Minister for Home Affairs – Transcript – Address to the Center for Strategic and International Studies – Washington DC

Topics: Safeguarding our values, principles and prosperity through cyber security. JIM LEWIS: Good morning to everyone. Welcome to CSIS. Australia is in a unique position; it’s a very close US ally with strong cybersecurity skills, but it’s the target of intense and hostile cyber activity from China and from sophisticated cybercriminals. Our speaker today is…

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Minister for Home Affairs – Transcript – Press Conference – United States Department of Justice – Signing of the CLOUD Act Agreement

ATTORNEY GENERAL GARLAND: Minister Andrews; distinguished guests; good afternoon. It is a great pleasure to welcome you to the Department of Justice today, and it is my honour to join Minister Andrews in the signing of the agreement between the United States and Australia today. Keeping the American people safe is one of the Justice…

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Transcript – Press Conference – Canberra

Topics: Omicron, boosters, border closures. GREG HUNT: And good morning, everybody. I’m joined by the Minister for Home Affairs, Karen Andrews, the Chief Medical Officer, Professor Paul Kelly. We’re here to give you a brief update on the latest actions in relation to the Omicron variant and in particular the deliberations of the National Security Committee…

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TRANSCRIPT DOORSTOP – PARLIAMENT HOUSE

Topics: Temporary pause to further easing of international border restrictions. KAREN ANDREWS: Good morning. Last night the National Security Committee of Cabinet took the decision to pause the reopening of our international borders to the world. That decision was taken based on medical advice in relation to the Omicron variant. We are very much aware…

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TRANSCRIPT INTERVIEW – STUDIO 10

Topics: Temporary pause to further easing of international border restrictions. SARAH HARRIS: Home Affairs Minister Karen Andrews, thank you so much for being with us this morning. Thousands of people were hoping to reunite with their family and friends and they will be impacted by this decision. We have to live with the virus. So, is…

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TRANSCRIPT INTERVIEW – ABC – NEWS BREAKFAST

Topics: Temporary pause to further easing of international border restrictions. LISA MILLAR: Good morning to you Minister. Welcome to News Breakfast. KAREN ANDREWS: Good morning. LISA MILLAR: The big question today is whether that two-week pause on arrivals could end up being extended? KAREN ANDREWS: Well we took the health advice from our Chief Medical Officer…

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