TRANSCRIPT Interview – ABC Gold Coast Breakfast

Topics: Building Ministers’ Forum, moon landing anniversary, Gold Coast role in the Australian space industry E&OE: Julie Clift: Well tomorrow marks fifty years since Neil Armstrong became the first man to walk on the moon. [Excerpt] Neil Armstrong: That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind. [End of excerpt] Julie Clift: Humans have…

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TRANSCRIPT Doorstop – Building Ministers’ Forum in Sydney

Topics: Building Ministers’ Forum, combustible cladding, building industry confidence E&OE: Karen Andrews: There is a very strong commitment for a national approach to implementing the recommendations of the Shergold Weir Report. That report was prepared some time ago to deal with a lack of confidence in the building sector across Australia. After these lengthy negotiations…

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JOINT MEDIA RELEASE: NSW CYBER SECURITY NODE OPEN FOR BUSINESS

The Morrison and Berejiklian Governments are continuing to invest in cyber security, with the launch of a new hub to drive innovation and economic growth in the sector.  The NSW Cyber Security Innovation Node joins five other state and territory nodes created in partnership with AustCyber. Federal Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews…

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TRANSCRIPT Interview – Radio National Breakfast with Fran Kelly

Topics: Building Ministers’ Forum, building industry confidence, cladding audits  E&OE Fran Kelly: Well the states and territories are under renewed pressure to try and work together and overcome a crisis of confidence in the building industry. The Federal Government concedes it's already slowing down the broader economy. The recent evacuation of three Sydney apartment towers…

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TRANSCRIPT Interview – Sky News First Edition with Laura Jayes

Topics: Earle Haven Retirement Village, Building Ministers’ forum, building industry confidence E&OE: Laura Jayes: Emergency services were called to the Earle Haven Retirement Village after its contractor walked out. About 1000 people remain at the village with the meeting set to deal with the unprecedented happenings that have occurred in recent days. Let’s go live…

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TRANSCRIPT Interview – Sky News Live with Peta Credlin

Topics: Building Ministers’ Forum, combustible cladding, National Construction Code E&OE: Peta Credlin: Well, the spotlight’s on the building industry this week in the wake of a number of construction issues across several states. Last night, as the councillor responsible for planning at the Melbourne City Council, Nicholas Reece informed viewers that cladding brought in from…

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Innovative businesses share in $3.7m grants

A world-first chemical filtration system which protects people from contaminated water, is among ten projects to share in $3.7 million in funding from the Morrison Government.  Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said the Accelerating Commercialisation grants will fast track the development and commercialisation of innovative products with strong local and export market…

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Space Agency and WA reach new heights

Western Australia will play a key role in the Australian Space Agency’s efforts to triple the size of the nation’s space industry, with a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today signed between Federal Science Minister Karen Andrews and WA Science Minister Dave Kelly.   The MoU secures a $6 million investment from the Morrison Government in Western Australia’s space capabilities,…

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TRANSCRIPT Interview – 2GB Breakfast with Steve Price

Topics: National Measurement Institute 2019-20 compliance program E&OE: Steve Price: Report in The Telegraph- Sunday Telegraph yesterday about what someone could describe as the beer and banger police. Apparently the Federal Government is going to send out mystery shoppers to visit butchers, pubs and supermarkets posing as customers to make sure we are not being ripped…

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Making sure you get what you pay for

The Morrison Government is making sure all Australians get what they pay for, with concentrated blitzes across four major retail sectors. The National Measurement Institute (NMI) 2019-20 National Compliance Plan will focus on major supermarkets, fuel retailers, licensed premises, and meat, fish and poultry retailers. Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said the…

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