Interview with Bloomberg (at G20 Summit, Osaka)

  E&OE  Topics: Australia-US alliance; G20 summit; US-China trade tensions; coal; AHKFTA; IA-CEPA. 28/06/2019   Interviewer: Prime Minister Scott Morrison kicked off the G20 schedules by discussing the diplomatic and security challenges including Iran and North Korea. Now Trump said he is committed to maximizing the economic partnership with Australia through fair, balanced, and mutually beneficial trade…

Interview with Michael Rowland, ABC News Breakfast

E&OE  Topics: Foreign policy with regard to China; US-China trade war; Iran; banning of mobile phones in classrooms in Victoria. 26/06/2019 7:30AM   Michael Rowland: Trade and Acting Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Birmingham joins us now from Parliament House. Minister good morning.   Simon Birmingham: Good morning Michael.   Michael Rowland: Later today, later this morning, the Prime Minister is…

Doorstop interview, Canberra

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Topics: Labor’s decision not to support full tax package; IR reform; Israel Folau. 25/06/2019   Simon Birmingham: Today the Labor Party made the extraordinary decision that they were not going to support the entirety of the Coalition Government’s plans for tax relief. And today Jim Chalmers has indicated that they may even seek to roll…