Points that Australia feels strongly about, in terms of our own sovereignty and our own independence. The way to deal with those is by engaging directly in discussion and dialogue between ministers and leaders. This is a transcript of the Prime Minister's remarks reacting to a tweet from the China foreign ministry. But I join with other nations’ leaders around the world in congratulating President Elect Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden, together with Vice President Elect Kamala Harris and her partner, Douglas Emhoff for their election at this recent US election. Mr Morrison said visits to homes, even with family, "should be kept to a minimum and with very small numbers of guests". Because those, those are the values that our Defence Force men and women have fought to uphold. 'Truly repugnant': Scott Morrison's speech in full. 'Scott Morrison's lack of empathy and compassion whilst continuing to deliver news of great anguish to so many people is truly unsettling, disgusting,' Andy Luhrs from Brisbane wrote. When we see your name we’re reminded of what is possible in Australia. I particularly look forward to this with, as President Elect Biden, because he comes to this relationship with a deep experience and a deep history, a history that has seen him come to Australia before, one that has involved many, many years of experience within the US system, and one that deeply understands this part of the world. The post made today, the repugnant post made today, of an image, a falsified image, of an Australian soldier threatening a young child with a knife. And I believe we’ll have a very positive discussion about the partnerships we can have with the United States about furthering those technological developments that will see a lower emissions future for the world, but a stronger economy as well, where we don’t say goodbye to jobs that we don’t have to say goodbye to. Prime Minister Scott Morrison stands accused of “hypocrisy” on matters of free speech and democracy – by defending free speech in Hong Kong, but curbing it at home. There is no more important, no deeper, no broader, no closer relationship, no relationship more critical to Australia’s strategic interests than the one that we enjoy with the United States, with its government and with its people. Even with this difficult information to deal with, we are dealing with it in the right way. Scott Ludlum takes a dig: you think politics can't get more degraded under morrison's brand of mediocrity and menace, and then michael mccormack takes the podium like a three week old boiled potato and you realise we do indeed have further to fall — Scott … Scott John Morrison (born 13 May 1968) is an Australian politician who is the 30th and current Prime Minister of Australia.He took office in August 2018 upon his election as leader of the Liberal Party, and subsequently led the Coalition to victory at the 2019 federal election.. Morrison was born in Sydney and studied economic geography at the University of New South Wales. And I want to thank President Trump and Vice President Pence, Secretary Pompeo, Secretary Mnuchin, and Secretary Esper, and the many other members of his cabinet, with whom we have had a very, very good working relationship over the years of the Trump administration. And it is a credit to all those who serve this nation in uniform. And I have every confidence, because this confidence is based on more than 100 years of successful partnership, that this partnership will only go from strength to strength under the new shared stewardship that President Elect Biden and I will share going into the future. The bringing together of like-minded nations in the Indo-Pacific to work to one simple goal. And we will always have your back.” During the same visit to Australia, he said, “America and Australia continue to look to one another for mutual support.” Secretary Pompeo has also been a great voice for peace around the world, and I thank him for his special relationship with Australia. When they do succeed, we can live together peacefully and prosperously. Watch Full Video of the speech Introduction Prime Minister Scott Morrison has tagged Cricket Australia's decision to drop Australia Day references in promotion for upcoming Big Bash fixtures as … I would simply say to the United States, “The door has always remained open on the TPP. But this is not how you deal with them. Speaker 2: (12:49) Nov 30, 2020 – 8.12pm. It’s, in fact, I think, a sentiment that President Elect Biden has also expressed. Scott Morrison delivers victory speech. This is a profound time, not just for the United States, but for our partnership and the world more broadly. And I look forward to inviting the president elect to join us next year in their formal capacities at that time and for us to be able to celebrate 70 years of peace, and stability, and security that has been established by this incredible relationship. President Trump showed a great commitment to this part of the world and the relationship between Australia and the United States. And so, we look to begin a new chapter in this important relationship. Scott Morrison MP - Maiden to Speech to Parliament. I would hope that this rather awful event hopefully may lead to the type of reset where this dialogue can be restarted, without condition. Scott Morrison acknowledges the global competition between China and the US ‘presents new challenges’. They will uphold the principle of innocent until proven guilty. Australian foreign policy Scott Morrison accused of 'pandering' to Trump and damaging relations with Biden Labor’s Anthony Albanese criticises the prime minister’s handling of the … It diminishes them in the world’s eyes. Morning, everyone. And that’s something we’re very committed to, and we would welcome a commitment to that objective as well. We are also seeking its removal immediately and have also contacted Twitter to take it down immediately. Get a weekly digest of the week’s most important transcripts in your inbox. Because there are so many important challenges, whether here in the Indo-Pacific, when it comes to world trade, and when it comes to dealing with the global pandemic and the global recession that has followed from that pandemic. Well, Australia’s commitment to addressing climate change will continue. It’s the news, without the news. That is going to help the world recover from the COVID-19 global recession. Added May 18th, 2019. And despite this terribly offensive post today, I would ask again and call on China to re-engage in that dialogue. Addressing the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Western Australia, Scott Morrison admitted we need to drastically slash the unemployment rate, but then offered very little as far as ways to achieve that any time soon. If we want to see global emissions fall, then it’s not enough for us to meet our commitments. The way out is to reach out. Investors face a two-tier market containing both very expensive and some reasonably valued opportunities. Scott Morrison hits back at global critics in UN speech Scott Morrison has delivered an outspoken defence of Australia in front of world leaders — calling out “false” characterisations. Australia’s Prime Minister gave a landmark economic speech this week and it was full of reasons to be concerned. London: Prime Minister Scott Morrison has extended an olive branch to China, saying he is willing to discuss their list of complaints any time and reiterated Australia wants nothing more than "happy coexistence" with its largest trading partner. Scott Morrison: (06:23) Scott Morrison: (10:26) I would hope there’d be many. Finally and most importantly, I am extremely proud of all Australians who pull a uniform on for Australia. This is a transcript of the Prime Minister's remarks reacting to a tweet from the China foreign ministry. Australia has patiently sought to seek to address the tensions that exist in our relationship in a mature way, in a responsible way, by seeking engagement at both leader and ministerial level to ensure that we can openly discuss what are clear sources of tension in this relationship. We share an outlook, a peaceful outlook on the world and on life, a life where families can live together in peace and stability and pursue their own dreams and plan for their own futures with confidence. And we’re very pleased that we’re able to keep the door open for the United States, and many others to join as well. And not only held fast to, but we have a very strong story to tell about our achievement when it comes to our commitments on the global stage, whether it’s exceeding both the Kyoto One and the Kyoto Two targets, and now are being able to confidently meet our 2030 commitments. The former prime minister joined the Socceroos legend and a banking boss as the latest recipients of Australia’s top honours - but there was still a hint of controversy surrounding Margaret Court’s award. We want to see all of these countries succeed. Prime Minister, The Hon Scott Morrison MP, delivers major foreign policy address at Asialink, in the lead-up to the 14th G20 Summit. Scott Morrison: (04:20) United States is one of the world’s greatest democracies, alongside Australia and many others. Above all, your name and life reminds us that our most valuable inheritance is always found within, in our character. A post made on an official Chinese Government Twitter account, posted by the Director Deputy General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Mr Lijian Zhao, is truly repugnant. Time to take the silver out of the cupboard? Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the assault on the Capitol was “unfortunate” and “terribly distressing” but contended it was not for him to criticise a world leader. Scott Morrison: (11:31) But democracy is the process that they have always stood by to resolve such differences and to ensure that they can elect their leader and their leader can engage with the rest of the world, particularly with those countries with whom they share such deep and abiding interests, as we do with the United States. We are like-minded. Prime Minister Scott Morrison has led the Coalition to a stunning election victory, securing a third term in government. In the event that Trump kind of refuses to leave, what circumstances would Australia and other firm allies need to be to ask him to respect the vote of the American people. Our Anthem is about us, who we are, and who we hope to be as well. Help using this website - Accessibility statement. (AP pic) ... Scott Morrison has said in a speech rejecting “binary choices”. There will be a fairness in the way that this is addressed. It is utterly outrageous and it cannot be justified on any basis whatsoever. Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Monday commended China for lifting its citizens out of poverty at a time of strained relations with … It is a fact that Australia’s transparent and honest way of dealing with this issue is a credit to this nation. Scott Morrison: (12:51) And democracy is proven, not just in the times of still waters, but when those waters can get a bit choppy. Can I also acknowledge any servicemen and women and veterans who may be joining us today either here or through the broadcast and can I simply say to you, thank you for your service. 01 Jan 2021 This relationship is bigger than any one individual. You don’t engage in disinformation and the ugliness that we’ve seen in this post on the Chinese Government Twitter account today. There is much work for like-minded countries like Australia in the United States to get on with. And so it is important that these things end and the dialogue starts. Are there any changes though, that you wouldn’t allow, that are non-negotiables? Anthony Albanese has accused the Prime Minister Scott Morrison of pandering and sucking up to outgoing US President Donald Trump along … Scott Morrison: (12:07) Okay. And of course, that will continue through the transition period. So I am proud of their service. That is something that we held fast to. And we should acknowledge on a night like this, it’s a character that owes so much to your own father. Scott Morrison Speech Transcript Congratulating Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, Congressional Testimony & Hearing Transcripts. Their transition will proceed, as we always understand it to be. And I look forward to forging a great partnership in the spirit of the relationships that have always existed between prime ministers of Australia and presidents of the United States. The alleged actions of a few do not, do not define the tremendous service of the great many, and the processes we’ve set up will uphold that principle. And we will always have your back.” During the same visit to Australia, he said, “America and Australia continue to look to one another for mutual support.” And he described our Alliance with the United States as the core of the US’s vision for the Indo-Pacific. This is a time-honored process and a time-established process. Thank you all very much. Australia’s actions should not be seen just through the lens of the strategic competition between China and the United States, Scott Morrison has said in a speech rejecting “binary choices”. When he was in Australia, on board the HMAS Adelaide, he said this, “Thank you for having America’s back. 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