Interview on ABC AM with Sabra Lane

Subjects: Cambodia; Border Protection; Carbon Modelling; Bill Shorten; Candidates.   EO&E………………………………………………………… SABRA LANE: On our lead story about Cambodia, Australia spent $55 million settling three asylum seekers in Cambodia, one of them says they were tricked by the Government. Does it make the whole policy look wasteful? SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Sabra my understanding is this was a voluntary…

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Interview on ABC Afternoon Briefing with Patricia Karvelas

Subjects: Candidates, Tim Wilson, Gender Equality, Labor Party, Bill Shorten, Childcare EO&E………………………………………………………… PATRICIA KARVELAS: I want to bring in my first guest this afternoon, Government front bencher and Liberal campaign spokesman, Simon Birmingham. Simon Birmingham. Welcome.   SIMON BIRMINGHAM: G’day, Patricia.   PATRICIA KARVELAS: This Liberal candidate, Peter Killin, who is running in the seat of…

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Interview on Sky News with Chris Kenny

Subjects: Preferences; Climate policy   EO&E………………………………………………………… CHRIS KENNY: Senator Simon Birmingham he joins me now. Thanks for joining us Simon. Pretty messy day when you have to scratch a candidate this fellow by the name of Jeremy Hearn posting intolerant and horrible things against Muslim Australians. SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Well Chris there’s no doubt that those…

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Interview on FIVEaa with David Penberthy and Will Goodings

Subjects: Murray-Darling Basin Plan; Preferences EO&E………………………………………………………… DAVID PENBERTHY: 20 minutes after seven, breaking news yesterday on FIVEaa Breakfast, detailed the pickle that the South Australian Liberal Party find themselves in, with their Federal counterparts, striking up a deal with Clive Palmer for a preference exchange, even as, Clive Palmer is running ads interstate on radio…

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Interview on Sky News with Kieran Gilbert and Laura Jayes

Subjects:Steve Dickson; Preferences; Child care wages EO&E………………………………………………………… GILBERT: Government spokesman, Simon Birmingham, thanks very much for your time. Minister let’s start with this reaction from Pauline Hanson, the fact that Dickson has resigned, what are your thoughts on that, particularly at a time when  the Deputy Prime Minister is out there saying that you know…

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Interview on ABC News Breakfast with Michael Rowland

Subjects: Labor’s taxes, leader’s debate, preferences EO&E………………………………………………………… MICHAEL ROWLAND: …Minister Simon Birmingham, Simon Birmingham good morning to you. SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Good morning Michael. MICHAEL ROWLAND: Yes the polls are tight and still very much within the margin of error, Labor 51 to the Liberal party 49 per cent, that would still see a loss of…

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Interview on ABC 891 Adelaide

Subjects: Child care policies, preferences EO&E………………………………………………………… SIMON BIRMINGHAM: We have acted David, in fact the last CPI results shows that the results of reforms we have put in place in July last year, out of pocket expenses for Australian families on child care, are down around 9 per cent, now that’s down around 9 per…

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Doorstop interview, Adelaide

Subjects: Labor’s childcare policy; dental subsidies for pensioners; migration intake; preference allocation; Clive Palmer; Julia Banks. EO&E………………………………………………………… SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Thanks so much for coming along today. With the Labor Party, there are so often promises to spend spend spend, but the consequence is Australians pay higher tax, it’s a tax tax tax equation from Labor.…

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Interview on the Today Show with Deborah Knight

Subjects: domestic violence funding; UAP preferences; EO&E………………………………………………………… DEB KNIGHT, THE TODAY SHOW: And Easter cease fires in campaigning, with Labor today promising big spending, to end violence against women. Joining me now is Labor’s Anthony Albanese from Melbourne, and the Coalition’s Simon Birmingham is in Canberra for us this morning. Good Morning to you both.…

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