Speeches

Private Members' Business: Australia and Indonesia (17 Sep 2018)


Tim Watts: As Paul Keating used to say, there is no country more important to Australia than Indonesia. It is our neighbour, a fellow democracy, forecast to be the fourth largest economy in the world, a leader in Asia and ASEAN in particular, a country with which we share many strategic interests. So I was pleased to see the Prime Minister following through on the commitment of his predecessor and...

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Constituency Statements: Young Endeavour Youth Scheme (13 Sep 2018)


Tim Watts: I recently completed a voyage on the sail training ship the Young Endeavour as part of the ADF parliamentary exchange program. The Young Endeavour Youth Scheme is a not-for-profit organisation run in partnership with the Royal Australian Navy which provides young Australians aged 16 to 23 with a unique, challenging and inspirational experience at sea aboard the Young Endeavour. On occasion,...

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