Advances to the Finance Minister in the week ending Friday 27 November 2020

Friday, 27 November 2020 This week I released $231.4 million in additional funding to support the Government’s response to the COVID‑19 pandemic and to support grant payments to not-for-profit organisations by using the Advance to the Finance Minister (the AFM). The first determination provided $71.7 million to the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and…

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Australian Government General Government Sector Monthly Financial Statements October 2020

Senator the Hon. Simon Birmingham Minister for Finance, Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Leader of the Government in the Senate Senator for South Australia Date: Friday, 27 November 2020 KEY POINTS The Monthly Financial Statements for October 2020 report the budget position against the expected monthly profile for the 2020-21 financial year through to…

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Interview on ABC Radio Adelaide Breakfast with David Bevan

Topics: Australians stranded overseas; Charter flights; hotel quarantine; Mathias Cormann 11/27/20 09:23AM   David Bevan:    Listening to this is Senator Simon Birmingham, Minister for Trade, Tourism and the Federal Finance Minister. Good morning, Simon Birmingham.   Simon Birmingham:     Hi, David. Thanks for the opportunity.   David Bevan:    What do you say to Ben?   Simon…

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Interview on Sky News Live, Sunday Agenda, with Kieran Gilbert.

Topics: COVID-19 quarantine and related issues in South Australia; tensions between Australia and China; superannuation; the SAS in Afghanistan. 22/11/20 08:07AM Kieran Gilbert: Let’s go live to the Minister for Finance, Tourism and Trade Simon Birmingham. Minister, thanks so much for your time, joining us, as I say, live from Adelaide today. We’ll get to South…

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