891 ABC Adelaide – Jeannie Ferris; award

  NATASHA STOTT DESPOJA: Well, this week, on Tuesday, an award was announced for achievement in gynaecological cancers. To tell us a bit about the person in whose honour it’s named – that’s the late Senator Jeannie Ferris – I’m joined by current Senator Simon Birmingham. He’s a Liberal Senator for South Australia. Good afternoon,…

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2CC – Federal Budget

  MARK PARTON: Let’s go to Simon Birmingham, Senator for South Australia, Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for the Murray-Darling Basin and Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for the Environment.   SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Good morning, Mark, and good morning to your listeners.   MARK PARTON: Was there an honesty from Wayne Swan last night? I mean, aside from all…

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AM Agenda, Sky News – Federal Budget; the Government’s failed border protection policies

KIERAN GILBERT: … let’s go to our panel this morning, the Minister for Home Affairs, Justice and Customs, Jason Clare, and Liberal frontbencher, Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Water [Murray-Darling Basin], Environment, Senator Simon Birmingham. Gentlemen, good to see you.   SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Morning, Kieran.   …   KIERAN GILBERT: Senator Birmingham, there isn’t bipartisan support…

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891 ABC Adelaide – Auditor-General’s report on Adelaide Desalination Plant funding; Murray-Darling Basin reform.

  MICHAEL SMYTH: … first to this report out today into Adelaide’s operational, controversial but soon-to-be-mothballed desal plant – the federal Auditor-General critical of the decision to double the size of the plant and also the way that some of the funding was signed off. The report was initiated by Liberal Senator Simon Birmingham who…

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