Interview on ABC North West WA, Late Afternoons, with Narelle Graham

Transcript, E&OE Topics: Singapore air freight, coronavirus, China trade and investigation. 01 May 2020   Narelle Graham: South Australian Liberal Senator, Simon Birmingham is our Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment federally. Welcome to you. Simon Birmingham: Hello, Narelle, good to be with you. Narelle Graham: Yeah good to be with you too. What is the mood in…

Interview on ABC Radio Adelaide Breakfast with David Bevan

Transcript, E&OE Topics: Return to normal after restrictions; caller Q&A; Twiggy Forest. 01 May 2020   David Bevan: Let’s welcome Senator Simon Birmingham, Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment to the program. Good morning, sir. Simon Birmingham: Good morning, David, and what a magnificent week it’s been. David Bevan: What? In terms of rain? Simon Birmingham: Well a magnificent…

Interview on Sky News Live, Afternoon Agenda, with Kieran Gilbert

Transcript, E&OE Topics: Chinese Ambassador’s remarks, investigation into the causes and management of COVID-19; students returning to schools 28 April 2020   Kieran Gilbert: Let’s go live to the Trade and Tourism Minister Simon Birmingham. Minister, thanks so much for your time. I want to start with this- what the Government says is attempted economic coercion…

Doorstop, Adelaide Zoo SA

Topics: Funding for Wildlife Parks, Zoos and Aquariums; Potential Travel Bubble with New Zealand; China’s Economic Coercion Threat 28 April 2020   Simon Birmingham: Thanks very much for coming along today. Throughout the COVID-19 crisis, our Government’s number one priority has been the public health and wellbeing of Australians, to suppress the spread of COVID-19 to…

Interview on 5AA Breakfast with David Penberthy and Will Goodings.

Transcript, E&OE Topics: $94.6m for Zoos and Aquariums; Policy Dispute with China 28 April 2020   David Penberthy: We’re joined on 5AA Breakfast by the Tourism and Trade Minister, South Australian Senator Simon Birmingham. Senator, good morning to you. Simon Birmingham: Good morning guys. Great to be with you. David Penberthy: You’ve announced a $94.6 million for the…

Interview on ABC Radio Canberra AM with Sabra Lane

Transcript, E&OE Topics: China’s Economic Boycott Threat; Chinese Scientists who Studied Bats and Coronaviruses; 28 April 2020   Sabra Lane: Australia is making its displeasure clear of China’s threat of economic retaliation in response to the Federal Government’s push for a global investigation into the source and handling of the coronavirus outbreak. The Chinese ambassador has…

Interview on ABC News Breakfast with Michael Rowland and Lisa

Transcript, E&OE Topics: Global investigation into China; COVIDSafe App; Children going back to school 28 April 2020   Lisa Millar: The Trade and Tourism Minister, Simon Birmingham, joins us now from Adelaide. Minister, good morning. Simon Birmingham: Good morning, Lisa. Lisa Millar: Who knew how much it costs to keep elephants and lions fed? I’ve had an education…