Interview on ABC News, Afternoon Briefing, with Patricia Karvelas

Topics: trade relations with China, industrial relations reform, NZ backpackers 10/12/20 4:24PM   Patricia Karvelas:         Simon Birmingham is the Minister for Finance, Trade and Tourism and Investment and I spoke to him a short time ago.   [Excerpt]   Minister, welcome.   Simon Birmingham:     Thanks, Patricia. Great to be with you.   Patricia Karvelas:         We’re…

Interview on Sky News Live First Edition with Peter Stefanovic

Topics: Australia-China trade relations; Campaign attracting Kiwis for working holidays in Australia. 10/12/2020 06:47AM   Peter Stefanovic:          Australian cotton and wheat farmers are liked to become Beijing’s next targets in a string of trade attacks. China is hoping to fill its $14 billion agricultural buying commitment to the Trump administration which is straining its relationship…

Interview on Sky News Live First Edition with Peter Stefanovic

Topics: Industrial relations bill; Foreign relations bill; Australia-China trade relations 07/12/2020 07:47AM   Peter Stefanovic:          Well, casual workers earning greater rights to permanent employment will be among proposed changes when the Government unveils its industrial relations bill this week. Joining me live now from Canberra is Simon Birmingham, Minister for Finance, Trade and Tourism. Minister,…

Interview on Radio National, Breakfast with Fran Kelly

Topics: Returning Australians from overseas, IR law reform, Foreign Relations Bill, 2030 emissions targets. 12/7/2020 07:36AM   Fran Kelly:       Simon Birmingham is the Minister for Trade and Finance and Leader of the Government in the Senate. Simon Birmingham, welcome back to Breakfast.   Simon Birmingham:     Good morning, Fran. Thanks for the opportunity.   Fran Kelly:      …