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…

Interview on ABC News, News Breakfast with Michael Rowland

Transcript, E&OE Topics: Lifting travel restrictions, Australians to consider domestic tourism destinations. 13 April 2020 Michael Rowland: For those planning to travel overseas when the crisis is over, the advice from the Government is consider seeing Australia first. The Trade and Tourism Minister, Simon Birmingham, joins us now from Adelaide. Minister, good morning to you. Is…