International freight flights take off with Tasmanian Christmas goodies

SENATOR THE HON SIMON BIRMINGHAM MINISTER FOR TRADE, TOURISM AND INVESTMENT LEADER OF THE GOVERNMENT IN THE SENATE SENATOR FOR SOUTH AUSTRALIA   SENATOR THE HON JONATHON DUNIAM ASSISTANT MINISTER FOR FORESTRY AND FISHERIES ASSISTANT MINISTER FOR REGIONAL TOURISM SENATOR FOR TASMANIA   MEDIA RELEASE   16 December 2020   International freight flights take off with…

Enhanced Inland Rail To Provide A Boom For Jobs And Economic Activity

Senator the Hon. Simon Birmingham Minister for Finance Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Leader of the Government in the Senate Senator for South Australia The Hon. Michael McCormack MP Deputy Prime Minister Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Leader of The Nationals Federal Member for Riverina Date: Wednesday, 16 December 2020 The Morrison-McCormack…

WTO action to defend interests of Australia’s barley producers

SENATOR THE HON SIMON BIRMINGHAM Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment   THE HON DAVID LITTLEPROUD MP Minister for Agriculture, Drought and Emergency Management     MEDIA Statement 16 December 2020   WTO action to defend interests of Australia’s barley producers   The Liberal-National Government will continue to defend the interests of our barley producers and…

Government continues to stand alongside Australians through challenging year

Senator the Hon. Simon Birmingham Minister for Finance Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Leader of the Government in the Senate Senator for South Australia The Hon. Christian Porter MP Attorney-General Minister for Industrial Relations Leader of the House Federal Member for Pearce   Saturday, 12 December 2020 This year, the Morrison Government’s legislative agenda…

Recognising Australia’s remarkable exporters

SENATOR THE HON SIMON BIRMINGHAM Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Leader of the Government in the Senate Senator for South Australia   HON ANDREW GEE MP Minister Assisting the Minister for Trade and Investment Member for Calare   MEDIA RELEASE 11 December 2020 Recognising Australia’s remarkable exporters Australia’s innovative exporters and investors have today been recognised…

Consolidated Financial Statements for the Australian Government for 2019-20

Friday, 11 December 2020 The Consolidated Financial Statements present the whole of government and general government sector financial reports. The Final Budget Outcome, released on 25 September 2020, presents the financial results for the general government sector. The Auditor-General has provided an unqualified audit opinion on the Consolidated Financial Statements. Key highlights from the 2019-20 Consolidated…

Reforms to the Export Market Development Grants scheme pass Parliament

11 December 2020 The Parliament has today passed legislation that backs Australian businesses to grow their exports and create jobs through reforms to the Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) scheme.   The EMDG scheme is a key Government financial assistance program to help aspiring and current exporters increase their marketing and promotional activities in international…