Federal Budget supports South Australia’s Recovery Plan

The Hon. Scott Morrison MP Prime Minister  The Hon. Michael McCormack MP Deputy Prime Minister Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development The Hon. Paul Fletcher MP Minister for Communications, Urban Infrastructure, Cities and the Arts   South Australia continues to benefit from the Liberal and Nationals Government’s record infrastructure investment, with funding for major…

Interview on Sky News Live, Sunday Agenda with Kieran Gilbert

Topics:   Vaccine rollout; Industrial Relations reform; Employment rate; JobMaker hiring credit; Budget; Parliamentary workplace independent review; Veterans suicide royal commission 21/03/2021 07:35AM   Kieran Gilbert: Live to the Finance Minister, Simon Birmingham joins us now on the program. Minister, thanks very much for your time. Have you got an update for us, in relation to the…

$235 million North East Rail Line upgrade a win for Victorian rail passengers

The Hon Michael McCormack MP Deputy Prime Minister Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Leader of The Nationals Federal Member for Riverina Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham Minister for Finance Leader of the Government in the Senate Senator for South Australia Senator the Hon Jane Hume Minister for Superannuation, Financial Services and the Digital…

Press Conference, Adelaide SA

Topics: Independent review into Commonwealth Parliamentary workplaces 05/03/2021 11:35AM   Simon Birmingham: Thank you. The events and commentary of the last few weeks have been deeply distressing and confronting for many people right across Australia. They have been especially distressing and confronting for victims of harassment, bullying, sexual abuse around Australian, particularly for those who…

Independent review into Commonwealth Parliamentary workplaces

The Government has today announced an independent review (the Review) into Commonwealth Parliamentary workplaces which will be led by the Sex Discrimination Commissioner, Ms Kate Jenkins. Finance Minister Simon Birmingham said the aim of the independent review would be to ensure all Commonwealth Parliamentary workplaces are safe and respectful and that our national Parliament reflects best…

Support line available for all Commonwealth parliamentary staff

The Government has today established an independent and confidential 24/7 telephone service to support current and former Commonwealth ministerial, parliamentary and electorate office staff, and those who have experienced serious incidents in any Commonwealth Parliamentary workplace.   The Parliamentary Support Line, 1800 APH SPT or 1800 274 778 will provide support or referrals to police…