Interview on Weekend Today with Chris Uhlmann

Topics: East West Link; Climate change  EO&E……………….. CHRIS UHLMANN:  I am Chris Uhlmann, joined by Simon Birmingham, the Trade Minister. Minister, good morning. SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Good Morning, great to be with you. CHRIS UHLMANN: Isn’t the fact we are here in Melbourne this morning a sign that your big problem in this election is the state of Victoria?  SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Well…

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Doorstop interview, Adelaide

Subjects: $4 million funding commitment for the Vickers Vimy; school zoning; GlobeLink. EO&E………………………………………………………… Simon Birmingham:  Thanks so much for coming today. I’m thrilled to be here with Jake Hall-Evans the Liberal candidate for Hindmarsh at next weekend’s Federal Election, with my longstanding friend John Gardner, the South Australian Minister for Education. We’re also joined today…

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Interview on Today Show with Deb Knight

Subjects: Candidates, Liberal Campaign Launch, Labor Campaign Launch, Budget EO&E………………………………………………………… DEB KNIGHT: Joining me now in Melbourne is Labor’s Anthony Albanese and Coalition’s Simon Birmingham in Adelaide for us this morning. Good morning to you both. SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Morning Deb. ANTHONY ALBANESE: Morning. DEB KNIGHT: Simon, Mr Singh is the third Liberal candidate to be…

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Interview on Sky News with Laura Jayes and Kieran Gilbert

Subjects: Debate; Child care wages; Scott Morrison EO&E………………………………………………………… KIERAN GILBERT: Simon Birmingham, on to the cancer claim why hasn’t the Government moved to match Labor on that because it’s clearly a very popular initiative. SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Well Kieran we don’t go around matching Labor’s big spending promises because we know that if you just follow all…

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Interview on ABC 891 with Spence Denny and David Bevan

Subjects: Families in politics, Border Protection; Nuclear Power; Clive Palmer; Egging;  EO&E………………………………………………………… AMANDA RISHWORTH: Hardship story, what he was characterizing was the fact that, a lot of people don’t get to follow their dreams. They don’t get to realize their full potential in what they want to become. As he summed up is that his…

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Interview on Sky News with Tom Connell

Subjects: Bill Shorten’s tax blunder; Industrial relations; US-China trade tensions; Section 44 EO&E………………………………………………………… TOM CONNELL: Campaign spokesperson and the Trade Minister as well, thanks for your time. SIMON BIRMINGHAM: G’day Tom, good to be with you. TOM CONNELL: Just to start off, in one of your old areas, child care. Now Labor’s used essentially your…

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Interview on ABC News Breakfast with Michael Rowland

Subjects: The choice at this election, economic management, surplus budget, candidate vetting EO&E………………………………………………………… MICHAEL ROWLAND: Trade Minister Simon Birmingham. Minister good morning to you. SIMON BIRMINGHAM: G’day Michael, good to be with you. MICHAEL ROWLAND: The two opinion polls out this morning show that Labor is on track for a comfortable victory in a fortnight…

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Doorstop interview, Canberra

SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Bill Shorten has developed a habit during this election campaign, that in the rare occasions that he fronts up to do media interviews, he then tells what seems to be seems to be outright lies as part of those interviews. Let’s just have a look at his performance today when he fronted up…

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Doorstop interview, Adelaide

Subjects: Labor’s campaign launch; climate policy; multinational tax avoidance; proposed drilling in the Great Australian Bight. EO&E………………………………………………………… SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Today Bill Shorten gave a 50 minute long speech at Labor’s campaign launch, but provided no detail of the costs of his policies, costs of his higher taxes, and the cost burden that would be worn…

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Interview on Today Show with Deb Knight

Subjects: Campaining; candidate resignations EO&E………………………………………………………… DEB KNIGHT: The tight race for the campaign turns nasty. SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Good morning Deb… DEB KNIGHT: Albo these are going to far though when police have to be called in? ANTHONY ALBANESE: Well there’s a question here Deb over whether the police have in fact been called in over…

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