Parliament House, Canberra Doorstop

Transcript, E&OE Topics: Australia’s Tourism Industry; Coronavirus; 06 March 2020   Simon Birmingham: This morning, well today I’m going to welcome the state and territory tourism and trade ministers to Canberra. This is a scheduled annual meeting that we have, but it comes at the most crucial of times for the Australian tourism industry. Australia’s tourism…

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Interview on RN, Breakfast, Hamish Macdonald

Transcript Topics: Coronavirus 06 March 2020   Hamish Macdonald: With coronavirus travel bans now in place for China, South Korea and Iran, and international tourists cancelling their holidays down under in droves, Australia’s tourism sector is facing an unprecedented crisis. Of course all of this comes on top of the impact of the bushfires over the…

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Interview on Channel 7, Sunrise, with David Koch

Transcript Australia’s tourism industry; Coronavirus; Bushfires 06 March 2020   David Koch: Now for more on the Federal Government’s plan to boost the number of visitors to Australia, we’re joined by Tourism Minister Simon Birmingham who’s in Canberra. Minister, thanks for your time. What are you hoping to achieve with these talks today? Simon Birmingham: Hello Kochie.…

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Interview on 2GB, Money News, with Janine Perrett

Transcript, E&OE Topics: COVID-19; India-Australia trade relations. 27 February 2020 Janine Perrett: You’re with Janine Perrett. Now, the coronavirus has been a rude wakeup call for many Australian corporations as it’s highlighted Australia’s vulnerability to shops and trade with China. So it was rather timely that a delegation of a hundred Australian businesses visited India this…

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