Welcome to the Philip Morris Australia newsroom. We are the Australian arm of Philip Morris International (PMI), the world’s leading international tobacco company. Established in 1954 as the first affiliate to produce PMI brands outside of the United States we have been proudly serving our customers for over 60 years.

 

Philip Morris announces commitment to smoke-free vision for Australia at federal inquiry

11-Oct-2017 4:06 PM
  5 October 2017 Philip Morris today announced that it is committed to pursuing a smoke-free future for Australia in which potentially reduced risk alternatives to smoking ultimately replace cigarettes. Appearing today before the Federa

PHILIP MORRIS A TOP EMPLOYER FOR GENDER EQUALITY

08-Dec-2016 5:00 AM
A strong flexible work program, equal pay for women, 12 weeks paid parental leave and a 50/50 gender mix hiring policy have seen Philip Morris Australia recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the Federal Government for the second year running

Philip Morris Asia Limited Comments on Tribunal’s Decision to Decline Jurisdiction in Arbitration Against Commonwealth of Australia Over Plain Packaging

18-Dec-2015 12:39 PM
HONG KONG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 17, 2015-- Philip Morris Asia Limited (PMAL), a Hong Kong company that is the parent of Philip Morris Australia, said today that an arbitral tribunal has declined jurisdiction to hear the merits of PMAL’s case against the Commonwealth of Australia under Australia’s 1993 Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (IPPA) with Hong Kong.

Philip Morris Asia Limited Comments on Tribunal’s Decision to Decline Jurisdiction

18-Dec-2015 12:21 PM
HONG KONG-Dec. 17, 2015-- Philip Morris Asia Limited (PMAL), a Hong Kong company that is the parent of Philip Morris Australia, said today that an arbitral tribunal has declined jurisdiction to hear the merits of PMAL’s case against the Commonwealth of Australia under Australia’s 1993 Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (IPPA) with Hong Kong

PHILIP MORRIS WELCOMES BORDER FORCE STRIKE TEAM TOBACCO BUST

25-Nov-2015 1:01 PM
MELBOURNE, Australia – Philip Morris Limited today welcomed the seizure by the Australian Border Force (ABF) tobacco strike team of more than 10 million illegal cigarettes and seven tonnes of tobacco molasses bound for Melbourne.

PHILIP MORRIS WELCOMES LATEST TOBACCO SMUGGLING BUST

20-Nov-2015 1:34 PM
MELBOURNE, Australia – Philip Morris Limited today welcomed the seizure of more than four million illegal cigarettes by Australian Border Force (ABF) officers in Sydney.

PHILIP MORRIS RECOGNISED AS EMPLOYER OF CHOICE FOR GENDER EQUALITY

05-Nov-2015 9:58 AM
MELBOURNE, Australia – Philip Morris Limited has been recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality in 2015 by the Australian Government’s Workplace Gender Equality Agency.

PHILIP MORRIS WELCOMES NEW STRIKE TEAM TO TACKLE ILLEGAL TOBACCO

16-Oct-2015 4:30 PM
MELBOURNE, Australia – Philip Morris Limited (PML) today welcomed the establishment of a new Australian Border Force strike team to tackle the tobacco black market following four massive seizures of illegal tobacco in Sydney, Melbourne and Indonesia.

SEPTEMBER 1 TOBACCO TAX HIKE WILL DRIVE MORE TO BLACK MARKET

31-Aug-2015 8:27 AM
MELBOURNE, Australia – A 12.5% tobacco tax hike which comes into effect tomorrow (1 September) will fuel the growth of the black market for cheap, illegal and unregulated cigarettes.

PHILIP MORRIS WELCOMES PRISON SENTENCES FOR TOBACCO SMUGGLERS

14-Aug-2015 4:35 PM
MELBOURNE, Australia – Philip Morris Limited today welcomed the successful prosecutions and jailing of two men in Western Australia for tobacco smuggling.

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After successfully manufacturing in our Moorabbin operations facilities for almost 60 years, cigarette production was discontinued and transitioned to the PMI’s Korean affiliate in 2014.

In 2016, we relocated our Australian headquarters to a modern, new premises in the South Wharf precinct on the Yarra River in the heart of Melbourne. Philip Morris also has offices located in capital cities around the country, employing more than 500 people nationally.

Gender Equality:
For the second year running in 2016 Philip Morris Australia was recognised by the Australian Government’s Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) as an employer of choice for gender equality. This recognition was part of our commitment to being a great place to work that puts our employees at the centre of our business and develops world class talent.

Community:
As part of our commitment to contribute to the community, we partner with a number of charity organisations which offer assistance to underprivileged families and people affected by natural disasters or personal crises. One of our key partners is Habitat for Humanity (Victoria) which is building 25 new homes for families affected by the Black Saturday bushfire tragedy in regional Victoria in 2009.

Environment:
Philip Morris Australia is a signatory to the Australian Packaging Covenant (APC), a sustainable packaging initiative which aims to change the culture of business to design more sustainable packaging, increase recycling rates and reduce packaging litter. It is an agreement between government, industry and community groups to find and fund solutions to address packaging sustainability issues.

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