Interview on ABC Radio Adelaide, Breakfast, with David Bevan and Ali Clarke

SENATOR THE HON SIMON BIRMINGHAM Acting Minister for Foreign Affairs TRANSCRIPT Topics: Australian Open COVID cases; Australian repatriation flights, Hotel quarantine, US politics 18/01/2021 08:36AM David Bevan: Well, let’s go to acting Foreign Minister, South Australian Senator Simon Birmingham. Good morning to you, Minister. Simon Birmingham: Good morning, David, Ali. Welcome back and happy New…

Interview on Radio National, Breakfast, with Sally Sara.

SENATOR THE HON SIMON BIRMINGHAM Acting Minister for Foreign Affairs TRANSCRIPT Topics: Australian Open COVID issues, Australian repatriations, COVID-19 vaccine, Australian exports 18/01/2021 07:36AM Sally Sara: Well, the Australian Open tennis has been thrown into further disarray, with a number of players forced into strict 14-day quarantine, climbing to more than 70. It follows the…

2GB Weekends with Chris Smith

SENATOR THE HON SIMON BIRMINGHAM Acting Minister for Foreign Affairs TRANSCRIPT E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on 2GB, Weekends, with Chris Smith. Topics: Additional repatriation flights for Australians; imminent end of JobKeeper. 17/01/2021 09:23AM Chris Smith: Well, the Federal Government is organising another 20 flights to rescue Australians stranded overseas. The flights will take place over the…

Doorstop, Adelaide SA

SENATOR THE HON SIMON BIRMINGHAM Acting Minister for Foreign Affairs TRANSCRIPT E&OE TRANSCRIPT Press Conference Topics: Increase in scheduled repatriation flights; COVID-19 vaccine rollout. 16/01/21 2.00PM Simon Birmingham: Thanks very much for coming along today. The COVID-19 situation worldwide continues to be enormously challenging. Just in the last 24 hours, there have been more than…