Interview on 2GB, Breakfast with Ben Fordham      

Topics: Australia-China relationship; Cruising; New tourism campaign targeting New Zealanders. 10/12/20 6:09AM   Ben Fordham: Well, another day, another threat of Chinese sanctions. Cotton and wheat farmers have been warned they are next. Our wheat trade with China is worth about $500 million; cotton even more – $600 million annually. This latest warning comes a…

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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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