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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5RM – Murray-Darling Basin Plan

  TREVOR SCOTT: … and as you would be aware, the Murray-Darling [proposed] Basin Plan has been released and, I tell you what, it’s a little bit murky. Well, so says Senator Simon Birmingham – a murky plan for murky waters. I welcome Senator Birmingham to the program. Good morning, Senator.   SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Good…

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ABC News 24 – Murray-Darling Basin Plan

  LYNDAL CURTIS: The Opposition so far has been somewhat critical of the Plan and I’ve been joined by one of the Opposition spokesmen, Simon Birmingham. Welcome to News 24.   SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Good afternoon, Lyndal.   LYNDAL CURTIS: Does this Plan meet what’s called the ‘triple bottom line’ of the economic, social and environmental…

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891 ABC Adelaide – Murray-Darling Basin Plan

  MATTHEW ABRAHAM: Simon Birmingham, Liberal Senator, and his Parliamentary brief is the Murray-Darling Basin. Simon Birmingham, good morning, Senator.   SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Good morning, Matthew, David, listeners.   MATTHEW ABRAHAM: You’ve called it… you’ve said we’ve got the ‘double whammy’ here – not enough for the environment and too much from irrigators. I would…

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Sky News Australia – Murray-Darling Basin Plan

  DAVID SPEERS: Well, for some Opposition reaction to this [release of the proposed Basin Plan] we’re joined by the Coalition’s Murray-Darling Basin spokesman, Senator Simon Birmingham. Senator, welcome.   SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Morning, David.   DAVID SPEERS: 2750 gigalitres – is that about right in, your view?   SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Well, David, the issue with…

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