Introducing Sir Frank Lowy AC, Lowy Institute, Sydney

13 September 2018 E&OE… JULIE BISHOP:           This evening I have the honour of introducing Mr Frank Lowy AC, Sir Frank. May I say at the outset, during my five years as Foreign Minister, I had the privilege of meeting many remarkable political and business leaders. Few have inspired more or deserved greater admiration than one [...]

2018-09-20T17:03:27+00:00September 13th, 2018|

Women’s Weekly Women of the Future Awards, Sydney

5 September 2018   KEYNOTE SPEECH Women’s Weekly Women of the Future Awards, Sydney   E&OE… JULIE BISHOP:           Virginia, it’s not like me to detail what I meant by a particular act, but I have created a wave of red shoe emojis on every text message I have received since that date! Thank you for [...]

2018-09-06T12:25:32+00:00September 6th, 2018|

Doorstop, Senate Courtyard Parliament House

  E&OE… I am here this morning to say thank you. The chain of events that unfolded last week was at such a rapid pace that I had to make a number of, what some might say were life changing decisions, without giving them my usual due regard for the consequences. While I am very [...]

2018-08-28T16:15:03+00:00August 28th, 2018|

Dame Enid Lyons Gala Dinner, Old Parliament House, Canberra

21 August 2018 E&OE… JULIE BISHOP:           To my parliamentary colleagues past and present, to the members of the Lyons family, to the many distinguished Liberals here this evening, to the friends of the Liberal Party. In 1902 Australia made history by becoming the first country to simultaneously grant women the right to vote and [...]

2018-09-13T11:28:12+00:00August 21st, 2018|

Remarks at innovationXchange National Science Week Women in Science, Technology and Innovation event

Speech, check against delivery Canberra 13 August 2018 JULIE BISHOP:  It is an absolute delight to be here to mark National Science Week. I congratulate DFAT and Frances Adamson and Claire Walsh for hosting the function here at the innovationXchange with Sarah Pearson so that we can focus on the issue of science, technology and [...]

2018-08-26T12:42:34+00:00August 13th, 2018|

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+00:00August 11th, 2018|

Keynote Address: The future of Australia-UK Relations, London

Speech, check against delivery Chatham House, London 19 July 2018 JULIE BISHOP:           I am delighted to be here at Chatham House and may I pay tribute to the role that this famous institution has played in supporting the principle of free speech, which we must continue to uphold and defend. I am in London for the [...]

2018-08-13T15:10:56+00:00July 19th, 2018|

Keynote Address: Australia’s Pacific Partnerships, Queensland

Speech, check against delivery Forde, Queensland 9 July 2018 JULIE BISHOP:         Aunty Robyn, thank you so much for that wonderful Welcome to Country - you do us proud. High Commissioners, Ambassadors, friends of Australia, friends of the Pacific, I’m absolutely delighted to be here this afternoon, hosted by the Member for Forde [...]

2018-08-13T15:09:57+00:00July 9th, 2018|

Keynote address at the Malaria World Congress, Melbourne

Speech, check against delivery Melbourne 2 July 2018 JULIE BISHOP:           I am delighted to welcome all delegates here to Melbourne, the most liveable city on the planet, to this inaugural Malaria World Congress. Among the many esteemed delegates, please allow me to acknowledge Sir Puka Temu, the Minister for Health from Papua New Guinea, indeed, a [...]

2018-08-13T15:08:51+00:00July 2nd, 2018|

Launching the Australia Norway Oceans Dialogue, Canberra

Speech, check against delivery Canberra 23 June 2018 JULIE BISHOP:           I’m absolutely delighted to be here at the inaugural bilateral Australia-Norway ocean dialogue. I particularly welcome Deputy Minister Hagen and Ambassador Klovstad, and the representatives from the Norwegian ministry and agencies, and likewise my Australian colleagues, and welcome to both delegations. Australia and Norway are close [...]

2018-08-13T15:07:00+00:00June 23rd, 2018|