Sky News Live – First Edition

Topics: Israel conflict; Rafah border crossing; Greens/Teal motion; 07:35AM AEDT 17 October 2023 Peter Stefanovic: Let’s go to Canberra now. Joining us live is the Shadow Foreign Affairs Minister, Simon Birmingham. Simon good to see you. Thanks for your time this morning. We’ll start with this statement by Penny Wong late last night on X,…

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ABC Radio – RN Drive

Topics: Release of detained Australian Cheng Lei; Repatriation flights for Australians from Israel; Shadow Foreign Minister visit to Berlin; 05:05PM AEDT 11 October 2023   Andy Park: That’s Prime Minister Anthony Albanese speaking a short time ago. He also confirmed that the Federal Government will be assisting Australians stranded in Israel to return home. Two…

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ABC Radio – Melbourne Drive

Topics: Hamas attack on Israel; Senate aviation inquiry; 05:45PM AEST 09 October 2023 Ali Moore: Simon Birmingham is the Shadow Foreign Affairs Minister. He’s also a member of the Select Committee on Commonwealth Bilateral Air Service Agreements, which will become pertinent in just a couple of minutes because they have released a report today. First of…

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Sky News Live – AM Agenda

Topics: Trump/Pratt classified discussions allegations; Albanese Government putting gas exports at risk;  10:25AM AEST 06 October 2023   Laura Jayes: ABC America is reporting Donald Trump allegedly discussed nuclear submarines with foreign nationals, including Australian billionaire Anthony Pratt. Sources have claimed that Mr. Pratt told Trump he believed Australia should start buying its subs from…

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Sky News Live – Erin

Topics: Senate aviation inquiry;   05:10PM AEST 29 September 2023   Erin Molan: Well, it’s been another big week for Qantas. New CEO Vanessa Hudson and senior bureaucrats have been grilled by a Senate committee over the Federal Government’s decision to block Qatar Airways bid to increase flights into Australia. Liberal Senator Simon Birmingham is…

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Press Conference – Parliament House, Canberra

Topics: Senate aviation inquiry 01:45PM AEST 28 September 2023   Bridget McKenzie:  Well, the protection racket continues for Qantas by the Albanese Labor Government. Departmental officials today were gagged by the Foreign Affairs Minister and indeed by the Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, Catherine King. Hardworking public servants who take their job very, very seriously,…

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Sky News Live – AM Agenda

Topics: Taipan helicopter fleet grounded; Senate aviation inquiry; Qantas board; China commentary on parliamentary delegation to Taiwan; 09:20AM AEST 29 September 2023   Laura Jayes: Welcome back. Australia’s troubled Taipan helicopter fleet will be permanently grounded. That has been confirmed this morning. Joining me live now, the Shadow Foreign Affairs Minister, Simon Birmingham. Simon Birmingham,…

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ABC Radio – 891 Adelaide

Topics: Army personnel moved from South Australia; 9:20AM AEST 28 September 2023   David Bevan: Okay. We’re just joined now by Simon Birmingham. He’s the Federal Opposition Leader in the Senate, a former [finance] minister and the most senior Liberal in South Australia. Good morning, Simon Birmingham.   Simon Birmingham: Good morning, David and good…

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