Interview on Sky News Live, Afternoon Agenda with Kieran Gilbert

Transcript, E&OE Topics: Trans-Tasman bubble with New Zealand; opening borders to Pacific Island nations; domestic tourism; Australia’s hydrogen industry. 28 September 2020 Kieran Gilbert: Let’s go live to Adelaide now. Simon Birmingham joins me, the Trade and Tourism Minister. Thanks for your time. How important or significant would it be to have that travel bubble with…

Interview on ABC Radio Adelaide Breakfast, with Ali Clarke

Topics: Trans-Tasman travel bubble and interstate travel 28 September 2020 Ali Clarke: Simon Birmingham is the Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment. Simon, we just heard from our Health Minister that the international travel bubble will be controlled by the Federal Government. Considering South Australia’s done so well looking after COVID, why isn’t South Australia being…

Doorstop, Adelaide SA

Transcript Topics: Regional tourism recovery package. 27 September 2020 Simon Birmingham: Thanks very much for coming. Today the Morrison Government is announcing further support and assistance for our tourism industry to help the save yet more jobs through the coronavirus crisis. As Government we’ve provided more than $300 billion worth of economic support to make sure…

Interview on ABC News, Weekend Breakfast, with Johanna Nicholson and Fauziah Ibrahim

Transcript Topics: Assistance for regional tourism industry, international and domestic travel restrictions. 27 September 2020 Fauziah Ibrahim: Now, Australia’s tourism industry has been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic with tight domestic restrictions and Australia’s international border closures coming at a cost. Now struggling regional tourism operators are to receive some support from the Federal Government.…

Interview on Channel 7, Sunrise, with Monique Wright

Transcript Topics: Assistance for regional tourism industry, border restrictions. 27 September 2020 Monique Wright: And we’re joined this morning by Federal Tourism Minister Simon Birmingham with the details of that investment. Good morning to you. Now, what exactly will that $250 million go towards? Simon Birmingham: Hello Monique, well, what we’re doing today is announcing a particular…

Interview on Channel 9, Today on Sunday, with Rebecca Maddern

Transcript Topics: Assistance for regional tourism, border restrictions, JobKeeper changes. 27 September 2020 Rebecca Maddern: Well, it’s been announced this morning that $250 million is being spent to kickstart our tourism industry. We’re now joined by the Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Simon Birmingham. Minister, good morning. This package is designed to fill the $30…