Visit to China to advance regional trade

SENATOR THE HON SIMON BIRMINGHAM Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment MEDIA RELEASE 1 August 2019   Visit to China to advance regional trade   Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Simon Birmingham will this week represent Australia at the 8th Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) ministerial meeting in Beijing.   Minister Birmingham said the talks…

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New campaign to boost Indian tourism

Joint Media Release   SENATOR THE HON SIMON BIRMINGHAM Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment   SENATOR THE HON RICHARD COLBECK Minister for Youth and Sport   The Morrison Government has thrown its support behind the ICC T20 World Cup being held in Australia next year, announcing a new campaign to promote the tournaments and Australia to…

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Landmark pilot hydrogen project underway

Joint Media Release Senator the Hon Matthew Canavan Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment 19 July 2019 Construction has started on a half-billion dollar pilot hydrogen project which has the potential to create $2 billion in exports for Australia. Works began on liquefaction facilities…

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Australia posts record monthly trade surplus

3 July 2019 Australia registered a record trade surplus in May, underlining the continuing economic dividends the nation’s strong export sector is delivering. The May trade surplus reached $5.7 billion, surpassing the previous monthly record of $5.4 billion in February 2019, according to new data released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Australia’s five…

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Tourism Australia Board appointment

3 July 2019   The Morrison Government is pleased to announce today, the appointment of Penny Fowler to the Tourism Australia Board of Directors.   Minister for Tourism Simon Birmingham said Mrs Fowler who is Chairman of the Herald and Weekly Times in Melbourne, Deputy Chair of The Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria and is on the…

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Australia targets new an emerging tourism markets

Record numbers of tourists from South and South East Asia are spearheading strong growth in new and emerging markets, according to the latest International Visitor Survey released today.   Federal Minster for Tourism Simon Birmingham said Australia’s tourism industry continued to show solid growth with more than 8.5 million international travellers spending a record $44.3…

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G20 Ministerial Meeting on Trade and Digital Economy

7 June 2019   G20 Ministerial Meeting on Trade and Digital Economy   Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Simon Birmingham and Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews will attend the G20 Ministerial Meeting on Trade and the Digital Economy in Tsukuba, Japan on 8 and 9 June 2019.   Minister Birmingham said…

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