Indonesian Election

Joint media statement: The Hon Peter Dutton MP, Leader of the Opposition The Federal Coalition congratulates Prabowo Subianto on his election as the next President of Indonesia. The sustained prosperity of Indonesia holds immense importance and benefit for our region. Australia has long had a deep connection to Indonesia as one of our nearest neighbours.…

Additional assistance to Ukraine

Joint statement: The Hon Andrew Hastie MP, Shadow Minister for Defence The Coalition welcomes the announcement of an additional $50 million contribution to the International Fund to Ukraine (IFU) as we approach two years since the beginning of Russia’s illegal and immoral war against Ukraine. The Opposition wholeheartedly supports Ukraine’s defence against Russia and recognises…

Passport fees take-off while efficiency nose dives under Labor

Australians are paying more for their passports under the Albanese Labor Government in return for a woefully inefficient service. A report released by the Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) today on the Australian Passport Office has revealed that “passport applications are not being processed in a time and resource efficient manner.” Since being elected, Labor…