October 30, 2017 | Media

Transcript – AM Agenda

E&OE… KIERAN GILBERT With me on the program now, Liberal frontbencher Zed Seselja, the Assistant Social Services Minister. I want to ask you first of all about Barnaby Joyce, he’s come out swinging at the Liberal Party today because of some of the criticisms about the Nationals getting the Government into hot water with the citizenship issue but he says …

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September 12, 2017 | Media

Transcript – ABC AM with Sabra Lane

E&OE… Sabra Lane The question could not be simpler.  “Should the law be changed to allow same sex couples to marry?”  Survey forms with that question on it will be sent to 16 million registered voters from today.  If the majority vote is yes, a private member’s bill will be introduced to Parliament to make it a reality by the …

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September 11, 2017 | Media

Transcript – ABC Breakfast

E&OE… Dan Bourchier Well politicians are gathering back in Parliament for another week, the second in a row of Parliamentary Sittings.  So to discuss what is likely to be dominating discussions this week Liberal Senator Zed Seselja and Labor MP for Fenner Andrew Leigh are both with me. Senator Zed Seselja Good morning, Dan. Morning, Andrew. Andrew Leigh Morning, Dan.  …

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September 7, 2017 | Media

Transcript – AM Agenda

E&OE… KIERAN GILBERT Let’s go to Zed Seselja now, the Assistant Social Services Minister joins me.  As Tom said quite rightly, not a long time to wait now for this judgement but a lot is at stake here for the Government isn’t it? SENATOR SESELJA Well look, it’s obviously important but we will see what the High Court has to …

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August 30, 2017 | Media

Transcript – ABC News 24

E&OE… Greg Jennett It’s been mixed. We’ve had Cabinet ministers in Simon Birmingham raising an eyebrow about the tone of it. Bill Shorten was somewhat stronger in his response. He’s described this as not an exercise of freedom of speech but an exercise of freedom to hurt. That was his criticism of it. What we essentially see in this advertisement, …

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August 24, 2017 | Transcripts

Transcript – Sky News AM Agenda

E&OE… KIERAN GILBERT Let’s go live to Darwin, the Assistant Social Services, Zed Seselja, joins me. Minister, it would be in the Government’s interest, no doubt, to have this dealt with ASAP. SENATOR SESELJA Well look obviously that’s what we’re hoping for, we’re very confident of the legal position which has been put to the Government, that those individuals, Barnaby …

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August 20, 2017 | Media

Transcript – Sky News

E&OE… Patricia Karvelas My next guest tonight is Assistant Minister for Social Services and Multicultural Affairs, Zed Seselja. Zed Seselja, welcome. Senator Seselja Thanks very much Patricia. Patricia Karvelas Nationals Senator Fiona Nash is now the third Coalition minister to be hit by this dual citizenship crisis, it seems like the Nationals, your partners in government, haven’t been very good …

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August 10, 2017 | Media

Transcript – 2GB

E&OE… Ben Fordham The ABC has told its staff to be more balanced in their coverage of same sex marriage.  The Liberal Senator Zed Seselja has accused the National Broadcaster of campaigning for the yes vote ahead of the postal plebiscite.  Just hours after that accusation was made, an email was sent around to ABC staff telling them to be …

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August 10, 2017 | Media

Transcript – Sky News AM Agenda

E&OE… Kieran Gilbert With me now, the Assistant Minister for Social Services, Zed Seselja.  Conservative member of the Liberal Party, opposed to Same Sex Marriage.  Well first of all let’s start with the general view, why is it that you will be campaigning in that way? Senator Seselja Well look in the end there will be a campaign.  I am …

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August 2, 2017 | Media

Transcript – Sky News AM Agenda

E&OE… Kieran Gilbert So from one of the leading moderates in the Government, Simon Birmingham, to a conservative minister in Assistant Minister for Social Services, Zed Seselja. What do you make of the remarks of Senator Birmingham? As I pointed out at the start, a clear message to fellow moderates and supporters of marriage equality, of which you’re not one.  …

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