891 ABC Adelaide – Murray-Darling Basin reform

  IAN HENSCHKE:  We’re talking about what now for the [Murray] River and joining us now, Simon Birmingham, Coalition … Murray-Darling Basin spokesman and a Liberal Senator   SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Good morning, Ian, and good morning to your listeners. Look, it’s great to hear a calm and rational discussion that’s been taking place this morning on the…

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Afternoon Live, ABC News 24 – Carbon tax advertising, Pauline Hanson, workplace gender equality

    LYNDAL CURTIS: Simon Birmingham and Nick Champion, welcome to News 24.   NICK CHAMPION: Good morning [sic].   SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Good afternoon, Lyndal. G’day, Nick.   LYNDAL CURTIS: The Government has not ruled out advertising to sell its carbon tax plan. That’s not something that has won the backing of either Tony Windsor or the Opposition Leader, Tony Abbott,…

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FIVEaa – Gillard’s carbon tax, advertising

  LEON BYNER:  We’re talking today about this proposed carbon tax, its impact on South Australia … let’s talk to Simon Birmingham, Senator in South Australia for the Opposition. Good morning.   SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Good morning, Leon, and good morning to your listeners. Leon, you and Haydon Manning [Department of Politics and Public Policy, Flinders University] this morning…

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Afternoon Live, ABC News 24 – Border protection, mining tax, Japanese whaling

  HAYDEN COOPER: Gentlemen, thanks for joining us.   SIMON BIRMINGHAM: A pleasure, Hayden.   DAVID BRADBURY: Afternoon.   HAYDEN COOPER: Well timing is everything and Scott Morrison has admitted that he got it wrong. You’ll remember that yesterday he raised questions about the cost to taxpayers of flying relatives to Sydney for the funerals of some of the Christmas…

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FIVEaa – Digital switchover, irrigator allocations

  LEON BYNER:  … set top box, you’ve got all these extra channels like 7TWO/mate, GEM, GO!, ELEVEN. A lot of these shows [digital channels] have got repeats which sometimes rate better than the free-to-air ‘one’ service [primary channel]. The problem for those people outside Adelaide is that analogue television’s basically gone. That is, the traditional 2 [ABC],…

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ABC Goulburn Murray – Albury visit, Basin reform, dams taskgroup, flood tax

  JOSEPH THOMSEN: … the Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for the Murray-Darling Basin, Simon Birmingham, who is in Albury for today only. Simon Birmingham, good morning.   SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Good morning, Joseph and listeners. It’s a pleasure to be with you.   JOSEPH THOMSEN: Now, you’re going to be focusing today on what exactly?   SIMON BIRMINGHAM: I will be…

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