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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Interview on ABC News, News Breakfast with Michael Rowland

Topics: Australia-China trade relationship; International student pilot program; 30/10/20 08:07AM   Michael Rowland:        Let’s take you to Canberra where the Federal Government is taking China to the World Trade Organization, over Beijing’s decision to slap tariffs – very big tariffs on imports of Australian barley. Finance and Trade Minister, Simon Birmingham, joins us from Parliament…

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Interview on Channel 9, Today with Karl Stefanovic and Allison Langdon   

Topics: Queensland Tourism; Cruise Industry; Taking China to the World Trade Organization. 30/11/20 07:48AM   Karl Stefanovic:           The move sparking a surge of bookings from holiday makers keen to visit the sunshine state. Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, Simon Birmingham, joins us now from Canberra. Simon, big day, huh?   Simon Birmingham:     Look, it’s…

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