Transcript – Doorstop – Bluescope Steelworks – Port Kembla

Topics: Australia’s steel industry and the impact of the Indonesia-Australia free trade agreement. E&OE: Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells: Well thank you very much for joining us this morning, it’s a great pleasure to welcome Minister Karen Andrews here to the Illawarra. Not her first visit, not her first visit I think, in a previous life Karen was certainly down here. Look,…

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Doorstop – Australian Institute of Marine Science, Townsville

Topics: AIMS Index of Marine Industry, flood support for North Queensland businesses and Security of Payments E&OE: Karen Andrews: Well, it’s a pleasure to be here this morning at the Australian Institute of Marine Science, to officially launch the AIMS index into marine industries. We know that the marine industries in Australia provide a significant amount of money to…

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Transcript – Doorstop – Parliament House, Canberra, Subjects: CRC-P Critical Minerals, manufacturing, Coastal shipping sector

E&OE: Karen Andrews: Well good morning. It's an absolute pleasure to be here this morning to announce the next round of funding for CRC Projects. Importantly, this is a $20 million commitment from the Liberal National Government to support critical minerals here in Australia. So this is the first time that CRC Projects have targeted critical minerals; we know…

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Doorstop – Building Ministers’ Forum, Hobart – Subjects: Cladding, Building Ministers’ Forum

E&OE Karen Andrews: So, today the building ministers from states and territories and, of course, with the Commonwealth Government have reached a significant milestone in protecting Australians into the future. Agreement has been reached at the Building Ministers’ Forum today in respect of the future of cladding in this country. An agreement has been reached by all ministers at…

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Transcript – Cladding audits and Building Ministers’ Forum

Doorstop – ABC TV, Melbourne E&OE: Question: Well we’ve known about this cladding issue since the frost, as you’ve pointed out, what’s your kind of general response to how things are progressing now that we’ve just had another fire? Karen Andrews: Building regulation is a state issue so it’s a responsibility of the Victorian State Government to deal with…

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Doorstop – Ground breaking for Gold Coast Airport Hotel

Topics: Gold Coast Airport Hotel ground breaking, cladding audits and Building Minister’s Forum  E&OE: Karen Andrews: Good morning, and it’s an absolute pleasure to be here this morning for the commencement of this brand spanking new facility here on the Gold Coast. We have long-needed and wanted an airport hotel. So I’m so happy that the first real steps have…

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