Interview on ABC North and West SA, Late Afternoons, with Narelle Graham

Transcript, E&OE Topics: Domestic tourism; trans-Tasman bubble; Australia-UK free trade agreement. 17 June 2020   Narelle Graham: Simon Birmingham, the Federal Liberal Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, South Australian Senator and a senior member of the Liberal Party, is somewhat of a regular on this program and we appreciate him taking the time to be…

National Press Club Q&A

Transcript, E&OE Topics: Economic impacts of COVID-19 in Australia; International and domestic tourism; Australian trade relationships. 17 June 2020     Sabra Lane: Minister, if I could just pick up on the last points about tourism? Beyond the Australian-New Zealand travel bubble that’s being planned, when can you see a time that the borders might be…

Doorstop Interview

Transcript, E&OE Topics: Captain Cook statue defaced by protesters, Australian facing death penalty in China, 14 June 2020 Journalist: A statue of Captain Cook has been defaced in Hyde Park in Sydney overnight. Your reaction to that? Simon Birmingham: Look, I condemn any type of vandalism. In the end we should learn from our history, not seek…

Interview on ABC Radio Adelaide Breakfast with David Bevan

Transcript, E&OE Topics: Australia-China relations, protests, JobSeeker, JobKeeper, Naval submarine program 12 June 2020   David Bevan: They will also be the numbers you’ll need to ring or text on if you’d like to speak directly to Senator Simon Birmingham, Minister for Trade and Tourism and Investment – South Australia’s most senior Liberal. Good morning, Senator…

Interview on ABC News, Afternoon Briefing, with Patricia Karvelas

Topics: Reopening Australia’s domestic borders; trans-Tasman travel bubble with New Zealand; Virgin airlines; Black Lives Matter protests in Australia 10 June 2020     Patricia Karvelas:  Simon Birmingham is the Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, in fact all of the issues the Prime Minister was talking about there, and he joins us now. Minister, welcome.…

Interview on Radio National, Breakfast with Fran Kelly

Transcript, E&OE Topics: China-Australia relationship, Australian barley and beef bans, Black Lives Matter protests. 08 June 2020   Fran Kelly: Simon Birmingham is the Trade and Tourism Minister. Minister, welcome back to Breakfast. Simon Birmingham: Good morning, Fran. Good to be with you. Fran Kelly: The Chinese Government advice, warning of a significant increase in racist attacks — you…

Interview on ABC Radio Adelaide, Mornings with David Bevan

Transcript, E&OE Topics: Renovation and Building Grant; Stimulating Jobs in the Construction Sector; International Travel Restrictions; Possibility of Travel to New Zealand. 05 June 2020   David Bevan: Good morning, Minister Birmingham. Simon Birmingham: Good morning David, and the listeners on this wonderful blue skied, sunny Friday in Adelaide, ahead of a long weekend. David Bevan: Now, can…