Interview on 2GB Drive with Jim Wilson

Topics: Wages growth; RBA commentary on inflation; Interest rates 17/11/2021 3:48PM AEST Jim Wilson:  Finance Minister Simon Birmingham joins me on the line this afternoon. Minister, welcome back to Drive.   Simon Birmingham: Hello, Jim, it’s great to be with you again.   Jim Wilson: Well, it’s good news, isn’t it? A growth in wages…

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Topics: RBA commentary on inflation; Fuel prices; Interest rates 16/11/2021 2:48PM ACST Simon Birmingham:  Thanks very much for coming today. I want to acknowledge and welcome the speech by the Governor of the Reserve Bank today that highlights the Reserve Bank of Australia’s position, consistent with that of other central banks and leading international organisations…

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Milken Institute Asia Summit 2021 – Fireside chat with BBC Asia Business Correspondent Mariko Oi

Topics: Australia’s economic recovery from COVID-19; Australia-China trade relationship; Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership; China and Taiwan bid to join CPTPP 15/11/2021 6:00PM ACST Mariko Oi:  Well, I’m joined by Australia’s Finance Minister, Simon Birmingham, thank you so much for joining us. Minister, firstly, you’ve been in charge of the country’s finances and the economy throughout…

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Topics: Extinction rebellion protest 12/11/2021 12:45PM ACST Journalist: Senator Birmingham, how disappointed are you with the manure that was laid out the front of your office this morning?   Simon Birmingham: This is just juvenile behaviour. People need to realise that Australia has committed to net zero by 2050. Russia hasn’t. China hasn’t.  Perhaps they…

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Interview on FiveAA Adelaide, Breakfast with David Penberthy and Will Goodings

Topics: Extinction rebellion protest; Climate change; Federal election 12/11/2021 8:35AM ACST Will Goodings:  But first, South Australian Senator Simon Birmingham didn’t wake up this morning to imagine he was appearing on 5AA Breakfast, and it’s not on account of some international situation the federal government is dealing with. It’s because of a local one that…

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Interview on 4BC Drive with Scott Emerson

Topics: Future Fuels Fund; EVs; Fuel excise 9/11/2021 4:20PM AEST Scott Emerson: The federal government has today announced the electric vehicle policy it’s taking to the election. $250 million will be poured into the Future Fuels Fund, with most of the money to be spent on $50,000 electric vehicle charging stations. As electric vehicle sales…

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