Doorstop – Canberra, ACT

Topics: Australia-Pacific defence relations; Wages; China-Pacific police cooperation; Pacific Island Forum; 11:45AM AEDT 23 November 2022 Journalist: Senator, what do you make of the meeting that Richard Marles has now had his second with his counterpart? The possibility of dialogue resuming between our two militaries, would that be a good thing? Simon Birmingham: As I’ve…

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Sky News Live – On the Hour

Topics: Australia-China relationship; Australia-Pacific defence relations; Election outcomes; Sanctions; 11:30AM AEDT 23 November 2022 Tom Connell: Joining me live now, Shadow Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Birmingham for more on this. An interesting juncture in China relations, this is going on, you know we’re sort of continuing to press the case and our influence, but also trying…

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ABC News – Capital Hill

Topics: Government rushing legislation; COP27 loss and damage fund; Australia-Pacific relations; Sanctions; Australia-China relationship; FIFA World Cup in Qatar; 01:30PM AEDT 21 November 2022 Henry Belot: Well, to get more on this and to discuss a big week of international diplomacy, I spoke with the Shadow Foreign Minister a short time ago. Simon Birmingham, thanks…

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CH 10 – News Breakfast

Topics: Albanese Government needs to manage it’s time; increasing wages; Meeting with Xi Jinping; Options open to the Government to impose sanctions; 08:15AM AEDT 21 November 2022 Ursula Heger: Federal Parliament kicks off its final scheduled sitting fortnight for 2022 today. But the Prime Minister back home after a successful summit season, including a meeting with…

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ABC – Insiders

Topics: Australia-China relationship; Mr Albanese erroneous comments on Taiwan entering CPTPP; Professor Sean Turnell; Myanmar; Actions to support women & girls of Iran; national anti-corruption commission legislation; industrial relations reforms to hurt thousands of small businesses; Labor has no plan to fix gas & energy crisis; Voice to Parliament debate; 09:10AM AEDT 20 November 2022…

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Sky News Live – AM Agenda

Topics: Court verdict on downing of Flight MH17; Release of Professor Sean Turnell; Australia-China relationship;    09:20AM AEDT 18 November 2022   Laura Jayes:  Let’s go live to Adelaide now because the Shadow Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Birmingham joins us on a pretty momentous morning. You’d have to say, Senator, this verdict overnight is something…

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Doorstop, SA

Topics: Mr Albanese meeting with Xi Jinping; Australia-China relationship; Russian missile kills Polish civilians; IR Bill to enter the Senate; Mr Albanese to meet with UK & France; 11:45AM ACST 16 November 2022   Simon Birmingham: Thanks very much for coming along today. Last night’s meeting between Prime Minister Albanese and President Xi Jinping is…

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ABC Radio – RN Breakfast

Topics: Mr Albanese meeting with Xi Jinping; Australia-China relationship; President Biden meeting with Xi Jinping; Russian missile kills civilians in Poland on Ukrainian border; 07:35AM AEDT 16 November 2022   Patricia Karvelas: We will cooperate where we can and disagree where we must. Those were the Prime Minister’s words after a historic 32 minute meeting…

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Doorstop, Barangaroo NSW

Topics: Mr Albanese meeting with Xi Jinping; Australia-China relationship; Protest against Russian representation at leaders summits; 02:55PM AEDT 15 November 2022 Simon Birmingham: Thanks very much for coming along today. Dialogue is always preferable to stand off. And to that end, we welcome the Chinese Government’s cessation of its ban on ministerial dialogue with Australia and…

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Sky News – Afternoon Agenda

Topics: Mr Albanese meeting with Xi Jinping; President Biden meeting with Xi Jinping; Bipartisan trip to the Pacific; 02:35PM AEDT 15 November 2022   Kieran Gilbert:  Let’s bring in the Shadow Foreign Minister, Simon Birmingham. It’s been six years since a formal bilateral between Australia’s Prime Minister and the Chinese President. Do you welcome this…

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