanced regional engagement activity in the Pacific for 2019 has concluded with the return of Her Majesty’s Australian Ship...
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20 Mar 2019 Media Release Type Media release
Minister for Defence, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP hosted his Timor-Leste counterpart, Minister of Defence, Brigadier General Filomeno da Paixao de Jesus...
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19 Mar 2019 Media Release Type Media release
At the request of the Solomon Islands Government, the Australian Defence Force (ADF) is contributing to Australia’s support to the Solomon Islands in...
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18 Mar 2019 Media Release Type Media release
Minister for Defence, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP and Minister for Defence Industry, Senator the Hon Linda Reynolds CSC, today announced the acquisition...
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18 Mar 2019 Media Release Type Media release
Defence is partnering with industry to develop Defence’s space capability at SpaceFest 2019, a Defence-sponsored capability demonstration and equipment trial conducted by Defence Science...
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14 Mar 2019 Media Release Type Media release
Minister for Defence, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, today officially opened SRC Australia’s new office at Mawson Lakes in South Australia.
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07 Mar 2019 Media Release Type Media release
Minister for Defence, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, today announced the completion of the final aircraft in a significant modification program for the Royal Australian...
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06 Mar 2019 Media Release Type Media release
The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) will receive a new sovereign air transportable Submarine Rescue Service capability under a contract with Phoenix International (Australia).
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05 Mar 2019 Media Release Type Media release
The Army History Research Grants Scheme is a competitive grants program that contributes funding to projects that address military strategy and...
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05 Mar 2019 Media Release Type Media release
Momentum continues to build on the Attack class program with the Submarine Design Contract now also signed.
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05 Mar 2019 Media Release Type Media release
The Coalition Government continues to create new opportunities for Australian industry in the Attack class submarine program.
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02 Mar 2019 Media Release Type Media release
Today I announce my retirement from the Australian Parliament.
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01 Mar 2019 Media Release Type Media release
A plan detailing how new jobs will be created to help deliver the Liberal National Government’s $200 billion dollar investment in defence...
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28 Feb 2019 Media Release Type Media release
Minister for Defence, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP hosted his New Zealand counterpart, Minister of Defence and Minister for Veterans, the Hon Ron Mark...
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28 Feb 2019 Media Release Type Media release
The first Australian Industry Capability (AIC) Deed has been signed today, between the Department of Defence and Northrop Grumman, creating new opportunities for Australia’s defence...
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04 May 2016 Article Type Article
Op-ed originally appeared on page 9 of The Adelaide Advertiser on 4 May 2016
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13 Oct 2014 Article Type Article
EVERY architect knows that for a building to pass the test of time it must have a strong foundation. In education, our children also need...
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26 May 2014 Article Type Article
Christopher Pyne's vision for higher education Op Ed originally appeared in the Sydney Morning Herald on 26 May 2014. Available online:http://www.smh.com.au/comment/christopher-pynes-vision-for-higher-education-20140525-zrniw.html With images of protesters – who ...
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07 May 2014 Article Type Article
THE students who identified themselves as from the Socialist Alternative protesting on Monday night’s Q and A program highlight how important it is that all...
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24 Apr 2014 Article Type Article
In 1914, with the outbreak of war with Germany, the Australian government recruited 20,000 Australians from the recently federated states and territories to fight together...
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26 Mar 2014 Article Type Article
Originally appeared on page 18 of The Adelaide Advertiser on 26/03/2014 Labor has stolen the Treasury benchesChristopher Pyne IT is beyond question that under the...
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12 Mar 2014 Article Type Article
THERE is nothing more frustrating than trying to speak to people in a language they just cannot, or will not, understand.
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29 Nov 2013 Article Type Article
The key driver of all education policy across the Commonwealth, states and territories, government and nongovernment sectors should be improving student outcomes.
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29 May 2013 Article Type Article
With more than half of all homeless people under the age of 24, homelessness disproportionately affects our children and youth. As Shadow Minister for Education...
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22 May 2013 Article Type Article
Originally published in Haaretz, Israeli Daily Newspaper. Australian MPs pick up torch in fight against global anti-SemitismAll 105 federal Liberal MPs and senators join the...
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05 Apr 2013 Article Type Article
Originally published as an op-ed in The Advertiser on 5 April 2012. PEOPLE in South Australia are rightly questioning why Federal Labor is splashing...
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03 Apr 2013 Article Type Article
Original article in The Daily Telegraph by Miranda Devine. THE most despicable thing about the “I give a Gonski” ads on TV is their dishonest...
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30 Jan 2013 Article Type Article
Originally published in the Australian Financial Review on 30 January 2013. The Parliament is controlled and defined by the government, the example set by...
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07 Apr 2012 Article Type Article
(Originally published in The Australian) LOOKING at a list of top performing schools, the tendency for government and policy makers is to seek among them...
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30 Jan 2012 Article Type Article
SUBJECTS: AFP inquiry into Australia Day riot E&OE……… Jon Faine: What would an enquiry achieve? Christopher Pyne: Well the enquiry would achieve a number of things. Firstly, it ...
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05 Jan 2012 Article Type Article
Ross Fitzgerald - The Daily Telegraph – January 05, 201212:00AM OVER the past few months, Labor's standard attack on Tony Abbott has been that he's...
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05 Jan 2012 Article Type Article
The Constitution makes the only prerequisite to form a government in Australia the ability to control a majority of the elected members on the floor…
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05 Jan 2012 Article Type Article
OVER the past few months, Labor's standard attack on Tony Abbott has been that he's "too negative". They've even published a pamphlet about the ...
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04 Dec 2011 Article Type Article
Cost of living increases have battered South Australians over the past few years. Electricity prices in particular have hit many people hard.
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26 Feb 2019 Speech Type Speech
Speech at the Australian International Airshow (Avalon) Official Dinner
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20 Feb 2019 Speech Type Speech
The joint facilities we operate with the United States, such as the Joint Defence Facility Pine Gap, as well as the Australian facilities that...
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28 Jan 2019 Speech Type Speech
Good morning, ladies and gentlemen, distinguished guests. It’s a great honour to be here at the seventh annual Fullerton Forum.
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04 Dec 2018 Speech Type Speech
Address to the Australian Financial Review National Security & Intelligence Summit, Canberra
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19 Nov 2018 Speech Type Speech
Thank you very much Christopher it’s a great pleasure to be here at Gilbert and Tobin thanks very much for hosting us, I should also...
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05 Nov 2018 Speech Type Speech
Speech to the 2018 Defence and Strategic Studies Course in Canberra on 5 November 2018
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05 Sep 2018 Speech Type Speech
It’s a pleasure to join you today for the official opening of the International Conference on Science and Innovation for Land Power.
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05 Sep 2018 Speech Type Speech
Chief of Army, Lieutenant General Rick Burr and Bronwyn. General Robert Brown, Commanding General of the United States Army Pacific, and Patti, welcome.
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04 Sep 2018 Speech Type Speech
Building a Resilient and Rules-Based Security Community in the Indo-Pacific Region
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29 Aug 2018 Speech Type Speech
It’s a great pleasure to be here today to open SCINDICATE, an event, which brings together our Defence scientists and our partners in industry and...
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15 May 2018 Speech Type Speech
CEDA’s SA Defence Industry Overview Luncheon
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23 Apr 2018 Speech Type Speech
Speech to the Australian Stategic Policy Institute
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13 Apr 2018 Speech Type Speech
Speech to the G’Day USA: US-Australian Dialogue on Defence Industries in Washington DC
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20 Mar 2018 Speech Type Speech
Speech to the DMTC Annual Conference
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14 Feb 2018 Speech Type Speech
AIDN National Dinner
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18 Jan 2018 Speech Type Speech
Speech to the AustCham Singapore
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17 Jan 2018 Speech Type Speech
Good morning. I’m honoured to be here today at the National Defence College.
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13 Dec 2017 Speech Type Speech
My speech to the Lowy Institute for International Policy...
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21 Nov 2017 Speech Type Speech
Good evening and thank you for the opportunity to deliver tonight’s 13th annual Magna Carta Lecture.
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13 Nov 2017 Speech Type Speech
It’s a pleasure to be here today. CEDA does tremendous work in stimulating debate on a very wide range of economic and social issues.
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08 Mar 2019 Transcript Type Transcipt
Sky News Live Defence Debate with Richard Marles
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02 Mar 2019 Transcript Type Transcipt
Doorstop on retirement announcement
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27 Feb 2019 Transcript Type Transcipt
Remarks at the Boeing Loyal Wingman Announcement Event
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27 Feb 2019 Transcript Type Transcipt
Doorstop at Australian International Airshow (Avalon)
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25 Feb 2019 Transcript Type Transcipt
SUBJECTS: Naval Group and ASC; ship building program in Australia; Georgina Downer; Jim Bonner; female candidates
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25 Feb 2019 Transcript Type Transcipt
SUBJECTS: Naval Group and ASC; ship building program in Australia
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22 Feb 2019 Transcript Type Transcipt
SUBJECTS: Osborne Shipyard; Defence Job Creation; Julie Bishop
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20 Feb 2019 Transcript Type Transcipt
SUBJECTS: Sturt Election Campaign; Banking Royal Commission responses
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15 Feb 2019 Transcript Type Transcipt
SUBJECTS: Raytheon Australia; Naval Shipbuilding Project
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14 Feb 2019 Transcript Type Transcipt
SUBJECTS: Medivac Bill
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13 Feb 2019 Transcript Type Transcipt
JOURNALIST: And it’s a big good morning to Christopher Pyne and Anthony Albanese.
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10 Feb 2019 Transcript Type Transcipt
SUBJECTS: Banking Royal Commission;Border Protection; Climate Change and Energy Policy
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08 Feb 2019 Transcript Type Transcipt
SUBJECTS: Banking Royal Commission Recommendations; Nauru legislation
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06 Feb 2019 Transcript Type Transcipt
SUBJECTS: Banking Royal Commission
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01 Feb 2019 Transcript Type Transcipt
SUBJECTS: Civilian casualties in fight against Daesh; banking royal commission findings; Retirees; federal election
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01 Feb 2019 Transcript Type Transcipt
SUBJECTS: civilian deaths in Mosul; federal election; MPs retiring; Brexit; eSafety
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24 Jan 2019 Transcript Type Transcipt
Doorstop interview in Beijing
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13 Dec 2018 Transcript Type Transcipt
Doorstop at Osborne
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13 Dec 2018 Transcript Type Transcipt
Remarks at the Osborne North Submarine Yard Sod-Turning Event
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12 Dec 2018 Transcript Type Transcipt
SUBJECTS: Space Agency; Shipbuilding achievements; Labor Party National Conference; highs and lows of 2018
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