Prime Minister - Address to Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will travel to Tokyo on his first trip to North Asia as Prime Minister on 18 December.
The Government’s National Innovation and Science Agenda will help to create a modern, dynamic, 21st century economy for Australia.
The Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, Barnaby Joyce, has commenced a five-day visit to China, Korea and Japan today to discuss the potential for stronger trade relationships made possible through the free trade agreements reached with North Asia’s three major economies. Read more
The Tokyo district Remembrance Ceremony will be held on Wednesday 11th November 2015. Click here for details.
A by-election for the federal electoral Division of Canning in Western Australia will be held on Saturday 19 September 2015. For more information, please refer to the Smartraller website.
Read more: Minister for Defence – Visit to Japan
Minister for Foreign Affairs the Hon. Julie Bishop MP met with the Japanese Minister for Foreign Affairs Fumio Kishida at the Seventh Pacific Islands Leaders Meeting (PALM7).
Read more: Visit to Singapore, Korea, Japan
The Australian Government will announce the acquisition strategy for the Future Submarine Program today, setting out further details of the competitive evaluation process that will be undertaken by the Department of Defence.
The ANZAC Day commemorations this year are being hosted by the Australian Embassy. A ceremony will be held at the Hodogaya Commonwealth War Cemetery in Yokohama on Saturday 25 April, starting at 9:00am. It will involve a small service and wreath laying ceremony at both the Australian and New Zealand / Canadian sections of the cemetery.
Prime Minister, the Hon Tony Abbott MP, released a statement condemning the apparent murder of Kenji Goto and commending Prime Minister Abe’s resolve, including Japan’s decision to continue to expand humanitarian assistance.
Read more: Media Release – Murder of Kenji Goto.
Prime Minister, the Hon Tony Abbott MP, spoke with Prime Minister Abe to convey Australia’s solidarity and support for Japan.
Read more: Media Release – Japanese hostages.
The landmark Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement (JAEPA) enters into force on 15 January 2015.
Fifteen nations will join together with Australia’s Socceroos for the AFC Asian Football 2015 when it kicks off on 9 January in Melbourne.