TRANSCRIPT ABC AFTERNOON BRIEFING

Subjects: Chinese vessel off the coast of Australia; launch of the Coalition’s strong border protection policies; strong position of the LNP in Queensland. EO&E………………………………………………………… GREG JENNETT: Home Affairs Minister and Member for McPherson on the Gold Coast, Karen Andrews; welcome to Afternoon Briefing. What don’t we start with this matter we just heard the Defence Minister…

THE COALITION’S PLAN FOR PROTECTING OUR BORDERS

Today, the Coalition releases our plan for protecting our borders. A re-elected Coalition Government will ensure Australia’s borders remain safe and secure by: Maintaining Operation Sovereign Borders: the strong and proven policy that saves lives, and tackles people smuggling and irregular migration. Sustaining the three vital pillars of our border policies: regional processing, boat turn-backs…

TRANSCRIPT INTERVIEW WITH DANNY COX ABC NEWCASTLE

Subjects: Labor’s reckless and outrageous lies about border protection arrangements in Newcastle. EO&E………………………………………………………… DANNY COX: Karen Andrews is the Federal Minister for Home Affairs and joins us now. Good morning Minister. KAREN ANDREWS: Good morning, how are you? COX: Well thank you. Is Border Force’s Newcastle office understaffed? ANDREWS: Well Labor’s claim that Border Force…

PROTECTING AUSTRALIAN HOUSEHOLDS FROM CYBER CRIME

A re-elected Coalition Government will keep Australians’ data and personal information more secure by taking cyber security action in the rapidly growing ‘smart’ device market, as the number of smart products in Australian homes is expected to double between 2019 and 2024. New minimum cyber security standards will protect smart devices such as smart watches,…

TRANSCRIPT INTERVIEW WITH NEIL BREEN 4BC

Subjects: Attribution of cyber-attack to Russia; LNP candidate in Lilley; light rail on the Gold Coast; Anthony Albanese’s inability to pronounce ‘Melbournians’ EO&E………………………………………………………… NEIL BREEN: I’ll bring in the Home Affairs Minister Karen Andrews, she joins me every Wednesday. Good Morning to you Minister. KAREN ANDREWS: Good morning Neil, how are you? BREEN: I’m well…

FUNDING FOR COMMUNITY SAFETY IN ROCKY

The Coalition Government continues to stamp out crime and improve community safety right around Australia, with an extra $50 million investment in the 2022-23 Budget in the highly successful Safer Communities Fund. The additional funding will see Rockhampton benefit from $795,000 for practical community projects to keep locals safer, by diverting young people at risk…

Transcript – 4BC WITH NEIL BREEN

Topics: vandalism of campaign signs, cost of living, Queensland Premier poor judgement NEIL BREEN: Home Affairs Minister, MP for McPherson on the Gold Coast, joins us on a Wednesday, she’s on the line. Good morning, Minister. KAREN ANDREWS: Good morning Neil, how are you? NEIL BREEN: I’m well, thanks. Election campaigns always bring out some stupid stuff, there’s…

INTERVIEW WITH NEIL BREEN 4BC

Subjects: : Solomon Islands and Chinese interference, ASIO recruitment, Gold Coast campaign EO&E………………………………………………………… NEIL BREEN: Karen Andrews joins me every Wednesday on the show, how are you this morning Minister? KAREN ANDREWS: I’m going well, thanks Neil. How are you? BREEN: Well thanks, but you know, I think Australians would feel frightened today with the talk…