AM Agenda, Sky News – Election 2013; submarines; the Coalition’s pledge to abolish the carbon tax; Kevin Rudd’s border protection failures

  KIERAN GILBERT: Joining me this morning, Labor frontbencher Kelvin Thomson from Melbourne and Liberal Senator and frontbencher Simon Birmingham in Adelaide. Senator Birmingham, first to you. Hindmarsh… it’s only a very small margin there held by Steve Georganas as I said… the Coalition pretty confident you might nab that.   SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Good morning,…

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Abbott-Pyne-Birmingham doorstop interview, Penrice Soda, Osborne – The Coalition’s pledge to abolish the carbon tax; Kevin Rudd’s border protection failures; Craig Thomson; same-sex marriage; submarines

  TONY ABBOTT: It is good to be here at Penrice Soda. I want to thank Guy Roberts and his team for making myself, Christopher Pyne and Simon Birmingham so welcome.   This is a business which has been in the front line of job losses arising from the carbon tax. This is an energy…

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Drive, 891 ABC Adelaide – Kevin Rudd’s FBT hit on cars; the Coalition’s commitment to the automotive industry; Election 2013

  MICHAEL SMYTH: … with just a couple of days of campaigning left, the Prime Minister has made a very brief visit to Adelaide this afternoon. He at first made a beeline for Wakefield, the seat currently held by the Labor MP Nick Champion to talk to some workers at Futuris Automotive. He’s at Hindmarsh,…

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Coalition kicking goals with $28,000 in funding for Kilburn Football Club

  Senior South Australian Liberal Senator Simon Birmingham was joined today by Liberal Candidate for Federal Adelaide Carmen Garcia, to announce $28,000 in funding for the Kilburn Football Club for clubroom upgrades.    “Our funding will help ensure the club can provide the best facilities possible for its members,” Ms Garcia said.    Senator Birmingham…

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Pyne-Birmingham – Coalition announces River Torrens recovery programme

  A Coalition Government, if elected, will commit $1 million over two years to improve the environmental health of the River Torrens.   The funding is part of the Coalition’s Environment Policy and Clean Water Plan.   Senior South Australian Liberal Christopher Pyne and Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for the Environment Simon Birmingham announced the Coalition’s…

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Henbury sale highlights multi-million dollar Labor waste

  Labor’s wasteful spending of taxpayers’ money is further highlighted by the sale of a Northern Territory property once intended for a carbon farming demonstration project, Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for the Environment Simon Birmingham said today.   The location of the planned but ill-defined Henbury Conservation Project – Henbury Station – is reportedly being placed…

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Breakfast, FIVEaa – The Coalition’s River Torrens Recovery Programme; costings; the Coalition’s Productivity Commission inquiry into the childcare sector

  KEITH CONLON: Some good news – if the Coalition gets in then the Torrens might look a lot cleaner … in about … an hour and a half … a gathering of the Coalition people at the Torrens … You might be able to give us a tip …   SIMON BIRMINGHAM: … we’ll…

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