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Transcripts by The Hon Christian Porter

ABC Radio National

E&OE Subjects: Ministry HAMISH MCDONALD: Taking on that legacy, of course, as Attorney-General, will be Christian Porter. Christian Porter, welcome to Breakfast and congratulations. CHRISTIAN…

2GB – Summer Drive

E&OE MICHAEL MCLAREN: Now, there’s an element of musical chairs to all of this, I know, but for those that live and breathe politics, the…

6PR – Drive

E&OE OLIVER PETERSON: But as you have heard today, the Federal Government, the Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced a major Cabinet reshuffle. One of…

News Day – Sky News

E&OE SAMANTAHA MAIDEN:  Joining us now live, one of the winners out of this reshuffle, Christian Porter, who will move from Social Services and take…

Doorstop Interview, Ministerial Reshuffle

E&OE MINISTER: Good afternoon everyone. If you perhaps have questions for me, rather me giving statements to you, so I’ll just let you go ahead.…

ABC Radio Perth Mornings

E&OE Subjects: Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sex Abuse GEOFF HUTCHISON: There is a crucial question surrounding the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses…

ABC Radio Perth Drive

E&OE Subjects: WA NDIS JAMIE BURNETT: Christian Porter is the Federal Minister for Social Services. He’s been patiently waiting and listening. Mr Porter, good afternoon…

Sky News

E&OE Subjects: NDIS; Redress, Dastyari DAVID SPEERS: Big news from the west today on a long-running standoff over Western Australia’s participation in the NDIS –…

Sky News

E&OE SAMANTHA MAIDEN: Christian Porter, you wanted to fight for greater religious protections in this same-sex marriage bill. Are you disappointed that it was passed…

Sky News

E&OE PETA CREDLIN: Welcome back to Credlin. Joining me on the show tonight is Social Services Minister Christian Porter. He’s been pushing for a simpler,…

Sky News

E&OE Subject: Citizenship; Welfare Reform Bill KIERAN GILBERT: Joining me now is Liberal frontbencher, Christian Porter. Minister, thanks so much for your time. If we…

2GB

E&OE Subjects: Citizenship, Welfare reform CHRIS SMITH: The citizenship circus continues in the national capital. What a farce this has become. As I said at…

Sky News

E&OE DAVID SPEERS: With me now is one Cabinet minister, not responsible for the banks, but the Social Services Minister Christian Porter who gave a…

National Press Club Q and A

E&OE Subjects: Welfare; NDIS CHRIS UHLMANN: We will go straight to our questions from the floor. We’ll begin with Australian Associated Press. QUESTION: Minister, thank…

ABC TV News Breakfast

E&OE Subjects: Young parents; parliamentary sittings VIRGINIA TRIOLI: Now let’s return to those new figures out this morning showing there’s been a fall in the…

Sky News

E&OE SAMANTHA MAIDEN: Well, let’s ask the Social Services Minister Christian Porter, who joins us. He’s on his way back to Perth, but he’s kindly…

2GB

E&OE Subjects: Drug testing welfare recipients BEN FORDHAM: A vast majority of Australian voters support the Federal Government’s move to drug test welfare recipients. Three…

6PR Perth – Redress, AWU

E&OE Subjects: Redress, AWU GARETH PARKER: First today, the victims of abuse in institutional care will, we hope, soon have access to a national scheme…

ABC Radio Perth – Redress

E&OE Subjects: Redress GEOFF HUTCHISON: So there needs to be quite a bit of explanation about what this redress scheme will be, how they come…

ABC Radio National – Redress, Minister Cash

E&OE Subjects: Redress, Minister Cash SABRA LANE: After years of lobbying and a historic royal commission into child sexual abuse, the Federal Government is today…

Sky News – Minister Cash, Redress

E&OE Subjects: Minister Cash; Redress KIERAN GILBERT: The Minister for Social Services Christian Porter joins me now. Minister, thanks very much for your time. Under…

ABC News Breakfast – Redress, Minister Cash

E&OE Subjects: Redress; Minister Cash VIRGINIA TRIOLI: Legislation is set to be introduced today to establish a Commonwealth redress scheme for survivors of institutional child…

Welfare Spending and Welfare Reform Bill

E&OE Subjects: Welfare Spending and Welfare Reform Bill QUESTION: Well $300, 000 every minute spent on welfare. Is that too much? MINISTER PORTER: The human…