A win for the Australian wine industry

10 April 2019 The Liberal-National Government has today reached an agreement with Canada to remove unfair restrictions on Australian wine sales in the province of British Columbia. Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Simon Birmingham said the Canadian Government had agreed to eliminate discriminatory measures that limit opportunities for Australian wine sales in British Columbia, by 1…

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Major boost for Rottnest Island tourism

Major boost for Rottnest Island tourism   Western Australia’s iconic Rottnest Island is set for a major boost with the Liberal-National Government today announcing $17.2 million for vital infrastructure upgrades to help enhance the visitor experience and ensure the long-term sustainability of the Island. Federal Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Simon Birmingham said Rottnest Island was…

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Cultural tourism front and centre of new tourism partnership

High value international visitors seeking bespoke and premium tourism experiences will be the focus of a new partnership launched today between Tourism Australia and Australia’s most iconic arts and cultural attractions. Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Simon Birmingham said Cultural Attractions of Australia will help lure more high value travellers and drive visitation to…

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Doorstop interview with Premier of South Australia, Steven Marshall and CEO Zoos SA, Elaine Bensted

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Topics: Zoos funding package for South Australia; Federal Election timing; 07/04/2019 Simon Birmingham: Thanks so much for coming along today. It’s a thrill to be here at the Adelaide Zoo with Premier Steven Marshall, the Liberal candidate for Adelaide Shaun Osborn, the Chief Executive of Zoos SA, Elaine Bensted, to talk about the future for…

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Enhancing Australia’s role in Pacific infrastructure projects

Joint Release with Minister for Foreign Affairs Marise Payne  The Morrison Government welcomes the passing of legislation that will significantly boost Australia’s ability to support infrastructure development in the Indo-Pacific region. The passage of the Export Finance and Insurance Corporation (Efic) Amendment (Support for Infrastructure Financing) Bill 2019, with the support of Labor, significantly expands…

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