ABC Radio – Adelaide, Mornings with David Bevan

Topics: Aged care support; Rapid antigen tests 23/01/2022 10:45AM ACST David Bevan: Simon Birmingham, the Federal Finance Minister, has called us. Good morning, Simon Birmingham. Simon Birmingham: Good morning, David Bevan. Good to speak with you again. David Bevan: And we were talking earlier today about a bunch of very angry workers and their union gathering outside your office…

CH 9 – Weekend Today

Topics: WA border; Jobs figures; Australia Day; N95 masks 23/01/2022 09:35AM ACST Charles Croucher: Joining us for more is Finance Minister Simon Birmingham and Shadow Treasurer Jim Chalmers. Good morning to you both. Simon, it’s a decision that has a huge emotional ramification, plus economic ramifications. How do you feel about it? Simon Birmingham: Morning, Charles. All Australians…

CH 10 – The Project

Topics: Labour force figures; Rapid antigen tests; forklift drivers;     20/01/2022 7:45AM AEST   Lisa Wilkinson: And Finance Minister Simon Birmingham joins us now. Minister, you’ve got the lowest unemployment figures in 13 years. Congratulations on those numbers. But the survey period doesn’t include the devastating impact of Omicron. What sort of numbers will you…

ABC – News Breakfast

Topics: Workforce shortages; Rapid antigen tests; Inflation; Wages; 14/01/2022 8:05AM AEST   Iskhandar Razak: Business groups are calling for home testing kits to be made more widely available. They also want the exemptions to apply to all workers. But unions have called an emergency meeting for Monday amid concerns the policy will lead to more…