AM Agenda, Sky News – Kevin Baker; the Coalition’s commitment to paid parental leave; costings; election debates

  KIERAN GILBERT: Joining me now from Brisbane, Liberal frontbencher Senator Simon Birmingham. Senator Birmingham, thanks for your time. A lot to discuss this Tuesday morning… I want to start with the… one of the things that Brendan O’Connor referred to… it’s in The Daily Telegraph newspaper about a Liberal candidate’s off-colour website. He’s the…

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PM Agenda, Sky News –

  KIERAN GILBERT: … I’m joined from Adelaide by Liberal frontbencher Senator Simon Birmingham. Senator Birmingham, on this announcement by Kevin Rudd today committing in the long term to a lot of money to the automotive industry, pivotal in your state, is this potentially a risk to your Liberal counterparts in a number of those…

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PM Agenda, Sky News – Election 2013

  KIERAN GILBERT: Let’s go now to… we’ll bring in Liberal frontbencher Senator Simon Birmingham, who joins us from Adelaide. Senator Birmingham, thanks for joining us this Saturday evening. I want to ask you first of all… your reaction to the opinion polls today… you’ve got to be encouraged by them – the Galaxy and…

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AM Agenda, Sky News – Interest rates; Kevin Rudd’s border protection failures; Kevin Rudd’s FBT hit on cars

  KIERAN GILBERT: Joining me now from Brisbane, Liberal frontbencher Senator Simon Birmingham and, in Adelaide, Labor frontbencher Amanda Rishworth. Amanda Rishworth, first to you on this likely rate cut later today. It is going to take the rates… official cash rate to well below what was previously described as emergency levels by the Gillard/Rudd…

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Contrarians, Sky News – Kevin Rudd’s border protection failures; the Coalition’s Direct Action policy; Kevin Rudd’s carbon tax con

  PETER VAN ONSELEN: Let’s bring Liberal Senator Simon Birmingham in. He was scheduled to join us on this episode of Contrarians. He joins us now. Welcome to the program.   SIMON BIRMINGHAM: G’day, Peter and panel.   PETER VAN ONSELEN: You guys are stuffed, aren’t you?   SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Not at all, Peter, and…

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