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18 Apr 2019 Media Release Type Media release
United States Marine Corps personnel are arriving in the Northern Territory to commence the eighth rotation of the Marine Rotational Force-Darwin (MRF-D).
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09 Apr 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 have announced receipt of the...
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09 Apr 2019 Media Release Type Media release
The IT equipment the Navy uses on its ships will receive a major overhaul worth hundreds of millions of dollars.
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09 Apr 2019 Media Release Type Media release
A number of community grants have been announced today for not-for-profit community groups providing support to Australian Defence Force families.
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08 Apr 2019 Media Release Type Media release
A Royal Australian Navy (RAN) maritime task group has commenced AUSINDEX, a major bienial bilateral exercise, with the Indian Navy in Visakhapatnam, India.
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08 Apr 2019 Media Release Type Media release
Minister for Defence, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, together with Minister for Defence Industry, Senator the Hon Linda Reynolds CSC, announced the arrival of the..
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06 Apr 2019 Media Release Type Media release
A Hunter-based company will help keep the Joint Strike Fighter in the air after winning a contract to manufacture parts for the engine that...
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06 Apr 2019 Media Release Type Media release
The Morrison Government has approved Project AIR 6000 Phase 3 to acquire a range of new weapons and countermeasures for the F-35A Joint Strike...
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06 Apr 2019 Media Release Type Media release
The Australian Government’s recent boost to security in the Pacific has been demonstrated by the gifting of a Guardian-class patrol boat, the...
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06 Apr 2019 Media Release Type Media release
The Morrison Government has announced an extension to Airbus Australia Pacific’s through-life support (TLS) contract for the Australian Army’s Tiger Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter (ARH).
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02 Apr 2019 Media Release Type Media release
The Morrison Government’s number one priority is keeping Australians safe and secure. The 2019–20 Budget sees continued strong...
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01 Apr 2019 Media Release Type Media release
The Australian Defence Force’s Helicopter Aircrew Training System (HATS) has successfully achieved Initial Operating Capability.
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01 Apr 2019 Media Release Type Media release
Australian companies and universities continue to show a high level of interest in the Attack class submarine program.
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01 Apr 2019 Media Release Type Media release
The Government is pleased to announce the STS Young Endeavour replacement project is progressing and will be due for consideration by Cabinet later this year.
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30 Mar 2019 Media Release Type Media release
The Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2019 (IPE 19) Joint Task Force has departed Sri Lanka following Australia’s largest Defence engagement activity with the nation.
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28 Mar 2019 Media Release Type Media release
The Government is pleased to announce that Air Marshal Mel Hupfeld, AO, DSC, will be Australia’s next Chief of Air Force. The appointment was made...
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28 Mar 2019 Media Release Type Media release
This week, the Foreign, Trade and Defence Ministers will host their Singaporean counterparts for the 11th Singapore-Australia Joint Ministerial Committee (SAJMC) meeting in Sydney.
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27 Mar 2019 Media Release Type Media release
The Minister for Defence, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, and the Minister for Defence Industry, Senator the Hon Linda Reynolds CSC, today...
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27 Mar 2019 Media Release Type Media release
Minister for Defence and Federal Member for Sturt, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP today announced the Federal Government is investing $3 million to deliver the...
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27 Mar 2019 Media Release Type Media release
Defence has invested $4 million in a new solar power facility at the Australian Defence Satellite Communications Station near Geraldton, Western Australia.
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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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04 Apr 2019 Speech Type Speech
Valedictory statement to the Parliament
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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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28 Mar 2019 Transcript Type Transcipt
Announcement of new Chief of Air Force
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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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