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SENATOR THE HON SIMON BIRMINGHAM Acting Minister for Foreign Affairs TRANSCRIPT E&OE TRANSCRIPT Press Conference Topics: Increase in scheduled repatriation flights; COVID-19 vaccine rollout. 16/01/21 2.00PM Simon Birmingham: Thanks very much for coming along today. The COVID-19 situation worldwide continues to be enormously challenging. Just in the last 24 hours, there have been more than…

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Interview on The Today Show, with Allison Langdon

Topics: COVID-19 UK strain; quarantine facilities; COVID-19 vaccine 15/01/2021 07:53AM Allison Langdon: Covid alarm has been sounded across the country this morning with concerns the highly contagious U.K. strain is spreading in the community. A quarantine hotel in Brisbane evacuated as covid detectives work to find out how the virus spread through the grand chancellor.…

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Interview on Ch 9 Today with David Campbell

Topics: Border closures and coronavirus impacts on tourism over Christmas; travel credits & refunds; 22/12/20 07:23AM   David Campbell:          For more on this coronavirus mutation that’s reached our shores, I’m joined now by Trade and Tourism Minister, Simon Birmingham, in Adelaide. Minister, good morning to you.   Simon Birmingham:       Good morning.   David Campbell:            Countries…

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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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