E&OE TRANSCRIPTTELEVISION INTERVIEWSKY NEWS AFTERNOON AGENDAFRIDAY, 3 APRIL 2020 SUBJECTS: Support for the Australian Aviation Industry through Covid-19 crisis.  LAURA JAYES: Let’s go live to the Shadow Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, Catherine King. Thanks so much for your time. What is your position on this? Because it’s a tricky one, Catherine King, Virgin is 90
The Federal Government has a responsibility to all Australians to ensure our aviation sector survives the Covid-19 crisis. Comments by the Government ruling out support for Virgin and claiming that a major airline can be replaced quickly by a new entrant do not serve Australians well. They fail to account for the massive displacement of
The Morrison Government must urgently deliver a coordinated, national response to the cruise ship situation to safely support the thousands of people currently on cruise ships in Australian waters.   We acknowledge the work of the New South Wales and Western Australian Governments who are seeking to resolve situations off their coasts.  But Prime Minister Scott Morrison cannot push this issue onto State
Shadow Transport Minister Catherine King welcomed the Federal Government‘s regional aviation support package but called on the Government and industry to ensure workers are supported through this crisis. The package will assist regional airlines on a case-by-case basis that are facing urgent cash flow issues resulting from suppressed demand and increased travel restrictions from the