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Speech at the Western Australian Liberal State Conference, Perth

11 August 2018 SPEECH AT THE WESTERN AUSTRALIA LIBERAL STATE CONFERENCE PERTH E&OE… JULIE BISHOP: My parliamentary colleagues, State and Federal, the Federal President, State President Norman Moore - thank you for your service to our great Party - to the members and delegates and friends of the Liberal Party. Ours is the strongest political movement [...]

2018-08-13T14:56:46+08:00August 11th, 2018|

Radio interviwe with Stephen Dziedzic, ABC Pacific Beat

STEPHEN DZIEDZIC: Australia's Foreign Minister has called on other countries, to step up their aid contributions to Pacific Island nations. Julie Bishop made the comments while she has been in Samoa, and came after the Lowy Institute released a landmark analysis showing that Australia is still by far the largest aid donor in the region, [...]

2018-09-30T16:29:58+08:00August 10th, 2018|

Doorstop, Apia, Samoa

Transcript, E&OE Apia, Samoa 9 August 2018 JOURNALIST: The Lowy Institute has found that Australia is still by far the most significant donor to the Pacific Island but your contribution has still fallen from $1.2 billion to $800 million. Will this strategy continue or will it be stabilised? JULIE BISHOP: Those figures are, in fact, [...]

2018-09-30T16:31:42+08:00August 9th, 2018|

Radio interview with Fran Kelly, ABC RN Breakfast

FRAN KELLY: The debate over Chinese influence in the Pacific will be further fuelled today by a new report that shows the Beijing will soon overtake Australia as being the biggest donor to the region. China has showered more than $1 billion on Pacific nations since 2011 but has pledged almost $6 billion more. While [...]

2018-09-30T16:30:45+08:00August 9th, 2018|

Speech at the launch of the Lowy Institute Pacific Aid Road Map

JULIE BISHOP: Prime Minister Tuilaepa, Prime Ministers, Ministers of Pacific Islands nations, Dame Meg Taylor, diplomats, key guests, Michael Fullilove and Jonathan Pryke from the Lowy Institute, friends of Australia, friends of Samoa, friends of the Pacific. My Ministerial colleague Connie Fierravanti-Wells and I are delighted to be here with the Australian High Commissioner Sara [...]

2018-09-30T16:15:52+08:00August 9th, 2018|

Remarks at the launch of Australia Pacific Training Coalition, Samoa

I am delighted to be here in Samoa, on the eve of the Pacific Islands Forum Ministers’ Meeting and to have this opportunity to meet with you and to undertake some very important events here in Samoa underscoring Australia’s commitment to a deep enduring relationship. Prime Minister, thank you for meeting with me this morning. [...]

2018-09-30T16:13:47+08:00August 9th, 2018|

Doorstop, Samoa

JOURNALIST: The Lowy Institute has found that Australia is still by far the most significant donor to the Pacific Island but your contribution has still fallen from $1.2 billion to $800 million. Will this strategy continue or will it be stabilised? JULIE BISHOP: Those figures are, in fact, not correct. The Australian aid investment in the Pacific [...]

2018-10-01T08:41:27+08:00August 9th, 2018|

Remarks at Samoa Parliament House ceremony, Samona

JULIE BISHOP:  Prime Minister, Deputy Prime Minister, the Hon Speaker and Deputy Speaker, Cabinet Ministers, Ministers, Parliamentarians, High Commissioner Sara Moriarty and the Australian High Commission team and distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen. My Ministerial colleague, Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells and I are delighted to be here this afternoon on what we would call the soft [...]

2018-09-30T16:14:38+08:00August 9th, 2018|

Press conference with EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini

JULIE BISHOP: Good afternoon. I am delighted to welcome to Sydney, Australia, High Representative Federica Mogherini from the EU. Federica and I have become close friends over the years that we have been in our respective roles, but this is her first official visit to Australia and we are delighted to have Federica and her delegation [...]

2018-10-01T08:44:27+08:00August 8th, 2018|

Interview with Georgie Gardner, Today Show, Bali

GEORGIE GARDNER: Foreign Minister Julie Bishop joins us now from Bali. Minister, good morning to you. The death toll is edging towards a hundred, as you know, many more injured. What’s the latest? Are any Australians among those injured? JULIE BISHOP: Good morning Georgie. The death toll is rising, we understand it is about 98 at this [...]

2018-10-01T08:48:42+08:00August 7th, 2018|