Doorstop, Parliament House ACT

Topics:  Vaccine incentives; vaccine rollout 3/08/2021 06:38 AM AEST     Simon Birmingham: Good morning, all. The best incentive for Australians to get vaccinated is it could save their lives, the lives of their loved ones and the lives of their fellow Australians. Our intention as a government, is to ensure that all Australians have…

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Interview on ABC News Breakfast with Lisa Millar

Topics:  Vaccine incentives; vaccine allocations 3/08/2021 07:05 AM AEST     Lisa Millar: Parliament returns today as millions of taxpayer dollars are made available in additional COVID support payments and to bail out the ailing aviation sector. Finance Minister Simon Birmingham joins us now from Canberra. Good morning to you. Minister, welcome to News Breakfast.…

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Doorstop, Norwood SA

Topic(s):  Queensland lockdown; COVID-19 disaster payment; SA repatriation case; Commonwealth quarantine facilities Simon Birmingham:  Thanks very much for coming along today. Obviously, a tough day and a difficult announcement that has been made in Queensland and a difficult time for people across Brisbane, particularly businesses across Brisbane. The Prime Minister has spoken with the Queensland Premier,…

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Interview on CH 10 The Project

Topics:   COVID disaster payment; vaccine rollout; online applications 28/07/2021 07:05 PM AEST   Carrie Bickmore: And Finance Minister Simon Birmingham joins us now. Simon, as the PM says, lockdown’s will be a thing of the past once the population is vaccinated, aren’t you admitting that these lockdowns are because of the slow vaccine rollout?…

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Interview on CH 9 Today with Karl Stefanovic

Topics:  NSW financial assistance; 28/07/2021 06:40 AM ACST   Karl Stefanovic: Millions of Sydneysiders face being stuck at home until at least spring, with the premiere today announcing a month long extension to the lockdown. For more, we’re joined by Finance Minister Simon Birmingham in Adelaide. Simon, good morning to you. For Sydney, four more…

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