‘Leaders on Asia’ Keynote Address, Asia Society, Sydney – ‘Five years of strengthening Australia through trade and investment’

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Thank you very much Philippa for that welcome and indeed to you and your team for hosting us today and you for your commitment and engagement as leaders within Asia Society. To Doug Ferguson, Phillip, the team from Asia Society, I appreciate your hospitality but more importantly your thought and leadership in this…

Remarks at Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA) Signing Ceremony, Jakarta

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Your Excellency Mr Vice President, thank you for honouring us with your presence today. Excellencies, Ministers, Ambassador, my parliamentary colleague and predecessor as Minister, Steve Ciobo, distinguished leaders of business, industry. Good morning, selamat pagi.   This is an historic occasion. The signing of the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement brings our two…

Bruegel Institute Event, Brussels

The 18th century was a turning point for Australia. European exploration across the South Pacific, in particular of the east coast of our great Southern land, ultimately led to European settlement. Subsequent, successive waves of migrants from across Europe and around the world have joined with the first, indigenous Australians to build our modern nation.…

Remarks at Curtin University announce new Training Centre for Transforming Maintenance through Data Science

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Remarks at Curtin University announce new Training Centre for Transforming Maintenance through Data Science 02/08/2018 11:00am Simon Birmingham:    Thank you very much, Sue, and certainly it’s a good time to be inside based on the weather that we can hear pounding down on the roof and outside. It’s certainly a wonderful day to…

Address at the Conference of the Australian Science Teachers Association (CONASTA)

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Address at the Conference of the Australian Science Teachers Association (CONASTA) 09/07/2018 09:30am   Simon Birmingham:    Thanks so much, Geoff [Quinton], for that welcome and I acknowledge you as the President of ASTA. Professor Trevor Hambley, Dean of Science at the University of Sydney. ASTA CEO, Vic Dobos. Margaret Shepherd, President of the…