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…

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

Transcript, E&OE Topics: JobKeeper; Reopening of Civic Services 24 April 2020   David Bevan: Simon Birmingham, good morning to you. Simon Birmingham: Good morning, David. How are you? David Bevan: Very, very well. How do you think this pandemic is working out now? What week are we in? Simon Birmingham: I’ve lost count of weeks now. We’re, of course,…

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

Transcript, E&OE Topics: Virgin Australia’s voluntary administration. 21 April 2020   David Bevan: Good morning to Federal Tourism and Trade Minister, Simon Birmingham. Simon Birmingham: Good morning, David, Ali, and listeners. David Bevan: Minister, will Australia have one airline, one carrier under your watch? Simon Birmingham: I hope not and that’s certainly not the government’s objectives. Our objective, as…

Interview on ABC South Western Victoria Breakfast with Jeremy Lee

Transcript, E&OE Topics: Federal Government’s assistance package for export markets. 16 April 2020   Jeremy Lee: Simon Birmingham is the Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, and with us this morning. Simon Birmingham, good morning to you. Simon Birmingham: Good morning, Jeremy. Thanks for the opportunity. Jeremy Lee: Thanks for joining us. Now, just explain for us I…

Interview on ABC News, Afternoon Briefing, with Patricia Karvelas

Transcript, E&OE Topics: Airline and domestic tourism industries. 14 April 2020 Simon Birmingham: Good afternoon Patricia. Patricia Karvelas: Is the Government committed to maintaining a minimum domestic network of air travel between capital cities for goods and people that need to be moved quickly? Simon Birmingham: Patricia, that is an important consideration. We’ve already taken such steps in…

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

Transcript, E&OE Topics: …lifting travel restrictions nationally and internationally, JobKeeper assistance. 14 April 2020 David Penberthy: South Australian Senator and Tourism Minister, Simon Birmingham joins us now on 5AA Breakfast. Minister, good morning to you. Simon Birmingham: Good morning, guys. David Penberthy: Over the weekend you encouraged Australians to start thinking about their next holiday and booking in a…