Interview on 2GB, Drive, with Jim Wilson 

Topics: Australia-New Zealand travel bubble, Queensland border opening up to New South Wales from 1 November. 02/10/20 05:13pm   Jim Wilson:     Well, as I mentioned earlier in the program, the Federal Government has announced what’s described as a safe travel bubble with New Zealand. Now, initially, it’ll be all one way traffic. New Zealanders will…

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Interview on Triple J, Hack, with Dave Marchese

Transcript, E&OE Topics: Trans-Tasman travel bubble, tourism support package, state border openings. 28 September 2020 Dave Marchese: Well, imagine bungee jumping in Queensland or- Queenstown, sorry, or trekking around beautiful Milford Sound on New Zealand’s South Island. This music kind of takes you there, doesn’t it? It sounds pretty good, and it probably brings back a…

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Doorstop, Adelaide SA

Transcript Topics: Regional tourism recovery package. 27 September 2020 Simon Birmingham: Thanks very much for coming. Today the Morrison Government is announcing further support and assistance for our tourism industry to help the save yet more jobs through the coronavirus crisis. As Government we’ve provided more than $300 billion worth of economic support to make sure…

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Interview on ABC News, Weekend Breakfast, with Johanna Nicholson and Fauziah Ibrahim

Transcript Topics: Assistance for regional tourism industry, international and domestic travel restrictions. 27 September 2020 Fauziah Ibrahim: Now, Australia’s tourism industry has been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic with tight domestic restrictions and Australia’s international border closures coming at a cost. Now struggling regional tourism operators are to receive some support from the Federal Government.…

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Interview on Channel 7, Sunrise, with Monique Wright

Transcript Topics: Assistance for regional tourism industry, border restrictions. 27 September 2020 Monique Wright: And we’re joined this morning by Federal Tourism Minister Simon Birmingham with the details of that investment. Good morning to you. Now, what exactly will that $250 million go towards? Simon Birmingham: Hello Monique, well, what we’re doing today is announcing a particular…

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Interview on Channel 9, Today on Sunday, with Rebecca Maddern

Transcript Topics: Assistance for regional tourism, border restrictions, JobKeeper changes. 27 September 2020 Rebecca Maddern: Well, it’s been announced this morning that $250 million is being spent to kickstart our tourism industry. We’re now joined by the Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Simon Birmingham. Minister, good morning. This package is designed to fill the $30…

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