Doorstop, Canberra

Transcript, E&OE Topics: Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement; Net Zero Global Emissions.   10 February 2020   Simon Birmingham: It is an incredibly exciting day for Australian farmers, Australian businesses and the Australian economy that we are taking the final steps toward seeing the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement coming into force. This agreement with Indonesia…

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Interview on Sky News Live, First Edition with Laura Jayes

Transcript, E&OE Topics: Free Trade Agreement with Indonesia; Australia’s Emissions Reduction Targets; Renewable Energy.   10 February 2020   Laura Jayes: Let’s go live now back to Canberra. The Trade and Tourism Minister Simon Birmingham joins us live now. Simon Birmingham, we’re about to see the arrival of the Indonesian President Joko Widodo. We know the…

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Highlighting to the world that Australia is open for business

Media release 07 February 2020   The Morrison Government is backing Australia’s largest annual travel and tourism business-to-business event, with Tourism Australia today announcing $6.5 million in initiatives to boost participation at the 2020 Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE). Tourism Australia’s annual ATE event is Australia’s largest tourism trade event, connecting tourism operators from across Australia…

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Bushfire Condolence Motion

Check against delivery Parliament House, Canberra   04 February 2020   Ron Selth, Dick Lang and Clayton Lang—three South Australians, contributors to their community and much loved by their families—tragically lost their lives in this year’s fire season. Ron Selth, a 69-year-old engineer and a resident of Charlton in the Adelaide Hills, lost his life…

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Interview on ABC News, News Breakfast, with Michael Rowland

Topics: Qantas evacuation flight; Effect of bushfires and coronavirus on tourism; Bridget McKenzie. 03 February 2020   Michael Rowland: Let’s take you back to Federal politics now. We’re joined by the Trade Minister Simon Birmingham from Canberra. Minister, good morning to you. Let’s firstly talk about this Wuhan evacuation flight. A Qantas flight is in China…

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