Press Conference – Gosford

Topics: Morrison Government’s funding to support disaster emergency first responders LUCY WICKS: Good morning, everyone, and thank you so much for being here. This is a really important announcement that is very close to my heart. We’ve seen a number of challenges here on the Central Coast. And our first responders, those people like the…

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DOORSTOP – PERTH

Topics: Safer Communities funding helping WA Indigenous youth, Department of Home Affairs staff KIRSTY MCSWEENEY: Good morning. My name’s Kristy McSweeney. I’m the Liberal candidate for the federal seat of Swan in Western Australia. I’d like to pay my respects to elders past, present and emerging, and thank Bennett and Co. Welcome to this fantastic…

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INTERVIEW – Sky News with Peter Stefanovic

Topics: Russian diplomats in Australia, Queensland floods, Labor Party’s weak drug policies, election date. PETER STEFANOVIC: Well, joining us live now is the Home Affairs Minister Karen Andrews. Minister, good morning. Good to see you. Thanks for your time as always. I just want to start with Russian diplomats, because Labor has announced last night…

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DOORSTOP – FREMANTLE HARBOUR

Topics: Morrison Government’s strong border protection measures, launch of the Civil Maritime Security Strategy BILL KOUL: A big thank you to Minister Andrews, Minister for Home Affairs, for taking the time out of her busy schedule and coming to this beautiful electorate of ours to launch this important strategy. Thank you, Minister. Over to you.…

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DOORSTOP – CURTIN UNIVERSITY, PERTH

Topics: $50 million increase to funding for the Safer Communities Program, Curtin University funding under Safer Communities Program, Department of Home Affairs processing of visa applications HARLENE HAYNE: We have the privilege of meeting this afternoon on the traditional lands of the Wadjuk people of the Nyungar Nation, and here at Curtin we’re are highly…

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INTERVIEW 4BC NEIL BREEN

Topics: AUKUS announcement with our international partners, security in the South Pacific region, Morrison Government’s civil maritime safety security strategy announcement to protect our borders, Safer Communities Fund. NEIL BREEN: On Wednesdays, I speak to the Home Affairs Minister, the MP for McPherson, Karen Andrews. She’s on the line from Perth. Good morning to you, Minister.…

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DOORSTOP PERTH

Topics: Morrison Government funding for Stop the Coward Punch campaign VINCE CONNELLY: As a father myself, and I’m sure all parents would be in exactly the same boat, it would be a dreadful nightmare for any of our children to be involved in some of these terrible assaults. But, sadly, this is the reality. We…

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DOORSTOP GOLD COAST

Topics: Morrison Government funding for AFP organised crime strike teams, Ukraine, Cook preselection, Department of Home Affairs staff. KAREN ANDREWS: Well, thank you very much. It’s an absolute pleasure to be here this morning with the Commissioner of the Australian Federal Police Reece Kershaw to make some announcements in relation to transnational serious and organised…

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DOORSTOP – COMMONWEALTH PARLIAMENTARY OFFICE, SYDNEY

TOPICS: Morrison Government’s strong border protection arrangements, joint resettlement arrangement with New Zealand, Australia’s strong support for Solomon Islands KAREN ANDREWS: Well, thank you very much. Australia and New Zealand have jointly agreed today that New Zealand will resettle up to 150 refugees per year for three years from Australia’s existing regional processing cohort. I’m…

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INTERVIEW – SKY NEWS WITH PETER STEFANOVIC

Topics: Counter terror strategy and funding announcement to keep Australians safe PETER STEFANOVIC: The Morrison Government is set to unveil its new counterterrorism strategy investing $86.7 million against high-risk terrorists. Government officials say convicted terrorists will soon face unprecedented tracking and supervision when they are freed from prison. On that note, let’s bring in the…

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