Doorstop, Canberra

Transcript, E&OE Topics: Coronavirus impact on tourism, Bridget McKenzie. 28 January 2020   Journalist:  The Chinese government’s decision, and how could- long could that travel suspension be in place? Simon Birmingham:  Well our understanding is that China has determined to cancel tour groups coming out of China to all nations. Now that accounts – in Australia’s case…

Interview on 6PR, Mornings, with Gareth Parker

Transcript, E&OE Topics: International bushfire coverage; Tourism; Holiday Here This Year campaign. 23 January 2020   Gareth Parker:             The Federal Tourism Minister is Simon Birmingham. Simon, good morning. Simon Birmingham:     Hello Gareth. You’re doing my job for me there. Right on. Gareth Parker:             Well I think it’s important we back these communities isn’t it? Simon…

Interview on ABC Radio Melbourne, Mornings, with Virginia Trioli

Transcript, E&OE Topics: Tourism Recovery Package; Climate Change; Australia’s emissions reductions targets. 20 January 2020   Virginia Trioli: Senator Simon Birmingham is the Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment and he joins me now to talk this through. Senator, good morning. Simon Birmingham: Good morning Virginia. Thanks for the opportunity. Virginia Trioli: Good to have you on board…