Interview on ABC RN Breakfast with Hamish Macdonald

Topics: Financial Assistance; JobKeeper; COP26 01/10/2021 7:05AM ACST   Hamish Macdonald: Businesses that can’t open because of COVID restrictions will lose federal support payments within weeks as the Morrison government moves to wind back COVID support despite ongoing lockdowns, with case numbers spiking in Victoria and Queensland battling to avoid a snap lockdown, the federal…

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Australian Government General Government Sector Monthly Financial Statements July and August 2021

1/10/2021 KEY POINTS The Monthly Financial Statements for July and August 2021 report the budget position against the expected monthly profile for the 2021-22 financial year through to 31 August 2021, based on the 2021-22 Budget estimate published in the 2021-22 Budget in May 2021. The July and August 2021 year to date results include the impact of the Australian…

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Final Budget Outcome 2020-21

The Hon. Josh Frydenberg MP Treasurer Date: Thursday, 30 September 2021 The Final Budget Outcome for 2020-21 shows Australia’s economy is resilient and well-positioned to bounce back from the significant challenges brought about by COVID-19. By providing an unprecedented $311 billion in economic and health support to Australian households and businesses, the Morrison Government ensured Australia…

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Lift-off for Adelaide space company

Melissa Price MP Minister for Defence Industry Member for Durack Senator the Hon Anne Ruston Minister for Families & Social Services Minister for Women’s Safety, Senator for South Australia Date: Wednesday, 29 September 2021 The Morrison Government has signed a $5.48 million contract with one of Adelaide’s leading space industry players to expand its cutting-edge satellite communications…

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Interview on ABC News – Breakfast with Michael Rowland

Date: Wednesday, 29 September 2021 Topic(s): Financial Assistance; National Plan; Net Zero emissions Michael Rowland: Simon Birmingham, good morning to you. Firstly, why now? Simon Birmingham: Morning Michael? Sorry Michael, what was the question there? Michael Rowland: Why have you decided to start tapering off the payments when 70 and 80 per cent thresholds are reached? Simon Birmingham: Well, because it’s…

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Interview on ABC AM – with Sabra Lane

Date: Tuesday, 28 September 2021 Topic(s): Financial assistance; National Plan; Net Zero emissions Sabra Lane: Minister, thanks for joining AM. You’re winding back payments when 70 and 80 per cent vaccination targets are met. Are you deliberately trying to discourage the states from keeping lockdowns in place beyond those targets now? Simon Birmingham: Certainly not Sabra. What we’ve seen…

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Interview on Tasmania Talks – with Mike O’Loughlin

Date: Tuesday, 28 September 2021 Topic(s): National Plan; COVID Business support; GST, Net Zero Mike O’Loughlin: Federal Finance Minister and South Australian Senator Simon Birmingham is in Tassie at the moment. He joins me now live on the line. Senator, good morning. Welcome to Tasmania talks. Simon Birmingham: Good morning, Mike. It’s great to be with you and wonderful…

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