TRANSCRIPT Interview – ABC RN Breakfast with Fran Kelly

Topics: Unemployment forecast, Australian manufacturing capability and supply chains E&OE: Fran Kelly: The economic cost of the COVID pandemic is becoming clearer, with unemployment officially forecast to peak at 10 per cent by the middle of the year as we heard earlier. This Treasury analysis comes ahead of Thursday’s meeting of National Cabinet, where the…

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TRANSCRIPT Interview – Paul Murray Live, Sky News

Topics: Australian manufacturing and supply chains E&OE: Paul Murray: Karen Andrews is the Science and Industry Minister and she would like to see more manufacturing come back to Australia. Put simply, we can’t have this scenario where China makes everything because when there is a virus that starts in China or anything happens in the…

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TRANSCRIPT Interview – Sunrise, Channel 7

Topics: Australian made ventilators amid COVID-19 E&OE: Matt Doran: Australia’s supply of emergency ventilators is set to rapidly expand after the Federal Government reached a $31 million agreement with Victorian technology company Grey Innovation. This deal is set to deliver 2000 new ventilators by the end of July which will, of course, be essential for…

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Doorstop – Gold Coast: Ventilators

Subject: Australian made ventilators, PPE and sovereign capability Karen Andrews: I’m here today to speak about Australian manufacturing, and specifically to speak about the manufacturing of invasive ventilators right here in Australia. Now, today I’m announcing that there has been a contract signed between the Australian Government and Grey Innovation for the manufacture onshore –…

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TRANSCRIPT Interview – Credlin, Sky News

Topics: Research into COVID-19 and Australian manufacturing of PPE E&OE: Peta Credlin: Welcome back, you’re watching Credlin. Well a South Australian company who normally packages- produces packaging for fast food will shift their production to masks. The company’s called Detmold and they’re expected to produce 145 million medical masks over the coming months. It comes…

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TRANSCRIPT Interview – ABC News Breakfast

Topics: Domestic manufacturing of masks, $130 billion job keeper package E&OE: Michael Rowland: The Federal Government has thrown a financial lifeline to struggling Australians with a massive stimulus program to stop the economy from collapsing. The $130 billion JobKeeper program will see businesses receive a fortnightly wage subsidy of up to $1,500 per employee. It…

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TRANSCRIPT Interview – Channel 7, Sunrise

Topics: Aussie manufacturer pivoting to make masks for coronavirus E&OE: David Koch: A South Australian company that makes packaging for McDonalds and KFC will soon start making surgical and respirator masks for frontline health workers around the country. Detmold has come to an agreement with the Federal and South Australian Government to produce 145 million…

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