Interview on 2GB Drive with Jim Wilson     

Topics: Australia lifted out of recession; JobKeeper and JobMaker programs; Australia-China trade relationships; Australian lamb trade with Qatar. 02/12/20 3:37PM   Jim Wilson:      Well, overnight tensions between Australia and China escalated further, this time with the Chinese Communist Party mouthpiece The Global Times publishing a cartoon of a bloodied kangaroo targeting an Australian journalist. I’ll…

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Doorstop, Parliament House

Topics: Opening of Queensland border; Domestic Tourism; Trade dispute with China; International students returning to Australia. 30/11/20     Simon Birmingham:     Can I firstly welcome the news that the Queensland border is going to open to visitors from New South Wales and Victoria. Queensland tourism operators have done it incredibly tough this year; it…

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Interview on ABC News, News Breakfast with Michael Rowland

Topics: Australia-China trade relationship; International student pilot program; 30/10/20 08:07AM   Michael Rowland:        Let’s take you to Canberra where the Federal Government is taking China to the World Trade Organization, over Beijing’s decision to slap tariffs – very big tariffs on imports of Australian barley. Finance and Trade Minister, Simon Birmingham, joins us from Parliament…

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Interview on Channel 9, Today with Karl Stefanovic and Allison Langdon   

Topics: Queensland Tourism; Cruise Industry; Taking China to the World Trade Organization. 30/11/20 07:48AM   Karl Stefanovic:           The move sparking a surge of bookings from holiday makers keen to visit the sunshine state. Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, Simon Birmingham, joins us now from Canberra. Simon, big day, huh?   Simon Birmingham:     Look, it’s…

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Interview on ABC Radio Adelaide Breakfast with David Bevan

Topics: Australians stranded overseas; Charter flights; hotel quarantine; Mathias Cormann 11/27/20 09:23AM   David Bevan:    Listening to this is Senator Simon Birmingham, Minister for Trade, Tourism and the Federal Finance Minister. Good morning, Simon Birmingham.   Simon Birmingham:     Hi, David. Thanks for the opportunity.   David Bevan:    What do you say to Ben?   Simon…

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