Interview on Sky News with Leo Shanahan

E&OE  Topics: G20 Summit; Australia-US alliance; responsibilities of social media organisations in combatting terrorism. 30/06/2019 11.00AM   Leo Shanahan: We begin this morning with promising news for global trade out of the G20 summit in Japan. A tentative truce between the United States and China and a resumption of trade negotiations. Earlier I spoke with Australia’s Trade…

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Doorstop interview, Adelaide

E&OE  Topics: Legislating tax cuts; Cubbie station; new banking code of practice; Alek Sigley. 30/06/2019   Simon Birmingham: The verbal gymnastics required for the Labor Party to sustain their completely unclear, uncertain position in relation to the government’s tax relief agenda were on display this morning as Senator Katy Gallagher struggled to be able to outline exactly…

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Interview on Insiders with Annabel Crabb

E&OE  Interview on Insiders with Annabel Crabb  Topics: G20 summit; US-China trade relations and implications for Australia; Huawei; legislating tax cuts; Christopher Pyne. 30/06/2019   Annabel Crabb: Standing by in Adelaide, is Trade Minister Simon Birmingham. Thank you for joining us and welcome back to Australia.   Simon Birmingham: Great to be with you Annabel.   Annabel Crabb: Let’s…

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Interview with Bloomberg (at G20 Summit, Osaka)

  E&OE  Topics: Australia-US alliance; G20 summit; US-China trade tensions; coal; AHKFTA; IA-CEPA. 28/06/2019   Interviewer: Prime Minister Scott Morrison kicked off the G20 schedules by discussing the diplomatic and security challenges including Iran and North Korea. Now Trump said he is committed to maximizing the economic partnership with Australia through fair, balanced, and mutually beneficial trade…

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Interview with Hamish Macdonald, RN Breakfast

E&OE  Topics: Australia-US alliance; G20 summit; US-China trade tensions; Iran; Alek Sigley. 28/06/2019 7:35AM Hamish Macdonald:     Well, the US President Donald Trump has lauded the closeness of the Australia-US alliance during a dinner with the Prime Minister on the eve of the G20 Summit at the Japanese city of Osaka. But Scott Morrison took advantage of that…

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Interview with Waleed Aly, The Project

E&OE  Topics: Tax cuts package. 25/06/2019   Waleed Aly: Simon Birmingham is the Acting Treasurer, you saw him in that story there and he joins us now. So ultimately the controversy here boils down to that one big tax bracket in stage three of the cut so that bracket would then span people who are earning $45,000…

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Interview with David Speers, Sky News

Topics: G20; US-China trade war; Labor’s decision not to support full tax relief package; IR reform; ‘Bad Blood’ series. 25/06/2019   David Speers:  I want to continue on this front, talk about what we can expect at the G20 but also the tax cut debate back here. Joining me now is the Trade Minister and the Acting…

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Interview with Laura Jayes, Sky News

E&OE  Topics: ‘Bad Blood’ series; foreign policy with regard to China; US-China trade war; Iran. 26/06/2019   Laura Jayes: And he joins us live now. Thanks so much for your time. First of all what are these revelations in the documentary Scott’s numbers, Scott Morrison’s numbers men accused of bringing down Turnbull for, well essentially to get…

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