Doorstop interview, Adelaide – Labor’s delayed National Broadband Network (NBN) rollout in South Australia

  SIMON BIRMINGHAM:  Labor has at every opportunity taken the chance to raise the hype and expectation surrounding its NBN in South Australia, especially at last year’s federal election where it was a cornerstone of their campaign. What we see now, though, are delays, cost blowouts and uncertainty. While the Coalition believes there is a better way,…

AM Agenda, Sky News Australia – Disability care and support, Labor’s Malaysian people swap, Senator Wong’s announcement

  KIERAN GILBERT:  With me this morning, now, we’ve got the Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change, Mark Dreyfus, and from Adelaide the Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for the Environment, Senator Simon Birmingham. Gentlemen, good morning to you both.   MARK DREYFUS: Morning, Kieran. Morning, Simon.   SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Morning, Kieran. Morning, Mark.   KIERAN GILBERT: Fellas, I want to ask you both…

FIVEaa – Carbon tax

  LEON BYNER: Well, you have heard Senator Bob Brown give his view on the business of the carbon tax. We’ve now got Mathias Cormann, the Shadow Assistant Treasurer, live and Simon Birmingham, Liberal Senator for South Australia. First of all, Mathias Cormann, the claim was made by Bob Brown that if Tony Abbott was to have…