Doorstop, Export Park, Adelaide Airport SA

Transcript, E&OE Topics: International Freight Assistance Mechanism; South Australian Exports; Adelaide University; Naval Group pay rises. 06 May 2020   Simon Birmingham: Thanks very much for coming over today. It’s great to be here with the Premier, with Minister Ridgway, and with the team from Pak Fresh, Singapore Airlines, and Darren Thomas from the Thomas Foods.…

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Interview on ABC Landline with Kath O’Sullivan

Transcript, E&OE Topics: Chinese Ambassador’s threat of a boycott of Australian produce; Free trade deals with EU and UK. 03 May 2020   Kath O’Sullivan: To discuss the fallout, we’re joined by Trade Minister Simon Birmingham. Was the Chinese Ambassador’s threat of a boycott of Australian produce by Chinese consumers a hollow threat? Simon Birmingham: Look, I…

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Interview on ABC Radio Adelaide Breakfast with David Bevan

Transcript, E&OE Topics: Return to normal after restrictions; caller Q&A; Twiggy Forest. 01 May 2020   David Bevan: Let’s welcome Senator Simon Birmingham, Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment to the program. Good morning, sir. Simon Birmingham: Good morning, David, and what a magnificent week it’s been. David Bevan: What? In terms of rain? Simon Birmingham: Well a magnificent…

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Interview on 3AW, Drive with Tom Elliott Topics

Transcript, E&OE Topics: Chinese Ambassador’s remarks, investigation into the causes and management of COVID-19 28 April 2020   Tom Elliott: Our next guest is the Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, Senator Simon Birmingham. Good afternoon. Simon Birmingham: G’day Tom, good to be with you. Tom Elliott: Well good to be with you too. Now, this threat by…

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Doorstop, Adelaide Zoo SA

Topics: Funding for Wildlife Parks, Zoos and Aquariums; Potential Travel Bubble with New Zealand; China’s Economic Coercion Threat 28 April 2020   Simon Birmingham: Thanks very much for coming along today. Throughout the COVID-19 crisis, our Government’s number one priority has been the public health and wellbeing of Australians, to suppress the spread of COVID-19 to…

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Interview on ABC Radio Canberra AM with Sabra Lane

Transcript, E&OE Topics: China’s Economic Boycott Threat; Chinese Scientists who Studied Bats and Coronaviruses; 28 April 2020   Sabra Lane: Australia is making its displeasure clear of China’s threat of economic retaliation in response to the Federal Government’s push for a global investigation into the source and handling of the coronavirus outbreak. The Chinese ambassador has…

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