Senator Mathias Cormann
Minister for Finance
Senator for Western Australia
Senator David Johnston
Minister for Defence
Senator for Western Australia
Joint Press Conference
Tuesday, 9 December,...
Topic: Cost estimates of the future submarine
Minister welcome to the program.
Good afternoon Michael.
How can these ball park figures vary so much?
Topic:Australia’s Involvement in Iraq
Confirmation this morning that two Australian F/A-18 Super Hornets have flown their first combat mission in Iraq, they did not launch air...
Topic: Australia’s Involvement in Iraq; Combating Terrorism
Reports this morning of the first air strikes by the United States against Islamic State jihadists near Baghdad, the...
And a short time ago, I was joined from Perth by the Defence Minister David Johnston. David Johnston, is Australia being goaded into war, as Christine Milne asserts?
With: Federal Member for Farrer Sussan Ley MP
Thank you all for coming to Mulwala. I’m here today with Sussan Ley, the Assistant Minister for Education and Federal Member for...
Re: Iraq, NATO, Afghanistan, future submarine (8 September 2014)
I did mention late last week that we were hoping to speak with the Defence Minister, he’s been in Brussels (sic) at NATO...
Topic: Australian Involvement in Iraq
David Johnston, welcome to Breakfast.
Minister if we could first look at logistics, when will the...
With: Federal Member for Lindsay Fiona Scott MP
Firstly, this is a very exciting day for Western Sydney, $130 million is being invested here in Western Sydney to provide some of the...
TONY JONES, PRESENTER:
Does the Australian Government consider that joining a campaign of air strikes against Islamic State militants could be part of its humanitarian mission? Well earlier this...
...so important inform to us in the last several years. The Armidale class patrol boats have been working, as I said yesterday to you all, at a phenomenal pace. The crews have been simply...
Our assistance to Iraq, at the invitation of the Iraqi Government, was the provision of two C-130 aircraft for humanitarian air drops into the mountains surrounding...
Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for being here this afternoon. This afternoon, US Secretary of Defense, Chuck Hagel, and I have conducted some bilateral discussions and we've had a round...
David Johnston welcome to Capital Hill.
You put a lot of weight in a speech yesterday on getting the Air Warfare
Destroyer programme right saying it was a test case for the industry.
Defence Minister David Johnston is on the line.
We spoke earlier in the week with David Feeney, the Labor Shadow Defence Minister, about building submarines in Australia and he said ‘we...
JOHNSTON: We’ll see how the full-cycle docking for HMAS Farncomb, the length of time taken and how successfully ASC can manage that will probably be the benchmark, that’s what...
OPENING OF AIRBUS GROUP AUSTRALIA-PACIFIC, CANBERRA
JOHNSTON: Thank you to you Jens as the new Managing Director of Airbus Group, and of course the CEO of Australian Aerospace as it once was – I’m...
Can you tell me how important this opening in Canberra is for Airbus and the Government?
Well Airbus makes a magnificent contribution to Australia’s defence capability...
QUESTION: I notice this morning you started talking about the possibility of a rolling build for the Future Frigates, does that mean industry is very keen on it?
JOHNSTON: An enterprise, that is...
Thanks for your time Defence Minister. Can you tell us what was achieved at the meetings just then, particularly with Japanese Defence Command?
Well it showed...
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