ABC News – Afternoon Briefing

Topics:  Antisemitic phrases; Senate motion; PMO’s secret manual to avoid answering questions; New Caledonia riots;  4:20PM AEST 16 May 2024   Matt Doran:  The Shadow Foreign Minister, Simon Birmingham, joined us earlier. Simon Birmingham, welcome back to Afternoon Briefing. Your motion earlier today was that specifically targeting Fatima Payman?   Simon Birmingham: It was certainly…

About Simon

Simon Birmingham has served as a Liberal Party Senator for South Australia since May 2007 and is the current Leader of the Opposition in the Senate. Under the Morrison Government  Simon was appointed to position of Minister for Finance and Leader of the Government in the Senate after serving as Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment. Prior to which he served as the Minister for Education and Training, Assistant Minister in the education portfolio and before that as Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for the Environment and Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for the Murray-Darling Basin and the Environment.



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