TRANSCRIPT INTERVIEW – 4BC – BREAKFAST WITH SPENCER HOWSON

Topics: Petition for Queensland Premier not to travel to Tokyo, hotel quarantine, international arrivals, national firearms amnesty. SPENCER HOWSON: Karen Andrews, welcome. KAREN ANDREWS: Good morning, Spencer. How are you? SPENCER HOWSON: Very well, thank you. I’m looking at this petition that’s calling for Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk to be denied an exemption to travel to…

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TRANSCRIPT PRESS CONFERENCE – INTERNATIONAL ARRIVALS

KAREN ANDREWS: Well, thank you very much for being here this afternoon. Let me be clear: Australia’s borders are closed. There have been about 370,000 people come into Australia and hotel quarantine’s efficiency has been at the level of about 99 per cent. So clearly, hotel quarantine is an effective method of quarantining travellers returning to…

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INTERVIEW – 4BC – BREAKFAST WITH SPENCER HOWSON

Topics: Queensland lockdown, international arrivals, hotel quarantine, border protection. SPENCER HOWSON: Minister, good morning. KAREN ANDREWS: Good morning. How are you? SPENCER HOWSON: Well. Thank you very much. And I gather you’re back on the Gold Coast today, where the lockdown is also in full swing? KAREN ANDREWS: I certainly am and I’m calling in…

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TRANSCRIPT INTERVIEW – CHANNEL NINE – TODAY SHOW

Topics: Victorian State Government release of man convicted of terrorism related offences. ALISON LANGDON: Minister, thanks for your time. Adam Brookman bragged on social media about his exploits. How could something like this be allowed to happen? KAREN ANDREWS: Well, it is absolutely outrageous. Look, clearly it is a policy failure by the Victorian Government…

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TRANSCRIPT INTERVIEW – CHANNEL SEVEN – SUNRISE

Topics: Victorian State Government release of man convicted of terrorism related offences. MATT DORAN: Home Affairs Minister Karen Andrews joins me now. Minister, morning to you. Thank you for your time. A lot of people looking at this and understandably a little worried. The question is how is a man who has been convicted of…

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INTERVIEW – 4BC – BREAKFAST WITH NEIL BREEN

Topics: Coalition, AFP Podcast, Queensland State Government quarantine. NEIL BREEN: Every Wednesday, I speak to Home Affairs Minister, cabinet minister and MP for McPherson on the Gold Coast, Karen Andrews. The Minister joins me on the line. Good morning, Minister. KAREN ANDREWS: Good morning, Neil. How are you? NEIL BREEN: I’m very well, thanks. Well,…

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TRANSCRIPT – 4BC – BREAKFAST WITH NEIL BREEN

Topics: Sri Lankan Tamil Family, Transport Security, Australia-United Kingdom Free Trade Agreement NEIL BREEN: Every Wednesday, I speak to Home Affairs Minister, MP for McPherson. She’s a Cabinet Minister as well, Karen Andrews. It’s been a big week in politics since I last spoke to her. She joins me on the line now. Good morning…

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GOLD COAST BLACK SPOT FUNDING TO SAVE LIVES

Motorists who use a notorious Varsity Lakes intersection are set to benefit from a Federal Government funding injection to upgrade the known ‘black spot’. Federal Member for McPherson Karen Andrews MP welcomed the investment of $502,000 through the 2021–22 Black Spot Program to improve conditions at the intersection of Stapley Drive and Scottsdale Drive. “Gold…

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