Transcript – National Press Club Address Q&A

Topics: coronavirus, Australian manufacturing, supply chains E&OE Sabra Lane: Thank you Karen Andrews in delivering your first National Press Club address. As you point out, Australia has experienced a major disruption in global supply chains here and it’s been a wakeup call for businesses, and we appear to be paying a price for leading the…

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TRANSCRIPT Interview – Channel 7

Topic: Coronavirus vaccine, local manufacturing E&OE: Jennifer Bechwati: So, a brief outline of the vaccine run that you have planned? Karen Andrews: So we are being very proactive as the Government and looking for the opportunities for us to scale-up to manufacture any vaccine that is developed for COVID-19. So clearly it’s probably a number…

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TRANSCRIPT Interview – ABC Gold Coast Breakfast

Topics: Coronavirus vaccine E&OE: Nicole Dyer: Science Minister, Gold Coast Federal MP, Karen Andrews. Good morning, Ms Andrews. Karen Andrews: Good morning. How are you? Nicole Dyer: Very well. People, including the army – that’s making front page news this morning – are being used as guinea pigs, if you like, to test a vaccine.…

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TRANSCRIPT Doorstop Gold Coast – COVID-19 Vaccine Update

Topics: Coronavirus vaccine update, lifting restrictions, COVID-19 origin and CSIRO research, Jacinda Ardern’s involvement National Cabinet, JobKeeper eligibility. E&OE: Karen Andrews: Well, it’s a pleasure to be here to speak about one of my very favourite topics, which is the great work that Australian scientists are doing. Particularly, their work towards developing a vaccine for…

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TRANSCRIPT Interview – Channel 7, Sunrise

Topics: Manufacturing Modernisation fund recipients & the return of the Polly Waffle E&OE: David Koch: An iconic Aussie chocolate bar is making a comeback amid a push to boost local manufacturing in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. The Polly Waffle was last seen on supermarket shelves in 2009 but South Australian company Robern Menz…

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Gold Coast theme parks with animal attractions get funding lifeline

Struggling Gold Coast theme parks with animal attractions will get a funding lifeline worth $95 million. Federal Tourism Minister Simon Birmingham said the initiative would provide vital assistance for exhibiting zoos and aquariums hit hard by the COVID-19 crisis and needed funds for fixed operational costs for animal care. McPherson MP Karen Andrews MP said…

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