Doorstop, Parliament House ACT   

Topics: Lockdowns; Newspoll; Moderna children vaccine trials; rapid antigen testing; Jobkeeper; 09/08/2021 07:35AM   Simon Birmingham: These remain tough times for many people across Australia as they continue to face the challenges of lockdown. First message to all is to of course remain in place to follow the advice of officials in the different jurisdictions…

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Doorstop, Parliament House ACT

Topics:  Victorian lockdown; Economic impact; International border arrangements; National cabinet; Vaccine supply; Leppington triangle; 05/08/2021 09:35AM AEST   Simon Birmingham:  Good morning, all. Obviously another difficult day across much of the country and particularly a difficult day for Victorians facing another lockdown there. But we recognise the fact that containing the Delta variant requires strong,…

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Interview on 2ser, The Daily with Tina Quinn

Topics:   Vaccine incentives; JobKeeper; vaccine rollout 04/08/2021 09:15 AM AEST     Tina Quinn: Mr. Birmingham joins us on the line now. Good morning, Minister. Welcome to The Daily.   Simon Birmingham: Good morning, Tina. Good to be with you.   Tina Quinn: So under Labor Leader Anthony Albanese’s plan, every Australian citizen who…

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Interview on 2GB Drive with Jim Wilson

Topics:  Vaccine incentives; 3/08/2021 05:20PM AEST     Jim Wilson:  Well, Simon Birmingham is the Finance Minister. He’s just popped out of Cabinet to join me for a chat. Minister, welcome back to Drive.   Simon Birmingham: Hello, Jim. It’s good to be with you, as always.   Jim Wilson: Good on you. Now, I…

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Interview on 6PR Mornings with Liam Bartlett

Topics:  Vaccine incentives; vaccine rollout; JobKeeper; 3/08/2021 11:08 AM AEST     Liam Bartlett:  Anthony Albanese told Gareth Parker over breakfast this morning that everyone should get 300 dollars in their pocket to protect themselves against COVID and help the country reach that 80 per cent target. It’s a plan that would cost taxpayers six…

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