Interview on ABC News, News Breakfast with Lisa Millar

Topics: South Australian COVID-19 outbreak; SA disruption to tourism, China-Australia trade relationship; 19 November 2020 Lisa Millar: Well, returning to South Australia’s lockdown and at this stage it’s expected to last for six days, with some restrictions remaining after that. But what effect will it have, on not only the state’s economy, but Australia’s economy? Finance…

Interview on Channel 7, Sunrise with David Koch

Topics: South Australia COVID-19 Outbreak, Hotel Quarantine, International Arrivals 19 November 2020 David Koch: Now, The Federal Government has offered additional support to South Australia; another 45 Defence Force personnel are in Adelaide helping with hotel quarantine, and international arrivals have been diverted to other states. The Prime Minister says any South Australian’s required to self-isolate,…

Interview on ABC News, Afternoon Briefing, with Patricia Karvelas.      

Topics: COVID restrictions in SA; hotel quarantine workforce; Australia-China trade relationship; 18/11/20 4:11PM   Patricia Karvelas:         I spoke to South Australian Senator Simon Birmingham, who’s the Minister for Finance, Trade, Tourism and Investment a little earlier.   [Excerpt]   Minister, welcome.   Simon Birmingham:     Hello Patricia. Good to be with you.   Patricia Karvelas:         Is…

Interview on ABC Radio Adelaide, Mornings, with  David Bevan and Ali Clarke.

Topics: Border closures following the Adelaide outbreak; Impact of COVID-19 outbreak on interstate travel. 18/11/20 08:53AM   Ali Clarke:        …Well look, we wish you both the best. Let’s stay in touch because right now we’re actually going to go to Senator Simon Birmingham who’s with us. Now, you’re the Minister for Finance, Trade and Tourism.…

Interview on Radio National Breakfast with Hamish Macdonald.     

Topics: Defence Treaty with Japan, China-Australia trade relations; COVID in SA 18/11/2020 07:35AM   Hamish Macdonald: The Morrison Government will today declare that it is willing to rebuild respectful and beneficial bonds with China. But the relationship, which is fractured over trade and COVID-19, is set to be tested even further with Australia signing a…

Interview on 2CC Breakfast with Stephen Cenatiempo.

Topics: Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership; 16/11/2020 08:52AM   Stephen Cenatiempo:   Now I mentioned earlier that Australia has signed the long awaited regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership with 14 other Indo-Pacific nations. This has been negotiated for eight years. Simon Birmingham is the Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, and joins us now. Minister, good morning.  …

Interview on Channel 9 Today Show with Karl Stefanovic.

Topics: COVID cases in SA; China-Australia trade relations 16/11/2020 07:17AM   Karl Stefanovic:           Well let’s bring in Tourism and Trade Minister, Simon Birmingham, who joins us now from Adelaide. Minister, good morning to you. These fresh COVID cases in your state are a strong reminder we can’t afford complacency right now?   Simon Birmingham:    …