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I welcome these signs that we are moving away from a clean energy target to a reliable energy target, and, frankly, nothing less than a 100% reliable energy target will do because we've got to keep the lights on all the time ... if we are to be a first-world country.feedback
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Feb 19 2017

"The choice made by families not to immunize their children is not supported by public policy or medical research nor should such action be supported by taxpayers in the form of child care payments,"feedback

Jan 18 2017

Disappointed that the search for MH370 has been called off. Especially if some experts think there are better places to look.feedback

Jan 18 2017

It can't go on forever, but as long as there are reasonable leads, the search will go on.feedback

Oct 28 2015

All countries that says anyone who gets here can stay here are now in peril, given the scale of the population movements that are starting to be seen.feedback

Sep 09 2015 - Commonwealth

For Australia, for the and for the rest of the Commonwealth, the Queen has been a beacon of stability for more than six decades.feedback

May 09 2015

The tragic truth is that there are people amongst us, not very many, it's true, but there are some people amongst us who would do us harm, and it's vital that our police and security agencies be given all the support and all the resources that they need to do their job properly.feedback

Apr 29 2015 - Indonesia

I want to stress that this is a very important relationship between Australia and Indonesia but it has suffered as a result of what's been done over the last few hours.feedback

Apr 27 2015 - Indonesia

We abhor the death penalty. We oppose it at home, we oppose it abroad and I want to reassure Australians that, even at his late hour, we are continuing to make the strongest possible representations to the Indonesian government that this is not in the best interest of Indonesia.feedback

Apr 18 2015 - Daesh

That's as much as we can say at this stage except for this: that we believe that the attack was inspired by – or the potential attack was inspired by – the Daesh death cult in the Middle East.feedback

Apr 18 2015

The best thing you can do in the face of those who would do us harm is to live your life normally.feedback

Apr 18 2015

The act that we believe was in preparation involved attacks against police officers on ANZAC Day.feedback

Apr 12 2015

It's a very important public health announcement. It's a very important measure to keep our children and our families as safe as possible.feedback

Apr 12 2015

People can, if they like, object to having their kids vaccinated but if you don't have your children vaccinated, other than on strictly religious or medical grounds, you won't qualify for the supplement and you won't qualify for the child care payments. This is essentially a 'no jab, no pay' policy from this government.feedback

Mar 17 2015

As you can see I've got my green tie on for the occasion. It's been said of us that the English made the laws, the Scots made the money, and the Irish made the songs.feedback

Mar 08 2015 - Malaysia

As long as there are reasonable leads the search will go on. We've got 60,000 square kilometres that is the subject of this search. If that's unsuccessful, there's another 60,000 square kilometres that we intend to search and, as I said, we are reasonably confident of finding the plane.feedback

Feb 19 2015 - Indonesia

Let's not forget that a few years ago when Indonesia was struck by the Indian Ocean tsunami, Australia sent a billion dollars worth of assistance.feedback

Feb 19 2015 - Afghanistan

Whatever the legalities, and this was essentially a matter for an American court dealing with American law, he was up to no good on his own admission and look, I'm not in the business of apologising for the actions that Australian governments take to protect our country.feedback

Dec 16 2014

These events demonstrate that even a country as free, as open, as generous and safe as our is vulnerable to act politically motivated violence. But also it reminds us that Australia and Australians are resilient and we are able to respond.feedback

Dec 15 2014

We have to appreciate that even in a society such as ours there are people that would wish to do us harm. That's why we have police and security organisations of the utmost professionalism.feedback

Nov 16 2014

This year, the G20 has delivered real, practical outcomes and, because of the efforts that the G20 has made, this year, culminating in the last 48 hours, people right around the world are going to be better off and that's what it's all about.feedback

Oct 02 2014 - Iraq

I want to stress that only Iraq can defeat ISIL (Islamic State). But Iraq shouldn't be alone and as far as Australia and our allies are concerned, Iraq won't be alone. I have to warn that this deployment to Iraq could be quite lengthy. Certainly months rather than weeks.feedback

Aug 02 2014

I guess it illustrates some of the pitfalls involved in this particular business. It's a very, very, sad story and I hate to think that, you know, a child could be abandoned like that.feedback

Jun 24 2014

What we don't want to do is engage in unhelpful megaphone diplomacy because that won't do Peter Greste any good, it won't do his two Al Jazeera colleagues any good.feedback

Apr 28 2014

It is highly unlikely, at this stage, that we will find any aircraft debris on the surface. By this stage, 52 days into the search, most material would have become water logged and sunk.feedback

Apr 11 2014

We are now getting to the stage where the signal from what we are very confident is the black box is starting to fade and we are hoping to get as much information as we can before the signal finally expires.feedback

Mar 30 2014 - Malaysia

And two vessels – a Chinese vessel and HMAS Success – did recover objects from the ocean. We haven't yet been able to ascertain what those objects are, but nevertheless, for the first time yesterday objects have been recovered from the ocean.feedback

Feb 12 2014

After 226 years of intermittent interest at most, why shouldn't Aboriginal people finally have the prime minister's undivided attention for seven days?feedback

Sep 18 2013

We will be a problem-solving government based on values not ideology. We will strive to govern for all Australians, including those who didn't vote for us. We won't forget those who are often marginalised: people with disabilities, indigenous people and women struggling to combine career and family.feedback

Jul 17 2010

The only way to change for the better is to change the government. Only a coalition government can end the spin and incompetence which marked the Rudd-Gillard government.feedback

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