These are today’s briefings from Queensland Premier Anna Bligh and others on Cyclone Yasi.
- Queensland Premier Anna Bligh held a series of press conferences today to provide information about Cyclone Yasi. This one was at 2pm. (16m)
- Bligh held another press conference at 4.30pm with Commissioner Ian Stewart. (9m)
- Leader of the House Anthony Albanese brief the media on arrangements for next week’s return of Federal Parliament. (14m)
- In light of the government’s agreement with Andrew Wilkie, Families Minister Jenny Macklin released legal advice provided to the government on its powers to deal with problem gambling. (8m)
- Assistant Treasurer Bill Shorten spoke about flood insurance. (5m)
- Prime Minister Julia Gillard addressed CEDA on her vision for Australia. (25m) – Transcript of Gillard’s speech is here.
- Stephen Smith and Jason Clare made a series of announcements about Defence procurement. (36m) – Transcript