INTERVIEW – STUDIO 10

Topics: Australian assistance to Solomon Islands; confirmation of vessel off Australia’s coast. TRISTAN MACMANUS: Home Affairs Minister Karen Andrews joins us now from Canberra. Minister, it’s a pleasure to speak to you. Can you tell us what the situation is there at the moment and what support will Aussies be providing? KAREN ANDREWS: Yes, well…

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INTERVIEW – ABC – NEWS BREAKFAST

Topics: Australian assistance to Solomon Islands; confirmation of vessel off Australia’s coast. MICHAEL ROWLAND: Home Affairs Minister Karen Andrews joins us now from Canberra. Minister, good morning. So how many Australian Federal Police and Defence Force personnel are on the ground so far? KAREN ANDREWS: Well there’s currently 23 members of the Australian Federal Police and that includes…

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INTERVIEW – CHANNEL SEVEN – SUNRISE

Topics: Australian assistance to Solomon Islands; confirmation of vessel off Australia’s coast. NATALIE BARR: We’re joined by Home Affairs Minister Karen Andrews – Minister, good morning. Can you give us an idea of the situation on the ground in the Solomon Islands? KAREN ANDREWS: Well good morning Nat. Look over the last couple of days,…

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INTERVIEW – SKY – FIRST EDITION

Topics: Australian assistance to Solomon Islands; confirmation of vessel off Australia’s coast. PETER STEFANOVIC: Joining us live is the Home Affairs Minister Karen Andrews. Minister, thanks for your time, as always. Deployment numbers seem light though, more were sent to Tonga in 2006. Will that number be increased? KAREN ANDREWS: Well, good morning. Twenty‑three Australian Federal Police were deployed immediately…

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TRANSCRIPT – PRESS CONFERENCE – PARLIAMENT HOUSE

Topics: Minister for Home Affairs’ intention to list The Base and the entirety of Hizballah as terrorist organisations under the Criminal Code; condemnation of all forms of violent extremism; religious discrimination. KAREN ANDREWS: Today, I am announcing my intention to list The Base and the entirety of Hizballah as terrorist organisations under the Criminal Code. Listing…

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INTERVIEW – 4BC – BREAKFAST WITH NEIL BREEN

Topics: Parliament this week; Safety of MPs; failures of Queensland state Labor government. NEIL BREEN: Every Wednesday I speak to Home Affairs Minister; MP for McPherson; Cabinet Minister; Karen Andrews. How are you, Karen? KAREN ANDREWS: I’m very well. How are you? NEIL BREEN: I’m very well, thanks. Been a big week in Federal politics.…

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TRANSCRIPT TRANSCRIPT – PRESS CONFERENCE – AUSTRALIAN FEDERAL POLICE HEADQUARTERS

Topics: Morrison Government’s strong support for Australian police; new police taskforce to crack down on organised crime; safety of Parliamentarians; search for William Tyrrell. KAREN ANDREWS: Well, thank you, everyone, for coming here today. Commissioner Kershaw –thank you so much for hosting us here at the headquarters of the Australian Federal Police. It’s a pleasure for me…

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INTERVIEW – 2GB – THE RAY HADLEY MORNING SHOW

Topics: Morrison Government’s strong support for Australian police; new police taskforce to crack down on organised crime. RAY HADLEY: Home Affairs Minister Karen Andrews is on the line. Minister, good morning to you. KAREN ANDREWS: Good morning, Ray. How are you? RAY HADLEY: Really well. Thank you for talking to me this morning. A very…

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TRANSCRIPT – DOORSTOP – PARLIAMENT HOUSE

Topics: Protecting Australia’s critical infrastructure; Morrison Government’s strong support for Australian police; new police taskforce to crack down on organised crime. KAREN ANDREWS: Good morning. Today, the Government has very significant legislation before the Senate. The Critical Infrastructure Bill – which is Home Affairs legislation – is to be debated before the Senate today. It…

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INTERVIEW – ABC – NEWS BREAKFAST

Topics: Morrison Government’s strong support for Australian police; new police taskforce to crack down on organised crime; safe reopening of the international border; important national security legislation before the Senate. MICHAEL ROWLAND: Karen Andrews, the Home Affairs Minister joins us now from Canberra. Karen Andrews, very good morning to you. KAREN ANDREWS: Good morning to…

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