Brits urged to pack bags and head Down Under in latest tourism pitch Joint media release

    Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham, Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Senator the Hon Jonathon Duniam, Assistant Minister for Regional Tourism 26 December 2019 Australia’s pitch to get more Brits to head Down Under has kicked-off overnight, with Tourism Australia adding a little pop royalty to the Queen’s traditional Christmas Day Message in…

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

Transcript, E&OE Topics: Submarine Maintenance Jobs; SA’s Water Security. 09 December 2019 David Bevan: Simon Birmingham is the Federal Minister for Trade but he’s South Australia’s leading Liberal MP. He joins us now. Good morning, Simon Birmingham. Simon Birmingham: Good morning, David and Ali. David Bevan: Well on the subs, West Australian Premier Mark McGowan says he’d be…

Interview on 2GB, Money News, with Ross Greenwood

Transcript, E&OE Topics: trade surplus levels; gas exports; US-Australia trade relationship. 03 December 2019 Ross Greenwood: You know what it is. Even the Minister for Trade Simon Birmingham knows that one, don’t you Simon? Simon Birmingham: Nutbush City Limits, Ross. Ross Greenwood: Thank you very much. And when did it come out, Simon? Simon Birmingham: Now you’re testing me.…

Record quarterly trade surplus

Media release 03 December 2019   Australia’s export sector continues to go from strength-to-strength with new data out today showing Australia registered a record quarterly trade surplus in the September quarter. New data released today from the Australian Bureau of Statistics showed that Australia posted a record $21.1 billion trade surplus in the September 2019…

Showcasing Australia’s credentials as a leading business events destination

Media release 03 December 2019 Over 100 business event decision-makers and planners from across the globe will descend upon Perth this week to take part in Tourism Australia’s signature incentive event, Dreamtime. Held every two years, this event highlights the unique attractions and premium experiences Australia has to offer as a leading business events destination. Federal…