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30th Prime Minister of Australia

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Scott Morrison: 30th Prime Minister of Australia
Scott John Morrison is an Australian politician serving as the 30th and current Prime Minister of Australia having become the leader of the governing Liberal Party in August 2018. He previously served in Cabinet from 2013 to 2018, including as Treasurer.

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Australia considering safe haven offer for Hong Kongers [Video]

Australia considering safe haven offer for Hong Kongers

Australia is considering safe haven proposals for Hong Kong residents, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Thursday, after China imposed a new national security law on the financial hub. Libby Hogan..

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Australia targeted by state-based cyber attacks [Video]

Australia targeted by state-based cyber attacks

Australia is under increasing cyber attack from a “sophisticated state-based cyber actor”, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said. He would not name the state responsible, and said he made the threat..

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Australia adds to stimulus as record deficits loom [Video]

Australia adds to stimulus as record deficits loom

Australia's government will run record budget deficits this year and next as it spends big on stimulus and infrastructure to cushion the economy from the coronavirus, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:36Published
NSW moves to block Black Lives Matter protest [Video]

NSW moves to block Black Lives Matter protest

Authorities in Australia's most populous state, New South Wales, are trying to block a Black Lives Matter protest in Sydney scheduled for Saturday, citing the risk of a coronavirus outbreak. Ryan..

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Man asks journalists covering Australian PM's press conference to get off his lawn [Video]

Man asks journalists covering Australian PM's press conference to get off his lawn

Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison was interrupted during a news conference on Thursday by a man asking journalists to get off his lawn. The man then yelled from his door, telling journalists to..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:33Published
PM Scott Morrison congratulates India for taking Chair of WHO's executive board [Video]

PM Scott Morrison congratulates India for taking Chair of WHO's executive board

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison congratulated India for taking Chair of WHO's executive board. During the interaction, PM Morrison said, "I commend India on its leadership on taking Chair of..

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Committed to open, inclusive, prosperous Indo-Pacific region: PM Morrison [Video]

Committed to open, inclusive, prosperous Indo-Pacific region: PM Morrison

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison attended first ever 'India-Australia Virtual Summit' with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. During the interaction, PM Morrison said, "We are committed to an open,..

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Wish I could be in India for 'Modi hug', to share my 'samosas': PM Scott Morrison [Video]

Wish I could be in India for 'Modi hug', to share my 'samosas': PM Scott Morrison

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said that he missed famous 'Modi hug' and wished to be in India in person. PM Morrison said, "I wish I could be there for what has become the famous 'Modi hug'..

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Australian PM Scott Morrison thanks PM Modi for constructive, positive role during tough time [Video]

Australian PM Scott Morrison thanks PM Modi for constructive, positive role during tough time

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison attended first ever 'India-Australia Virtual Summit' with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. During the interaction, PM Modi laughed as PM Morrison said, "It doesn't..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:10Published
PM Modi attends first ever 'India-Australia Virtual Summit' with PM Scott Morrison [Video]

PM Modi attends first ever 'India-Australia Virtual Summit' with PM Scott Morrison

Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended first ever 'India-Australia Virtual Summit' with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison. During interaction, PM Modi said, "On behalf of the whole of India, I..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:54Published
Australian PM told to "Get off the grass!' [Video]

Australian PM told to "Get off the grass!'

It was supposed to be a symbol of Prime Minister Scott Morrison's command over the Australian economy on Thursday (June 4), but his press conference to announce a fourth stimulus package briefly turned..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:30Published

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Pro-democracy Hong Kongers in Australia welcome Scott Morrison's safe haven plans

Australia is "actively considering" offering safe haven to Hong Kong residents who are endangered by a new draconian national security law imposed on the city by China.
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Australia drafting plan to offer safe haven to Hong Kong residents

Australia is working on a scheme to provide safe haven to Hong Kong residents after China’s “very concerning” decision to push ahead with a controversial new security law, Scott Morrison has..
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Australia 'actively considering' offering safe haven to Hong Kongers as China cracks down on protesters

Prime Minister Scott Morrison is considering offering safe haven to people in Hong Kong endangered by new national security laws imposed by China.
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Scott Morrison unveils defence strategy to prepare for 'more dangerous' world, analysts say it's to counter China

Analysts say the federal government's $270 billion plan to arm Australia against a "more dangerous" world is clearly aimed at countering the rise of China in the region.
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Scott Morrison unveils $270 billion plan to arm Australia with long range missiles against 'more dangerous' world

Prime Minister Scott Morrison wants the Australian Defence Force to make sure it can deter threats in the region and respond where necessary.
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Watch: Australian Defence Plan announcement

The Prime Minister Scott Morrison is speaking live from the Australian Defence Force Academy shortly. The government is set to unveil a $270 billion defence plan to make sure the defence force is able..
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People refusing to get tested in Melbourne's hotspot suburbs could face fines, Scott Morrison warns

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has raised the prospect of fines for people refusing to get coronavirus tests as Melbourne grapples with an outbreak.
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Morrison backing tough Melbourne lockdown

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has raised the prospect of fines for people refusing to get coronavirus tests as Melbourne grapples with an outbreak.
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Scott Morrison set to unveil $270 billion defence plan

Prime Minister Scott Morrison wants the Australian Defence Force to make sure it can deter threats in the region and respond where necessary.
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The woman who refused to shake the PM's hand has this message for him

Zoey made international headlines earlier this year when she refused to shake the prime minister’s hand after the devastating bushfires in Cobargo, NSW. Six months on, and days before a crucial..
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Victoria confirms 64 new coronavirus cases as Scott Morrison backs suburban lockdowns

Another 64 new cases of coronavirus have been reported in Victoria, taking the total number of cases in the state to 2,159.
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Scott Morrison says unemployed Australians are not working because JobSeeker is too generous

The prime minister is set to receive a Treasury report into coronavirus supports, but will not make changes for another month.
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Watch: The Prime Minister is speaking live

The Prime Minister Scott Morrison is speaking live in Yass shortly to make an announcement about regional NSW roads.
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Scott Morrison slams 'reprehensible' groups refusing to join child abuse redress scheme

The federal government has warned 25 institutions they face losing funding and tax concessions if they refuse to join the national child abuse redress scheme.
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Scott Morrison says it's 'not unreasonable' for Australia’s borders to remain shut until mid-next year

Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s comments come after a prediction by Qantas CEO Alan Joyce that international travel won’t resume until at least July 2021 as a result of the coronavirus.
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Leaders forge on with relaxing virus rules

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has flagged ongoing help for aviation and entertainment workers after September.
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Morrison flags support for aviation sector

Qantas has been in talks with Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Treasurer Josh Frydenberg about extending support for the ailing carrier.
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Scott Morrison reveals Australia’s been targeted by a 'sophisticated, state-based' cyber attack, but won’t say who’s behind it

The prime minister has revealed Australia has been targeted by a cyber attack from an unnamed foreign entity.
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Australia targeted by 'sophisticated state-based' cyber attack, Scott Morrison says

Prime Minister Scott Morrison says Australia has been targeted by a cyber attack from an unnamed foreign entity.
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Australia under cyber attack: Morrison

Prime Minister Scott Morrison says Australia is under a cyber attack from a foreign entity.
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Scott Morrison frustrated by speed of state border reopenings

The prime minister has expressed frustration at the slowness of states allowing cross-border travel, as overseas trips remain off the table till next year.
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Scott Morrison spruiks highway upgrade in answer to question on women giving birth on side of the road

Prime Minister Scott Morrison was asked if it was acceptable for women to be forced to give birth on the side of the road near Canberra.
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Australia seeks to engage China over actor sentenced to death

Australia is seeking to engage China over the case of Karm Gilespie, an Australian man sentenced to death for drug trafficking, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Monday, amid escalating tensions..
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Scott Morrison announces additional $1.5 billion towards 'shovel-ready' projects

The prime minister has outlined some of the new projects the government will help fund to revive the economy as the COVID-19 pandemic eases.
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Morrison on protests: 'people should not attend those events'

Prime Minister Scott Morrison is urging Australian's to not attend protests this weekend, which health authorities say cannot be made safe against COVID-19.
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Scott Morrison apologises after saying there was no slavery in Australia

The prime minister drew widespread criticism after saying on Thursday "there was no slavery in Australia" when the country was founded.
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Scott Morrison shoots down ideas of stripping benefits from Black Lives Matter protesters

Scott Morrison has dismissed suggestions the federal government could stop paying people's welfare payments if they attend protests this weekend.
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International students could return to Australia 'next month' if states open their borders

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has told states they must open their borders to Australians, before they can accept international students.
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Gathering limits relaxed for large venues under stage three coronavirus restrictions

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced the removal of caps on the size of gatherings as part of stage three of Australia's reopening.
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Rules to be relaxed for large venues and stadiums under changes to stage three coronavirus rules

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced the removal of caps on the size of gatherings as part of stage three of the reopening.
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Watch: The Prime Minister and Chief Medical Officer to speak

Prime Minister Scott Morrison and the Chief Medical Officer Professor Brendan Murphy are expected to speak, following warnings from the Finance Minister that a second wave of COVID-19 could cost..
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Scott Morrison apologises for 'any hurt or harm' caused by unlawful robodebt scheme

Scott Morrison has apologised for his government's unlawful robodebt scheme, saying he 'deeply regrets' any hardship caused by the program.
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Australia won't be intimidated in row with China: PM Morrison

Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Thursday he would not be intimidated by "coercion" after China restricted some Australian exports and urged Chinese tourists and students to avoid Australia.
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Scott Morrison urges protesters to stay home

The Prime Minister has urged Australians not to attend protests due to concerns about the spread of COVID-19. Mr Morrison said the government was committed to action on Aboriginal deaths in custody but..
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Australian PM on China tensions: country won't trade values in response to 'coercion'

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said that he would not be intimidated or give into coercion when asked on Thursday whether Australia would keep taking hits on exports from major trading..
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Scott Morrison says anyone who goes to Black Lives Matter rallies should be charged after Melbourne protester tests positive to coronavirus

A man in his 30s who attended the Black Lives Matter protests in Melbourne on Saturday has tested positive for coronavirus.
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Scott Morrison says police should charge protesters at Black Lives Matter rallies this weekend

Prime Minister Scott Morrison says it is unacceptable for people to go to upcoming Black Lives Matter protests.
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Scott Morrison compares Black Lives Matter protests to Anzac Day, urges Australians to show 'respect' and not attend

The Prime Minister has cautioned Australians not to attend protests against police brutality over the weekend amid coronavirus social distancing restrictions.
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Australians urged not to take part in Black Lives Matter protests

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison urged people not to attend planned Black Lives Matter protests around the country this weekend, citing the risk of spreading the coronavirus.
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