2019 Alfred Deakin Institute Oration

The new divides, a century later: 100 years after Alfred Deakin’s death, an assessment of the modern day demarcation lines as they apply across contemporary politics and global trade. Speech 24 September 2019 Introduction Niina Marni. Hello and welcome in the language of the Kaurna people from my home in the Adelaide Plains, and can…

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Speech – World Routes Aviation Conference, Adelaide

SENATOR THE HON SIMON BIRMINGHAM Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Deputy Leader of the Government in the Senate Senator for South Australia   SPEECH World Routes Aviation Conference, Adelaide  22 September 2019   Good morning and welcome to Adelaide and my home state of South Australia.   I hope and trust you’re enjoying your stay…

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Speech – Global Heads of Mission Meeting, Canberra

SENATOR THE HON SIMON BIRMINGHAM Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Deputy Leader of the Government in the Senate Senator for South Australia E&OE TRANSCRIPT Global Heads of Mission Meeting      Topics: Australia’s trade and economy; International Australian diplomacy and free trade agreements; export opportunities for Australian businesses; opportunities for regional Australia; diversification of…

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Speech – Australia China Business Council (SA Branch), Adelaide

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Speech  Topics: Australia-China relations; Trading relationship; CIIE; 16/08/2019 Simon Birmingham: I acknowledge the Kaurna people, the traditional owners and custodians of the land on which we meet. I acknowledge their language and congratulations Tim and thank you for your Welcome to Country on your first attempts there at Kaurna language. I do occasionally…

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Speech – Center for China and Globalization, Beijing

SENATOR THE HON SIMON BIRMINGHAM Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment   SPEECH Center for China and Globalization, Beijing  2 August 2019   Australia and China: Mutual benefits through trade liberalisation and multilateral trade reform     I am delighted to be here, at this think tank for our times, when issues of global governance are…

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Speech – Australia China Business Council networking day, Canberra

26 June 2019   Thank you very much John for that welcome.  Ambassador Cheng thank you for your remarks before and your attendance and participation here today.  Ambassador-designate Fletcher, welcome and congratulations on your appointment.  Helen, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen.  Good morning, welcome to Canberra for many of you.  I begin by acknowledging and…

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