Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has addressed the National Press Club in Canberra. Like yesterday’s appearance by Opposition Leader Bill Shorten, the speech marked the official start of the 2017 political year.
- Listen to Turnbull’s speech (30m)
- Listen to Turnbull take questions (34m)
- Watch Turnbull’s entire appearance (65m)
Official transcript of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s Address to the National Press Club.
Last week we celebrated Australia Day and around the country 16,000 people from 150 nations chose to become one of us.
Like us holders of the highest office in a democracy – citizen.
Partners in the most successful multicultural society in the world. A beacon of harmony in the midst of diversity, founded on a deep tradition of mutual respect in a world of rising intolerance.
Enterprising, optimistic and resilient. Compassionate and egalitarian. [Read more…]