Bloomberg Daybreak: Australia with Haidi Stroud-Watts

Topics: India’s withdrawal from RCEP; Australia’s relationship with China. Transcript, E&OE 6 November 2019 Haidi Stroud-Watts: …I talked to him about the RCEP deal and whether the advantages and benefits for Australia and other participants are now lessened after India decided to withdraw? Simon Birmingham: India are choosing at this time not to proceed with RCEP. Now,…

Interview on ABC News Breakfast with Michael Rowland and Lisa Millar

Topics: Drought Assistance Package; Trade Deal; Australia- China Relationship; Human Rights Discussions. Transcript, E&OE 6 November 2019 Lisa Millar: As the drought tightens its hold across Australia, Federal Cabinet is expected to meet today to discuss extra assistance for farmers and regional communities. The multimillion dollar package is likely to be released later this week. Farmers…

Doorstop, Bangkok

Topics: Regional Comprehensive Partnership; China; Drought; Hong Kong. Transcript, E&OE Press Conference, The Sukhothai, Bangkok 3 November 2019 Simon Birmingham: Thanks very much for coming along, and welcome to Bangkok. I’ve been here for a couple of days and in that time have had bilateral engagements and discussions with my counterpart from Indonesia confirming our mutual…

Interview on ABC Radio Melbourne Mornings, with Virginia Trioli

Topics: Philausophy tourism Campaign; Uluru; Horse racing industry; Daniel Andrews Agreement with Mainland China. Transcript, E&OE 30 October 2019 Virginia Trioli: And now we’re trying a new approach. It’s about the Philausophy of Australia. Yeah, that’s what it’s going to. It’s called the Philausophy, as in P-H-I-L-A-U-S, aus, O-P-H-Y. It aims to get international visitors to…

Interview on Sky News Live, Business Weekend, with Ticky Fullerton and Leo Shanahan

Topics: Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation; US-China trade tensions; Hong Kong; China’s developing country status; negative globalism; The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership. Transcript, E&OE 27 October 2019 Ticky Fullerton: Well, our Trade Minister Simon Birmingham is heading overseas later this week. He joins us live from Adelaide. Minister, very nice to talk to you there. I know that…