ABC – News Breakfast

Topics: Ministerial appoints; Solicitor-General report; 24/08/2022 09:42AM AEST     Michael Rowland: Get back to our top story, that wide ranging inquiry to look into Scott Morrison’s multiple ministries. Simon Birmingham, the former finance minister in the Morrison government, now the Opposition Leader in the Senate, joins us from Canberra Airport. Simon Birmingham, good morning.…

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Sky News Live – AM Agenda with Laura Jayes

Topics: Huawei Solomon Islands deal; Bali bomber early release; Electrical vehicle conference; Ministerial responsibilities; 19/08/2022 09:20PM AEST     Laura Jayes: How concerning is this latest development with Huawei on the Solomons?   Simon Birmingham: Hello, LJ. It’s good to be with you. This latest development does present a number of questions that I think…

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ABC Radio – 891 Adelaide, Mornings

Topics: Ministerial portfolio responsibilities during the previous government 16/08/2022 09:20PM ACST     Stacey Lee: Senator Simon Birmingham, good morning to you.   Simon Birmingham: Good morning. Good to be with you.   Stacey Lee: When did you find out that the former prime minister was also the finance minister?   Simon Birmingham: Look, my…

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Sky News Live – AM Agenda with Laura Jayes

Topics: US presidential elections; China-Taiwan relations; Chinese ambassador address to NPC; Cheng Lei; 12/08/2022 09:20PM AEST     Laura Jayes:  Let’s go live now to Sydney. That’s where we find the Shadow Foreign Affairs Minister, Simon Birmingham. What do you think about those comments from John Howard that were pretty forward?   Simon Birmingham: Hello,…

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CH 10 – The Project

Topics: Chinese ambassador NPC address; Australia-China relation; 10/08/2022 06:05PM AEST     Waleed Aly: Shadow Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Birmingham joins us now to discuss this. Simon, we just heard Peter Dutton there is that sort of language at a moment of this tension, unnecessarily inflammatory and dangerous?   Simon Birmingham: Waleed, it is speaking…

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ABC RN – Drive with Andy Park

Topics: Chinese ambassador NPC address; Australia-China relationship; Jobs summit; 10/08/2022 06:05PM AEST   Andy Park:  Simon Birmingham is the Shadow Foreign Affairs Minister. Welcome back to our RN Drive. The new Albanese led Government hopes their election would provide an opportunity, if you like, to reset relations with China. The Ambassador did speak of their…

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5AA – Mornings with Leon Byner

Topics: AUKUS agreement; benefits of nuclear-powered submarines 5/08/2022 09:50AM AEST Leon Byner: Well, the Greens have been accused of irresponsible, scaremongering. Their South Australian senator has gone to a rally and is basically saying that the AUKUS nuclear submarine deal will lead to more Hiroshima’s. Now, one of the people who has responded most vigorously to…

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Sky News Live – AM Agenda

Topics: Pelosi visit to Taiwan; International relations; Coalition emission reduction policy; 5/08/2022 09:10AM AEST   Laura Jayes: Joining me live now is the Shadow Foreign Minister, Simon Birmingham. Simon Birmingham, thank you for your time. Was this an unnecessary provocation from Nancy Pelosi?   Simon Birmingham: Good morning, LJ. Well, this was a routine congressional…

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