ADC Forum Australian Leadership Retreat – Gold Coast

** Check against delivery ** Ladies and gentlemen, it’s great to be here today, and I thank the ADC Forum for inviting me to speak to you. How fitting that one of my first speeches since being sworn back in as Minister for Industry, Science and Technology is at my home, the Gold Coast. This portfolio is at the centre of the Morrison…

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$5 million for National Dust Diseases Taskforce

The Morrison Government will invest $5 million to establish a National Dust Diseases Taskforce to develop a national approach for the prevention, early identification, control and management of dust diseases in Australia. The funding will also establish a National Dust Diseases Register, commission new research to support understanding, prevention and treatment of preventable occupational lung…

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Bringing Engineering to the Classroom

Australian primary school students will be introduced to the transforming power of engineering in a $6.2 million Morrison Government program.Funded in the latest Budget, the Engineering is Elementary program will introduce students to the skills and concepts needed to pursue a career as an engineer. Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said young…

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TRANSCRIPT – 4CRB talkback with Steve Stuttle

Topics: 2019 Federal Election E&OE: Steve: On 4CRB. My name is Steve and we have the Honourable member for McPherson, Karen Andrews was due come in at 10 o'clock this morning but uh, has to get away a bit earlier so she's popped into a little bit earlier. Thanks for joining us. Karen.  Karen Andrews: Pleasure to be back Steve, and…

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TRANSCRIPT – Doorstop – Robina Hospital

Topics: Labor’s lies on funding for Gold Coast hospitals and Light Rail. E&OE: Karen Andrews: Labor needs to put up or shut up with its disgraceful lies and scare mongering about funding for Robina Hospital. This isn’t the Wild West and Labor doesn’t get to say and do anything that it wants. Under Labor funding for…

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Commemorating ANZAC Day locally

Local MP Karen Andrews is encouraging the Gold Coast community to reflect on the service and sacrifice of those who have served our nation on Anzac Day 2019.  Minister Andrews says services will be held on the Southern Gold Coast, including;   Burleigh Heads Dawn Service: 4.15am – Short march commences at Connor Street to Cenotaph, corner of Connor Street…

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Gold Coast tourism continues to skyrocket

More Aussies are holidaying at home and are spending record amounts across the Gold Coast during their visits, according to the latest National Visitor Survey (NVS), released today. The results show visitor spending by Australians is on the up locally, reaching more than $3.5 billion, while nationally it’s hit a record $72.7 billion, an increase of 13 per cent…

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2019 Celebrating National Science Week Grants

From chemistry in the kitchen, to tracking meteor ‘fireballs’ through the sky, 53 projects will share in over $720,000 through the Coalition Government’s 2019 National Science Week Grants. Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said the aim of the grants was to support science engagement activities for universities, community groups and the public.…

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Labor’s Scare on Local Hospital Funding

Funding for Gold Coast Hospitals, including Robina Hospital, will more than double under the Liberal National Party Government, Federal Member for McPherson Karen Andrews has reassured local residents. “The Labor party is making claims about funding being ripped out of the system – this is completely untrue.  It’s a blatant scare to win votes and…

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Doorstop – Burleigh Heads – Subjects: Federal Election

EO&E KAREN ANDREWS: It’s great to be here at beautiful Burleigh Heads, I’m here in my capacity as the Member for McPherson and also the Minister for Industry, Science and Technology and I have here with me today the Assistant Treasurer, the Member for Fadden Stuart Robert and the LNP Candidate for Moncrieff Angie Bell.  As you can see the…

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