Joint ministerial statement by Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, New Zealand and Singapore

Joint ministerial statement 25 March 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic is a serious global crisis. As part of our collective response to combat COVID-19, Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, New Zealand and Singapore are committed to maintaining open and connected supply chains. We will also work closely to identify…

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Australia and Singapore enhance digital trade ties

Media release 23 March 2020 Australia and Singapore have today concluded negotiations on a landmark Digital Economy Agreement that will further boost trade opportunities with our largest two-way trading partner in South-East Asia. Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Simon Birmingham said that although the current circumstances were placing immense pressure on trade-exposed businesses, the…

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Free entry to Commonwealth national parks

Joint media release The Hon Simon Birmingham, Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment The Hon Sussan Ley MP, Minister for the Environment 13 March 2020 The Australian Government has announced that visitors will be able to access iconic Commonwealth national parks for free, with entry fees waived for Uluru-Kata Tjuta, Kakadu and Booderee National Parks…

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Australian brands get more exposure in India

Media release 26 February 2020 Australian brands will now have exposure to hundreds of millions of extra potential customers with the launch of the Australian online store on Amazon India.  Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Simon Birmingham who launched the new online store in Mumbai today, said the Australian store on Amazon India would…

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Australian brands get more exposure in India

Media release 26 February 2020 Australian brands will now have exposure to hundreds of millions of extra potential customers with the launch of the Australian online store on Amazon India.  Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Simon Birmingham who launched the new online store in Mumbai today, said the Australian store on Amazon India would…

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Aussie cuisine gets the taste test in India

Media release 25 February 2020 Vegemite, Carman’s, San Remo and Arnott’s are amongst the Australian food brands set to feature in a new Taste of Australia campaign, which will shine the spotlight on Australian products to millions of Indian consumers. Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Simon Birmingham today launched the Taste of Australia campaign…

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Boosting Australia’s tourism to Asia

Joint media release Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham, Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment The Hon Eva Lawler MLA, Acting Minister for Tourism, Sport and Culture 22 February 2020   300 qualified Aussie Specialist travel agents from across Asia will descend upon Australia’s Top End when Darwin plays host to Tourism Australia’s Corroboree Asia event…

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