Interview on Sky News, First Edition, with Peter Stefanovic     

Topics: COVID-19 cases; Budget Update; 17//12/2020 07:32AM   Peter Stefanovic:          Well, joining me live now from Canberra is Simon Birmingham, Minister for Finance, Trade and Tourism. Minister, good morning, good to see you. Thanks for joining us this morning. So, just- we’ll start there, there does appear to be a chink in the armor when…

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Interview on Channel 9 Today Show with Sylvia Jeffreys 

Topics: Barley WTO; Australia-China trade relations, Jobkeeper 17/12/2020 07:20AM/AM   Sylvia Jeffreys:             Well Australia is officially taking China to task over barley tariffs this morning, calling in global umpire, the World Trade Organization, as the trade war escalates. But Beijing’s pointing the finger right back, accusing Australia of breaching its Free Trade Agreement by blocking…

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Interview on Channel 7, Sunrise, with Monique Wright.

Topics: Barley WTO; Australia-China relationship, 17/12/2020 07:14AM   Monique Wright:          Well, Australia is officially taking China to the World Trade Organization over tariffs on barley as our trade dispute escalates. Earlier this year, Beijing imposed an 80 per cent import tariff on Australian barley, claiming that we were dumping it on the market by selling…

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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…

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