TRANSCRIPT INTERVIEW – 4BC – BREAKFAST WITH NEIL BREEN

Topics: COVID-19 situation in India, pause on flights from India, Defence spending, quarantine facilities E&OE NEIL BREEN: Now to India, it’s hell over there. COVID cases are soaring, bodies are piling up; it’s horrendous stuff. Official records are basically saying over 300,000 new cases a day and 3000 deaths a day. But they’re just the…

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TRANSCRIPT INTERVIEW – CHANNEL 7 – SUNRISE

Topics: Defence spending, Department of Home Affairs Secretary’s ANZAC Day message, COVID-19 situation in India, pause on flights from India E&OE DAVID KOCH:  The Prime Minister is expected to unveil a $747 million defence package in the Northern Territory today, aimed at preparing the ADF for emerging threats in the region. Four military bases are…

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TRANSCRIPT INTERVIEW – CHANNEL 9 – TODAY

Topics: COVID-19 travel exemptions, COVID-19 situation in India, Department of Home Affairs Secretary’s ANZAC Day message E&OE ALLISON LANGDON: Australians in India may be banned from returning home with a special Cabinet today considering grounding all flights from the COVID ravaged nation. Home Affairs Minister Karen Andrews joins us now in the studio. Good morning…

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TRANSCRIPT INTERVIEW – 6PR MORNINGS WITH LIAM BARTLETT

Topics: COVID-19 travel exemptions, international borders, hotel quarantine E&OE: Liam Bartlett: Well, joining us this morning is the Federal Minister, ultimately, in charge of granting these exemptions – Home Affairs Minister, Karen Andrews. Minister Andrews, good morning to you. Karen Andrews: Good morning to you too and good morning to your listeners. Liam Bartlett: Minister,…

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TRANSCRIPT INTERVIEW – ABC – RADIO NATIONAL DRIVE

Topics: International borders, COVID-19, Foreign Arrangements Scheme, Sri Lankan family, Department of Home Affairs E&OE: PATRICIA KARVELAS: National Cabinet has agreed to temporarily reduce the number of incoming flights from India as new coronavirus infections there pass 300,000 a day. The decision was taken after an increase in the number of coronavirus cases at the…

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TRANSCRIPT INTERVIEW – 2GB – THE RAY HADLEY MORNING SHOW

Topics: Trans-Tasman travel bubble, international borders, COVID-19, Anzac Day E&OE: RAY HADLEY: We’ve got the Home Affairs Minister, recently appointed, Karen Andrews on the line. Minister, good morning. KAREN ANDREWS: Good morning. How are you? RAY HADLEY: Really well, congratulations on your appointment. KAREN ANDREWS: Thank you. RAY HADLEY: With Mr Dutton moving across to…

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TRANSCRIPT INTERVIEW – SKY NEWS – SUNDAY AGENDA

Topics: International borders, skilled migration, vaccine manufacturing, Sri Lankan family, aged care E&OE: ANDREW CLENNELL: Okay, so now I’m joined by the Home Affairs Minister Karen Andrews. Minister, thanks for joining us. KAREN ANDREWS: A pleasure. ANDREW CLENNELL: We’ve heard here from Greg Hunt, Scott Morrison, different versions of what might happen with the opening…

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TRANSCRIPT INTERVIEW – 4BC BREAKFAST WITH NEIL BREEN

Topics: Home Affairs portfolio, Cabinet, Mechanical engineering, Quotas, Australia Post, COVID-19 vaccine rollout E&OE: NEIL BREEN: Yes, my special guest joining me live in the studio this morning is Gold Coast MP, Karen Andrews. But she’s also a Cabinet Minister and she was promoted to one of the most senior positions in the Federal Government…

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TRANSCRIPT Interview – Sky News, AM Agenda

Topics: Reshuffle, Home Affairs portfolio, Member for Bowman Laura Jayes: But first, let’s go to Karen Andrews. She is a Queenslander but she’s in Sydney this morning and she is the new Minister for Home Affairs. Congratulations to you, you happen to be in Sydney at the moment so you’ve avoided lockdown so far. But,…

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TRANSCRIPT Interview – Channel 7, Sunrise

Topics: Reshuffle, Member for Bowman Natalie Barr: Well, the Prime Minister has announced a ministerial reshuffle following weeks of scandal that have engulfed his government. Senator Michaelia Cash has been appointed Australia’s new Attorney-General, replacing Christian Porter. Foreign Minister, Marise Payne, will lead a taskforce of new ministerial roles, including women’s safety and women’s economic…

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