Australian Coat of Arms

Member for Blaxland

Shadow Minister for Regional Services, Territories and Local Government

Shadow Minister for Housing and Homelessness 

Transcripts

Press Conference with Attorney General Nicola Roxon and US Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano, Canberra

TOPICS: AUSTRALIA AND UNITED STATES WORKING TOGETHER ON HOMELAND SECURITY NICOLA ROXON: Thank you very much for coming here today. My name's Nicola Roxon and I'm the Attorney-General and it's wonderful to be here with Secretary Janet Napolitano and of course my colleague... read more...


Interview with Kim Landers ABC The World Today - 27 April 2012

Topics: Gun crime and gun law reform KIM LANDERS: On the eve of the 16th anniversary of the Port Arthur massacre the Federal Government has announced it intends to reform Australia's gun laws. The Minister for Justice and Home Affairs Jason Clare wants to close loopholes in... read more...


Interview on Breakfast Channel 10 - 27 April 2012

Topics: Gun crime COMPERE: The East Coast seems to be caught in a wave of gun related violence right at the moment, much of it related to gangs. I mean it isn't an exaggeration to say when I come in in the morning I'm actually surprised if there hasn't been a shooting in... read more...


Interview with ABC AM - 18 April 2012

Topics: Firearms, anti-gang laws. COMPERE: The Federal Home Affairs Minister says he's made an offer to state governments to create national laws to help tackle the upsurge in gun violence. In Sydney there have been dozens of drive-by shootings this year, many of which are... read more...


Interview with Linda Mottram, ABC Sydney - 17 April 2012

Topics: Sydney shootings, Afghanistan withdrawal LINDA MOTTRAM: Well, what are we to make of the daily diet of shootings in Sydney? Seventeen in the past fortnight or, to echo a commercial TV headline last night, ten in ten days. More today, including one in Baulkham Hills... read more...


Interview on the Project, Channel Ten - 16 April 2012

Topic: Sydney shootings CHARLIE PICKERING: Jason Clare is the federal Home Affairs and Justice Minister, and a resident of western Sydney. Jason, at least four of the shootings overnight were thanks to bikies, this is your patch, is it fair to say that the people of western... read more...


Interview with Ben Fordham, 2GB - 16 April 2012

Topic: Sydney Shootings BEN FORDHAM: Let's get into the news of the day, and can you believe it, nineteen shootings in seventeen days? I suppose you can believe it because it seems like every morning we wake up to another incident. Forty-one per cent increase when it comes to... read more...


Press Conference - Sydney Airport

Topics: AFP at Sydney Airport, Introduction of integrity testing laws JASON CLARE: Today I'm announcing that the Federal Police have assumed responsibility for policing here at Sydney Airport and also we have officially opened this new facility. It will house about 100... read more...


Interview with Marius Benson, ABC Radio National News Breakfast - 30 March 2012

Topics: Introduction of integrity testing laws, Customs budget, Paul Keating BENSON: Well, as I mentioned there in the headlines, the Federal Government is planning to secretly test Commonwealth law enforcement officers for corrupt conduct. Legislation to be introduced to... read more...


Interview with Adam Spencer, 702 ABC Sydney - 30 March 2012

Topics: Introduction of integrity testing laws, Cruise ships at Garden Island SPENCER: Reports this morning that integrity tests involving fake bribes will be offered amongst the ranks of federal law enforcement officers if proposed laws are passed by the Federal Parliament.... read more...