Interview on 3AW Drive with Tom Elliot

Topics: Australia-China trade relationship; Australian ship stranded in Chinese waters; interstate borders; 13/11/2020 5:07pm   Tom Elliott:     Look, this trade tension between China and Australia really is concerning. I mean, we need to export, particularly agricultural produce, because we produce a lot more agricultural goods than what we can possibly consume here. China is our…

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Interview on ABC News, Afternoon Briefing

TRANSCRIPT   12/11/20 04:06 PM   Patricia Karvelas:        For more on this and other issues, I spoke to Finance Minister Simon Birmingham a short time ago.   Minister, welcome.   Simon Birmingham:    Good to be with you.   Patricia Karvelas:        Do you anticipate that some soldiers will be stripped of medals or honours as a…

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Doorstop at Parliament House.

Topics:  US-Australia alliance; Australia-China trade relationship; Joe Biden’s Clime Change policy 09/11/20 07:32AM   Simon Birmingham:     Can I add my congratulations to President Elect Biden, and Kamala Harris on their historic win. As the father of two young daughters I particularly acknowledge the significance of seeing the first woman to hold the office of…

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Interview on ABC News Breakfast with David Speers

Topics: US election results; Paris agreement; China-Australia trade relations 09/11/2020 07:11AM   David Speers:  Now, two of the big issues in discussions between the incoming Biden administration in the US and Australia will be trade and relations with China. The Finance and Trade and Tourism Minister Simon Birmingham joins us now from Parliament House. Minister,…

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Press Conference, Adelaide

TRANSCRIPT Topics: Victoria’s travel bubble with New Zealand, Australia-China trade relations; Clive Palmer High-Court challenge 06/11/20 1:17PM   Simon Birmingham:     Thank you very much for coming this afternoon. Firstly, I want to note the decision by Victoria to enable flights from New Zealand to come to Victoria. This will be the first occasion where international…

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Interview on ABC Southern Queensland, Drive with Sheridan Stewart

Topics: Australia-China trade relationship; Government supporting Australian industries; 4/11/2020 05:47PM   Sheridan Stewart:        Now to Simon Birmingham, the Federal Trade Minister who joins you. Good afternoon, Minister.   Simon Birmingham:     Hello, Sheridan. Good to be with you.   Sheridan Stewart:        Yeah. Good to have you here. Is John Mickel right, at least in some of…

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