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NSW Premier

The Hon. Tony Abbott MP
Prime Minister

I congratulate the Hon Mike Baird MP on receiving the endorsement of his colleagues to become NSW Premier.

There is no greater honour than to serve the people you are elected to represent at the very highest level, and Mike will be a fine leader for NSW.

I have known Mike for many years and I know he will discharge his responsibilities with integrity and honour.

Mike has served in th...

City and country needs met by new airport

After decades of dithering, this week the Coalition Government did in months what no other government has achieved… locked-in an airport for Western Sydney at Badgerys Creek.This important local, state and national development is backed by a $3.5 bil...

Western Sydney Infrastructure Plan: More jobs, better roads

The Hon. Tony Abbott MP
Prime Minister

The Commonwealth and New South Wales Governments are delivering on our shared plan to build a stronger and more prosperous Western Sydney by investing more than $1 billion over the forward estimates and $3.5 billion over 10 years in major infrastructure upgrades that will transform the region’s economy.


Western Sydney Airport to deliver jobs and infrastructure

The Hon. Tony Abbott MP
Prime Minister

The Hon. Warren Truss
Deputy Prime Minister
Minister for Infrastructure & Regional Development

The Government has confirmed that the site for Western Sydney’s new airport will be Badgerys Creek.

For more than 50 years governments have talked about a second airport for Sydney.

The talk is over. The final decision has been made.


Death of Brian Harradine

The Hon. Tony Abbott PM
Prime Minister

Former senator Brian Harradine has died after a long illness.

He served in the Australian Parliament in Canberra as an independent senator for Tasmania between 1975 and 2005.

He was the longest serving independent senator in Australia’s history. A long-standing ‘Father of the Senate,’ he made a strong and effective contribution to both the parliamentary chamber in which he served and to...

Prime Minister - Address to Australia Week in China Lunch, Shanghai, China

The Hon. Tony Abbott MP
Prime Minister


In the days before leaving Australia, I twice went to Pearce airbase near Perth to thank the international team that’s been searching almost four weeks for missing Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370.

This is one of the great mysteries of our time.

It is probably the most dif...

WA in the driver’s seat

It will be all eyes on Western Australia on Saturday night as the nation waits for the verdict in the re run Senate election. Six years of the Labor-Greens circus was more than enough. But the debacle that was the Senate result six months a...

Greens launch fresh attack on Australian agricultural competitiveness

Agricultural competitiveness in Australia has again come under attack from the Green’s underhanded tactics seeking to prevent the resumption of live animal exports to Egypt, Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce said today. Minister Joyce said a di...

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WA Brand commercial for the senate re-election

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