Joint Prime Ministerial Statements

Joint Prime Ministerial Statements

The Australian and New Zealand Prime Ministers hold an annual Leaders' Meeting. This meeting highlights the breadth, depth and warmth of the bilateral relationship. Following these meetings, a joint statement is released by the Prime Ministers. These can be viewed below. 

The ANZLF is regularly invited to provide an update to the Prime Ministers on the priorities of the business community. 

Joint Ministerial Statements

Joint Ministerial Statements

The Australian and New Zealand Foreign and Trade Ministers hold biannual consultations  to advance the bilateral relationship, work on the Single Economic Market agenda and build on the success of the Australia‑New Zealand Closer Economic Relations  Trade Agreement. 

Following these meetings, a joint statement is released by Ministers. 

Foreign Ministers


Trade Ministers 


Single Economic Market Ministerial Meetings Communiqués 

Relationship Information

Relationship Information

Both Australia and New Zealand's Foreign Agencies provide information on the trans-Tasman relationship. You can read the Relationship Information from the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade here, and the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade here