AM Agenda, Sky News – 44th Parliament; Maurice Newman; Labor’s debt and deficit; Renewable Energy Target

KIERAN GILBERT: … with me this morning, Liberal frontbencher Parliamentary Secretary [to the Minister] for the Environment Senator Simon Birmingham on this, the first day of the 44th Parliament. Before we get into the politics, for many of those who have arrived here in Canberra at Parliament for the first time as Members of Parliament,…

South Australian River Murray Sustainability Program – 5RM – 29 November 2013

TREVOR SCOTT: To tell us all about it is the man who made the announcement yesterday Senator Simon Birmingham. Good morning, Senator. SIMON BIRMINGHAM:Good morning, Trevor and good morning to your listeners. TREVOR SCOTT: Good to talk to you, Simon. You're back in our region again and having a good look around but two-hundred-and-forty million dollar boost…

South Australian River Murray Sustainability Program – ABC Country Hour – 29 November 2013

NEWSREADER: Senator Simon Birmingham Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for the Environment.  CLINT JASPER:   So when you hear announcing guidelines for the Three IP Funding, what effectively does that mean? SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Well this will allow money to start flowing into river communities throughout South Australia, so some thirty-million dollars will be made available this financial…

South Australian River Murray Sustainability Program – ABC Riverland – 29 November 2013

Edwin Cowlishaw:       …for South Australia and also the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for the Environment. Senator, good morning.   Simon Birmingham: Good morning Ed, good morning to your listeners. Edwin Cowlishaw: Now earlier this year it was announced that two-hundred-and-forty million would be given to irrigation districts in South Australia, you've recently approved the guidelines…

AM Agenda, Sky News – Labor disunity; foreign investment; border protection policy

DAVID LIPSON: Factional brawling, faceless men, allegations of payback and claims that women are not being fairly represented in senior positions – all barbs aimed at the Labor Party from within the Labor Party after yesterday’s frontbench announcement. The former Speaker, Anna Burke, who missed out on a frontbench position, is leading the charge. She…

Capital Hill, ABC News 24 – Legislation to repeal the carbon tax; entitlements; 44th Parliament

LYNDAL CURTIS: … joining me now is today's political panel, Labor Senator Louise Pratt from Perth and, from Adelaide, Liberal Senator and Parliamentary Secretary to the Environment minister, Simon Birmingham. Welcome to you both.   LOUISE PRATT: Hello.   SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Good afternoon, Lyndal and Louise.   LYNDAL CURTIS: We will start with the exposure…