INTERVIEW – ABC GOLD COAST – MORNINGS WITH MATT WEBBER

Topics: Flood mitigation; Morrison Government’s actions to support Australia with cost of living. MATT WEBBER: As always, there is much to discuss when Minister for Home Affairs, Member for McPherson, Karen Andrews joins me every second week. It’s no different this morning; Minister, hello to you. KAREN ANDREWS: Hi Matt, how are you? MATT WEBBER:…

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Interview – Sky News First Edition with Peter Stefanovic

Topics: Morrison Government’s support for victims of recent floods; Australian sanctions on Russia and coordination with Five Eyes partners. PETER STEFANOVIC: Well, joining us live now is the Home Affairs Minister, Karen Andrews. Minister, good to see you. Thanks for your time this morning. So, Richmond Valley, Lismore, Clarence Valley, they were all given extra…

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Interview – 4BC with Neil Breen

Topics: Flooding in SE Qld and Northern NSW, Ukraine, International Women’s Day, career before politics NEIL BREEN: Home Affairs Minister and MP for McPherson on the Gold Coast Karen Andrews joins me now. Good morning, Minister. KAREN ANDREWS: Good morning, Neil. How are you? NEIL BREEN: I’m very well, thanks. Now, you know, I suppose…

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Studio 10 – with Sarah Harris and Tristan MacManus

Topics: Reopening of international borders; welcoming tourists back to Australia. Sarah Harris: Now, G’day world, Australia is open to international tourists again. After 23 months, we are reopening international borders and rolling out the welcome mat. Home Affairs Minister Karen Andrews joins us now from Coolangatta. It’s nice to see you Minister, thanks for joining…

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TRANSCRIPT – PRESS CONFERENCE

Topics: Australian Border Force’s Operation Jardena; reopening of international borders; welcoming tourists back to Australia. ROSS VASTA: Welcome to the electorate of Bonner, I’m the member for Bonner, Ross Vasta, and I’m very, very proud to have the ABF here in my electorate. They do an outstanding job, and we’re here to demonstrate some of…

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TRANSCRIPT ABC Gold Coast – with Matt Webber

Topics: Reopening of international borders; laser pointed at an Australian aircraft by a Chinese vessel; borders; Australian-China relationship; Australia’s trade links with China. MATT WEBBER: On ABC Gold Coast Mornings, last week Senator Murray Watt was my guest, the ALP senator for Queensland. This week Karen Andrews, member for McPherson re-joins us, Minister for Home…

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TRANSCRIPT INTERVIEW – LAFM – TASMANIA TALKS WITH MIKE O’LOUGHLIN

Topics: Migration Amendment (Strengthening the Character) Test Bill, Novak Djokovic, foreign interference. MIKE O’LOUGHLIN: Now, the Morrison Government will tomorrow reintroduce an updated version of its Migration Amendment strengthening what they call the Strengthening the Character Test Bill 2021. Now, the new legislation aims to address gaps in the current laws, strengthen the Government’s powers to quickly…

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TRANSCRIPT INTERVIEW – GRAEME GOODINGS – FIVEAA ADELAIDE

Topics: Migration Amendment (Strengthening the Character) Test Bill. GRAEME GOODINGS: Well, the Federal Government is launching a renewed push to boot foreign‑born criminals out of the country. Legislation is being put before the Senate which will make it easier to deport offenders who have committed a serious crime. Joining me now is Karen Andrews, Federal…

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INTERVIEW – SKY NEWS FIRST EDITION PETER STEFANOVIC

Topics: Religious Discrimination Bill, the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO) annual threat assessment, disrupting and stopping foreign interference and international borders reopening to tourists. PETER STEFANOVIC: Well, joining us live now from Canberra is the Minister for Home Affairs Karen Andrews. Minister, thanks for your time this morning. We will talk about that in just…

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