TRANSCRIPT- Interview – Rebecca Levingston, ABC Brisbane

Topics: 2019 Federal Election result, climate science. E&OE: Rebecca Levingston: Let’s go to someone who, well, I don’t know if she prayed for it, but it was certainly the results that she wanted. Karen Andrews is the Minister for Industry Science and Technology. Minister, Good morning. Karen Andrews: Good morning. Rebecca Levingston: Was it a…

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TRANSCRIPT- Doorstop – Surfers Paradise

Topics: 2019 Federal Election result Speakers: Minister Andrews, Assistant Treasurer Stuart Robert, Member for Forde Bert van Manen and incoming member for Moncrieff Angie Bell.  E&OE:  Karen Andrews: Last night, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said, “How good is Queensland?” Today I'm saying, “How good is the Gold Coast?” Stuart Robert: Absolutely. Karen Andrews: So we have returned…

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Lift off for pathway to launch and space equipment

The Morrison Government is building a stronger economy by helping local companies to build space equipment and explore space with around $3.5 million in funding to boost the emerging space industry. Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said $2.5 million will fund the Space Payload Qualification Facilities project to grow local space capabilities. “This initiative will provide the…

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Science Circus coming to Loganholme and Loganlea

The renowned Questacon Science Circus is coming to Loganholme and Loganlea thanks to additional funding from the Morrison Government. The Circus presents science in a lively and engaging way and visits schools, runs pop-up science centres and professional development workshops for teachers.  Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said that an extra $8.9 million of funding has been…

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Liberal National Government recognising vital work of volunteers through grants

The Liberal National Government is backing volunteers across the Gold Coast with a share of funding from the $20 million Volunteer Grants program. Grants of between $1,000 and $5,000 will help local community organisations on the Southern Gold Coast with a range of needs, including buying equipment, paying fuel costs, training volunteers or improving their fundraising. Organisations sharing in just over $145,500…

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Delivering better mobile coverage on the Gold Coast

Bonogin residents will get improved mobile phone coverage thanks to the Liberal National Government’s $220 million Mobile Black Spot Program.  Gold Coast MP Karen Andrews today announced the new base station under the fourth round of the program.  “I’m thrilled that residents and businesses in Bonogin can now enjoy the benefits and opportunities that improved mobile connectivity brings,” Minister Andrews said.  “Improved mobile coverage will…

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TRANSCRIPT- Interview – Nicole Dyer, ABC Gold Coast 91.7 FM

Topics: Light Rail stage 3A E&OE: Nicole Dyer: Minister Good morning. Karen Andrews: Good morning, how are you? Nicole Dyer: Can you tell me what happened at that business meeting that led to these comments by you? Karen Andrews: Yes, but if you don’t mind I'd like to come back to that because I have obviously listened to the interview with…

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Back in Black Budget delivers boost for Tweed Heads and Coolangatta Surf Lifesaving Club

The Morrison Government will upgrade and improve the sporting facilities at the Tweed Heads and Coolangatta Surf Lifesaving Club, as part of a plan to get local residents more active, more often. Local MP Karen Andrews said the $96,966 investment is part of the Community Sport Infrastructure Grant program, established by the Morrison Government, to provide funding for improvements at local…

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$1 million for currumbin wildlife hospital

Currumbin Wildlife Hospital will receive up to $1 million funding from a re-elected Morrison Government under a plan to support koala populations in South East Queensland and Northern NSW. The commitment is part of a $6 million initiative which would also provide grants to protect koala habitats in the region. Gold Coast MP Karen Andrews has been a passionate advocate for…

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