Regional Tourism Recovery Package to get tourists flowing again

The Hon Michael McCormack MP Deputy Prime Minister Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Leader of The Nationals Federal Member for Riverina Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Senator for South Australia Senator the Hon Jonathon Duniam Assistant Minister for Regional Tourism Senator for Tasmania The Hon Nola Marino…

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Doorstop, Adelaide SA

Transcript Topics: Regional tourism recovery package. 27 September 2020 Simon Birmingham: Thanks very much for coming. Today the Morrison Government is announcing further support and assistance for our tourism industry to help the save yet more jobs through the coronavirus crisis. As Government we’ve provided more than $300 billion worth of economic support to make sure…

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Interview on ABC News, Weekend Breakfast, with Johanna Nicholson and Fauziah Ibrahim

Transcript Topics: Assistance for regional tourism industry, international and domestic travel restrictions. 27 September 2020 Fauziah Ibrahim: Now, Australia’s tourism industry has been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic with tight domestic restrictions and Australia’s international border closures coming at a cost. Now struggling regional tourism operators are to receive some support from the Federal Government.…

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Interview on Channel 7, Sunrise, with Monique Wright

Transcript Topics: Assistance for regional tourism industry, border restrictions. 27 September 2020 Monique Wright: And we’re joined this morning by Federal Tourism Minister Simon Birmingham with the details of that investment. Good morning to you. Now, what exactly will that $250 million go towards? Simon Birmingham: Hello Monique, well, what we’re doing today is announcing a particular…

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Interview on Channel 9, Today on Sunday, with Rebecca Maddern

Transcript Topics: Assistance for regional tourism, border restrictions, JobKeeper changes. 27 September 2020 Rebecca Maddern: Well, it’s been announced this morning that $250 million is being spent to kickstart our tourism industry. We’re now joined by the Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Simon Birmingham. Minister, good morning. This package is designed to fill the $30…

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Enhancing transparency under international investment treaties

Joint media release with: The Hon Christian Porter MP, Attorney-General, Minister for Industrial Relations 19 September 2020 The Morrison Government has reinforced its commitment to improving the global investment environment with the ratification of the United Nations Convention on Transparency in Treaty-based Investor-State Arbitration also known as the Mauritius Convention. The Convention will apply greater transparency to…

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Funding helps regions on road to bushfire recovery

Joint media release Hon. David Littleproud MP, Minister For Agriculture, Drought and Emergency Management Senator the Hon. Jonno Duniam, Assistant Minister for Forestry and Fisheries, Assistant Minister for Regional Tourism 18 September 2020 Music festivals, art installations, sporting events and a coastal headland walking trail are among 95 projects to receive a share in more…

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Interview on Channel 9, Today with Karl Stefanovic

Transcript Topics: COVID-19, JobSeeker, JobKeeper, Unemployment, Victoria outbreak 18 September 2020 Karl Stefanovic: Well, rules around JobSeeker will be tightened for more than a million Australians as the Prime Minister looks to get more people back to work, it comes after an unexpected drop in the nation’s unemployment figures. Joining me now is Minister for Trade…

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Interview on ABC Radio Adelaide, Drive with Jules Schiller

Transcript, E&OE Topics: international arrivals, state border restrictions 16 September 2020 Jules Schiller: But let’s start with a bigger federal issue of hotel quarantine, and this is important because the cap that we have on hotel quarantine dictates really how many Australians who are stranded overseas can come home. And you probably heard stories on the…

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