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21 Oct 2018 Media Release Type Media release
Minister for Defence, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, attended the fifth Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Defence Ministers’ Meeting‑Plus (the ADMM-Plus) in Singapore...
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19 Oct 2018 Media Release Type Media release
Minister for Defence, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, will visit Singapore on 19-20 October 2018 to participate in the Association of Southeast Asian...
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19 Oct 2018 Media Release Type Media release
The eighth rotation of Task Group Taji were officially farewelled today, at a parade at Gallipoli Barracks, Brisbane, in front of a crowd of family...
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18 Oct 2018 Media Release Type Media release
The Royal Australian Navy’s HMAS Melbourne has strengthened military ties across Asia by participating in an International Fleet Review to celebrate the 70th...
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17 Oct 2018 Media Release Type Media release
The Royal Australian Air Force’s (RAAF) Roulettes today unveiled the new colour scheme for their PC-21 aircraft.
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12 Oct 2018 Media Release Type Media release
The Australian Defence Force (ADF) is supporting Papua New Guinea’s (PNG) hosting of APEC 2018.
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11 Oct 2018 Media Release Type Media release
The Australian and Indonesian Defence Ministers met in Indonesia today for the annual Australia-Indonesia Defence Ministers’ Meeting, an important part of a strong partnership and...
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11 Oct 2018 Media Release Type Media release
I am deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Mr William Corey (Bill), who fought with the 2/43rd Battalion during the...
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10 Oct 2018 Media Release Type Media release
An innovative company in Sturt is set to benefit from a $433,214 share in $3.5 million of Australian Government’s Accelerating Commercialisation (AC) grants.
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08 Oct 2018 Media Release Type Media release
Minister for Foreign Affairs, Senator the Hon Marise Payne and Minister for Defence, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP will host their Japanese counterparts on...
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04 Oct 2018 Media Release Type Media release
In a major development for Australia’s new Hunter class frigate program, an interim contract has been struck between the Commonwealth and BAE Systems Australia.
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04 Oct 2018 Media Release Type Media release
A Royal Australian Air Force C-130 Hercules aircraft will depart Australia today carrying humanitarian supplies for people affected by the earthquake and...
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03 Oct 2018 Media Release Type Media release
Australia will provide an additional $5 million package of humanitarian assistance to support the Government of Indonesia and humanitarian partners to respond to the devastating...
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03 Oct 2018 Media Release Type Media release
The United Kingdom today confirmed that it was in discussion with Boeing and the Royal Australian Air Force about the potential for the E-7 Wedgetail...
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03 Oct 2018 Media Release Type Media release
Australia has hit a key milestone in its landmark naval shipbuilding program with the first steel cut for the country’s new Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs).
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29 Sep 2018 Media Release Type Media release
Minister for Defence, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, travelled to the Middle East on 26-27 September where he spent time with Australian...
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28 Sep 2018 Media Release Type Media release
The Federal Government today announced the signing of the E-7A Wedgetail Head Agreement with Boeing Defence Australia (BDA).
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28 Sep 2018 Media Release Type Media release
Member for Riverina and Deputy Prime Minister, the Hon Michael McCormack MP, today turned the first sod to mark the construction phase of a Defence...
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27 Sep 2018 Media Release Type Media release
Minister for Defence, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP today announced a new research agreement between Defence Science and Technology (DST) and Adelaide-based Daronmont Technologies...
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27 Sep 2018 Media Release Type Media release
The Department of Defence has entered into a contract with Hawker Pacific as prime contractor for the delivery of a substantially upgraded version of the...
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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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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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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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02 Oct 2018 Transcript Type Transcipt
Interview with Fran Kelly on Radio National Breakfast.
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02 Oct 2018 Transcript Type Transcipt
SUBJECTS: Submarine project; Afghanistan; Liberal leadership
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24 Sep 2018 Transcript Type Transcipt
Christopher Pyne, Minister for Defence; and Florence Parly, French Minister for the Armed Forces press conference at the Australia-France Defence Industry Symposium.
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11 Jul 2018 Transcript Type Transcipt
SUBJECTS: Future Frigates tender announcement; militarisation of South China Sea
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27 Jun 2018 Transcript Type Transcipt
JOURNALIST: Two tribes on a Wednesday morning, Chris Pyne, Anthony Albanese, good morning to you.
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17 Apr 2018 Transcript Type Transcipt
Address to Team Defence Australia in Kuala Lumpur
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11 Apr 2018 Transcript Type Transcipt
Interview with Anthony Albanese on 5AA Adelaide
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09 Apr 2018 Transcript Type Transcipt
RN Breakfast with Fran Kelly
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06 Apr 2018 Transcript Type Transcipt
Today Show with Karl Stefanovic and Anthony Albanese
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03 Apr 2018 Transcript Type Transcipt
Press Conference with Premier Marshall, Minister Birmingham and Assistant Minister Andrews to mark the launch of the Naval Shipbuilding College and Institute.
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05 Feb 2018 Transcript Type Transcipt
SUBJECTS: Newspoll; Private Health Insurance; Susan Lamb Citizenship; Batman By-election
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29 Jan 2018 Transcript Type Transcipt
AURA JAYES: More on our top story now and the Government’s new Defence policies. It shifts away from the strategy that has been taken...
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29 Jan 2018 Transcript Type Transcipt
SUBJECTS: Defence Export Strategy; US Defence Strategy
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23 Jan 2018 Transcript Type Transcipt
Christopher Pyne is on the line, thanks for your time.
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23 Jan 2018 Transcript Type Transcipt
SUBJECTS: NIOA Announcement; LAND 400 Contract; Australia’s International Relationships; People Smugglers
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15 Dec 2017 Transcript Type Transcipt
CHRIS UHLMANN: I can't tell you how weird this feels. A crucial Bennelong bi-election rate race will be run tomorrow and it will...
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13 Dec 2017 Transcript Type Transcipt
SUBJECTS: Sam Dastyari; Bennelong Bi-election
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13 Dec 2017 Transcript Type Transcipt
SUBJECTS: Defence industry exports;
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13 Dec 2017 Transcript Type Transcipt
SUBJECTS: Jobs; defence industry; Bennelong campaign; Labor failure
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11 Dec 2017 Transcript Type Transcipt
SUBJECTS: Announcement of ASC jobs and scholarships in Osborne.
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