Senator Simon Birmingham

Senator Simon Birmingham

Senator for South Australia

Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs Leader of the Opposition in the Senate

Liberal Party of Australia

Total Interests: 25

Latest alteration: Travel or hospitality - 10/04/24

Source: Statement of Registrable Interests - this contains interests declared as at 9/08/22 and alterations since then.  

This statement contains interests declared as being held on 9/08/22 and any alterations since then, including new interests and amendments and deletions to existing interests. The date of an alteration is when it was declared to the register, not when the change occurred.

Due to Senate restrictions the interests of senators' spouses/partners and dependent children are not publicly disclosable.

Open Politics has amended the wording and formatting of some MPs' and senators' declared interests to improve readability or to correct mistakes. To notify Open Politics of an error or omission, contact us.

1. Shareholdings

Shareholdings - 3 records

Shareholdings in public and private companies, including any holding or subsidiary companies

DateRepPersonName of company
09/08/2022Birmingham, SimonSelfTelstra Group Limited (ASX:TLS)
-Birmingham, SimonSpouse/partnerRestricted information
-Birmingham, SimonDependent childrenRestricted information

2. Family and business trusts

Family and business trusts - 3 records

Family and business trusts and nominee companies

i. in which a beneficial interest is held

DateRepPersonName of trust/nominee companyNature of its operationBeneficial interest
09/08/2022Birmingham, SimonSelfNil
-Birmingham, SimonSpouse/partnerRestricted information
-Birmingham, SimonDependent childrenRestricted information

2. Family and business trusts

Family and business trusts - 3 records

ii. in which someone is a trustee

DateRepPersonName of trust/nominee companyNature of its operationBeneficial interest
09/08/2022Birmingham, SimonSelfNil
-Birmingham, SimonSpouse/partnerRestricted information
-Birmingham, SimonDependent childrenRestricted information

3. Real Estate

Real Estate - 4 records

Real estate, including the location (suburb or area only) and the purpose for which it is owned

DateRepPersonLocationPurpose
09/08/2022Birmingham, SimonSelfKlemzig, SAInvestment
09/08/2022Birmingham, SimonSelfEastern Adelaide, SAResidential joint
09/08/2022Birmingham, SimonSpouse/partnerEastern Adelaide, SAResidential joint
-Birmingham, SimonDependent childrenRestricted information

4. Directorships

Directorships - 3 records

Registered directorships of companies

DateRepPersonName of companyActivities of company
09/08/2022Birmingham, SimonSelfNil
-Birmingham, SimonSpouse/partnerRestricted information
-Birmingham, SimonDependent childrenRestricted information

5. Partnerships

Partnerships - 3 records

Partnerships, including the nature of the interests and activities of the partnership

DateRepPersonNameNature of interestsActivities
09/08/2022Birmingham, SimonSelfNil
-Birmingham, SimonSpouse/partnerRestricted information
-Birmingham, SimonDependent childrenRestricted information

6. Liabilities

Liabilities - 6 records

Liabilities, including the nature of the liability and the name of the creditor

DateRepPersonLiabilityCreditor
09/08/2022Birmingham, SimonSelfLease on Canberra rentalPeter Blackshaw Real Estate
09/08/2022Birmingham, SimonSelfCredit cardBankSA (joint)
09/08/2022Birmingham, SimonSelfMortgage on Investment PropertyBankSA
09/08/2022Birmingham, SimonSelfMortgage on Residential PropertyBankSA (joint)
09/08/2022Birmingham, SimonSpouse/partnerCredit cardBankSA (joint)
-Birmingham, SimonDependent childrenRestricted information

7. Bonds

Bonds - 3 records

Bonds, debentures and like investments

DateRepPersonType of investmentBody in which investment is held
09/08/2022Birmingham, SimonSelfNil
-Birmingham, SimonSpouse/partnerRestricted information
-Birmingham, SimonDependent childrenRestricted information

8. Savings or investment accounts

Savings - 3 records

Savings or investment accounts, including the nature of the account and the name of the bank or financial institution

DateRepPersonName of bank/institution
09/08/2022Birmingham, SimonSelfBankSA (joint)
09/08/2022Birmingham, SimonSpouse/partnerBankSA (joint)
-Birmingham, SimonDependent children

9. Other assets

Other assets - 6 records

The nature of any other assets (excluding household and personal effects) each valued at over $7,500

DateRepPersonNature of any other assets
09/08/2022Birmingham, SimonSelfSuperannuation PSS (Public Sector Superannuation Scheme)
09/08/2022Birmingham, SimonSelfSuperannuation Host Plus
09/08/2022Birmingham, SimonSelfSuperannuation SuperSA
09/08/2022Birmingham, SimonSelfSuperannuation MLC
-Birmingham, SimonSpouse/partnerRestricted information
-Birmingham, SimonDependent childrenRestricted information

10. Other income

Other income - 3 records

The nature of any other substantial sources of income (excluding official salary)

DateRepPersonNature of income
09/08/2022Birmingham, SimonSelfRental Income from investment property
-Birmingham, SimonSpouse/partnerRestricted information
-Birmingham, SimonDependent childrenRestricted information

11. Gifts

Gifts - 6 records

Gifts of more than $750 from official sources (e.g. a foreign or domestic government, or officeholder in a government) or at more than $300 from non-official sources. Gifts from family or friends do not need to be declared unless a member or senator judges that it could create an appearance of a conflict of interest.

DateRepPersonDetails of gifts
24/08/2023Birmingham, SimonSelfA gift of a Maki-e Ballpoint Pen from His Excellency Mr Hiroshi, Japanese Ambassador to Australia
09/08/2022Birmingham, SimonSelfFoxtel Subscription - Electorate Office - from the Australian Subscription Television and Radio Association (ASTRA)
09/08/2022Birmingham, SimonSelfThe Club Membership - Virgin [Beyond Lounge]
09/08/2022Birmingham, SimonSelfQantas Chairman's Lounge Membership
-Birmingham, SimonSpouse/partnerRestricted information
-Birmingham, SimonDependent childrenRestricted information

12. Travel or hospitality

Travel or hospitality - 8 records

Sponsored travel or hospitality where the value exceeds $300

DateRepPersonDetails of travel/hospitality
10/04/2024Birmingham, SimonSelfTravel & accommodation to Wellington, New Zealand, 3-5 April 2024, provided by the KAS (Konrad Adenauer Stiftung) for the IDU Asia Pacific Forum.
21/12/2023Birmingham, SimonSelfTravel & accommodation for parliamentary delegation to Israel, provided by Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC), 10/12/23-15/12/23.
23/10/2023Birmingham, SimonSelfTravel and Accommodation to Brussels & Berlin 7 - 14 October 2023 provided by The KAS (Konrad Adenauer Stiftung) Regional Programme Australia and the Pacific
24/08/2023Birmingham, SimonSelfTickets and hospitality to the AFL game, Adelaide Crows v Sydney Swans, at Adelaide Oval on 19 August as a guest of Adelaide Football Club
01/02/2023Birmingham, SimonSelfTravel and Accommodation to PNG 16 - 20 January 2023 provided by Pacific Friends of Global Health
09/08/2022Birmingham, SimonSelfNil
-Birmingham, SimonSpouse/partnerRestricted information
-Birmingham, SimonDependent childrenRestricted information

13. Office holder or donor

Office holder or donor - 3 records

Being an office holder of or financial contributor donating $300 or more in any single calendar year to any organisation

DateRepPersonName of organisation
09/08/2022Birmingham, SimonSelfNil
-Birmingham, SimonSpouse/partnerRestricted information
-Birmingham, SimonDependent childrenRestricted information

14. Other Interests

Other Interests - 3 records

Any other interests where a conflict of interest with a member's or senator's public duties could foreseeably arise or be seen to arise

DateRepPersonNature of interests
09/08/2022Birmingham, SimonSelfNil
-Birmingham, SimonSpouse/partnerRestricted information
-Birmingham, SimonDependent childrenRestricted information

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