TRANSCRIPT- Doorstop – Parliament House, Canberra

Topics: Major Project Status for Asterion’s cannabis project  E&OE: Karen Andrews: So, this morning I’m announcing that Asterion has been awarded Major Project Status to develop a cannabis growing and processing facility that will be based adjacent to Wellcamp Airport at Toowoomba. So this is a medicinal cannabis growing and processing plant. Currently, medicinal cannabis, legal cannabis, across the world,…

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Interview – ABC Gold Coast Breakfast with Bern Young

Topics: 2019-20 Budget for the Gold Coast E&OE: Bern Young: I have joining me here  Breakfast this morning the Minister for Industry, Science and Technology and the Federal Member for McPherson here on the Gold Coast Karen Andrews. Morning, Karen. Karen Andrews:     Good morning, how are you? Bern Young: I’m well. Did you have AC/DC in your head as the Budget was being delivered…

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Interview with Julie Clift – ABC Gold Coast Radio 91.7

Topics: Fast rail between Brisbane and Gold Coast – including extending the line from Varsity Lakes to the Gold Coast Airport E&OE: Julie Clift:  Speaking of roads, if the Gold Coast had a fast rail connecting us to Brisbane, would it get you off the M1? We’ve been promised an upgraded heavy rail system for years, so will the Federal…

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TRANSCRIPT – Doorstop – Lot Fourteen, Adelaide

Topics: Australian Space Agency Mission Control and Discovery Centre  Speakers: Minister Andrews, South Australian Premier Steven Marshall, Head of the Australian Space Agency, Dr Megan Clarke, Dr Matthew Tetlow from space company Inovor E&OE: Karen Andrews: Well let's get started. It's an absolute pleasure to be back at Lot Fourteen again this morning with the Premier and with my federal colleagues…

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TRANSCRIPT ABC – QandA program with Annabel Crabb

Panelists: Minister Karen Andrews, Linda Burney, Sarah Hanson-Young, Nicole Livingstone and Sabina Shugg E&OE. *Check against delivery* Annabel Crabb: Good evening and welcome to Q and A. I’m Annabel Crabb. Here to answer your questions tonight Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young, Olympian and head of the Women’s AFL Nicole Livingstone, Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews, Labor frontbencher Linda Burney…

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Transcript – Doorstop – Bluescope Steelworks – Port Kembla

Topics: Australia’s steel industry and the impact of the Indonesia-Australia free trade agreement. E&OE: Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells: Well thank you very much for joining us this morning, it’s a great pleasure to welcome Minister Karen Andrews here to the Illawarra. Not her first visit, not her first visit I think, in a previous life Karen was certainly down here. Look,…

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Transcript – Doorstop – Parliament House, Canberra, Subjects: CRC-P Critical Minerals, manufacturing, Coastal shipping sector

E&OE: Karen Andrews: Well good morning. It's an absolute pleasure to be here this morning to announce the next round of funding for CRC Projects. Importantly, this is a $20 million commitment from the Liberal National Government to support critical minerals here in Australia. So this is the first time that CRC Projects have targeted critical minerals; we know…

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Doorstop – Building Ministers’ Forum, Hobart – Subjects: Cladding, Building Ministers’ Forum

E&OE Karen Andrews: So, today the building ministers from states and territories and, of course, with the Commonwealth Government have reached a significant milestone in protecting Australians into the future. Agreement has been reached at the Building Ministers’ Forum today in respect of the future of cladding in this country. An agreement has been reached by all ministers at…

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