Visit to Papua New Guinea

This week I will travel to Papua New Guinea to understand the impact of development work, particularly in the health sphere, and undertake local meetings. Over five days I will visit Port Moresby and nearby towns of Kuriva, Kerea and Pari, as well as Goroka and Asaro. The visit will enable discussions with PNG officials,…

ABC Radio – RN Breaskfast

Topics: NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet; Australia-Pacific relations; China-Japan relations; Sanctions; 07:46AM AEDT 13 January 2023   Hamish MacDonald: Well Senator Simon Birmingham is the Shadow Foreign Affairs Minister. He joins us this morning from Adelaide. Good morning to you.   Simon Birmingham: Good morning, Hamish. Great to be with you.   Hamish MacDonald: I just…

Sky News Live – NewsDay

Topics: PM visit to Papua New Guinea; Australia-China relationship; 12:35PM AEDT 12 January 2023 Gabriella Power: Coming back to our top story this hour, Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has just finished addressing Papua New Guinea during a visit to Port Moresby. Joining us live now is Shadow Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Birmingham. Simon Birmingham, thanks for…

5AA – Breakfast

Topics: Foreign investment laws; Voice to Parliament; un-Australian things; 08:05AM ACDT 6 January 2023   Graeme Goodings:  Well, Canada has banned foreigners from buying residential property. It’s an attempt to make more homes available to locals facing a housing crisis. And that’s exactly what we’re facing in this country at the moment. Not enough homes…

2GB – Afternoons

Topics: Labor Government flip-flopping on reasons to test Chinese travellers; 01:05PM ACDT 4 January 2023   Joe Hildebrand: This COVID cluster that the government has managed to orchestrate almost despite itself, is now starting to haunt the government. Already China is threatening payback and of course we know that China sabre rattles and doesn’t need…