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18 Oct 2017 Media Release Type Media release
The battlefield training of our soldiers has been given a major boost with eight new Digital Terminal Control System simulators coming online next year.
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17 Oct 2017 Media Release Type Media release
In another win for Australian defence industry, Tasmanian company Penguin Composites has signed a contract with Thales Australia to build...
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12 Oct 2017 Media Release Type Media release
The Turnbull Government has announced that Lendlease has been selected as the managing contractor for the construction of the Osborne South...
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11 Oct 2017 Media Release Type Media release
Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, today opened the new office of QinetiQ Australia in Mawson Lakes for their expanded staff.
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11 Oct 2017 Media Release Type Media release
Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, tonight launched the Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC) Australia’s report, which outlines the...
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10 Oct 2017 Media Release Type Media release
Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, today briefed over 35 Defence personnel selected for representational roles in Australian diplomatic missions overseas on...
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06 Oct 2017 Media Release Type Media release
SAAB Australia has today revealed that this week’s decision to award it with the contract to build the tactical interface for the new future frigates...
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06 Oct 2017 Media Release Type Media release
Today Senator Xenophon has proven he is merely interested in politics, rather than solutions for our state.
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04 Oct 2017 Media Release Type Media release
Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Marise Payne, and Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, announced today...
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04 Oct 2017 Media Release Type Media release
Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, today congratulated world leading Australian company CEA Technologies for winning a...
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03 Oct 2017 Media Release Type Media release
Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, today announced Defence would accept up to 100 of Australia’s top PhD students over four years...
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03 Oct 2017 Media Release Type Media release
The Turnbull Government is equipping Australia’s Navy with the world’s best technology as part of a multi-billion dollar investment unveiled today.
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29 Sep 2017 Media Release Type Media release
Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, today announced a three-year space research and development program between the University of New South Wales...
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29 Sep 2017 Media Release Type Media release
A new research and development program in space-borne sensor technologies has been officially launched by the Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP.
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27 Sep 2017 Media Release Type Media release
Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, will attend the 2017 International Astronautical Congress in Adelaide today.
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27 Sep 2017 Media Release Type Media release
Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, today welcomed the release of Boeing Australia’s report, which outlines the company’s economic impact on Australia.
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20 Sep 2017 Media Release Type Media release
Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP today announced the Government’s investment priorities for the Defence Innovation Hub for the coming year.
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18 Sep 2017 Media Release Type Media release
SRC Aus has expanded operations after winning a contract to produce data sets for operational missions for the future fifth-generation Air Force including...
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15 Sep 2017 Media Release Type Media release
Australian companies are being invited to join forces with Raytheon to participate in the Government’s new Short Range Ground Based Air Defence project
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15 Sep 2017 Media Release Type Media release
During the last two sitting weeks in the House of Representatives, the Turnbull Government has again continued to make decisions and pass important laws...
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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 Oct 2017 Speech Type Speech
It is a pleasure to be here, in Sydney, at the Pacific 2017 Sea Power Conference.
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28 Sep 2017 Speech Type Speech
It is a pleasure to be here to speak at the Annual Dinner of The International Institute of Space Law, in the context of the...
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08 Sep 2017 Speech Type Speech
It’s a pleasure to return to the Global Access Partners Annual Economic Summit to speak with you today. We share some similar concerns...
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31 Aug 2017 Speech Type Speech
It’s a pleasure to be here at the American Chamber of Commerce and have the opportunity to speak with you this afternoon.
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27 Jul 2017 Speech Type Speech
It’s a pleasure to be able to give the keynote address at the Australian Business Defence Industry’s Sovereign Industry Capabilities seminar today.
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24 Jul 2017 Speech Type Speech
Speech to ASPI on Developing a Defence Export Strategy
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14 Jun 2017 Speech Type Speech
Speech to the D+I Conference, Canberra
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01 Jun 2017 Speech Type Speech
Address to the CEDA State of the Nation 2017 in Canberra at Parliament House
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07 Apr 2017 Speech Type Speech
Ladies and gentlemen, good morning and welcome to this fantastic event, G’day USA...
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23 Mar 2017 Speech Type Speech
Defence Industry is a critical pillar in Australia’s national security
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18 Feb 2017 Speech Type Speech
IDEX Conference Keynote Speech
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14 Feb 2017 Speech Type Speech
It’s a pleasure to have the opportunity this afternoon to address the Menzies Research Centre – an institution with a unique role; to both honour
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09 Feb 2017 Speech Type Speech
I rise before the House today as the first Minister for Defence Industry to provide an overview and to update the House on the Turnbull...
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16 Dec 2016 Speech Type Speech
It is both a pleasure and an honour to join you today at the campus of the cole Militaire.
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13 Dec 2016 Speech Type Speech
Speech to Policy Exchange UK
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08 Dec 2016 Speech Type Speech
Western Australia Defence Conference 2016 Perth, Western Australia
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07 Dec 2016 Speech Type Speech
Committee for Economic Development of Australia Luncheon South Australia - Defence
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16 Nov 2016 Speech Type Speech
Well thank you very much, Andy and it is a great pleasure to be here as part of the Submarine Institute of...
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07 Oct 2016 Speech Type Speech
National Defense Industrial Association Conference Speech
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07 Sep 2016 Speech Type Speech
Keynote address – Land Forces 2016
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03 Sep 2017 Transcript Type Transcipt
ANDREW PROBYN, PRESENTER: Happy Father's Day, Christopher Pyne.
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24 Aug 2017 Transcript Type Transcipt
CHRISTOPHER PYNE Thank you all very much for coming down to Osborne today for this really...
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23 Aug 2017 Transcript Type Transcipt
JOURNALIST: Good morning to Christopher Pyne and Anthony Albanese. CHRISTOPHER PYNE: Good morning gentleman.
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23 Aug 2017 Transcript Type Transcipt
FRAN KELLY: Well, the Turnbull Government has said it will consider any request to send more Australian soldiers to Afghanistan
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18 Aug 2017 Transcript Type Transcipt
KARL STEFANOVIC: Welcome back to the program. Let’s get more on that terrorist attack in Barcelona; Christopher Pyne and Anthony Albanese join us now.
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15 Aug 2017 Transcript Type Transcipt
SAMANTHA MAIDEN: Minister, you’ve said that it’s time to put up or shut up on these Labor MP’s that you have named, will you be...
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15 Aug 2017 Transcript Type Transcipt
JOURNALIST: …Leader of the House and he’s Minister for Defence Industry and one of the most significant Liberals here in South Australia...
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15 Aug 2017 Transcript Type Transcipt
SABRA LABE: The Minister for Defence Industry and Leader of the House of Representatives joins us now, Minister thank you for talking to us this...
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17 Jul 2017 Transcript Type Transcipt
FRAN KELLY: This morning, the Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, will announce greater powers for the Australian Defence Force to respond to domestic terror...
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05 Jul 2017 Transcript Type Transcipt
CHRISTOPHER PYNE: Thank you very much for coming this morning to this really important announcement about the upgrade of the Wedgetail platform for the Air...
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05 Jul 2017 Transcript Type Transcipt
JENNY MARCHANT: And it’s all systems go at Williamtown right now with preparations for the arrival of the Joint Strike Fighters. And today the Minister...
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25 Jun 2017 Transcript Type Transcipt
PETER VAN ONSELEN: Christopher Pyne, thanks very much for your company. CHRISTOPHER PYNE: Nice to be with you, Peter.
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16 Jun 2017 Transcript Type Transcipt
CHRISTOPHER PYNE: Thank you very much for coming down to Hobart, the Air Warfare Destroyer for the Provisional Acceptance by the Commonwealth...
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16 Jun 2017 Transcript Type Transcipt
BEN FORDHAM: In just two weeks’ time Australia will hold its first national gun amnesty since the Port Arthur massacre, it comes just weeks after...
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07 Jun 2017 Transcript Type Transcipt
JOURNALIST: It’s time for two tribes, that time on a Wednesday morning when Christopher Pyne and Anthony Albanese join us, and as we mentioned earlier...
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07 Jun 2017 Transcript Type Transcipt
HRISTOPHER PYNE: Okay. Well thank you very much for coming to Puckapunyal today for this live firing exercise of the Army. What we have...
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02 Jun 2017 Transcript Type Transcipt
KARL STAFANOVIC: He is Labor's most experienced politician but the big question this morning, has Albo been gagged? A new report reveals he has...
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21 May 2017 Transcript Type Transcipt
PETER VAN ONSELEN: Let's bring in Christopher Pyne, the Leader of the House, also obviously Cabinet Minister within the Government. Thanks very much for...
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16 May 2017 Transcript Type Transcipt
PRIME MINISTER: ... Vice Admiral Griggs representing the CDF, Admiral Immediate representing the Chief of Navy and Brendan Sergeant the Deputy Secretary from the...
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15 May 2017 Transcript Type Transcipt
PRIME MINISTER: I’m delighted to be here with the Premier and her colleague the Minister for Western Sydney, Stuart Ayres, and my ministerial colleagues...
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