Transcripts by The Hon Scott Morrison MP

ABC News Chris Uhlmann

CHRIS UHLMANN: Scott Morrison welcome. MINISTER MORRISON: Thanks Chris good to be here. UHLMANN: Now taxpayers are funding around about 240 million welfare payments a year but that does cover an enormous amount of ground doesn’t it? MINISTER MORRISON: Well… Continue reading

2GB Luke Grant

E&OE LUKE GRANT: Nice to meet you finally Minister, I hope you are well. MINISTER MORRISON: I am very well Luke and it is good to be here in person with you here today. Have a good break Ray and… Continue reading

2GB Ray Hadley

E&OE RAY HADLEY: Minister good morning. MINISTER MORRISON: G’day Ray. HADLEY: Gee a lot has happened since we last spoke; you made the deal with the Greens to get the changes to the pension through the Senate after Bill Shorten… Continue reading

Doorstop interview, Canberra

E&OE QUESTION: Minister you have secured support from the Greens to pass pension changes through the Parliament. When do you expect that legislation to go to the House? MINISTER MORRISON: That matter will be progressed in the House today and… Continue reading

2GB Ben Fordham

E&OE BEN FORDHAM: Scott Morrison, good afternoon to you Sir. MINISTER MORRISON: G’day Ben, great to be on ‘shake it off Friday’ again. FORDHAM: A lot to talk to you on a Friday, I am sorry it can’t be after… Continue reading

3AW Neil Mitchell

E&OE NEIL MITCHELL: Minister good morning. MINISTER MORRISON: Good morning Neil, it is great to be here in Melbourne again. MITCHELL: The superannuation fees we have been talking, it is not strictly your area but do you know what is… Continue reading

Sky News AM Agenda

E&OE KIERAN GILBERT: Minister Morrison thanks very much for your time. Were you surprised by how little you had to give the Greens to get them on board here, it is only an extension of something you’re already planning? MINISTER… Continue reading

ABC News Breakfast

E&OE MICHAEL ROWLAND: Minister, good morning. MINISTER MORRISON: Good morning Michael. ROWLAND: Why did you strike this deal with the Greens and what’s in it for Australian pensioners? MINISTER MORRISON: Well what it’s in it for Australian pensioners is a… Continue reading

Today Show

E&OE LISA WILKINSON: Fresh from those negotiations is Scott Morrison, who joins us now. Good morning to you. MINISTER MORRISON: Good morning, Lisa. WILKINSON: Minister, what did you have to promise the Greens in exchange for their support to get… Continue reading

Sunrise

E&OE We’re joined by Social Services Minister Scott Morrison in Canberra. Scott Morrison thanks very much for joining us. Minister, how do you console more than 320,000 pensioners who will be worse off after this? MINISTER MORRISON: Let me add,… Continue reading

Sky News

E&OE DAVID SPEERS: Minister, thank you for your time tonight. Tell me what is the nature of this deal that you have done with the Greens? MINISTER MORRISON: Well the agreement we have come to will see the pensions changes… Continue reading

ABC 7.30

E&OE LEIGH SALES: With me now live from Canberra is the Social Services Minister, Scott Morrison. Thank you for your time. MINISTER MORRISON: Good to be with you. SALES: What have you had to promise the Greens in return for… Continue reading

2GB Ray Hadley

E&OE RAY HADLEY: I understand you have an announcement to make about the funding for a programme affecting Indigenous communities across the country. MINISTER MORRISON: Yes that’s right today we will be announcing that there will be 25 additional places… Continue reading

Doorstop interview

E&OE MINISTER MORRISON: Today I am here to announce what is known as the HIPPY programme which is a programme to support Indigenous families around the country with the schooling and preparing for school of young children in their preschool… Continue reading

Doorstop interview

E&OE MINISTER MORRISON: It is great to be here today to announce once again the $63.4 million provided in this year’s Budget to support microfinance and lending programmes such as the NILS [No Interest Loans Scheme] and StepUP programmes. It… Continue reading

Doorstop Interview Melbourne

KELLY O’DWYER, Federal Member for Higgins: It is wonderful to be here at the Malvern Special Needs Playgroup and to welcome the very, very special guest we have with us today, Scott Morrison, who is the Minister responsible for Social… Continue reading

2GB Ray Hadley

E&OE RAY HADLEY: Minister good morning to you. MINISTER MORRISON: G’day Ray. HADLEY: Now before I get to your normal portfolio, I spoke yesterday about a convicted Queensland paedophile, a grandfather, who is being released as we speak if he… Continue reading

Doorstop interview, Canberra

E&OE JOURNALIST: Do you support stripping sole nationals of their citizenship? MINISTER MORRISON: I support the dual citizenship measures that the Cabinet has endorsed and again before the Parliament. There is a discussion paper that is canvassing a range of… Continue reading

2GB Ray Hadley

E&OE RAY HADLEY: Minister Good Morning. MINISTER MORRISON: G’day Ray. HADLEY: There’s has been a series of Cabinet leaks about the push by Immigration Minister Peter Dutton to strip citizenship from second generation Australians. Apparently half a dozen Ministers were… Continue reading

Sky News PM Agenda

E&OE DAVID SPEERS: Social Services Minister Scott Morrison joins us today. He introduced the Bill into Parliament today. Thanks for your time. First on these exemptions just remind us what this includes, who will and won’t be affected by this… Continue reading

Press Conference, Canberra

E&OE MINISTER MORRISON: Well thank you. Earlier today I introduced into the House of Representative the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Youth Employment) and Other Measures Bill 2015. Interestingly, the Labor Party in Budget week actually voted against this bill in… Continue reading

2GB Ray Hadley

E&OE RAY HADLEY: Minister, Good morning. MINISTER MORRISON: G’day Ray. HADLEY: Since you took over this Ministry, this portfolio, you have spoken about the need to crack down on welfare rorts. Yesterday, it was revealed a senior Australian Federal Police… Continue reading

Doorstop interview, Canberra

E&OE JOURNALIST: Mr Morrison, Labor’s using the NATSEM modelling to try and rally the Senate against the Family Tax Benefit cuts. Has it got to the stage now that you’re going to have to find an alternative to the measure… Continue reading

Doorstop interview, Burraneer, Sydney

E&OE MINISTER MORRISON: The Abbott Government does not believe that the answer to the country’s challenges is higher taxes and more welfare. We believe the way to seize the opportunities that this country has before us is through a strong… Continue reading

Press conference, Brisbane

E&OE TERESA GAMBARO: I’d like to welcome Minister Scott Morrison to the wonderful electorate of Brisbane. We are at the Lyndhurst Child Care Centre which is a terrific child care centre here in the suburb of Clayfield, where the programmes… Continue reading