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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TRANSCRIPT Doorstop – Gold Coast

Topics: CRC-P Round 9 recipients, Palace letters and COVID-Safe app E&OE: Karen Andrews: Research and development is incredibly important for Australians and for the Australian economy. One of the ways that the Government can actually support research and development and engagement between industry and researchers is through the Cooperative Research Centre Projects, CRCPs. So today,…

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TRANSCRIPT Doorstop – Gold Coast, Ugg Since 1974

Topics: Australian Made campaign and Qld-NSW border closures E&OE: Karen Andrews: It’s an absolute pleasure to be here today at UGG Since 1974 and I’ll be introducing to you, Hannah, who’s one of the owners of the business here. Today is a really special day because Australian Made is kicking off another campaign. It will…

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Transcript – National Press Club Address Q&A

Topics: coronavirus, Australian manufacturing, supply chains E&OE Sabra Lane: Thank you Karen Andrews in delivering your first National Press Club address. As you point out, Australia has experienced a major disruption in global supply chains here and it’s been a wakeup call for businesses, and we appear to be paying a price for leading the…

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TRANSCRIPT Interview – Channel 7

Topic: Coronavirus vaccine, local manufacturing E&OE: Jennifer Bechwati: So, a brief outline of the vaccine run that you have planned? Karen Andrews: So we are being very proactive as the Government and looking for the opportunities for us to scale-up to manufacture any vaccine that is developed for COVID-19. So clearly it’s probably a number…

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TRANSCRIPT Interview – ABC Gold Coast Breakfast

Topics: Coronavirus vaccine E&OE: Nicole Dyer: Science Minister, Gold Coast Federal MP, Karen Andrews. Good morning, Ms Andrews. Karen Andrews: Good morning. How are you? Nicole Dyer: Very well. People, including the army – that’s making front page news this morning – are being used as guinea pigs, if you like, to test a vaccine.…

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TRANSCRIPT Interview – ABC Victoria Statewide Drive with Matt Tribe

Topics: Australian manufacturing and coronavirus vaccine E&OE: Matt Tribe: This might sound like a contradiction in terms. The declining manufacturing industry is about to get a reboot and it’s thanks to COVID-19. Almost every industry has felt the financial pension in the last few weeks, with manufacturing a central pillar on that list, particularly in…

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TRANSCRIPT Doorstop Gold Coast – COVID-19 Vaccine Update

Topics: Coronavirus vaccine update, lifting restrictions, COVID-19 origin and CSIRO research, Jacinda Ardern’s involvement National Cabinet, JobKeeper eligibility. E&OE: Karen Andrews: Well, it’s a pleasure to be here to speak about one of my very favourite topics, which is the great work that Australian scientists are doing. Particularly, their work towards developing a vaccine for…

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