TRANSCRIPT INTERVIEW – ABC – NEWS BREAKFAST

Topics: Temporary pause to further easing of international border restrictions. LISA MILLAR: Good morning to you Minister. Welcome to News Breakfast. KAREN ANDREWS: Good morning. LISA MILLAR: The big question today is whether that two-week pause on arrivals could end up being extended? KAREN ANDREWS: Well we took the health advice from our Chief Medical Officer…

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TRANSCRIPT INTERVIEW – CHANNEL SEVEN – SUNRISE

Topics: Temporary pause to further easing of international border restrictions. DAVID KOCH: We’re joined by Home Affairs Minister Karen Andrews. Minister, a two week pause on our borders. Is that enough to get on top of this? KAREN ANDREWS: Good morning Kochie. We took medical advice yesterday from the Chief Medical Officer. There was a lengthy…

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INTERVIEW – 6PR – MORNINGS WITH LIAM BARTLETT

Topics: Temporary pause to further easing of international border restrictions; Morrison Government partnering with industry to crack down on text scams; clear choice facing the Australian people in 2022 at the next Federal election. LIAM BARTLETT: Joining us right now is Home Affairs Minister Karen Andrews. Minister, good morning to you. KAREN ANDREWS: Good morning, Liam. How are you?…

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INTERVIEW – 5AA – MORNINGS WITH LEON BYNER

Topics: Temporary pause to further easing of international border restrictions. LEON BYNER: A few minutes ago, I caught up with the Federal Minister for Home Affairs about the people coming into Australia, when will the borders open? Who will we let in? Who won’t we? Do you know how many people were due to start arriving from Wednesday?…

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PRESS CONFERENCE – PARLIAMENT HOUSE

Topics: Morrison Government partnering with industry to crack down on text scams; COVID-19 response. KAREN ANDREWS: Good morning. It’s a pleasure to be here today with my colleague Paul Fletcher, the Minister for Communications, Urban Infrastructure, Cities and the Arts. We’re also joined this morning by Andy Penn, the CEO of Telstra, and Andrew Sheridan,…

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INTERVIEW – ABC GOLD COAST – MORNINGS WITH MATT WEBBER

Topics: COVID-19 response; important changes from the Morrison Government to make social media safer; Morrison Government partnering with industry to crack down on text scams; Federal ICAC. MATT WEBBER: Karen Andrews is the Minister for Home Affairs and the Member for McPherson, and there is much to discuss, as there always is. Ms Andrews, good morning.…

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PRESS CONFERENCE – AVALON AIRPORT

Topics: Safe reopening of the international border; Avalon Airport; intention to list Hizballah as a terrorist organisation. JUSTIN GIDDINGS: Hello everyone – I’m Justin Giddings; CEO of Avalon Airport, and I want to welcome Minister Andrews here today. The Minister is the Minister for Home Affairs, and obviously, Home Affairs is very important to us at…

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INTERVIEW – 4BC – BREAKFAST WITH NEIL BREEN

Topics: Australian assistance to Solomon Islands; confirmation of vessel off Australia’s coast. NEIL BREEN: The Home Affairs Minister Karen Andrews joins me on the line. Good morning, Minister. KAREN ANDREWS: Good morning, Neil, how are you? NEIL BREEN: I’m well, thanks. This unrest in the Solomons, it’s all to do with China. Yet again, China in our region has caused…

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INTERVIEW – 6PR – MORNINGS WITH LIAM BARTLETT

Topics: Australian assistance to Solomon Islands; confirmation of vessel off Australia’s coast. LIAM BARTLETT: Joining us this morning is the Federal Minister for Home Affairs, Karen Andrews. Minister, good morning to you. KAREN ANDREWS: Good morning, Liam. How are you? LIAM BARTLETT: I’m well. Thank you very much for your time. I know you’re flat…

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DOORSTOP – PARLIAMENT HOUSE – CANBERRA

Topics: Australian assistance to Solomon Islands; confirmation of vessel off Australia’s coast. KAREN ANDREWS: Good morning. I’d like to provide an update on matters in the Solomon Islands. The situation has been deteriorating over the last couple of days. Last night, 23 members of the Australian Federal Police – including members of the tactical response…

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