22 May | '2024

TRANSCRIPT – ABC AFTERNOON BRIEFING

GREG JENNETT:
With that in mind, let’s welcome our political panel, Labor frontbencher, Kristy McBain is at Sydney Airport, well away from the New South Wales south coast. And LNP frontbencher, Angie Bell is in Brisbane, less far from her home.

16 May | '2024

Labor’s Budget ignores Gold Coasters

The Albanese Government has once again shown there is no plan to deliver real support for Gold Coasters at a time when many continue to face increased cost of living pressures. Gold Coasters know that despite the Treasurer’s spin, their bills continue to rise and prices for essential items continue to go up.

24 Apr | '2024

Out of pocket costs on the rise again

Less than 12 months since the Albanese Government’s ‘Cheaper Child Care’ policy came into play, and out of pocket costs have already risen by 7.1 per cent. According to CPI data released today by the ABS, out of pocket costs for early childhood education (ECE) increased by 3.9 per cent in the March 2024 quarter. Out of pocket costs also increased in the December 2023 quarter by 3.2 per cent.

24 Apr | '2024

TRANSCRIPT – ABC AFTERNOON BRIEFING

GREG JENNETT:
Let’s bring in our panel today and joining us Labor front bencher, Ged Kearney. Ged’s in Melbourne. Welcome back, Ged and Angie Bell, LNP Frontbencher is on the Gold Coast. Welcome to you to Angie.

27 Mar | '2024

TRANSCRIPT – ABC AFTERNOON BRIEFING

GREG JENNETT:
All right, a little earlier than normal. We’re going to bring in our political panel for the day now joining us right here in the studio, Labor Frontbencher, Kristy McBain. Welcome, Kristy, and LNP Frontbencher Angie Bell, welcome back to you too, Angie.

26 Mar | '2024

Labor stands on sidelines as youth crime issue worsens

Young people are being forgotten under Labor at both federal and state levels. Those bright young people that are doing everything right at school, at home and in their local communities have no one to fight for them and no one to stand up for them.

26 Mar | '2024

Cracking down on youth crime and online notoriety on the Gold Coast

Youth crime is out of control in many parts of our country and more needs to be done to combat it. This week, the Federal Coalition introduced the Crimes and Online Safety Legislation Amendment (Combatting Online Notoriety) Bill 2024 into Parliament that seeks to crack down on youth crime by making it illegal to post social media material that glamorises violence and criminal activity.

20 Mar | '2024

TRANSCRIPT – ABC RADIO GOLD COAST

SARAH CUMMING:
Federal Parliament is sitting this week. It may not come as a surprise that the cost of living is high on the agenda, power prices, housing supply and Australia’s supermarket duopoly has dominated the conversations this week.