Interview on Channel 9 Today with Karl Stefanovic and Allison Langdon

Transcript, E&OE Topics: Lockdown enhancement, chaos at Sydney Airport. 27 March 2020 Allison Langdon: So the death of a man in Western Australia has taken the national coronavirus death toll to 13, and it follows an additional three deaths in Melbourne and one in Queensland yesterday alone. Karl Stefanovic: It’s prompted calls from Victoria’s Chief Medical Officer…

Interview on Radio National, Breakfast with Fran Kelly

Transcript, E&OE Topics: G20 leaders meeting, supply chains, international co-operation. 26 March 2020 Fran Kelly: Simon Birmingham is Australia’s Trade and Tourism Minister. Minister, welcome back to Breakfast. Simon Birmingham: Hello Fran, Thank you for the opportunity. Fran Kelly: Minister, G20 leaders will hold this virtual meeting tonight. What is the most pressing issue, for the Australian Government, in…

Interview on ABC Riverland SA, Late Afternoons, with Narelle Graham

Transcript, E&OE Topics: Support for airlines and vulnerable Australian businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. 20 March 2020 Narelle Graham: The Liberal Senator for South Australia, Simon Birmingham, has made himself available to take your questions this afternoon, so you can phone on 1300-160-222 or you can text on 0467-922-783. He is also of course the Federal…

Interview on ABC Radio Adelaide, Mornings, with David Bevan

Transcript, E&OE COVID-19, small businesses, tourism 20 March 2020 David Bevan: But we are joined by Senator Simon Birmingham, Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, South Australia’s most senior Liberal, and certainly the most senior South Australian in the Federal Cabinet. If you’ve got a question for him about COVID-19, the Federal Government’s response to it,…

Doorstop, Gold Coast

Transcript, E&OE Topics: COVID-19 impacts on tourism industry; 17 March 2020   Angie Bell: Well we’re here at The Star, Gold Coast today, hosting a roundtable for the Minister for Tourism and Trade Simon Birmingham, and also the Minister for Industry, Karen Andrews. And we’re here today talking about jobs, talking about keeping business in business…

Doorstop, Cairns

Transcript, E&OE Topics: COVID-19 impacts on Northern Queensland; 16 March 2020   Warren Entsch: Well first of all, thanks for being here. I want to thank the Minister for taking the time to be here, at a time which is very, very challenging and of course a lot of uncertainty around particularly our whole business community-…

Interview on ABC News, Afternoon Briefing with Patricia Karvelas

Transcript, E&OE Topics: COVID-19 impacts on tourism sector. 16 March 2020   Patricia Karvelas: I’m joined by the Trade and Tourism Minister, Simon Birmingham. Simon Birmingham, welcome. Simon Birmingham: Hello, Patricia. Thanks for the time. Patricia Karvelas: The Prime Minister, the Treasurer and the Finance Minister met today to discuss economic stimulus measures. Is a second package or…