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02 Dec 2016 Media Release Type Media release
The Turnbull Government has signed a contract to provide sustainment for the engines of the newly acquired EA-18G Growler aircraft.
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02 Dec 2016 Media Release Type Media release
The Turnbull Government has ended the Parliamentary sitting year with a significant victory, passing its key election commitment of cracking down on union corruption and...
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01 Dec 2016 Media Release Type Media release
The weapon systems on the Army’s lifesaving Bushmaster Protected Mobility Vehicles are set for an upgrade.
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30 Nov 2016 Media Release Type Media release
The multi-billion dollar Offshore Patrol Vessel project has reached a significant milestone with the release of the Request for Tender to the three shortlisted designers.
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25 Nov 2016 Media Release Type Media release
The Royal Australian Air Force’s first P-8A Poseidon has arrived to its new home at RAAF Base Edinburgh.
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25 Nov 2016 Media Release Type Media release
Another productive week in Parliament for the Turnbull Government saw the delivery of a key election commitment to improve accountability and transparency of registered organisations.
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24 Nov 2016 Media Release Type Media release
The Collins Class Submarine Enterprise and the Future Submarine Program has reached out to major Australian submarine industry companies and small to medium...
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23 Nov 2016 Media Release Type Media release
Techniques to counter radio frequency emitters, enabling the Royal Australian Navy to sustain a ...
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23 Nov 2016 Media Release Type Media release
The Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, today announced that Thales Australia has been awared a $100 million contract to design a...
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18 Nov 2016 Media Release Type Media release
The Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, today attended the first meeting of the Centre for Defence Industry Capability Advisory Board in...
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14 Nov 2016 Media Release Type Media release
A major milestone has been reached in the military's next generation Hawkei protected vehicle project as...
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14 Nov 2016 Media Release Type Media release
Australian companies are being given the chance to win work on the multi-billion dollar LAND 400 Phase 2...
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10 Nov 2016 Media Release Type Media release
A Department of Defence project team has won a prestigious project management award for the enhancement of weapons training systems across the country.
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09 Nov 2016 Media Release Type Media release
Minister for Defence Industry, The Hon Christopher Pyne MP today announced seven Australian organisations would receive Australian Government funding of $14.7 million to develop...
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08 Nov 2016 Media Release Type Media release
In a major win for the nation’s defence industry, Australia has been chosen to provide Maintenance, Repair, Overhaul and ...
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02 Nov 2016 Media Release Type Media release
A production-ready prototype of a new broad spectrum chemical, biological and radiological respirator filter for the Australian Defence Force...
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01 Nov 2016 Media Release Type Media release
The Turnbull Government today welcomed the announcement that Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) will open an office in Canberra as an important sign that defence...
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31 Oct 2016 Media Release Type Media release
A national roadshow for the Future Frigates and Offshore Patrol Vessels has kicked off to help Australian companies get involved in the multibillion dollar projects.
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28 Oct 2016 Media Release Type Media release
The Australian Defence Force will have the most up to date night fighting equipment available after the Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher...
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25 Oct 2016 Media Release Type Media release
Townsville’s reputation as a defence hub has been given a boost with crucial helicopter maintenance jobs coming to the city.
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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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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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14 Apr 2016 Speech Type Speech
It’s great to be at your 2016 Knowledge Nation summit, whether you are from industry or business education, research....
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19 Feb 2016 Speech Type Speech
It’s a great pleasure to be here. I would like to acknowledge my former parliamentary colleague and Speaker Professor Stephen Martin. He was the Speaker...
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15 Dec 2015 Speech Type Speech
Thank you for that introduction, and thank you to the Australia–Israel Chamber of Commerce for hosting me here today. I’m delighted to be here.
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08 Dec 2015 Speech Type Speech
Thank you for inviting me to address the National Press Club today. It is always a pleasure to be here. It’s especially so at a...
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18 Nov 2015 Speech Type Speech
Speech to Submarine Institute of Australia
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28 Oct 2015 Speech Type Speech
Christopher Pyne: It’s a great time to be the Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science because we...
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07 Oct 2015 Speech Type Speech
CHRISTOPHER PYNE: Thank you very much Sarah, to you as the local Member for Corangamite, and a great fighter for Geelong and this part of...
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30 Sep 2015 Speech Type Speech
Good morning, I’m delighted to join you here this morning. It’s appropriate that one of my first speeches in this portfolio is to an audience...
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01 Sep 2015 Speech Type Speech
This is my first visit to the Pacific as the Australian Government Minister for Education and it is a privilege to speak at the University...
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24 Aug 2015 Speech Type Speech
Good afternoon and thank you Professor Mattoo, Director of International Studies at Jawaharlal Nehru University and Honorary Director and CEO of the Australia-India Institute...
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21 May 2015 Speech Type Speech
I am pleased to be here tonight to give the Australian Catholic University Sir George Reid Lecture. It is symbolic that we are meeting...
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20 May 2015 Speech Type Speech
It is a great pleasure to be back at the Waite Campus of Adelaide University, to officially launch the ARC Training Centre for Innovative Wine...
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29 Apr 2015 Speech Type Speech
It is a great pleasure to be with you tonight to speak in memory of the greatest of Australian liberals, Sir Robert Menzies, and to...
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23 Mar 2015 Speech Type Speech
When I was a newly elected member of this House some 22 years ago, Malcolm Fraser gave me the best political advice that I have...
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11 Mar 2015 Speech Type Speech
It is a pleasure to be with you again to address your conference dinner. I would like to acknowledge my colleague, the Assistant Minister...
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13 Feb 2015 Speech Type Speech
I am pleased to be here today, to honour Hedley Beare and outline the Government’s agenda for school education in 2015 and beyond.
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12 Nov 2014 Speech Type Speech
Higher Education Reform Summit Next steps in the evolution of Australian higher education Sofitel Melbourne 25 Collins Pl, Melbourne Wednesday 12 November 2014 9.00am...
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02 May 2016 Transcript Type Transcipt
Matthew Abraham: This does sound like almost a scene from some sort of horror movie. It could also if it’s not...
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01 May 2016 Transcript Type Transcipt
CHRISTOPHER PYNE: Well thank you very much for coming this morning here to Murray Bridge to this very important announcement on behalf of the Government.
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27 Apr 2016 Transcript Type Transcipt
Chris Dittmar: Roo, I’ve been saying this all morning quite seriously, I’ve never been so buoyant personally, this is the biggest thing in my...
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27 Apr 2016 Transcript Type Transcipt
Cat: Christopher Pyne, hello. Christopher Pyne: Hi, how are you? Amos: Good, Christopher. Good day for South Australia with the subs being announced. 2800 jobs...
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27 Apr 2016 Transcript Type Transcipt
Geraldine Doogue: Well more than three years after vowing that all new 12 submarines would be built in South Australia, the Federal Government has...
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26 Apr 2016 Transcript Type Transcipt
PRIME MINISTER: Very good. Well I am proud to be here as Prime Minister, with the Minister for Defence, the Minister for...
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24 Apr 2016 Transcript Type Transcipt
Christopher Pyne: Well I’m pleased to be here this morning to announce that the Government is accepting the recommendations from the Anti-Dumping Commissioner to...
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21 Apr 2016 Transcript Type Transcipt
PRIME MINISTER: Very good. Well now, cyber security. This cyber security strategy sets us up for a much more secure future online, which is...
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20 Apr 2016 Transcript Type Transcipt
JOURNALIST: Now, this segment has added dreson this week because Anthony Albanese is a Hawthorn supporter, and Christopher Pyne is an ambassador...
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19 Apr 2016 Transcript Type Transcipt
MATTHEW ABRAHAM:…For industry and innovation and if you look at this deal it does have the finger prints of a Pyne manoeuvre about them. Chris...
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18 Apr 2016 Transcript Type Transcipt
CHRISTOPHER PYNE: I’ve called you to this press conference to discuss the good news for South Australia and also for Henderson around the OPVs...
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15 Apr 2016 Transcript Type Transcipt
Karl Stefanovic: Well it’s just over two weeks to go until the Federal Budget is handed down, and it could bring bad news for smokers.
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15 Apr 2016 Transcript Type Transcipt
Christopher Pyne: Good morning David, and good morning Anthony. David Penberthy: Good morning Anthony Albanese.
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14 Apr 2016 Transcript Type Transcipt
Peter Van Onselen: … from our Sydney studio. Minister thanks very much for your company. Christopher Pyne: A pleasure Peter, it’s nice to be...
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14 Apr 2016 Transcript Type Transcipt
Ian Henschke: Chris Pyne joins us now, well Chris Pyne, why, why, why, why, why? Christopher Pyne: Well Ian, firstly Labor's policy they've...
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08 Apr 2016 Transcript Type Transcipt
Chris Dittmar: Roo I think all of us are concerned, all of us here in South Australia feel for the people of...
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08 Apr 2016 Transcript Type Transcipt
Lisa Wilkinson: Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has weighed in on the Arrium Steelworks collapse urging creditors and the company to cooperate in a bid to...
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08 Apr 2016 Transcript Type Transcipt
Will Goodings: Industry Minister Chris Pyne has mentioned previously, he’s on the line. Minister good morning. Christopher Pyne: Good morning Will, good morning David.
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07 Apr 2016 Transcript Type Transcipt
Christopher Pyne: … called in as administrators. The Government's first and foremost concern is with the workers at Arrium, which is not just a Whyalla...
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07 Apr 2016 Transcript Type Transcipt
David Speers: Let’s return though to our top story this afternoon, which of course is the plight facing workers at Arrium Steel, which has now...
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