TRANSCRIPT Doorstop – Gold Coast

Topics: $150 million investment in Australian space sector to join NASA for Moon to Mars mission & Centre of Excellence for the Digital Child E&OE: Karen Andrews: What a great day for Australian space. Overnight the Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced that the Federal Government was going to be committing an additional $150 million to grow…

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National Science Week Grants call for 2020 vision

Have you got an idea for an exciting event or creative project about the wonders of science? The Morrison Government wants you to apply for a 2020 National Science Week grant. Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said grants of between $2,000 and $20,000 are available for innovative ideas, events and projects that…

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TRANSCRIPT Interview – Sky News The Kenny Report

Topics: Flammable cladding, union legislation, economic growth, energy costs E&OE Chris Kenny: Now a slowing economy and high electricity prices is just two of the big problems confronting Australian industry at the moment and they’re probably linked of course with flammable cladding and unsafe high rise buildings. Our construction industry crisis and the Government is…

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Construction begins on Gold Coast’s newest Special Assistance School

Ground-breaking work has begun on the Gold Coast’s newest Special Assistance School, Arcadia College in Robina. The $11.4 million private education facility is an expansion of the secondary school’s Varsity Lakes campus, and will be located at Centreline Place in Robina. Federal Member for McPherson, Karen Andrews MP, said the new 3,000sqm building will increase…

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Game on for National Innovation Games

The Morrison Government is helping small businesses to grow and create more jobs, with the launch of the National Innovation Games on the Gold Coast today. Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said ten teams of businesses, students and graduates will put their minds to the test in the competition, which fosters creative…

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Delivering a fair and competitive car retailing sector

The Morrison Government will reform the new car retailing sector, to make the system fairer for consumers, dealers and manufacturers.   Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said a range of reforms to automotive franchising arrangements will be considered, after a recent public consultation.  “We have heard the concerns of those within the sector…

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A greener recycling industry

The Morrison Government is taking practical steps toward a cleaner environment with a new $20 million commitment for innovative projects to grow our domestic recycling industry. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the funding was part of his Government’s commitment to work with the states to establish a timetable to ban the export of waste plastic,…

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TRANSCRIPT Interview – Channel 7 Sunrise

Topics: Plastic recycling industry, Cooperative Research Centres Projects  E&OE David Koch: $20 million is set to be spent improving our recycling industry. The Government will announce the funding today after state and territory leaders agreed to banning the export of waste at last week’s COAG meeting. Would you believe we generate 103 kilograms of plastic…

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