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,…

Details

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…

Details

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…

Details

Doorstop – Ground breaking for Gold Coast Airport Hotel

Topics: Gold Coast Airport Hotel ground breaking, cladding audits and Building Minister’s Forum  E&OE: Karen Andrews: Good morning, and it’s an absolute pleasure to be here this morning for the commencement of this brand spanking new facility here on the Gold Coast. We have long-needed and wanted an airport hotel. So I’m so happy that the first real steps have…

Details

Interview – AM ABC Radio with Kim Landers – Opal Tower & the construction industry and Peter Dutton

Kim Landers: Do you think the apartment boom in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane has led to falling construction standards? Minister Andrews: There are a number of issues that impact on building issues and there have been a number of reports that have been prepared over a number of years. Most recently the Building Minister’s Forum which is comprised of State…

Details

Doorstop Interview: CRC-P project grants, COMCAR vehicle trial and US-Australia relations around the Middle East

Minister Andrews: Good Morning. The Liberal National Government has committed an additional $40 million to fund a number of far reaching projects around Australia that are going to significantly increase the health and well-being of Australians into the future. One of the projects that has received funding is from OncoRes, where Doctor Katharine Giles has developed a tool that will improve…

Details