AM Agenda, Sky News Australia – Cabinet reshuffle, economy, border security, same-sex marriage, Senator Wong’s family

  KIERAN GILBERT: With me now, I’ve got Labor frontbencher Senator Kate Lundy and Liberal frontbencher Senator Simon Birmingham. Good morning to you both.   KATE LUNDY: Good morning.   SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Good morning, Kieran, Kate.   KIERAN GILBERT: I want to ask you, first of all, Senator Lundy… I want to ask, you first…

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Embarrassing Labor ‘no show’ for Basin Plan meeting

  Labor and the Greens have today again shown they’re not serious about listening to Murray-Darling Basin communities about the proposed Basin Plan, Coalition Basin spokesman Simon Birmingham said today.   Senator Birmingham today attended today’s Murray-Darling Basin Authority public meeting in Murray Bridge, as did fellow federal Liberal MPs Patrick Secker, Jamie Briggs and…

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Capital Hill, ABC News 24 – Labor Party National Conference, same-sex marriage, border security

  LYNDAL CURTIS: Hello and welcome to Capital Hill. I’m Lyndal Curtis. If nothing else, the weekend’s Labor Party conference showed that the art of the impassioned speech is not dead, even though it’s rarely seen in the Parliament. The conference endorsed same-sex marriage and a conscience vote on the same. It also endorsed offshore…

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AM Agenda, Sky News Australia – Same-sex marriage, polls, Labor Party National Conference, Julia Gillard’s carbon tax, cost of living, Labor tensions

  KIERAN GILBERT: With me now, Labor MP Andrew Leigh in the Canberra studio… Morning, Andrew…   ANDREW LEIGH: Morning, Kieran.   KIERAN GILBERT: … and from Adelaide we have Liberal Senator… Senator Simon Birmingham. Senator, thanks for your time.   SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Good morning, Kieran. Morning, Andrew.   KIERAN GILBERT: I want to ask…

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Melbourne Talk Radio (MTR1377) – Climate change talks, Julia Gillard’s carbon tax, taxpayer funded travel

  LUKE GRANT: Now, as you know, the UN Climate Change Conference is happening in South Africa, in Durban. Simon Birmingham is the Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for the Murray-Darling Basin and Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for the Environment… Liberal Senator for South Australia and joins us on the line. Afternoon, Senator.   SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Good afternoon,…

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