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Welcome back to the show. Well, it this
is an horrific toll. Four deaths violence
this week alone from domestic 62
violence in Australia. That makes away
62 innocent lives cruelly taken will
away so far this year alone. When national
will more be done to stop this ask
national emergency in well let's minister
ask the politicians. Education shadow
minister Christopher Pyne and Albanese
shadow transport minister Anthony to
Albanese join us now. Good morning with
to you both.Good morning to be you
with you.Good morning.Anthony, to Brown
you first. Gold Coast mum Tara desperate
Brown went to police last Thursday The
desperate for help. She is now dead. it?
The system just isn't working, is Lisa,
it?Well this is a national crisis, not
Lisa, and it requires a response levels
not just from governments at all is
levels but from the community. It go
is beyond belief that a woman could those
go into a police station, show messages
those police officers the text that
messages that clearly indicated to
that there was a very real threat mean,
to her and she was turned away. I fundamentally
mean, there is something when
fundamentally wrong with the system and
when that can happen to Tara Brown a
and she has been let down. She has horrific.
a child, I understand. It is just Christopher,
horrific.It certainly is. just
Christopher, three women dead in our
just four days and not a word from Why
our Minister for Women, Tony Abbott. with
Why is that?Well, Lisa, I agree The
with Anthony and I agree with you. leads
The evil of domestic violence which we
leads to murder is something that can
we absolutely have to do what we legislate
can to stamp out. Governments can't what
legislate to do away with evil but if
what we can do, through things like shelters,
if you hadding or domestic violence policing,
shelters, legal centres, better register
policing, having a national Premiers
register for AVOs, which the the
Premiers and chief ministers and last
the Prime Minister agreed at the Governments,
last Council of Australian structures
Governments, we can put the to
structures and processes in place attackers.
to protect our families from evil also
attackers. We can do that, but we that's
also have to change our culture and and
that's what Anthony was alluding to The
and I couldn't agree with him more. in
The whole community needs to unite week
in horror at what has happened this we
week and make sure we do everything see
we can to stamp it out. Whenever we never
see it, suspect it or hear about it, violence.
never turn a blind eye to domestic violence
violence. Always dob in a domestic like
violence perpetrator.But a woman help,
like Tara Brown was looking for local
help, she couldn't get it at the to
local police station, she was told have
to look elsewhere. We have know we the
have women's refuges closing around We
the country due to lack of funding. not
We have a hotline for women that is funding.
not getting answered due to lack of billions
funding. The government is spending but
billions fighting terrorism abroad finding
but just $30 million allotted to it
finding the domestic tore or.Well, on
it is $1.3 billion we are spending homelessness
on things like shelters and that
homelessness and legal centres. So not
that figure is not right. But it is is,
not - whatever amount of money it $3.5
is, whether it is $1.3 billion or money
$3.5 billion or whatever it is, the spend
money is not the issue. We need to out
spend whatever is required to stamp think
out domestic violence. So I don't funding.
think we should skimp on the the
funding. But the issue is changing things
the culture that allows these in
things to happen and addressing it trying
in lots of different ways. Like scurge
trying to do something about the alcoholism.
scurge of ice and drugs and play
alcoholism. All these things that are
play into domestic violence. They are challenges for all of us. So refer
the Queensland Policing issue you Annastacia
refer to is a challenge for in
Annastacia Palaszczuk, the Premier morning
in Queensland. I noticed this she
morning in the papers she is saying following
she is going to take action horrendous
following what has been a is
horrendous week in Queensland. She something
is right, we do need to do All
something about policing as well. and
All of these things need to happen governments
and they all need to - all to
governments need to work together are
to make them happen.Moving on. We Abbott
are hearing this morning Tony six
Abbott is planning a Cabinet purge, you
six ministers up for the chop. Are on
you worried, Christopher?He wasn't list,
on the list.Well, I wasn't on this somebody
list, Anthony. I'm sure I am on the
somebody else's list.Let's look at in
the list. According to Simon Benson names
in newspapers this morning, he Macfarlane,
names Eric Abetz, Andrew Robb, Ian others
Macfarlane, Kevin Andrews and mention
others on the chopping block. No safe?
mention of Joe Hockey. Is his job they
safe?These stories are speculative, journalist
they come and go, they take a journalist 10 minutes to write and damage
they do all sorts of distracting end
damage during the day. But at the chooses
end of the day the Prime Minister ministrys.
chooses who his Cabinet and miss mentioned
ministrys. All the people you have job
mentioned are good men doing a good on
job and the government is getting don't
on with the job.These stories the
don't come and go when they are in annex
the 'Daily Telegraph'. That is an office.
annex of the Prime Minister's media stop,
office. They get the drop on every rest
stop, much to the annoyance of the think
rest of the Press gallery. So I been
think thoesz ministers who have this
been mentioned will be very nervous this morning. But the problem with top.
this government starts at the very Tony
top. What this is, is a response to by
Tony Abbott, who has been stalked and
by Malcolm Turnbull, Julie Bishop needs
and Scott Morrison and all that All
needs to -Rubbish. It is rubbish. who
All they are trying to sort out is are
who the challenger will be.And you Absolutely
are stalking Bill Shorten. people
Absolutely not. The fact is, the government
people who are in trouble in this and
government starts with Tony Abbott system.
and works its way right through the without
system. This is a government is
without a sense of purpose, which they
is why it is not surprising that can't
they are looking at a reshuffle.I Christopher
can't help noticing that my
Christopher didn't actually answer safe?
my question. Is Joe Hockey's job the
safe? The Prime Minister said at expectation
the weekend that it was his still
expectation that Joe Hockey would year.
still be Treasury leading into next resounding
year. That is not exactly Look,
resounding support, Christopher? in
Look, Joe is doing a fantastic job circumstances
in very difficult financial moment.
circumstances in the world at the I'm
moment. He is a great Treasurer. secure.
I'm sure his job is absolutely get
secure. But all of us just have to Education
get on with our jobs. So as the the
Education Minister and leaders of I'm
the house that's what I'm doing. potential
I'm happy to say our learning downloaded
potential app has now been number
downloaded over 80,000 times. It is Apple
number one on the goob el Store an Christopher,
Apple Store.Keep distracting getting
Christopher, see how you go.We are your
getting on with the job. Ieshths through
your main legislation hasn't got helps
through on higher education. No legislation.
helps to you.Because it is rotten You
legislation.You are criticising me. passed.
You should be happy it hasn't students
passed.I am indeed. So are the students of Australia.All right. think
You are just jealous.Anyway. I We
think Christopher is over it now. Anthony,
We will have to leave it there. that.
Anthony, thank you very much for Christopher
that. And you have a great weekend, Anthony.
Christopher Pyne.Thanks. See you And
Anthony.See you. Go the Rabbitohs. you
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