Doorstop – Melbourne

E&OE… Topics: Nick Xenophon’s reckless call to rip up icebreaker contract GREG HUNT: Senator Xenophon's stunt, which would involve ripping up the icebreaker contract, is irresponsible. The day after an icebreaker contract has been signed, which would bring $1.1 billion of work, and jobs, and economic value to Australia, he wants to rip up the…

DOORSTOP HOBART

E&OE…. Topics: Australian Antarctic Strategy, new world-class icebreaker, CSIRO, Manus Island NICK GALES: Good morning everybody. The Honourable Julie Bishop MP, the Honourable Greg Hunt MP, senators, ministers, ambassadors, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, good morning and welcome. My name is Nick Gales, I'm the director of the Australian Antarctic Division and it's my privilege…

Doorstop – Hobart

E&OE…. Topics: Australian Antarctic Strategy, new world-class icebreaker, CSIRO, Manus Island NICK GALES: Good morning everybody. The Honourable Julie Bishop MP, the Honourable Greg Hunt MP, senators, ministers, ambassadors, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, good morning and welcome. My name is Nick Gales, I'm the director of the Australian Antarctic Division and it's my privilege…

A new era of Antarctic engagement

A new era of Antarctic engagement was announced today by the Turnbull Government, with the launch of the Australian Antarctic Strategy and 20 Year Action Plan. The Turnbull Government is providing $255 million in funding over the next ten years to enhance Australia’s Antarctic logistics and science capabilities. This includes $55 million for infrastructure and…