Interview on Sky News Live First Edition with Peter Stefanovic

Topics: Industrial relations bill; Foreign relations bill; Australia-China trade relations 07/12/2020 07:47AM   Peter Stefanovic:          Well, casual workers earning greater rights to permanent employment will be among proposed changes when the Government unveils its industrial relations bill this week. Joining me live now from Canberra is Simon Birmingham, Minister for Finance, Trade and Tourism. Minister,…

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Interview on Radio National, Breakfast with Fran Kelly

Topics: Returning Australians from overseas, IR law reform, Foreign Relations Bill, 2030 emissions targets. 12/7/2020 07:36AM   Fran Kelly:       Simon Birmingham is the Minister for Trade and Finance and Leader of the Government in the Senate. Simon Birmingham, welcome back to Breakfast.   Simon Birmingham:     Good morning, Fran. Thanks for the opportunity.   Fran Kelly:      …

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Interview on ABC News, News Breakfast, with Michael Rowland

Topics: Breach of quarantine rules in Sydney; Foreign Relations Bill; Lachlan Murdoch’s Christmas party. 7/12/20 07:13AM   Michael Rowland:        Speaking of Christmas, it is the final parliamentary sitting week of the year in Canberra and there is a lot going on. Let’s bring in the Finance and Trade Minister Simon Birmingham. Minister, good morning to…

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Interview on Channel Nine, Today on Saturday, with Richard Wilkins and Rebecca Maddern.     

Topics: Tourism Australia’s holiday gifting campaign, China’s tariffs on Australian wine. 05/12/20 09:26AM   Rebecca Maddern: Welcome back to Weekend Today. The January-December holiday period last year was worth a whopping $4.1 billion to New South Wales, $3.4 billion to Victoria but this year, obviously, things will look very, very different.   Richard Wilkins: That’s…

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Interview on 2GB Drive with Jim Wilson     

Topics: Australia lifted out of recession; JobKeeper and JobMaker programs; Australia-China trade relationships; Australian lamb trade with Qatar. 02/12/20 3:37PM   Jim Wilson:      Well, overnight tensions between Australia and China escalated further, this time with the Chinese Communist Party mouthpiece The Global Times publishing a cartoon of a bloodied kangaroo targeting an Australian journalist. I’ll…

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Interview on 5AA, Breakfast with David Penberthy and Will Goodings

Topics: Australia-China relationship; Tariffs on Australian wine; World Trade Organization; 2/12/20 08:50AM   David Penberthy:         Yesterday, at about 7 o’clock, we were aiming to catch up with South Australian Senator, Simon Birmingham. We did get in touch with him over the course of the day and he joins us now on 5AA Breakfast. Minister, good…

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