Interview on ABC Adelaide with David Bevan 

Topics: JobKeeper and JobSeeker announcements 22/07/20 09:06AM   David Bevan:   But in the meantime, many of you are struggling with much, much smaller amounts of money, trying to get by on JobSeeker, maybe on JobKeeper, and while those payments were increased substantially at the start of a pandemic, the Government has said: well after September, which…

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Interview on ABC North and West SA, with Georgia Roberts

 Topics: Flinders funding announcement; JobKeeper extension; retirement of Mathias Cormann. 15/07/20 08:37AM   Georgia Roberts:          Well, South Australia’s nearly $8 billion tourism industry has taken a major financial hit, due to COVID-19. And with no certainty around when our borders will open to visitors, we’re being encouraged to be tourists in our own backyard. Work has started…

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Interview on ABC Radio Adelaide, Mornings with David Bevan

Topics: Chinese Trade Minister; Hong Kong; Balancing the relationship with China; return of international students, extending JobKeeper, Melbourne outbreak 10/07/20 09:08AM     David Bevan:    Good morning, Simon Birmingham.   Simon Birmingham:     Good morning. David Bevan, good to be with you and good morning to your listeners.   David Bevan:    Would you like to buy into…

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Interview on 5AA, Breakfast, with Graeme Goodings

Topics: Eden-Monaro by-election; Mathias Cormann stepping down; 06/07/2020 07:06AM   Graeme Goodings:      Joining me now on the line, is Senator, Simon Birmingham. Federal trade Minister, Senator, good morning to you.   Simon Birmingham:    Good morning, Graeme. Great to be with you.   Graeme Goodings:      What do you make of Eden-Monaro? Labor looked like winning it,…

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Interview on Sky News Live First Edition with Peter Stefanovic

Topics: Air freight support for farmers, free trade deal with Indonesia, situation in Hong Kong and effects to trade, Finance portfolio speculation, Eden-Monaro by-election. 03/07/2020 07:47AM   Peter Stefanovic:          Well, the Federal Government will spend $240 million to extend support for airfreight flights to help farmers and fishers export their fresh produce overseas. The funding boost…

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Interview on ABC News, News Breakfast, with Ben Knight

Topics: Providing a Safe Haven for Hong Kongese; Free Trade Agreement with Indonesia; Dan Oakes. 03/07/2020 07:33AM   Ben Knight:      Trade Minister, Simon Birmingham, joins us now from Adelaide. Minister, good morning to you. The Prime Minister’s given a pretty strong signal that Australia is going to consider, at least safe haven, potentially pathway. What would you…

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Interview on Channel 9, Today, with Allison Langdon

  Topics: COVID-19 spreads to NSW; Review into JobKeeper; Future Submarine Program. 03/07/2020 07:13AM   Allison Langdon:         Well, the prediction nobody wanted to see come true, has. Victoria’s virus crisis crossing the border with confirmed cases in New South Wales and the top end linked to Melbourne’s outbreak. This, as the Prime Minister, again, attempts to enter…

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