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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TRANSCRIPT Interview – Sunrise, Channel 7

Topics: New COVID-19 social distancing measures E&OE: Natalie Barr: Joining me now is Minister for Industry, Science and Technology, Karen Andrews. Morning to you. Karen Andrews: Good morning. Natalie Barr: There are also new limits on the number of people who can attend a funeral or a wedding. How do you think Aussies will take…

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TRANSCRIPT Interview – AM, ABC

Topics: COVID-19 – panic buying, PPE and domestic manufacturing E&OE: Kim Landers: Australian companies are being drafted into boosting manufacturing of vital medical equipment including ventilators, protective masks, and gowns and hand sanitiser. The Federal Industry Minister is Karen Andrews. I spoke with her earlier. Minister, when are we going to be able to go…

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TRANSCRIPT Interview – The Kenny Report – Sky News

Topics: Manufacturing response to coronavirus and panic buying E&OE: Chris Kenny: But for now let’s cross to the Gold Coast and catch up with the Industry Minister Karen Andrews. Thanks for joining us, Minister. Karen Andrews: Chris, how are you? Chris Kenny: Good, thanks. You’ve got a big challenge on your hands, making sure that…

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TRANSCRIPT Doorstop – Coronavirus Industry Roundtable

Topics: Impact of coronavirus on supply chains and industry Speakers: Minister Andrews, Russel Zimmerman – Executive Director of Australian Retailers Association and Elizabeth de Somer – CEO of Medicines Australia E&OE:  Karen Andrews: Well good morning. We have just had a very positive and constructive meeting with many of our peak bodies about supply chains…

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TRANSCRIPT Interview – ABC Radio National Breakfast

Topics: industry supply chain, coronavirus vaccine, women in STEM  E&OE  Fran Kelly: Well as we’ve been reporting this morning, the Federal Government is finalising its stimulus package to combat the economic fallout from the COVID-19 virus. The emergency measures, according to some reports, could be worth around $10 billion initially. Tomorrow the Government will hold…

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