Interview on ABC Radio Melbourne Mornings, with Virginia Trioli

Topics: Philausophy tourism Campaign; Uluru; Horse racing industry; Daniel Andrews Agreement with Mainland China. Transcript, E&OE 30 October 2019 Virginia Trioli: And now we’re trying a new approach. It’s about the Philausophy of Australia. Yeah, that’s what it’s going to. It’s called the Philausophy, as in P-H-I-L-A-U-S, aus, O-P-H-Y. It aims to get international visitors to…

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Interview on Sky News Live, Business Weekend, with Ticky Fullerton and Leo Shanahan

Topics: Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation; US-China trade tensions; Hong Kong; China’s developing country status; negative globalism; The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership. Transcript, E&OE 27 October 2019 Ticky Fullerton: Well, our Trade Minister Simon Birmingham is heading overseas later this week. He joins us live from Adelaide. Minister, very nice to talk to you there. I know that…

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Doorstop, Canberra

Topics: Brexit; Free Trade Agreements. Transcript, E&OE 18 October 2019 Simon Birmingham: Thanks so much for coming along today. Firstly, I note, there’s plenty of interest in developments between the UK and the EU overnight in relation to Brexit. How it is that the UK and the EU choose to resolve Brexit is firmly a matter for…

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Interview on 5AA, Breakfast, David Penberthy

Topics: Business SA modelling, Free Trade Agreement with Indonesia. Transcript, E&OE 18 October 2019 David Penberthy: Australia’s previously struck free trade agreements with Hong Kong, Indonesia and Peru. They’re on the cusp of now coming into effect. There’s a political debate going on about, inside the Labor Party and the Labor movement, about whether the Labor…

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Press conference – Parliament House, Canberra

Topics: Indonesia trade deal; China Australia relations; EU relations. Transcript, E&OE 16 October 2019 Simon Birmingham: Thanks guys for coming along. A central key pillar in the Coalition’s economic plan for Australia is to continue to expand market opportunities for Australian businesses to be able to export their goods and services to the rest of the…

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Interview on Sky News with David Speers

Topics: Indonesian trade; US China trade; China Australia relations; climate change. Transcript, E&OE 15 October 2019 David Speers: Simon Birmingham, thanks very much for your time this afternoon. Could you clarify the trade deal — does it open up the prospect of more Indonesian workers coming to Australia? Simon Birmingham: No David, there’s no new labour market…

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Doorstop, Adelaide

Topics: Legislation to create jobs and resilience for the future; Review into NSW Labor Party branch; Foreign fighters returning from Syria; The Medivac Bill. Transcript, E&OE 13 October 2019 Simon Birmingham: Our Government continues to undertake targeted investments and deliver policies to be able to support Australia’s economy, to grow jobs and create more opportunities for…

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