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Costello And Howard At The Liberal Party Federal Council

These are the remarks of Peter Costello and John Howard at the Liberal Party’s Federal Council meeting.

Treasurer Costello introduced Prime Minister Howard.

  • Listen to Treasurer Peter Costello (5m)
  • Listen to Prime Minister John Howard (38m)

Transcript of Prime Minister John Howard’s speech to the Liberal Party’s Federal Council.

Thank you very much Peter for that very warm and generous introduction. To the Federal President, Shane Stone, my other parliamentary colleagues, fellow Liberals, and very importantly my fellow Australians. As I look back on what has happened to our nation over the last year since we met as a Federal Council the starkest event and the most searing experience that comes to my mind is of course the terrible pain inflicted upon our nation when 88 of our fellow Australians died at the hands of terrorists in an act of blind unforgivable hatred on the 12th of October last year. [Read more…]