Interview on ABC News Breakfast with Michael Rowland and Lisa Millar

Topics: Drought Assistance Package; Trade Deal; Australia- China Relationship; Human Rights Discussions. Transcript, E&OE 6 November 2019 Lisa Millar: As the drought tightens its hold across Australia, Federal Cabinet is expected to meet today to discuss extra assistance for farmers and regional communities. The multimillion dollar package is likely to be released later this week. Farmers…

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Interview on Radio National, AM, with Sabra Lane

Topics: Australia China Relationship; China’s Human Rights Abuses; Trade Deals; RCEP. Transcript, E&OE 6 November 2019 Sabra Lane: The Trade Minister Simon Birmingham is now in Shanghai at a trade expo and he joined me earlier. [Excerpt] Sabra Lane: Simon Birmingham, thanks for joining AM. You’re now in Shanghai. The Prime Minister met with the Chinese Premier on the…

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Australia welcomes agreement to finalise regional trade deal

Statement 4 November 2019 Australia has welcomed agreement to quickly finalise a landmark deal for trade in our region that will boost export opportunities for Australian businesses and create more local jobs. Minister for Trade Simon Birmingham said the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) would further integrate Australian businesses into the world’s fastest growing region.…

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Doorstop, Bangkok

Topics: Regional Comprehensive Partnership; China; Drought; Hong Kong. Transcript, E&OE Press Conference, The Sukhothai, Bangkok 3 November 2019 Simon Birmingham: Thanks very much for coming along, and welcome to Bangkok. I’ve been here for a couple of days and in that time have had bilateral engagements and discussions with my counterpart from Indonesia confirming our mutual…

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Interview on 3AW, Breakfast, with Ross Stephenson and John Burns

Topics: New tourism campaign; tourism industry. Transcript, E&OE 30 October 2019 Ross Stephenson: Victoria will be front and centre of a new tourism campaign to be launched today that will use Australian values to lure more visitors. Simon Birmingham is the Tourism Minister. Minister, good morning to you. Simon Birmingham: Good morning guys, great to be with…

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