INTERVIEW – 4BC BREAKFAST WITH NEIL BREEN

NEIL BREEN: Every Wednesday, I chat to Home Affairs Minister, Cabinet Minister and Member for McPherson on the Gold Coast, Karen Andrews. Good morning to you, Minister. KAREN ANDREWS: Good morning, Neil. How are you? NEIL BREEN: Good, good, it’s a pleasure to have you on the show again. Medevac laws are back in the…

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PRESS CONFERENCE – PULSE DATA CENTRE – TOOWOOMBA

Topics: Cyber security, Toowoomba quarantine facility GARTH HAMILTON: Thanks very much for coming out here to Pulse Data Centre today and I brought you out here on a couple of occasions – it is an exciting place. We had Mr. Angus Taylor out here previously, having a look around facilities, and very happy to have…

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INTERVIEW – ABC RADIO NATIONAL – RD DRIVE

Topics: COVID-19 vaccine rollout, repatriation from India, violent extremism PATRICIA KARVELAS: Karen Andrews is the Minister for Home Affairs and my guest this evening. Welcome to the program. KAREN ANDREWS: Hi Patricia. PATRICIA KARVELAS: Do you agree a new and better national advertising campaign is needed to combat vaccine hesitancy? KAREN ANDREWS: Look, we’re clearly…

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TRANSCRIPT INTERVIEW – ABC – NEWS BREAKFAST

Topics: COVID-19 situation in India, international borders, Biloela family MICHAEL ROWLAND: The Home Affairs Minister Karen Andrews joins us now from Parliament House. Minister, a very good morning to you. KAREN ANDREWS: Good morning. MICHAEL ROWLAND: You’re fairly new to the Home Affairs portfolio. How does the threat of jailing Australians for up to five…

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TRANSCRIPT INTERVIEW – ABC RADIO NATIONAL – RN BREAKFAST

Topics: COVID-19 situation in India, international borders, Biloela family FRAN KELLY: Karen Andrews is the Minister for Home Affairs, responsible for our borders – who comes in and out of the country. Minister, welcome back to Breakfast. KAREN ANDREWS: Good morning Fran. FRAN KELLY: What do you say to families there? Mothers like Tricia who…

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TRANSCRIPT INTERVIEW – SKY NEWS – FIRST EDITION

Topics: COVID-19 situation in India, pause on flights from India, Defence spending, Department of Home Affairs Secretary’s ANZAC Day message E&OE PETER STEFANOVIC: Thousands of Australians, 9000 in fact, in India, are officially stranded after the government paused all incoming flights from the country until at least 15 May. Joining me live now out of…

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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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