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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Interview on 2GB, Drive with Jim Wilson

Transcript, E&OE Topics: international arrival caps, Qantas headquarters relocation 16 September 2020 Jim Wilson: We were told today how more Australians stranded overseas will be allowed to return home. Estimates vary but it suggested 20,000 to 25,000 Australians are stuck overseas. At the moment, there’s a cap of 4000 arrivals a week. The aim is not…

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Interview on 4BC Drive with Scott Emerson

Transcript, E&OE Topics: Lifting of the cap on Australians returning home, Qantas headquarters bidding 16 September 2020 Scott Emerson: Now we’ve had some good news today about this issue about Australians stranded overseas because of COVID. Obviously we’ve been hearing about the cases of thousands of Australians still over there trying to get back. Well today,…

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Interview on Sky News Live, Afternoon Agenda, with Kieran Gilbert

Transcript, E&OE Topics: Increasing caps on international arrivals; Qantas headquarters relocation; China import expo; Australia-China relationship 16 September 2020 Kieran Gilbert: Now, for more on this issue, I caught up with the Trade and Tourism Minister Simon Birmingham a short time ago. [Excerpt] Tourism and Trade Minister Simon Birmingham, thanks very much for your time. On…

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