Doorstop interview, Canberra

  E&OE TRANSCRIPT Doorstop interview, Canberra Topics: Newspoll, Wentworth; Religious freedoms; Snowy-Hydro 15/10/2018 6:55AM   Journalist:                    Are you concerned about polls out today that Labor is still way ahead?   Simon Birmingham:     There is always more work to be done. Scott Morrison is doing a fabulous job connecting with Australian voters, we need to…

Interview on ABC National Wrap with Patricia Karvelas

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on ABC National Wrap with Patricia Karvelas Topics: TPP-11, China; Religious freedoms; Wentworth 15/10/2018 9:00PM   Patricia Karvelas:         Well, Federal Parliament returns tomorrow, and all debates will be had with an eye to the crucial Wentworth by-election. Trade Minister Simon Birmingham joins me first up tonight. Minister, welcome.          Simon Birmingham:     G’day…

Interview on ABC 891, Breakfast with Ali Clarke and David Bevan

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on ABC 891, Breakfast with Ali Clarke and David Bevan Topics: Schools funding, Sydney Opera House, Submarines 10/10/2018 8:33AM   David Bevan:                Let’s welcome Simon Birmingham, Minister for Trade, South Australian Liberal Senator… good morning to you…   Simon Birmingham:     Good morning.   David Bevan:                Labor Senator and Shadow Minister for Foreign…

Perth to play host to major business events showcase

Perth will get the opportunity to lure in more international travellers after it was selected to host Australia’s largest business and incentive events showcase.   Dreamtime is Australia’s signature event for showcasing business and incentive experiences to international business events buyers and media. Incentive travel is used by businesses around the world to recognise, reward and motivate their employees.  …

New market opportunities driving Australian business optimism

Australian exporters are expecting to employ more workers, are predicting better financial positons and anticipating access to more markets, according to the results of the latest Australian International Business Survey (AIBS).   The AIBS provides a unique insight into the perceptions of internationally-engaged Australian businesses, with a particular focus on small and medium-sized businesses.  …

Regional tourism and jobs the big winner in new funding round

Joint release with Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack  Regional tourism and local jobs are front and centre of the latest round of the Building Better Regions Fund, with regional Australia set to share in $200 million for local infrastructure and community-building projects. Deputy Prime Minister, Nationals’ Leader and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development…

Interview on ABC 891, Breakfast with Spence Denny and David Bevan

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on ABC 891, Breakfast with Spence Denny and David Bevan Topics: Banking Royal Commission; ABC; Incentives to join political parties 3/10/2018 9:18AM   David Bevan:                Let’s welcome our panel, this morning. Simon Birmingham, Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, Liberal Senator from South Australia… good morning to you…   Simon Birmingham:     Good…