Interview on FiveAA Breakfast with David Penberthy and Will Goodings

Subject: Ministerial reshuffle; Role of Defence Industry Minister; Immigration policies. E&OE… JOURNALIST: Well one man who was in that room among those who were applauding the return of the Turnbull Government was South Australia’s own Simon Birmingham who, in yesterday’s reshuffle, has retained the Education portfolio, one of the key portfolios and even had that…

Interview on ABC 891 Adelaide Breakfast with Matthew Abraham and David Bevan

JOURNALIST: Senator Penny Wong, welcome to studio, Labor Senator Penny Wong. Simon Birmingham, Liberal Senator. You’re both here because you’re number one on your tickets. And Sarah Hanson-Young, Greens Senator, she’s on the phone line. Good morning Sarah Hanson-Young. SARAH HANSON-YOUNG: Good morning, thanks for having me. JOURNALIST: You’ve got point six-seven of a quota…

Interview on ABC 612 Brisbane Drive with Emma Griffiths

Subjects: The Turnbull Government’s child care reforms; Labor’s child care approach failing the ‘fairness test’; Family Tax Benefit changes; Paid Parental Leave. EO&E…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. EMMA GRIFFITHS:  The Education Minister, Simon Birmingham, is responsible for child care. Minister, the ANU modelling that’s come out today shows that most families would be better off under Labor’s policy. Do…

Press Conference – Whyalla Doorstop

Subjects: Regional Development Fund for Upper Spencer Gulf EO&E…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. ROWAN RAMSEY: …announcing a jobs package for Whyalla and the upper Spencer Gulf and I’ll Simon put some meat on that bone in a minute for you about how that is going to work and this programme. It is a $20 million jobs programme investing in industry…

Interview on ABC North and West Breakfast with Tim Bennett

Subjects: Jobs and Investment package for Upper Spencer Gulf; Support for Arrium; Higher Education. EO&E…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. TIM BENNETT: $20 million has been promised for Whyalla, for the upper Spencer Gulf actually, in Whyalla was the announcement made with Rowan Ramsey, the sitting Member for Grey. The interesting thing of course is $20 million is how much money…