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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Doorstop, Adelaide

Topics: Income support for South Australians 21/07/2021 6:00PM   Simon Birmingham: This is obviously challenging times ahead over the next week for South Australians. But, it’s important to know that we will all stand united in this time to help South Australians, South Australian businesses, South Australian households get through the trying days ahead and…

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Interview on FIVEaa, Mornings with Leon Byner

Topics:  Income and business support for South Australians 21/07/2021 09:50AM   Leon Byner: Let’s talk to the Federal Finance Minister, Senator Simon Birmingham. Simon, good morning. Have you identified where the likely elements of need will be and how quickly you can get help to them?   Simon Birmingham: Hello, Leon. Well, thanks for the…

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