Capital Hill, ABC News 24 – First Abbott Ministry; the Coalition’s commitment to abolish the carbon tax; Labor leadership

  LYNDAL CURTIS: Joining us today for our political panel is South Australian Senator Simon Birmingham from the Liberal Party and, from Perth, Labor Senator Louise Pratt. Welcome to you both.   SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Good afternoon, Lyndal.   LOUISE PRATT: Good afternoon.   LYNDAL CURTIS: Now, Simon, we’ll start with you because you will be…

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Mornings, 891 ABC Adelaide – Senate election 2013; the Coalition’s commitment to abolish the carbon tax; the Coalition’s Northern Adelaide solar town project; Parliamentary superannuation

  SPENCE DENNY: … there is a lot of interest in the outcome of the vote for the Senate. Much of the Coalition’s policy really does hinge on control of the Upper House and, wow, it is quite an extraordinary situation that there are so many candidates this year that the Electoral Commission is actually…

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AM Agenda, Sky News – Election 2013; submarines; the Coalition’s pledge to abolish the carbon tax; Kevin Rudd’s border protection failures

  KIERAN GILBERT: Joining me this morning, Labor frontbencher Kelvin Thomson from Melbourne and Liberal Senator and frontbencher Simon Birmingham in Adelaide. Senator Birmingham, first to you. Hindmarsh… it’s only a very small margin there held by Steve Georganas as I said… the Coalition pretty confident you might nab that.   SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Good morning,…

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Abbott-Pyne-Birmingham doorstop interview, Penrice Soda, Osborne – The Coalition’s pledge to abolish the carbon tax; Kevin Rudd’s border protection failures; Craig Thomson; same-sex marriage; submarines

  TONY ABBOTT: It is good to be here at Penrice Soda. I want to thank Guy Roberts and his team for making myself, Christopher Pyne and Simon Birmingham so welcome.   This is a business which has been in the front line of job losses arising from the carbon tax. This is an energy…

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