Rural Live TV, Australia Live TV – Resignation of Murray-Darling Basin Authority chairman, Basin reform process

  WILL GOODINGS: … someone with quite strong opinions on this matter and others is Senator Simon Birmingham for South Australia. Senator, welcome to the program.   SIMON BIRMINGHAM: G’day, Will, pleasure to be here.   WILL GOODINGS:  Simon, can you tell us your reaction to Mike Taylor stepping aside.   SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Well, look, I feel very…

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Afternoon Live, ABC News 24 – Banking sector proposals, WikiLeaks, Murray-Darling reform

  SCOTT BEVAN: Time now for our daily ‘pollies panel’. Political correspondent Gillian Bradford is joined by Liberal Senator Simon Birmingham and Labor MP Andrew Leigh. …   GILLIAN BRADFORD: Simon, three of Joe Hockey’s Nine Point Plan [the Coalition’s Nine Point Plan to Stand up to the Banks] pop up in this Government package so, with that…

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Melbourne Talk Radio (MTR1377) – Water infrastructure and buyback spending, resignation of Murray-Darling Basin Authority chairman

  GLENN RIDGE:  It’s been reported that over the past year something like $750 million more have been spent on water buybacks than was originally earmarked, while something like 300 million less than was budgeted for was directed to water saving infrastructure. The thing which hit me was as at October, as in two months ago,…

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PM Agenda, Sky News Australia – MDBA chairman’s resignation, Water Act

  KIERAN GILBERT: More now on the resignation of the Chair of the Murray-Darling Basin Authority. Senator Simon Birmingham is the spokesperson for the Murray-Darling for the Opposition. I spoke to him a little earlier.   Senator Simon Birmingham, thank you very much for your time. We’ve known for some time that there have been differences of…

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