TRANSCRIPT – MIX FM, KEVIN ANDREWS, TERRITORY RIGHTS, INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS BILL, MONDAY, 1 FEBRUARY 2021
E&OE TRANSCRIPTRADIO INTERVIEWMIX FM DARWINMONDAY, 1 FEBRUARY 2021
SUBJECTS: Kevin Andrews; territory rights; Industrial Relations bill. KATIE WOOLF, HOST: Joining us live on the line is the member for Solomon Luke Gosling, and I believe he’s in Canberra. Good morning to you, Luke. LUKE GOSLING, MEMBER FOR SOLOMON: Good morning, Katie. How are you?WOOLF: Yeah, good mate. Are you […]
TRANSCRIPT – MIX FM, AUSTRALIA DAY AWARDS, LONG RANGE MISSILES, LETTER TO PRESIDENT BIDEN, 28 JANUARY 2021
E&OE TRANSCRIPTRADIO INTERVIEWMIX FM DARWINTHURSDAY, 28 JANUARY 2021SUBJECTS: Australia Day awards; long range missiles; Indo-Pacific region, NT Senator Sam McMahon’s taxpayer funded trip to Townsville; letter to President Biden; Labor leadership; military history grants KATIE WOOLF, HOST: Joining me live in the studio for the first time this year, Luke Gosling, Labor’s Member for Solomon. […]
TRANSCRIPT – ABC NEWS, DARWIN, TWO SEATS FOR THE NT, BRERETON REPORT, CHINA TWEET, MUCS, 3 DECEMBER 2020
E&OE TRANSCRIPTRADIO INTERVIEWABC NEWS DARWINTHURSDAY, 3 DECEMBER 2020 SUBJECTS: Two seats for the NT; Brereton report; China tweet; MUCs.JO LAVERTY, HOST: Luke Gosling is the Member for Solomon and joins us this morning. Hello Luke.LUKE GOSLING OAM, MEMBER FOR SOLOMON: G’day Jo. How are you? LAVERTY: Very well. So the bill is before the Senate. What exactly […]
OPINION PIECE – STRIPPING AFGHANISTAN WAR VETERANS OF MILITARY SERVICE AWARDS SENDS WRONG MESSAGE, 30 NOVEMBER 2020
It’s been a heavy period of reckoning for the nation this past week after the revelations of alleged war crimes were laid bare in Inspector-General Paul Brereton’s report.
The horrific allegations have left all Australians struggling to understand what was done in our name.
I’ve been contacted by dozens of current and former service people in […]
FRIDAY, 20 NOVEMBER 2020
SUBJECTS: IGADF REPORT
MEL LITTLE, HOST: Some killings were carried out without the context of soldiers unhappiness with releasing prisoners that they believe were involved with the Taliban. And a whole lot more, we are a military town here in Darwin, in the Northern Territory. And this is going to […]Nov 30 2020
TRANSCRIPT – DOORSTOP INTERVIEW – COVID-19 RESPONSE, CYCLONE SEASON, BRERETON INQUIRY, CASHLESS DEBIT CARD – WEDNESDAY, 18 NOVEMBER 2020
WEDNESDAY, 18 NOVEMBER 2020
SUBJECTS: Northern Territory COVID-19 response; SA COVID-19 hotspot cases; Morrison Government’s unspent $4b Emergency Response Fund; Disaster season preparation; Brereton Inquiry; Cashless debit card.
MALARNDIRRI MCCARTHY, LABOR SENATOR FOR NORTHERN TERRITORY: Good morning and thank you for joining us here this morning. I’d like to acknowledge that we are on Larrakia […]Nov 18 2020
It’s been a busy few weeks after Leader Anthony Albanese touched down in Darwin recently, as a part of a three-day visit to listen to business and community members and outline his vision for the Top End.Just moments after landing at Darwin International Airport, we took a tour of the Rapid Creek Markets with Member for Johnston Joel Bowden. As […]Nov 17 2020
Last week in Canberra the Federal Treasurer brought down the 2020 budget. There was some modest roads funding for the NT that we all hope eventuates, and Labor supports the first two stages of income tax cuts. There was also some good support for business, although we believe it’s too early for the Coalition to […]Nov 17 2020
EVEN though our population is now growing, the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) has taken away one of four Northern Territory seats in federal parliament. It’s gone. Come next federal election, without action, the NT will revert to a single seat in the House of Representatives. It’s difficult to know if the lack of action from […]Oct 04 2020
OPINION PIECE – THE VOICE OF NORTHERN TERRITORY VOTERS RISKS BEING SILENCED EVEN FURTHER – MONDAY, 7 SEPTEMBER 2020
The principle “one person, one vote” is at the core of our democracy.
So why are Aboriginal Territorians, already among the most underrepresented on electoral rolls, having their voices further silenced?
Sustained government cuts are to blame for disenfranchising remote Aboriginal voters in the Northern Territory. This is at a time when one of the territory’s two seats […]Sep 07 2020