Press Conference

Transcript, E&OE Topics: New tourism campaign targeting the UK.   26 December 2019   Question: Minister, it’s a pretty competitive market. What are you guys hoping to achieve with this ad? Simon Birmingham: We really want to capture the attention and the hearts and minds of British tourists. We know that by using Kylie Minogue, Shane Warne,…

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Brits urged to pack bags and head Down Under in latest tourism pitch Joint media release

    Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham, Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Senator the Hon Jonathon Duniam, Assistant Minister for Regional Tourism 26 December 2019 Australia’s pitch to get more Brits to head Down Under has kicked-off overnight, with Tourism Australia adding a little pop royalty to the Queen’s traditional Christmas Day Message in…

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Australia ratifies trade deals with Indonesia, Hong Kong and Peru

Joint media release Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham, Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment The Hon Mark Coulton MP, Minister for Regional Services, Decentralisation and Local Government, Assistant Trade and Investment Minister 18 December 2019 Australia has today ratified its free trade agreements with Indonesia, Hong Kong and Peru, a move that will give our…

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Interview on ABC Radio Adelaide, Breakfast with Ali Clarke and David Bevan

Transcript, E&OE Topics: Submarine Maintenance Jobs; SA’s Water Security. 09 December 2019 David Bevan: Simon Birmingham is the Federal Minister for Trade but he’s South Australia’s leading Liberal MP. He joins us now. Good morning, Simon Birmingham. Simon Birmingham: Good morning, David and Ali. David Bevan: Well on the subs, West Australian Premier Mark McGowan says he’d be…

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Interview on 2GB, Money News, with Ross Greenwood

Transcript, E&OE Topics: trade surplus levels; gas exports; US-Australia trade relationship. 03 December 2019 Ross Greenwood: You know what it is. Even the Minister for Trade Simon Birmingham knows that one, don’t you Simon? Simon Birmingham: Nutbush City Limits, Ross. Ross Greenwood: Thank you very much. And when did it come out, Simon? Simon Birmingham: Now you’re testing me.…

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Showcasing Australia’s credentials as a leading business events destination

Media release 03 December 2019 Over 100 business event decision-makers and planners from across the globe will descend upon Perth this week to take part in Tourism Australia’s signature incentive event, Dreamtime. Held every two years, this event highlights the unique attractions and premium experiences Australia has to offer as a leading business events destination. Federal…

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