The Hon.

Ben Morton MP

Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister and Cabinet
Assistant Minister to the Minister for the Public Service
Assistant Minister for Electoral Matters
Federal Liberal Member for Tangney
 

Statement on Floods

PRIME MINISTER: Mr Speaker, On Indulgence.Australia is being tested once again. The East Coast, predominantly New South Wales but I stress also in South-East Queensland, has faced an extraordinary deluge over recent days. In many places, rains are expected for at...

Press Conference – 88,700 jobs were added last month

PRIME MINISTER: Good afternoon. It is one year today since the Governor-General authorised the Biosecurity Emergency Declaration in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic. It has been an extraordinary year in Australia’s fightback in dealing with the COVID-19...

25 Years

Today marks 25 years since we won the 1996 election. Over the next eleven and a half years, our Coalition Government worked to deliver security, prosperity and opportunity, in the interests of all Australians. With responsible financial management, we reversed Labor’s...

Opening Remarks – ASEAN Australia Virtual Summit

PRIME MINISTER: Well thank you very much, Prime Minister Phúc, and thank you to your Excellencies and Your Majesty for the opportunity for Australia to join with you today, our ASEAN friends. So many friends who I see on the screen before me today. And I extend our...

Statement on France

Australia utterly condemns the heinous terrorist attacks that have been undertaken on innocent people in France. These multiple attacks are despicable. They’re disgraceful. Not only are they an attack on the individuals and their families, but they are an attack...

Press Conference

PRIME MINISTER: This is a tough day for Australia, a very tough day. Almost 600,000 jobs have been lost, every one of them devastating for those Australians, for their families, for their communities. A very tough day. Terribly shocking, although not unanticipated. We...