Tag: Tony Abbot

We’ll do everything to make sure you stay safe

In recent weeks, the murderous rage in the Middle East threatened to erupt in the heart of Australia. ISIL reaches out with deadly purpose from Iraq and Syria to the other states of the Middle East. And it reaches out to us as well. On Tuesday last, our intelligence services intercepted a senior ISIL operative instructing […]

October 9, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Tony Abbott’s India Visit photos

September 5, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Robb to deepen commercial ties with India

 Trade and Investment Minister Andrew Robb will visit India between 4-6 September to build trade and investment ties with one of Australia’s most promising markets. He will hold meetings in Mumbai and New Delhi with government and business representatives to explore avenues for greater commercial engagement. Mr Robb said while India was Australia’s fifth biggest […]

September 3, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Continuing to repair Budget: Abbott

Every day the Government is working to build a stronger economy so that we can help Australia’s families and small businesses. A stronger economy means more investment, more exports and more jobs.  Everyone benefits. Now, with the return of Parliament on Tuesday, the Government is continuing to put in place the policies that are part […]

August 25, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Abbott, Shorten, NSW leaders send Independence Day wishes

  I send best wishes to everyone celebrating Indian Independence Day. As the world’s largest democracy, this is an occasion to honour the contribution of India to the world. On the eve of independence in 1947, Jawaharlal Nehru said that “India will awake to life and freedom” and would “step from the old to the […]

August 13, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Immigration at the heart of Australian story: Abbot

I’m honoured to support the Prime Minister tonight in supporting these awards and in honouring the people who have made such a contribution to the life of migrants to our country. These awards celebrate migrants’ contribution to modern Australia – a country which is utterly unimaginable without migration because except for Aboriginal people, every single […]

March 25, 2013 | 1 Comment More

Coalition will revive foreign languages teaching in schools

The Coalition will revive the teaching of foreign languages in Australian schools. Knowing the languages of our key regional partners is vital to unlocking the potential of the Asian century for Australia. A Coalition Government will work urgently with the states to ensure that at least 40 per cent of Year 12 students are once […]

May 11, 2012 | 1 Comment More

Abbot vision for secure borders, cohesive society

As well as an occasion to reflect on the valour and self-sacrifice of Australia’s military personnel, Anzac Day, which we commemorated this past week, should also be a reminder of the role that our country has played in the wider world. Australia is an influential middle power and, whether we quite appreciate it or not, […]

April 30, 2012 | 1 Comment More