Interviews

Transcript of interview with Geoff Hutchison Mornings - 720 ABC Perth Wednesday 15 April 2015 10:30am
Transcript of interview 3AW Breakfast Thursday 16 April 2015 7:45am
Transcript of interview with David Speers Sky News – PM Agenda Wednesday 15 April 2015 4:45pm
Transcript of interview with Paul Murray 6PR – Drive Thursday, 20 November 2014 4:20pm E&OE SUBJECT: Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters; interim report on electronic voting PAUL MURRAY: Well after the botched Western Australian Senate vote and the ballot re-run, there was a big debate around the country about the need for Australia—or the perceived need at that stage—for Australia to adopt an electronic form of voting, which could hopefully make counting a bit more certain. And there was also some discussion that it might also help with issues of voter fraud and people voting twice, and those sorts of issues. The Federal Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters has been considering that for some time now. They’ve come out today with their approach to it, and it doesn’t look like they are well minded to go down the route of electronic voting. Tony Smith, Federal Liberal Member…
Transcript of interview with Ross Cameron and the Hon Kristina Keneally Sky News – Keneally & Cameron Friday, 21 November 2014 4:35pm E&OE SUBJECT: Options for electronic voting; Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters; interim report on electronic voting KRISTINA KENEALLY: Well on Keneally & Cameron this afternoon we are joined by Tony Smith MP, who is Federal Member for Casey; a position he’s held since 2001 and, of course, the Chair of the Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters. Thank you for joining us. TONY SMITH: Great to be here. KENEALLY: Great to have you, Tony. SMITH: Great to see you both. KENEALLY: Now Tony, you formerly worked for the Institute for Public Affairs. You’ve been an adviser to Peter Costello. One thing I’ve found fascinating is you put yourself through university by working the night shift at Denny’s. SMITH: I did! KENEALLY: That must’ve been an experience. SMITH:…
Transcript of interview with Justin Smith 2UE – Drive Thursday, 20 November 2014 3:45pm E&OE SUBJECT: Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters; interim report on electronic voting PRESENTER: News coming out this afternoon that the Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters has made a ruling on electronic voting, and they’re not keen on it. On the line is the Chairman of that Committee, MP Tony Smith. Mr Smith, thanks for your time. TONY SMITH: Good to talk to you Justin. PRESENTER: You’re in our Canberra studio and I appreciate you making some time for us. So what’s the final word here on electronic voting? SMITH: Well look, Justin, we had a long look at it, talked to a lot of experts form both Australia and overseas. And we understand in the wake of particularly the debacle in Western Australia at the last election… PRESENTER: Yeah. SMITH: …all those votes. PRESENTER:…
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