TRANSCRIPT Interview – Sky News First Edition

Topics: Australian manufacturing capability, supply chains and contact tracing app E&OE: Peter Stefanovic: The Federal Government is working on bolstering the manufacturing sector after admitting the coronavirus pandemic has exposed Australia’s reliance on overseas supply chains. The Industry Minister says we need to be self-sufficient in making essential medical supplies like face masks and ventilators.…

TRANSCRIPT Interview – AM, ABC

Topics: COVID-19 – panic buying, PPE and domestic manufacturing E&OE: Kim Landers: Australian companies are being drafted into boosting manufacturing of vital medical equipment including ventilators, protective masks, and gowns and hand sanitiser. The Federal Industry Minister is Karen Andrews. I spoke with her earlier. Minister, when are we going to be able to go…

INCREASING DOMESTIC MANUFACTURING DURING COVID-19

The Federal Government is working with local industry to increase domestic production of medical protective equipment such as surgical face masks, sanitizer, goggles and gowns amid the outbreak of COVID-19. Med-Con Pty Ltd – a manufacturer near Shepparton in regional Victoria – has increased production with the support of the Government and the Australian Defence…