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…

Details

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…

Details

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…

Details

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.…

Details

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…

Details

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…

Details

Connecting space and Boeing

The Australian Space Agency has signed a Statement of Strategic Intent with The Boeing Company, as part of the mission to grow Australia’s space industry. Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said the signing with the world’s largest aerospace company signified the global ambitions of the Agency. “Boeing’s ongoing commitment to supporting science, technology, engineering and maths education, including…

Details

$25M turbo charges battery development

The Morrison Government is energising specialist battery manufacturing by providing an industry-led cooperative research centre with a $25 million grant to help the sector. The Future Battery Industries Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) will help tackle industry‑identified gaps in the battery industries value chain, support battery deployment and optimise the circular economy for battery waste recycling. The CRC will focus on three research…

Details

Strenthening science ties with China

A $4.7 million boost from the Coalition Government will strengthen innovation and science links with China to help tackle challenges facing key industry sectors, with a focus on developing medical and alternative energy security technology. Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said the Australia-China Science and Research Fund investment will bolster global partnerships and fuel economic growth.  “Strengthening our global…

Details

Australia takes the lead in blockchain globally

Australia has carved out an international reputation for blockchain since the technology was first introduced over a decade ago. Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews welcomed the launch of a new report, Blockchain 2030: A look at the future from CSIRO’s Data61, in collaboration with the Australian Computer Society, saying blockchain presented an enormous opportunity to create jobs and support…

Details