Doorstop – Gold Coast: Ventilators

Subject: Australian made ventilators, PPE and sovereign capability Karen Andrews: I’m here today to speak about Australian manufacturing, and specifically to speak about the manufacturing of invasive ventilators right here in Australia. Now, today I’m announcing that there has been a contract signed between the Australian Government and Grey Innovation for the manufacture onshore –…

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TRANSCRIPT Interview – Credlin, Sky News

Topics: Research into COVID-19 and Australian manufacturing of PPE E&OE: Peta Credlin: Welcome back, you’re watching Credlin. Well a South Australian company who normally packages- produces packaging for fast food will shift their production to masks. The company’s called Detmold and they’re expected to produce 145 million medical masks over the coming months. It comes…

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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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