Interview on ABC RN Drive with Andy Park

Topic(s): Ukraine Andy Park: Simon Birmingham is the Acting Foreign Minister. Senator Birmingham, welcome to the program. Simon Birmingham: Can I acknowledge who you had on before. What a very strong and powerful advocate she is for Ukrainian people. Andy Park: It brings it home when she speaks about her own boyfriend fighting on the front.…

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Interview on 4BC, Drive with Scott Emerson

Date: Friday, 25 February 2022 Scott Emerson: The Prime Minister has announced a new round of sanctions aimed at ensuring Russia pays a cost for the terrible violence inflicted on the people of Ukraine amid concerns about the negligible impact of the early rounds of sanctions. Scott Morrison says he is working with NATO to provide non-lethal…

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Interview on 2GB, Drive with Jim Wilson

Topic(s): Ukraine Simon Birmingham: Good afternoon, Jim. It’s good to be with you as always. Jim Wilson: Oh, it’s terrible. It’s terrible what’s unfolding. And as acting Foreign Minister, we know that there are Australians in Ukraine. Do we know if any of them? What’s the state of play there as far as any reports of casualties? Simon…

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Interview on Sky News, AM Agenda with Laura Jayes

Topic(s): Ukraine Laura Jayes: Well, the Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, has condemned the Russian invasion as brutal and unprovoked entirely of Vladimir Putin’s making Australia will impose further financial sanctions on President Putin’s regime in retaliation for his action in Ukraine. Joining me live now is the Finance Minister Simon Birmingham. Thank you so much for your…

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Interview on ABC Adelaide Breakfast, with Nikolai Beilharz and Stacey Lee

Topic(s): Ukraine Nikolai Beilharz: We’re joined by Senator Simon Birmingham, the Finance Minister. Good morning, Senator. Simon Birmingham: Good morning Nikolai, Stacey and listeners. Nikolai Beilharz: Thank you for taking the time to speak to us. What is the Australian Government doing in response to this? Simon Birmingham: These are indeed very troubling times, and together with our partners around…

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CH 10 – The Project

Topic(s): Ukraine Carrie Bickmore: Simon Birmingham is a member of the National Security Committee, and he joins us now. Minister sanctions have been in place since 2014. They didn’t deter Russia then. Do you think they’ll make any difference now?   Simon Birmingham: Well, this is a very coordinated escalation of sanctions. We’re not surprised by what…

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Doorstop – RAAF Base Edinburgh, SA

Topic(s): 737 deep maintenance and modification facility; national security; nuclear-powered submarine program; housing program; SA state election Simon Birmingham:  Thank you all for coming, and it’s a delight to be here at RAAF Base Edinburgh, this South Australian morning on this beautiful day for a very important announcement. A great announcement for South Australia in terms of…

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ABC – News Breakfast with Michael Rowland

Topic(s): Eraring power station; National security; Employment figures; Michael Rowland: It’s been a huge week in federal politics with the final parliamentary sittings before the March budget. Lots to cover. Let’s bring in the Finance Minister Simon Birmingham from Adelaide. Minister, good morning to you.   Simon Birmingham: Good morning, Michael, good to be with you.  …

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