2GB – Mornings

Topics:  Julian Assange;  09:35AM ACST 27 June 2024   John Stanley:  Simon Birmingham, he’s leader of the opposition in the Senate. He’s the Shadow Foreign Affairs Minister. But he’s also someone who not long ago put out a tweet criticising Anthony Albanese for making the phone call to Julian Assange. So, let’s get him on.…

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Doorstop – Parliament House, ACT

Topics:  Julian Assange; Solomon Islands Prime Minister; 07:45AM ACST 27 June 2024   Journalist: Some strong language this morning on Albanese’s decision to make a phone call to Assange. Just to clarify, do you think it’s damaged the US-Australia alliance or upset some US congressmen?   Simon Birmingham: Well, firstly, can I say it’s welcome…

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ABC Radio – News Radio

Topics:  Julian Assange; 07:35AM ACST 27 June 2024   Tom Oriti:  Senator Simon Birmingham is the Shadow Foreign Affairs Minister who joins us now from our Canberra studio. Senator, good morning. Thanks for your time.   Tom Oriti: Good morning, Tom. Good to be with you.   Tom Oriti: How do you feel as Julian…

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ABC Radio – RN Breakfast

Topics: Julian Assange; 06:35AM ACST 27 June 2024   Patricia Karvelas: There have been plenty of cheers and widespread relief at the release of Julian Assange. After years fighting extradition to the United States. The Labor Government has lobbied the US for the last two years to secure his freedom, a campaign that Assange’s supporters…

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Sky News Live – First Edition

Topics:  Labor failing energy policy; Pathway to net zero; AUKUS; 07:45AM ACST 25 June 2024   Pete Stefanovic:  Let’s send it to Canberra now, joining us is the Shadow Foreign Minister, Simon Birmingham. Simon, good to see you. Let’s pick it up there, Matt Kean.   Simon Birmingham: G’day, Pete.   Pete Stefanovic: Well, his…

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5AA – Breakfast

Topics:  Coalition nuclear policy; 08:05AM ACST 20 June 2024   David Penberthy: Well, without a doubt, it’s the biggest story in Australian politics right now and the biggest part of that story in South Australia is, as we reported yesterday morning, Port Augusta. In what ended up being a little bit of a surprise move…

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Sky News – NewsDay

Topics: Cheng Lei media incident; Australia-China relationship; net zero policy 1200 AEST 18 June 2024   Kieran Gilbert:  With regard to Cheng Lei, my colleague, Andrew Clennell reporting that the Opposition did raise it with the Chinese Premier. Can you confirm that you did express your concerns there?   Simon Birmingham: Kieran, I think as…

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Ch 7 – Sunrise

Topics:  Cheng Lei media incident; Australia-China relationship; 08:10AM AEST 18 June 2024   Monique Wright: Well, now to the bizarre moment when Chinese officials attempted to block the view of an Australian journalist during a media event in Canberra. Footage from the press conference shows a man in a blue suit and a woman in…

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Sky News – First Edition

Topics:  Cheng Lei media incident; Australia-China relationship; 07:45AM AEST 18 June 2024   Pete Stefanovic:  Okay, let’s bring in the Shadow Foreign minister, Simon Birmingham. Now for his thoughts on all of this. Simon, good to see you. So, what did you make of those attempts to block Cheng Lei and also the Prime Minister’s…

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ABC News – Afternoon Briefing

Topics:  Australia-China relationship; Chinese military operations; Meeting with Premier Li;   04:15PM AEST 17 June 2024   Greg Jennett:  Simon Birmingham, great to have you with us on a very busy afternoon for everyone involved in Premier Lee’s visit. Now we’ve heard all the big words today. Renewed. Revitalised. Stabilised. What test will you apply…

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