Transcripts by Senator the Hon Concetta Fierravanti-Wells

Sky News PM Agenda with Laura Jayes

E&OE Journalist: Welcome back to PM Agenda, joining me now is the Assistant Minister for Multicultural Affairs, Concetta Fierravanti-Wells, who is here in the studio. Thanks very much for your time. First of all I wanted to ask you about… Continue reading

Sky News PM Agenda with David Speers

E&OE Journalist: Joining me now is Assistant Minister for Multicultural Affairs, Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells; Senator, thank-you for your time this afternoon. Senator Fierravanti-Wells: Good to be here. Journalist: Just on these 12,000 Syrian refugees, the Immigration Minister is arguing that… Continue reading

ABC News Radio Interview with Steve Chase

E&OE. Journalist: Well in the wake of the Paris attacks, Australia is about to accept the first family of Syrian refugees in Perth. They are the first of a protected intake of 12,000 Syrian. They are arriving amid concerns surrounding… Continue reading

Sky News PM Agenda with Laura Jayes

E&OE. Journalist: Welcome back to PM agenda, joining my now is Assistant Minister for Multicultural Affairs Concetta Fierravanti-Wells. She joins me here in the studio. Some good news in what has been pretty bleak news over the past couple of… Continue reading

SBS Your Language Radio

E&OE. Journalist: Assistant Minister Concetta Fierravanti-Wells, first of all welcome. Senator Fierravanti-Wells: Pleasure. Journalist: So, in your speech you spoke about the vision for multiculturalism; what is your vision for multiculturalism in Australia? Senator Fierravanti-Wells: Well, Domenico, Australia is a… Continue reading

2GB Nights with Steve Price and Andrew Bolt

Steve Price: The Minister for Multicultural Affairs joined us last night, we got jammed for time. She’s been good enough to come back on the program. Minister, good evening. Senator Fierravanti-Wells: Hello everyone. Steve Price: Is Australia getting strong enough… Continue reading

Sky News PM Agenda with David Speers

E&OE David Speers: Concetta Fierravanti-Wells, thanks for your time. In the wake of what happened Friday, many once again are asking how does it happen, how does a 15-year-old end up so radicalised that they are going to do something… Continue reading

Doorstop Interview

E & OE Senator Fierravanti-Wells: Thank you all very much for coming this morning. I just have three things that I would like to cover. Firstly, I want to extend my condolences to the family of Curtis Cheng at this… Continue reading

774 ABC Melbourne Drive with Rafael Epstein

E&OE Rafael Epstein: The Federal Government continues to grapple with the problem of terrorism. Parramatta is being described as a hot bed of Islamic extremism. The Minister who does a lot of the hard yards speaking to Muslim community leaders… Continue reading

ABC Radio National Breakfast with Fran Kelly

E&OE Fran Kelly: Well week three and the new Prime Minister has hit the reset button on a number of issues this week; higher education and now we hear, relations with the Islamic community. Australian security agencies are warning that… Continue reading

Sky News News Day with Laura Jayes

E&OE Laura Jayes: With the new Prime Minister there come new policies and new strategies. Already the Turnbull government is signalling a new strategy when it comes to community engagement with Muslim and Islamic communities. There’s a report in today’s… Continue reading

ABC Radio AM with Michael Brissenden

E&OE Michael Brissenden: Malcolm Turnbull’s new-look cabinet is expected to feature more women than Tony Abbott’s front bench. One name in the mix is Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Social Services, Concetta Fierravanti-Wells who has been busy meeting with… Continue reading

Sky News PM Agenda with David Speers

E&OE David Speers: The Senator time joins me now. Thank you for your time this afternoon. What do we know about when the first arrivals are likely to come? Senator Fierravanti-Wells: Well, David, we are working very closely, Border Protection… Continue reading

Interview with Miani, Harry, Reka and Kai, 3WBC

E&OE MIANI Now to celebrate the 15th anniversary this year, the Australian Government has release a great resource and e-book called ‘Recipes for Harmony’ and we’re very honoured to welcome the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Social Services, Senator… Continue reading

MyMP 1377

E&OE GLENN RIDGE I mentioned that this coming Saturday is what’s known as Harmony Day and to tell us a little more about it is the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minster for Social Services, Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells joins me online.… Continue reading

Interview with Faten El-Dana, Radio 2MFM Sydney

E&OE Faten El-Dana: Dear listeners, I would like to welcome to the studios of 2MFM the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Social Services with special responsibility for Multicultural Affairs and Settlement Services. Thank you for joining us today and… Continue reading

ABC TV Capital Hill with Lyndal Curtis

Lyndal Curtis: The Government has put some money and says it’s putting a lot of work into preventing young Australians being radicalised. The Parliamentary Secretary with responsibility for multicultural affairs is Concetta Fierravanti Wells. I spoke to her a short… Continue reading

Sydney Eid Festival

E&OE Nadia Zahr: Concetta, how are you? Senator Fierravanti-Wells: Good! Good to be here. Although it’s starting to get a little bit chilly now. Nadia Zahr: Yes it is. I would like to thank you so much for joining us… Continue reading

SKY News

E&OE Laura Jayes: Welcome back to Lunchtime Agenda. Joining me now on my panel is Labor Senator Sam Dastyari and Parliamentary Secretary Concetta Fierravanti-Wells. I always think that I’m going to get your name wrong; it’s a beautiful name. Senator… Continue reading

Harmony Day, racism generally

E&OE SIMON WALLACE: Where are you from? And I don’t mean mum or dad were teachers so we moved around a lot. Where did your family come from? Australia is made up from people from all around the world, and… Continue reading