TRANSCRIPT Doorstop – Building Ministers’ Forum in Sydney

Topics: Building Ministers’ Forum, combustible cladding, building industry confidence E&OE: Karen Andrews: There is a very strong commitment for a national approach to implementing the recommendations of the Shergold Weir Report. That report was prepared some time ago to deal with a lack of confidence in the building sector across Australia. After these lengthy negotiations…

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TRANSCRIPT Interview – Radio National Breakfast with Fran Kelly

Topics: Building Ministers’ Forum, building industry confidence, cladding audits  E&OE Fran Kelly: Well the states and territories are under renewed pressure to try and work together and overcome a crisis of confidence in the building industry. The Federal Government concedes it's already slowing down the broader economy. The recent evacuation of three Sydney apartment towers…

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TRANSCRIPT Interview – Sky News First Edition with Laura Jayes

Topics: Earle Haven Retirement Village, Building Ministers’ forum, building industry confidence E&OE: Laura Jayes: Emergency services were called to the Earle Haven Retirement Village after its contractor walked out. About 1000 people remain at the village with the meeting set to deal with the unprecedented happenings that have occurred in recent days. Let’s go live…

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TRANSCRIPT Interview – Sky News Live with Peta Credlin

Topics: Building Ministers’ Forum, combustible cladding, National Construction Code E&OE: Peta Credlin: Well, the spotlight’s on the building industry this week in the wake of a number of construction issues across several states. Last night, as the councillor responsible for planning at the Melbourne City Council, Nicholas Reece informed viewers that cladding brought in from…

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TRANSCRIPT Interview – 2GB Breakfast with Steve Price

Topics: National Measurement Institute 2019-20 compliance program E&OE: Steve Price: Report in The Telegraph- Sunday Telegraph yesterday about what someone could describe as the beer and banger police. Apparently the Federal Government is going to send out mystery shoppers to visit butchers, pubs and supermarkets posing as customers to make sure we are not being ripped…

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Doorstop – Parliament House, Canberra

Subject: Gifting NASA footage of the Moon Landing to the National Film and Sound Archive and Australia’s space future. E&OE In a doorstop at Parliament House Canberra, The Minister for Industry, Science and Technology, the Hon Karen Andrews MP held a doorstop with Minister for Communications, Cyber Safety and the Arts Paul Fletcher. Karen Andrews: It’s…

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TRANSCRIPT Interview – Ross Greenwood, 2GB Money News

Topics: Building and Construction confidence, cladding E&OE: Ross Greenwood: Over the past few weeks we have become increasingly alarmed about the building industry, as you're aware. The reason is not only going back to the beginning of the year – the Opal Tower in New South Wales in Sydney. The cracks there that caused people…

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Transcript Interview – FiveAA Breakfast

Topics: 50th anniversary of the moon landing & first anniversary of the Australian Space Agency  E&OE: Mike Smithson: Yes that audio will live in everyone’s memories forever. I remember the day clearly Tom. And I will declare my age so I was about nine and at school and it was a July day obviously and…

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TRANSCRIPT Interview – ABC News Breakfast

Topics: First anniversary of the Australian Space Agency, the Government’s tax package and Christopher Pyne. E&OE: Michael Rowland: Now, Australia's home-grown space agency has taken one very small step. It's celebrating its first birthday today. So what has the agency achieved in the year since it was officially launched? The Federal Science Minister Karen Andrews…

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