Interview on ABC, RN Breakfast with Fran Kelly     

Topics: Protests; Visa holders returning to Australia; International students; Senate proceedings; Legislation agenda; 22/11/2021 07:40AM AEST   Fran Kelly:  Well, Simon Birmingham is the Finance Minister and the Leader of the Government in the Senate. Minister, welcome back to breakfast.   Simon Birmingham: Morning Fran, great to be with you again.   Fran Kelly: It’s…

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Advances to the Finance Minister in the week ending Friday 19 November 2021

Today I approved a determination to release $218 million in funding to support construction of Centres for National Resilience in Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth, using the Advance to the Finance Minister (the AFM). The determination provides funding to the Department of Finance to meet early stage contractual milestone payments for the construction of purpose-built quarantine…

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Work kicks off on Sydney’s newest airport terminal

THE HON SCOTT MORRISON MP Prime Minister   THE HON PAUL FLETCHER MP Minister for Communications, Urban Infrastructure, Cities and the Arts     The new Western Sydney International (Nancy-Bird Walton) Airport has hit another major milestone with construction now underway on the world-class passenger terminal. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said today’s announcement marked a…

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Doorstop, Hilton SA

Topics: RBA commentary on inflation; Fuel prices; Interest rates 16/11/2021 2:48PM ACST Simon Birmingham:  Thanks very much for coming today. I want to acknowledge and welcome the speech by the Governor of the Reserve Bank today that highlights the Reserve Bank of Australia’s position, consistent with that of other central banks and leading international organisations…

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Milken Institute Asia Summit 2021 – Fireside chat with BBC Asia Business Correspondent Mariko Oi

Topics: Australia’s economic recovery from COVID-19; Australia-China trade relationship; Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership; China and Taiwan bid to join CPTPP 15/11/2021 6:00PM ACST Mariko Oi:  Well, I’m joined by Australia’s Finance Minister, Simon Birmingham, thank you so much for joining us. Minister, firstly, you’ve been in charge of the country’s finances and the economy throughout…

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