TRANSCRIPT Interview – Sunrise

Topics: COVID-19 vaccine E&OE: Natalie Barr: Well the Government has struck two coronavirus vaccine deals. They’ll give Australia access to potential treatments from both the University of Queensland and Oxford University. Both vaccines are in advanced stages of testing. The agreements are worth $1.7 billion, and would secure around 85 million doses which would be…

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TRANSCRIPT Doorstop – Gold Coast Jobs and Skills Forum

Topics: Gold Coast industries, emissions reduction, Labor divisions, COVID-19 vaccine, border restrictions E&OE: Angie Bell: Well it’s a very important day here on the Gold Coast at the Reimagine Jobs, Skills and Industry Forum and we’re very pleased to be here at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre to bring together industry leaders across…

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TRANSCRIPT Interview – 2GB Afternoons with Deborah Knight

Topics: COVID-19 vaccine, border restrictions E&OE: Deborah Knight: Karen Andrews is the Minister for Science and Industry, she’s on the line for us now. Minister, thanks for joining us. Karen Andrews: It’s a pleasure, Deb. Deborah Knight: An exciting development, but it’s still not quite set in stone, is it? It’s still a Letter of…

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TRANSCRIPT Interview – ABC RN Breakfast

Topics: COVID-19 vaccine agreement E&OE: Fran Kelly: Every single Australian will receive a free COVID vaccine under a deal struck with the British based drug company AstraZeneca. The Morrison Government says we will be among the first in the world to be inoculated against the COVID-19 virus, if Phase 3 trials show that the vaccine…

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TRANSCRIPT Interview – 3AW Breakfast

Topics: COVID-19 vaccine agreement E&OE: Ross Stevenson: Every Australian will receive a free coronavirus vaccine if a world leading trial succeeds after the Federal Government has struck a deal to secure 25 million of them. And we’ve got Karen Andrews, the Federal Industry, Science, and Technology Minister. Now Minister, is this like the government buying…

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TRANSCRIPT Interview – ABC Gold Coast Breakfast

Topics: Parliament sitting, border restrictions, COVID misinformation E&OE: Tom Forbes: Travel restrictions, quarantine, the pandemic is a real spanner in the works for anyone who usually travels interstate for work or for personal reasons. Nicole Dyer: And one group of frequent travellers are of course our federal politicians. Tom Forbes: Queensland Health chief officer has…

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TRANSCRIPT Interview – ABC RN Breakfast with Fran Kelly

Topics: COVID-19 vaccine, science jobs E&OE: Fran Kelly: The Russian Government’s fast-tracked approval of a COVID-19 vaccine certainly raised eyebrows around the world, but the race is on to find a vaccine and then roll it out. And here in Australia, the Federal Government this week called on Australian companies with the capacity to manufacture…

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TRANSCRIPT Doorstop – Gold Coast

Topics: COVID-19 vaccine request for information, aviation industry, COVIDSafe app and personal protective equipment E&OE: Karen Andrews: The health and safety of Australians is the Morrison Government’s number one priority. We have been searching for a number of months now for vaccine candidates so that we are able to deal with this COVID crisis. We…

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TRANSCRIPT Interview – Peter Gleeson, Across Australia, Sky News on WIN

Topics: Mask production and testing facility, food supply chains and country of origin food labelling review. E&OE: Peter Gleeson: Many are concerned Victoria’s tough new restrictions on Australia’s industries could lead to a nationwide food shortage as the state battles it’s deadly second coronavirus wave. The Government has ramped up domestic manufacturing in essential medical…

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TRANSCRIPT Interview – ABC AM

Topics: New Australian mask testing facility, manufacturing strategy, Victorian supply chains E&OE: Sabra Lane: The Federal Industry Minister is reassuring us there’s no need to panic buy despite business group’s warning that there could be issues with supply chains now that Victoria’s six-week lockdown is in place. Karen Andrews has been regularly talking with key…

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