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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Small and medium businesses secure record number of Commonwealth contracts

The Hon Stuart Robert MP Minister for Employment, Workforce, Skills, Small and Family Business Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) are supplying a record share of goods and services to the Australian Government, with the latest procurement statistics showing a $5.4 billion increase in the value of Commonwealth contracts going to SMEs. In the 2020-21 financial…

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Doorstop, Hilton SA

Topics: Extinction rebellion protest 12/11/2021 12:45PM ACST Journalist: Senator Birmingham, how disappointed are you with the manure that was laid out the front of your office this morning?   Simon Birmingham: This is just juvenile behaviour. People need to realise that Australia has committed to net zero by 2050. Russia hasn’t. China hasn’t.  Perhaps they…

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Interview on ABC Radio Adelaide, Mornings with Spence Denny

Topics: Protestors; Emissions reductions technology; EVs; Labour force figures; Economic recovery; Vickie Chapman; 12/11/2021 9:05AM ACST Spence Denny: Senator Simon Birmingham, Federal Minister for Finance, good morning to you.   Simon Birmingham: Good morning, Spence. Good to be with you.   Spence Denny: Talk to me about your office. You’re not here. You’re not in…

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Interview on FiveAA Adelaide, Breakfast with David Penberthy and Will Goodings

Topics: Extinction rebellion protest; Climate change; Federal election 12/11/2021 8:35AM ACST Will Goodings:  But first, South Australian Senator Simon Birmingham didn’t wake up this morning to imagine he was appearing on 5AA Breakfast, and it’s not on account of some international situation the federal government is dealing with. It’s because of a local one that…

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