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United Nations Day

Speech, check against delivery Old Parliament House, Canberra 24 October 2017 To our distinguished diplomats and representatives from so many different organisations and community groups, welcome here to Old Parliament House this evening. I acknowledge my DFAT Deputy Secretaries Ewen McDonald and Gary Quinlan, and it really is a delight to be here again to [...]

2017-10-24T11:47:20+00:00 October 24th, 2017|

Launch of the Pacific Research Program

Speech, check against delivery Australian National University, Canberra 24 October 2017 Vice Chancellor Brian Schmidt, Dean Michael Wesley, distinguished diplomats particularly from our Pacific missions, and eminent researchers, ladies and gentlemen. It’s an absolute delight to be here to welcome and launch a much needed initiative, the Pacific Research Program. I also congratulate the winning [...]

2017-10-24T11:46:40+00:00 October 24th, 2017|

Qantas 787-9 Dreamliner Arrival

Speech, check against delivery Sydney Airport, Sydney 20 October 2017 My Cabinet colleague Darren Chester, the Member for North Sydney Trent Zimmerman, Alan Joyce and the Qantas staff, crew and board members, ladies and gentlemen. What an absolute delight it is to be here this morning. As a very regular customer of Qantas, indeed I [...]

2017-10-20T11:30:38+00:00 October 20th, 2017|

Launch of Australian Foreign Affairs

Speech, check against delivery Canberra 18 October 2017 Jonathan Pearlman, Morry Schwartz, distinguished diplomats, Chancellor of the ANU Gareth Evans – and former Foreign Minister – Mark Dreyfus representing the Opposition, Members of Parliament, authors, ladies and gentlemen all. In 1946 the United States Chargé d'Affaires to Moscow, George Kennan sent an 8,000 word telegram [...]

2017-10-18T11:30:00+00:00 October 18th, 2017|

Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Leaders’ Summit

Speech, check against delivery Canberra 17 October 2017 Good morning, thank you Terry for the short introduction. To James Pearson, Paul Nicolaou, ladies and gentlemen good morning. I am in a very good mood because overnight we were informed that Australia had been elected overwhelmingly to serve on the UN Human Rights Council, the first [...]

2017-10-17T11:29:31+00:00 October 17th, 2017|

Foreign Policy in an Uncertain World

Australian Institute of International Affairs 2017 National Conference Speech, check against delivery Hotel Realm, Canberra 16 October 2017 Thank you Zara. Good morning, welcome to Canberra. Distinguished guests, diplomats, the Hon Kim Beazley and Senator Penny Wong who will be here shortly. Ladies and gentlemen, it is an absolute delight to be here on this [...]

2017-10-16T11:28:55+00:00 October 16th, 2017|

Launch of Thor: Ragnarok

Speech, check against delivery Sydney 15 October 2017 Good evening and what a delight it is to be here this evening in Sydney for the launch of Thor: Ragnarok. I visited the set of this movie on the Gold Coast and I can hardly wait to see the scene that I saw being filmed over [...]

2017-10-15T11:27:54+00:00 October 15th, 2017|

Clayton Utz International Bar Association Reception

Speech, check against delivery Sydney 10 October 2017 I am absolutely delighted to be here this evening with my former partners and colleagues at Clayton Utz. I well recall the air miles that I travelled to attend legal conferences far from home, so for those of you who have come from overseas and made the [...]

2017-10-10T11:27:23+00:00 October 10th, 2017|

2017 Advance Global Australian Awards

Speech, check against delivery Sydney 10 October 2017 Australia has a global reputation as an open export oriented market economy, and we’ve just broken a world record – we’re entering our 27th consecutive year of economic growth. No other economy has matched that record. We are seen as a commodities super power. We are the [...]

2017-10-10T11:26:45+00:00 October 10th, 2017|

Launch of Indo-Pacific Health Security Initiative

Speech, check against delivery Brisbane 8 October 2017 Good morning ladies and gentlemen. First Maroochy, thank you for that beautiful and spiritual Welcome to Country. I acknowledge Blair Exell, Australia’s inaugural Ambassador for Regional health Security, Frank Gannon and the team here at QIMR Berghofer, James McCarthy, I also acknowledge David Reddy from MMV, and [...]

2017-10-08T11:26:12+00:00 October 8th, 2017|