Interview on Sky News, Business Weekend, with Ticky Fullerton

Topics: Australia’s trade with China; manufacturing opportunities; energy prices; supply chain issues. 26/07/20 11:24AM   Ticky Fullerton: Border shutdowns, tourism smashed, supply chains threatened. Quite a lot for the Federal Trade Minister to deal with. At the end of a big week for the government I spoke with Minister Simon Birmingham from Adelaide. I asked him…

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Interview on ABC North and West SA, with Georgia Roberts

 Topics: Flinders funding announcement; JobKeeper extension; retirement of Mathias Cormann. 15/07/20 08:37AM   Georgia Roberts:          Well, South Australia’s nearly $8 billion tourism industry has taken a major financial hit, due to COVID-19. And with no certainty around when our borders will open to visitors, we’re being encouraged to be tourists in our own backyard. Work has started…

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Iconic SA tourism destinations on the ride to recovery

South Australia’s iconic nature-based tourism sector will get a much-needed boost – with works starting on the $10 million Remarkable Southern Flinders Ranges project which will help fast track the state’s economic recovery after the COVID-19 pandemic. The project will transform the region into a world-class adventure tourism destination with an international mountain bike track…

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Interview on ABC Radio Adelaide, Mornings with David Bevan

Topics: Chinese Trade Minister; Hong Kong; Balancing the relationship with China; return of international students, extending JobKeeper, Melbourne outbreak 10/07/20 09:08AM     David Bevan:    Good morning, Simon Birmingham.   Simon Birmingham:     Good morning. David Bevan, good to be with you and good morning to your listeners.   David Bevan:    Would you like to buy into…

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New data reinforces the importance of holidaying here this year

Joint media release Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham, Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, Deputy Leader of the Government in the Senate, Senator for South Australia Senator the Hon Jonathon Duniam, Assistant Minister for Regional Tourism, Assistant Minister for Forestry and Fisheries, Senator for Tasmania 08 July 2020 Australians holidaying in their own backyard this…

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