ABC – News Breakfast with Michael Rowland

Topic(s): Budget position improvement; Business support; Richard Colbeck;   Michael Rowland: Latest data suggests strong jobs growth is improving Australia’s budget position after two years of heavy pandemic spending. For more the Finance Minister, Simon Birmingham, joins us now from Western Sydney. Minister, good morning.   Simon Birmingham: Good morning, Michael. Great to be with you.  …

Sky News Live – Afternoon Agenda with Kieran Gilbert

Topics: NSW business support; WA borders; SA reopening; international students; Rapid antigen tests; WeChat 24/01/2022 02:05PM AEST   Kieran Gilbert: Let’s go live now, Andrew would take our viewers to Adelaide, the finance minister, Simon Birmingham joins me. Minister, thanks so much for your time, Andrew Clenell with that news today that the New South Wales government…

ABC Radio – Adelaide, Mornings with David Bevan

Topics: Aged care support; Rapid antigen tests 23/01/2022 10:45AM ACST David Bevan: Simon Birmingham, the Federal Finance Minister, has called us. Good morning, Simon Birmingham. Simon Birmingham: Good morning, David Bevan. Good to speak with you again. David Bevan: And we were talking earlier today about a bunch of very angry workers and their union gathering outside your office…

CH 9 – Weekend Today

Topics: WA border; Jobs figures; Australia Day; N95 masks 23/01/2022 09:35AM ACST Charles Croucher: Joining us for more is Finance Minister Simon Birmingham and Shadow Treasurer Jim Chalmers. Good morning to you both. Simon, it’s a decision that has a huge emotional ramification, plus economic ramifications. How do you feel about it? Simon Birmingham: Morning, Charles. All Australians…

CH 10 – The Project

Topics: Labour force figures; Rapid antigen tests; forklift drivers;     20/01/2022 7:45AM AEST   Lisa Wilkinson: And Finance Minister Simon Birmingham joins us now. Minister, you’ve got the lowest unemployment figures in 13 years. Congratulations on those numbers. But the survey period doesn’t include the devastating impact of Omicron. What sort of numbers will you…