Interview on Sky News Live, Afternoon Agenda, with Julie Snook.    

Topics: State border closures; tourism industry; trade diversification; Australia-China trade relationship 21/12/20 2:46PM   Julie Snook:     Joining me now from Adelaide is the Trade, Tourism and Finance Minister, Simon Birmingham. Minister, thank you so much for your time this afternoon. First of all, states have slammed their borders shut on people hoping to visit from…

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Interview on ABC Radio Adelaide, Breakfast with Spence Denny.      

Topics: Australia-China trade relationship; Government reshuffle; Budget Update; JobSeeker and JobKeeper. 18/12/20 08:51AM   Spence Denny:             Now, we know that a coalition reshuffle is predicted for today and that Senator for South Australia, Simon Birmingham, already has been appointed as the Finance Minister and will relinquish Trade, which is expected to go to Dan Tehan.…

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Interview on Channel 9, Today with Sylvia Jeffreys

Topics: New South Wales COVID outbreak; border closures; International flight crews. 18/12/20 07:12AM   Sylvia Jeffreys:             Let’s now unpack our top story further and the troubling outbreak in Sydney’s Northern Beaches this morning. The fall out of which is jeopardising everything from state borders to the proposed New Zealand travel bubble. Joining me now is…

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2GB, Drive with Luke Grant

Topics: MYEFO; JobKeeper; Australia-China trade relations; state borders; 17/12/20 03:43PM   Luke Grant:      Now, as we mentioned, the Mid-Year Fiscal and Economic Outlook has been released today. The budget deficit is $16 billion lower than had been forecast just two months ago. It’s reliant on plenty of things like state borders remaining open, a vaccine…

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6PR, Mornings with Gary Adshead

Topics: MYEFO; domestic borders; JobKeeper; Australia-China trade relations 17/12/20 10:36AM   Gary Adshead: Simon Birmingham is the Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment. Plenty to talk with him about this morning. Thanks very much for your time.   Simon Birmingham: G’day. Great to be with you. Thank you.   Gary Adshead: First of all, what’s…

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Doorstop, Parliament House

Topics: MYEFO, JobKeeper, Australia-China trade relationship, International borders/travel 17/12/2020 07:52AM   Simon Birmingham:     Later today the Treasurer and I will release the Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook. This is an important opportunity for us to provide an update in relation to the Budget and economic outlook, which itself was, of course, only handed down…

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