Interview on 2GB Afternoons with Joe Hildebrand

Topics: Australia-China trade relations; foreign interference; tourism industry; cruise industry 15/12/2020 12:15PM   Joe Hildebrand:           Another big thing in the news, of course, is the trade war with China appears to have escalated again. The Chinese-English language newspaper, The Global Times, which is basically just a propaganda sheet for the Chinese Communist Party, has reported…

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Press Conference, Commonwealth Parliamentary Offices, Sydney

Topics: Australia-China trade relationship 12/15/2020 10:07AM     Simon Birmingham:     Thanks, thanks very much for coming along today. We’ve seen further deeply disturbing and concerning reports out of China in the last 24 hours in relation to Australian exports, and particularly as it relates to exports of Australian coal. Our government is very, very concerned…

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Interview on ABC Radio Adelaide, Breakfast with Spence Denny

Topics: Australia-China trade relations; Travel bubble between Australia and New Zealand. 15/12/2020 08:47AM   Spence Denny:             But the other aspect in Simon Birmingham portfolio at the moment is what’s going on with China. We know that there have been trade restrictions over the last couple of months involving our wine and other products. And now…

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Interview on Radio National, Breakfast with Fran Kelly   

Topics: Australian coal exports to China; Australia-China trading relationship. 15/12/20 06:18AM   Fran Kelly:       And the breaking news this morning is that Australian coal exports appear, to China that is, appear to have been formally blocked. This comes after months of import restrictions that have thrown the $14 billion export coal industry into turmoil. For…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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