Interview on 5AA, Weekends with Paul Richards

Transcript, E&OE Topics: …moving the economy through post COVID-19 recovery, travel within South Australia, concerns about crowded shopping malls, query about Cedar Meats. 10 May 2020   Paul Richards: Simon Birmingham, is the Federal Tourism Minister. It’s my pleasure to welcome him to the program on another day when South Australia has registered no new coronavirus…

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Press Conference, Parliament House Canberra

Transcript, E&OE Topics: China investigation into Australian barley imports, requests to extend JobKeeper and JobSeeker, Mike Kelly resignation. 10 May 2020   Simon Birmingham: …to reports about China’s potential imposition of duties on Australian imports of barley. China has been undertaking, for close to 18 months now, an investigation into claims made within China of dumping…

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Interview on ABC Radio Adelaide with David Bevan

Transcript, E&OE Topics: Free trade agreement with Indonesia; Newstart payment; JobSeeker payment; China. 08 May 2020   David Bevan: Senator Simon Birmingham, Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, good morning to you. Simon Birmingham: Good morning, David. I feel like I should start by saying mate. David Bevan: Yeah, mate. Now, the- we’re happy to take calls but…

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Interview on 6PR with Gareth Parker

Transcript, E&OE Topics: Future of domestic travel in Australia. 07 May 2020   Gareth Parker: The Federal Tourism Minister is Simon Birmingham. Minister, good morning. Simon Birmingham: Good morning, Gareth. Good to be with you. Gareth Parker: So that’s sort of the internal state debate which I’m going to come back to. But it seems that you and…

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Doorstop, Export Park, Adelaide Airport SA

Transcript, E&OE Topics: International Freight Assistance Mechanism; South Australian Exports; Adelaide University; Naval Group pay rises. 06 May 2020   Simon Birmingham: Thanks very much for coming over today. It’s great to be here with the Premier, with Minister Ridgway, and with the team from Pak Fresh, Singapore Airlines, and Darren Thomas from the Thomas Foods.…

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Interview on ABC Landline with Kath O’Sullivan

Transcript, E&OE Topics: Chinese Ambassador’s threat of a boycott of Australian produce; Free trade deals with EU and UK. 03 May 2020   Kath O’Sullivan: To discuss the fallout, we’re joined by Trade Minister Simon Birmingham. Was the Chinese Ambassador’s threat of a boycott of Australian produce by Chinese consumers a hollow threat? Simon Birmingham: Look, I…

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