Visit to the United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Belgium, Switzerland and the United States

I will visit the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, Belgium, Switzerland and the United States from 19 to 26 January to pursue Australia’s economic and trade interests with government leaders, business and major international organisations. The UAE is Australia’s largest trade and investment partner in the Middle East and meetings with my UAE counterparts…

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New Australia-UK agreements will provide certainty to Australian exporters

Joint media release with Minister for Agriculture and Water, David Littleproud and Minister for Industry, Science and Technology, Karen Andrews. Australia and the United Kingdom have signed a new bilateral Wine Agreement and Mutual Recognition Agreement overnight in London, which will help ensure the continued flow of trade post-Brexit. Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment…

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Joint doorstop interview with Premier of South Australia, Steven Marshall, Penfolds Estate, Adelaide

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Topics: G’day USA, International Visitor and National Visitor Survey results (Sept 2018 quarter), direct flights to the US Steve Marshall: Well good morning and welcome to Penfolds Magill cellars. It’s great to be here with brand ambassador Zoe Warrington who is hosting us here this morning and I am also of course joined by…

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Doorstop interview at The National Wine Centre, Adelaide

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Topics: Latest international Visitor and National Visitor Survey results (Sept 2018 quarter) Simon Birmingham: Thanks so much for coming along. It’s exciting news today for Australia that once again demonstrates what a fabulous country we are with the mark of endorsement from millions of international visitors who choose Australia as a place to come,…

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Interview on Today Show, Channel 9 

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Topics: Latest international Visitor and National Visitor Survey results (Sept 2018 quarter) Presenter: …this is good news for regional Australia. Simon Birmingham: This is awesome news for regional Australia. You know we spent $113 billion dollars from tourism-related activity injected into Australia in 2018, and that’s fuelled by around eight point four million international…

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