Simon Birmingham

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Simon Birmingham said : “This is another step forward as South Australia emerges as a powerhouse in the building of ships and subs for our defence force,” “This incredible new facility will be the centre of Australia’s largest ever shipbuilding program and the centre for thousands of new jobs for South Australians” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, September 28, 2020 3:55:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We're working hard to make sure every safety precaution and measure is in place through our airports, our border protections, screening processes, to make sure people can travel safely between Australia and New Zealand without risk of encountering other air travellers that may be coming in from higher risk countries," External link

9news Monday, September 28, 2020 12:35:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We're working hard to make sure every safety precaution and measure is in place through our airports, our border protections, screening processes, to make sure people can travel safely between Australia and New Zealand without risk of encountering other air travellers that may be coming in from higher risk countries," External link

9news Sunday, September 27, 2020 11:02:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We're working hard to make sure every safety precaution and measure is in place through our airports, our border protections, screening processes, to make sure people can travel safely between Australia and New Zealand without risk of encountering other air travellers that may be coming in from higher risk countries," External link

qt Sunday, September 27, 2020 10:53:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We're working hard to make sure every safety precaution and measure is in place through our airports, our border protections, screening processes, to make sure people can travel safely between Australia and New Zealand without risk of encountering other air travellers that may be coming in from higher risk countries," External link

9news Sunday, September 27, 2020 10:32:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "To ensure a careful, staged easing back to a normal approach where we want jobs in Australia to be sustained not by government programs but by real genuine economic activity again," External link

9news Sunday, September 27, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We're working hard to make sure every safety precaution and measure is in place through our airports, our border protections, screening processes, to make sure people can travel safely between Australia and New Zealand without risk of encountering other air travellers that may be coming in from higher risk countries," External link

Stuff Sunday, September 27, 2020 12:30:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "Ultimately, whether New Zealand opens up to Australia will be a matter for New Zealand, but we are working to make sure we're ready and hopefully we can see those steps taken this year," External link

Stuff Sunday, September 27, 2020 12:30:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We're working hard to make sure every safety precaution and measure is in place through our airports, our border protections, screening processes, to make sure people can travel safely between Australia and New Zealand without risk of encountering other air travellers that may be coming in from higher risk countries," External link

9news Sunday, September 27, 2020 10:46:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “We want to make sure that our tourism regions are in the best possible shape on the other side of the COVID-19 pandemic,” External link

theepochtimes Sunday, September 27, 2020 9:57:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Tourism is such an important job creator and driver of many regional economies," External link

bordermail Sunday, September 27, 2020 6:26:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Tourism is such an important job creator and driver of many regional economies," External link

illawarramercury Sunday, September 27, 2020 3:11:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Tourism is such an important job creator and driver of many regional economies," External link

dailyadvertiser Sunday, September 27, 2020 2:59:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Tourism is such an important job creator and driver of many regional economies," External link

yahoo-au Sunday, September 27, 2020 2:45:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Tourism is such an important job creator and driver of many regional economies. We want to make sure that our tourism regions are in the best possible shape on the other side of the COVID-19 pandemic,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Sunday, September 27, 2020 2:40:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Decisions to close our international borders has been critical in the fight against COVID-19, however it has meant tourism regions and operators who are reliant on international visitors continue to do it incredibly tough," "This targeted new fund will support internationally dependent tourism regions to adapt their offerings, experiences and marketing to appeal to domestic visitors in the short-term and be in the strongest possible position to welcome back international tourists down the track" External link

abc-au Sunday, September 27, 2020 12:37:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "That's why our plan for the budget handed down next month is all about jobs," External link

yahoo-au Friday, September 18, 2020 2:45:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “We don’t want to see any repeat of the failure that happened in Victoria,” “So whether it’s standing up a new facility, looking at how we manage arrivals through airports, or which states we are seeing the growth in quarantine capacity in, we’ll work with them to ensure that with their health officers there is absolute safety and all the right precautions are put in place” External link

theepochtimes Thursday, September 17, 2020 6:47:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “It’s up to them as to what they think will work best in their cities” External link

theepochtimes Thursday, September 17, 2020 6:47:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "My understanding is that investigations that might be under way relate very much to potential foreign interference activities by publicised figures who have been identified in the media, who are Australians," External link

abc-au Wednesday, September 16, 2020 10:51:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "This has the potential to represent the worst of federalism and to spark a wave of corporate welfare-seeking by big business if we sort of have big companies around the country just auctioning off their head offices to states and territories," "In the end, it's taxpayers picking up the bill" External link

watoday Wednesday, September 16, 2020 5:15:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "This has the potential to represent the worst of federalism and to spark a wave of corporate welfare-seeking by big business if we sort of have big companies around the country just auctioning off their head offices to states and territories," "In the end, it's taxpayers picking up the bill" External link

theherald-au Wednesday, September 16, 2020 10:12:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "This has the potential to represent the worst of federalism and to spark a wave of corporate welfare-seeking by big business if we sort of have big companies around the country just auctioning off their head offices to states and territories," "In the end, it's taxpayers picking up the bill" External link

smh Wednesday, September 16, 2020 7:31:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham wrote : "There are plenty of empty seats on planes landing in Australia. The major constraint on arrivals are state caps on quarantine rooms," External link

abc-au Tuesday, September 15, 2020 8:17:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "If you wanted to come back you should have already come back in most circumstances," External link

muscatinejournal Tuesday, September 15, 2020 12:06:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Our exporters are already having to grapple with significant pressures as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and now is the worst possible time for such actions that only compound these pressures,” “It’s hard enough for our farmers and businesses right now and the last thing they need is further uncertainty and delays in getting their product out of Australia” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, September 12, 2020 9:15:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “These kinds of partnerships will be critical to further developing our emerging hydrogen industry and Australia’s future as a powerhouse in clean energy exports,” External link

miningweekly Friday, September 11, 2020 9:51:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “The Australian embassy provided the support that Australians would expect to be provided to Australians in trouble, particularly to journalists working in a foreign country,” “They ensured the safety of the two Australians involved. They resolved the matter diplomatically through discussions with Chinese authorities, which did provide those Chinese authorities with the opportunity to conduct those interviews but also guaranteed the safety and the ability to depart China for those two individuals” External link

guardian Friday, September 11, 2020 9:45:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham says : “Australia is certainly not engaging in any type of trade war [with China]” External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, September 10, 2020 2:48:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Through this taskforce and the ongoing work of Austrade we will highlight to global businesses that our overall economic management and handling of the COVID-19 pandemic strengthens our reputation as a stable and attractive investment destination," External link

peopledaily Friday, September 4, 2020 12:45:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Through this taskforce and the ongoing work of Austrade we will highlight to global businesses that our overall economic management and handling of the COVID-19 pandemic strengthens our reputation as a stable and attractive investment destination," External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, September 4, 2020 11:57:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Inconsistent and disproportionate approaches to border restrictions by some states and territories will continue to cause job losses in parts of our tourism industry," External link

abc-au Wednesday, September 2, 2020 6:26:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Our wine industry has worked incredibly hard to establish itself as a world-leading producer and export powerhouse," External link

qt Wednesday, September 2, 2020 12:36:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “I feel for her family very much at this point in time, and it is why we will do what we can to assist her as we would and have any Australian in these sorts of circumstances. There is a long history of different consular cases and points of difficulty that we have seen over the years. So, we should not see this as a first, or a one-off. It is concerning for her family and we will provide the assistance that we can,” External link

voanews Tuesday, September 1, 2020 12:57:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham told ( about Cheng Lei ) : "Cheng Lei is an Australian, a journalist who has been working in China for some period of time," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, September 1, 2020 10:28:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told ( about Cheng Lei ) : “Cheng Lei is an Australian, a journalist who has been working in China for some period of time. I've actually met her and been interviewed by her while overseas myself. I feel for her family very much at this point in time, and it's why we will do what we can to assist her, as we would and have any Australian in these sorts of circumstances,” External link

themalaymailonline Tuesday, September 1, 2020 5:40:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told ( about Cheng Lei ) : "Cheng Lei is an Australian, a journalist who has been working in China for some period of time. I've actually met her and been interviewed by her while overseas myself. I feel for her family very much at this point in time, and it's why we will do what we can to assist her, as we would and have any Australian in these sorts of circumstances," External link

trust Tuesday, September 1, 2020 4:53:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told ( about Cheng Lei ) : “We are obviously engaging where we can with Ms. Cheng Lei,” External link

therepublic Tuesday, September 1, 2020 2:59:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told ( about Cheng Lei ) : “We are obviously engaging where we can with Ms. Cheng Lei,” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, September 1, 2020 2:06:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told ( about Cheng Lei ) : “We are obviously engaging where we can with Ms. Cheng Lei,” External link

ABCnews Tuesday, September 1, 2020 1:59:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Her family has issued a statement, as you would have seen, in which they acknowledged the process and asked people to respect the privacy and refrain from comment,” “We will continue to work as best we can in providing her and her family with assistance through what is no doubt a difficult time for them” External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, September 1, 2020 1:31:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said ( about Murray Darling ) : "We strongly refute claims that initiatives like the Murray-Darling Basin Economic Development Program or programs that support research and development equate to a subsidy of our wine exports," External link

smh Monday, August 31, 2020 5:58:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said ( about Murray Darling ) : "We strongly refute claims that initiatives like the Murray-Darling Basin Economic Development Program or programs that support research and development equate to a subsidy of our wine exports," External link

watoday Monday, August 31, 2020 5:34:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said ( about Murray Darling ) : "We strongly refute claims that initiatives like the Murray-Darling Basin Economic Development Program or programs that support research and development equate to a subsidy of our wine exports," External link

theage Monday, August 31, 2020 5:23:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said ( about Murray Darling ) : "China is an important market for Australian wine and our wine is in demand from Chinese consumers. We strongly refute claims that initiatives like the Murray-Darling Basin Economic Development Program, or programs that support research and development equate to a subsidy of our wine exports," External link

ibtimes-sg Monday, August 31, 2020 2:34:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said ( about Murray Darling ) : “We strongly refute claims that initiatives like the Murray-Darling Basin Economic Development Program, or programs that support research and development equate to a subsidy of our wine exports,” External link

mercopress Monday, August 31, 2020 12:30:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said ( about Murray Darling ) : "We strongly refute claims that initiatives like the Murray-Darling Basin Economic Development Program, or programs that support research and development equate to a subsidy of our wine exports," External link

channelnewsasia Monday, August 31, 2020 10:30:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said ( about Murray Darling ) : "We strongly refute claims that initiatives like the Murray-Darling Basin Economic Development Program or programs that support research and development equate to a subsidy of our wine exports," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, August 31, 2020 8:58:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "Obviously COVID means there's a need to have a look at that piece of work - particularly the logo element - given some of the associations people were drawing," External link

qt Thursday, August 27, 2020 9:11:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We find these suggestions deeply troubling and quite perplexing. Australian wine is by no means subsidized, it is by no means sold at or below anything other than market rates in the world market. Indeed, Australian wine during the first half of this year proved itself to be the second highest priced wine sold in the Chinese market," External link

globalsecurity Thursday, August 20, 2020 7:33:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We find these suggestions deeply troubling and quite perplexing. Australian wine is by no means subsidized, it is by no means sold at or below anything other than market rates in the world market. Indeed, Australian wine during the first half of this year proved itself to be the second highest priced wine sold in the Chinese market," External link

chosun Thursday, August 20, 2020 2:51:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Australian wine is by no means subsidised, it is by no means sold at or below anything other than market rates in the world market,” External link

theepochtimes Wednesday, August 19, 2020 2:13:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “All we can do at this time is to support our winemakers, hundreds of them across Australia in terms of making the strongest possible case in their defence to Chinese authorities. That’s what we’ll be doing. It will be based on evidence and fact, and we are confident that it will be a compelling one,” External link

theepochtimes Wednesday, August 19, 2020 2:13:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "What we want is a constructive trading relationship, one where we can work together in the areas of mutual interest," External link

qt Wednesday, August 19, 2020 3:04:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We dismiss these perplexing allegations that somehow Australian wine is dumped onto the Chinese market or sold below market or cost rates," External link

abc-au Tuesday, August 18, 2020 10:12:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Australia is certainly not engaging in any type of war," External link

abc-au Tuesday, August 18, 2020 10:12:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Our hope and expectation is that these matters should be considered and addressed on their merits and that means that Beijing and Chinese authorities should look at the evidence,” External link

mynews13 Tuesday, August 18, 2020 2:16:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Our hope and expectation is that these matters should be considered and addressed on their merits and that means that Beijing and Chinese authorities should look at the evidence,” External link

wivb Tuesday, August 18, 2020 2:02:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Our hope and expectation is that these matters should be considered and addressed on their merits and that means that Beijing and Chinese authorities should look at the evidence,” External link

gazette Tuesday, August 18, 2020 1:26:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Our hope and expectation is that these matters should be considered and addressed on their merits and that means that Beijing and Chinese authorities should look at the evidence,” External link

dailyjournal Tuesday, August 18, 2020 12:49:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Our hope and expectation is that these matters should be considered and addressed on their merits and that means that Beijing and Chinese authorities should look at the evidence,” External link

click2houston Tuesday, August 18, 2020 12:49:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Our hope and expectation is that these matters should be considered and addressed on their merits and that means that Beijing and Chinese authorities should look at the evidence,” External link

beaumontenterprise Tuesday, August 18, 2020 12:40:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Our hope and expectation is that these matters should be considered and addressed on their merits and that means that Beijing and Chinese authorities should look at the evidence,” External link

wral Tuesday, August 18, 2020 12:39:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Our hope and expectation is that these matters should be considered and addressed on their merits and that means that Beijing and Chinese authorities should look at the evidence,” External link

missoulian Tuesday, August 18, 2020 12:10:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Our hope and expectation is that these matters should be considered and addressed on their merits and that means that Beijing and Chinese authorities should look at the evidence,” External link

muscatinejournal Tuesday, August 18, 2020 12:04:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Our hope and expectation is that these matters should be considered and addressed on their merits and that means that Beijing and Chinese authorities should look at the evidence,” External link

washtimes Tuesday, August 18, 2020 12:03:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Our hope and expectation is that these matters should be considered and addressed on their merits and that means that Beijing and Chinese authorities should look at the evidence,” External link

wacotrib Tuesday, August 18, 2020 12:02:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Our hope and expectation is that these matters should be considered and addressed on their merits and that means that Beijing and Chinese authorities should look at the evidence,” External link

siouxcityjournal Tuesday, August 18, 2020 12:01:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Our hope and expectation is that these matters should be considered and addressed on their merits and that means that Beijing and Chinese authorities should look at the evidence," External link

startribune Tuesday, August 18, 2020 11:30:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Our hope and expectation is that these matters should be considered and addressed on their merits and that means that Beijing and Chinese authorities should look at the evidence,” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, August 18, 2020 11:17:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "I'd urge the other premiers and chief ministers to think about adopting a similar stance, rather than a blanket stance that is only going to continue to harm the tourism industry in those states" External link

abc-au Tuesday, August 18, 2020 11:14:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham replied : "But if there's been a breach [in NSW] too, doesn't it also show a tragic failure as happened in Victoria?" External link

abc-au Tuesday, August 18, 2020 11:14:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham replied : "There is always the risk of transmission. It is why appropriate higher testing rates are necessary. " External link

abc-au Tuesday, August 18, 2020 11:14:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Our hope and expectation is that these matters should be considered and addressed on their merits and that means that Beijing and Chinese authorities should look at the evidence,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, August 18, 2020 11:12:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "This is a very disappointing and perplexing development," "Australian wine is highly sought after in China because of its quality. Australian wine is not sold at below-market prices and exports are not subsidised" External link

abc-au Tuesday, August 18, 2020 8:27:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham stated : “This is a incredibly disappointing and perplexing growth,” External link

haveeru Tuesday, August 18, 2020 8:24:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Australian wine is not sold at below market prices and exports are not subsidised," External link

trust2 Tuesday, August 18, 2020 8:13:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Australian wine is not sold at below market prices and exports are not subsidised," External link

4-traders Tuesday, August 18, 2020 8:12:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "International education is a huge services export industry for Australia and for South Australia," External link

watoday Monday, August 17, 2020 6:42:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "International education is a huge services export industry for Australia and for South Australia," External link

watoday Monday, August 17, 2020 4:11:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “It’s being done with the utmost safety requirements in place,” “All of the quarantine requirements, all of the testing requirements all of those factors have been built in with this having been approved by state and federal authorities to make sure everyone can have confidence that this is not going to pose any risk” External link

aap-au Monday, August 17, 2020 4:05:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “It’s being done with the utmost safety requirements in place,” “All of the quarantine requirements, all of the testing requirements, all of those factors have been built in with this having been approved by state and federal authorities to make sure everyone can have confidence that this is not going to pose any risk” External link

theepochtimes Sunday, August 16, 2020 5:31:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "It's being done with the utmost safety requirements in place," "All of the quarantine requirements, all of the testing requirements all of those factors have been built in with this having been approved by state and federal authorities to make sure everyone can have confidence that this is not going to pose any risk" External link

dailyadvertiser Sunday, August 16, 2020 4:52:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "Get out there and pretend that you're overseas and do the types of things you would do overseas while travelling around Australia," External link

maitlandmercury Friday, August 14, 2020 8:05:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : “That’s shocking news for so many small and medium businesses around Australia,” External link

theepochtimes Friday, August 14, 2020 4:25:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "If we get to a point where some states choose to keep their border restrictions in place longer than even reasonable health advice would suggest, well then those states need to stump up and also help to support the tourism industry," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, August 13, 2020 11:54:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "If a state or territory border were to remain closed to a jurisdiction that had successfully suppressed the spread of COVID-19, then that state or territory government will need to be accountable to their tourism industry and will ultimately need to provide additional support," External link

smh Thursday, August 13, 2020 1:27:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "If a state or territory border were to remain closed to a jurisdiction that had successfully suppressed the spread of COVID-19, then that state or territory government will need to be accountable to their tourism industry and will ultimately need to provide additional support," External link

theage Thursday, August 13, 2020 1:23:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "If a state or territory border were to remain closed to a jurisdiction that had successfully suppressed the spread of COVID-19, then that state or territory government will need to be accountable to their tourism industry and will ultimately need to provide additional support," External link

theage Thursday, August 13, 2020 9:40:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "If a state or territory border were to remain closed to a jurisdiction that had successfully suppressed the spread of COVID-19, then that state or territory government will need to be accountable to their tourism industry and will ultimately need to provide additional support," External link

smh Thursday, August 13, 2020 8:20:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "If a state or territory border were to remain closed to a jurisdiction that had successfully suppressed the spread of COVID-19, then that state or territory government will need to be accountable to their tourism industry and will ultimately need to provide additional support," External link

theage Thursday, August 13, 2020 8:08:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "With our international borders expected to remain closed for the foreseeable future, our priority right now is getting Australians travelling to parts where we have successfully suppressed the spread of COVID-19," External link

theage Wednesday, August 12, 2020 11:21:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "The best thing that can happen for our tourism industry right now, is for people to make bookings and undertake trips within Australia, where it is safe to do so, because this will help save a small business or the job of a fellow Australian," External link

theherald-au Wednesday, August 12, 2020 4:38:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "The best thing that can happen for our tourism industry right now, is for people to make bookings and undertake trips within Australia, where it is safe to do so, because this will help save a small business or the job of a fellow Australian," External link

bordermail Wednesday, August 12, 2020 2:21:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham noted : "These are some of the most ambitious digital trade rules Australia has ever negotiated, and this agreement will serve as benchmark for other digital trade rule negotiations within our region," "The agreement builds on Australia's and Singapore's leading roles in negotiating new international rules on e-commerce in the World Trade Organisation (WTO) to better facilitate the growing volumes of digital trade across the globe" External link

straitstimesSG Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:28:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Despite the ongoing domestic and international challenges, Australian exporters across a range of sectors like resources, agriculture and advanced manufacturing continue to withstand global economic shocks and remain highly sought after in our key markets,” External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, August 4, 2020 12:04:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Despite the ongoing domestic and international challenges, Australian exporters across a range of sectors like resources, agriculture and advanced manufacturing continue to withstand global economic shocks and remain highly sought after in our key markets,” External link

theage Tuesday, August 4, 2020 11:10:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “There is a willingness by Australians certainly to get out there in terms of drive tourism, and to get out there and experience parts of Australia,” External link

brisbanetimes Monday, August 3, 2020 9:23:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “There is a willingness by Australians certainly to get out there in terms of drive tourism, and to get out there and experience parts of Australia,” External link

watoday Monday, August 3, 2020 8:43:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “We’ll be having a look, whether it’s in this year’s budget or in the lead-up to the end of the JobKeeper program about the status of the sector and the economy overall, and what’s necessary at those junctures” External link

aap-au Friday, July 31, 2020 10:00:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We'll be having a look, whether it's in this year's budget or in the lead-up to the end of the JobKeeper program about the status of the sector and the economy overall, and what's necessary at those junctures" External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, July 30, 2020 11:12:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We'll be having a look, whether it's in this year's budget or in the lead-up to the end of the JobKeeper program about the status of the sector and the economy overall, and what's necessary at those junctures" External link

bordermail Thursday, July 30, 2020 10:16:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "With Australian wine exporters enjoying zero tariffs into Canada, this is a market with real potential for growth and this agreement will provide further opportunities for our wine exporters to sell more Australian wine in Canada," External link

watoday Sunday, July 26, 2020 1:19:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Investment is a different kind of commercial relationship to trade. It's more than just a series of transactions – it's an enduring vote of confidence," "It's a long-term commitment to partner for mutual gain by sharing business nous, technology, and talent" External link

smh Tuesday, July 21, 2020 10:38:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Investment is a different kind of commercial relationship to trade. It's more than just a series of transactions – it's an enduring vote of confidence," "It's a long-term commitment to partner for mutual gain by sharing business nous, technology, and talent" External link

watoday Tuesday, July 21, 2020 10:22:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Investment is a different kind of commercial relationship to trade. It's more than just a series of transactions – it's an enduring vote of confidence," "It's a long-term commitment to partner for mutual gain by sharing business nous, technology, and talent" External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, July 21, 2020 9:58:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "This FTA provides certainty and transparency for Australian businesses trading and investing in Hong Kong," "We continue to monitor developments in Hong Kong so as to act in accordance with Australia's values and interests" External link

abc-au Monday, July 13, 2020 5:47:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham added ( about Hong Kong has ) : “We desperately wish to see Hong Kong retain its status as a location where under the ‘one country, two systems,’ the basic law is respected — it continues to be upheld by an independent judiciary, that we want to see those key principles retained because that’s what’s made Hong Kong such an important center for commerce and investment across our region,” External link

taipeitimes Saturday, July 11, 2020 9:06:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "With our international borders expected to remain closed for the foreseeable future, our priority right now is getting Australians travelling to parts where we have successfully suppressed the spread of COVID-19," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, July 8, 2020 3:26:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "The Morrison Government's decision to close our international borders, and other necessary restrictions have played a critical role in keeping Australians safe and has helped to suppress the spread of COVID-19," External link

qt Wednesday, July 8, 2020 12:03:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "I hope we can see that advance and it will happen faster if Australian states open up to each other faster as well," "If we can do those things, well, then, we may be able to have discussions about other parameters, for other longer stay visitors or targeted streams of individuals from nations" External link

qt Monday, July 6, 2020 6:10:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "With one in five jobs trade related, enhancing opportunities for our exporters, with key trading partners such as Indonesia will be crucial to reducing job losses arising from the COVID-19 pandemic and a critical part of our ultimate economic recovery," External link

dailyadvertiser Sunday, July 5, 2020 4:14:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “We’re just working carefully through scenarios, in terms of what could occur, what we may need to respond to and they include scenarios around whether or not there may be individuals who need safe haven or circumstances, where they might seek to move their base or the locality,” External link

theepochtimes Friday, July 3, 2020 1:50:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham told ( about Mathias Cormann ) : "I know Mathias is 100 per cent focused on the job that he has as finance minister," External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, July 3, 2020 3:12:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told ( about Mathias Cormann ) : "I know Mathias is 100 per cent focused on the job that he has as finance minister," External link

illawarramercury Friday, July 3, 2020 1:44:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Australia is committed to meeting and exceeding our 2030 targets, just as we have met and exceeded each of our earlier emissions reduction targets" External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, July 1, 2020 12:35:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Australia is committed to meeting and exceeding our 2030 targets, just as we have met and exceeded each of our earlier emissions reduction targets" External link

smh Wednesday, July 1, 2020 12:05:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Australia is committed to meeting and exceeding our 2030 targets, just as we have met and exceeded each of our earlier emissions reduction targets" External link

watoday Wednesday, July 1, 2020 11:52:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham says : "We should learn from history, not seek to airbrush it or shove it away," External link

portstephensexaminer Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:33:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We can simply work through the 14-day quarantine periods that have worked so well in terms of returning Australians to this country safely," External link

iol Wednesday, June 24, 2020 12:12:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “I know we go into this with similar ambitions and similar belief that because of our common outlook and values, this is an agreement we should be able to strike quickly and easily,” External link

pressandjournal Monday, June 22, 2020 3:20:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham says : "We should learn from history, not seek to airbrush it or shove it away," External link

bordermail Sunday, June 21, 2020 4:00:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Now whether we can actually get people to do that, whether it is in the right places and the right regions and the same business is part of the challenge, and what we are working through right now," External link

xinhuanet_en Saturday, June 20, 2020 12:11:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Although the World Health Organisation has said there is no evidence that COVID-19 can be transmitted by food, we respect all attempts to suppress its spread" External link

abc-au Friday, June 19, 2020 6:53:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "I do sadly think that in terms of open tourist-related travel in or out of Australia, that remains quite some distance off," External link

news-am Thursday, June 18, 2020 11:32:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "I do sadly think that in terms of open tourist-related travel in or out of Australia, that remains quite some distance off" External link

nottinghampost Thursday, June 18, 2020 9:49:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "I do sadly think that in terms of open tourist-related travel in or out of Australia, that remains quite some distance off" External link

southwales-eveningpost Thursday, June 18, 2020 8:52:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "I do sadly think that in terms of open tourist-related travel in or out of Australia, that remains quite some distance off" External link

bristolpost Thursday, June 18, 2020 6:57:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "I do sadly think that in terms of open tourist-related travel in or out of Australia, that remains quite some distance off" External link

icWales Thursday, June 18, 2020 4:41:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : “I do sadly think that in terms of open tourist-related travel in or out of Australia, that remains quite some distance off. Just because of the practicalities of the volumes that are involved and the need for us to first and foremost keep putting health first,” External link

thenational Thursday, June 18, 2020 2:35:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "I do sadly think that in terms of open tourist-related travel in or out of Australia, that remains quite some distance off" External link

themirror Thursday, June 18, 2020 2:12:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham afirmou : “Estamos a preparar-nos para esse acordo desde que o Reino Unido decidiu deixar a União Europeia e congratulo-me com o início das negociações” External link

diarioeconomico Thursday, June 18, 2020 10:38:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : “Those who might not only be international students but be here for longer term work purposes or longer term business and investment purposes, logically you can extend those sort of same safeguards to them and their state,” External link

dailytelegraph Thursday, June 18, 2020 5:13:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “We’ve been preparing for this deal since the UK decided to leave the EU and welcome their agreement to commence negotiations,” External link

theepochtimes Thursday, June 18, 2020 3:20:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Having more export options can only be a good thing for our farmers and businesses, and that’s why we will be seeking improved market access, including for agricultural products, through the elimination wherever possible of tariffs, quotas, and non-tariff barriers,” External link

theepochtimes Thursday, June 18, 2020 3:20:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham commented : “Both Australia and the UK want an ambitious and comprehensive agreement that builds on our already significant people-to-people links and creates new opportunities for exporters, generating more jobs in our nations,” “This agreement will underpin the future economic relationship between our two countries and send a strong signal of our mutual support for free trade, which will be vital in a post-COVID-19 world,” External link

theepochtimes Thursday, June 18, 2020 3:20:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Boosting trade in services, a growing part of our economy and a central element of the UK economy, not only makes economic sense but has real potential to grow well beyond the $15 billion of value it generates now,” External link

theepochtimes Thursday, June 18, 2020 3:20:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said ( about Anthony Albanese ) : "This is for Anthony Albanese to come out and answer on these questions as to how on earth it's gotten this bad, what he knows and what can really clean this up right across the party, including within his federal wing," External link

abc-au Thursday, June 18, 2020 1:58:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "In terms of other countries and how we look at shorter-term visitation, that becomes much more challenging once you move beyond New Zealand," External link

Stuff Thursday, June 18, 2020 1:05:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Australia's agricultural commodity forecaster ABARES has estimated the loss to Australia from China's decision to be $330 million, but the loss to China being in the order of potentially $3.6 billion," External link

abc-au Wednesday, June 17, 2020 10:40:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Australia's agricultural commodity forecaster ABARES has estimated the loss to Australia from China's decision to be $330 million, but the loss to China being in the order of potentially $3.6 billion," External link

abc-au Wednesday, June 17, 2020 10:40:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "While seeking a reversal of this decision in China, we're working closely with industry on alternative market opportunities throughout Asia and the Middle East," External link

abc-au Wednesday, June 17, 2020 10:40:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We can simply work through the 14-day quarantine periods that have worked so well in terms of returning Australians to this country safely," External link

newshub Wednesday, June 17, 2020 9:50:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Australia will be looking to secure better market access for goods exports, especially in agriculture, and high-standard rules on digital trade and investment,” External link

taipeitimes Wednesday, June 17, 2020 8:56:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "tourist-related travel in or out of Australia remains quite some distance off" "Just because of the practicalities of the volumes that are involved and the need for us to first and foremost keep putting health first," External link

ibtimes-sg Wednesday, June 17, 2020 5:26:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham added : "We can work with those countries and find safe pathways to deal with essential business travel that helps to contribute to jobs across our economies," External link

ibtimes-sg Wednesday, June 17, 2020 5:26:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Australia's agricultural commodity forecaster, ABARES, has estimated the loss to Australia from China's decision to be $330 million, but the loss to China being in the order of $3.6 billion," External link

qt Wednesday, June 17, 2020 1:59:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : “It’s frustrating, it’s more disappointing in the sense that I think it is lost opportunity,” External link

680news Wednesday, June 17, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham dit : "J'espère que nous connaîtrons une percée concernant les vaccins et d'autres moyens de gestion qui changeront ça, mais aujourd'hui, le succès à l'international de l'Australie en matière de gestion et d'élimination du COVID est significativement conforté par les restrictions frontalières strictes que nous avons mises en place et je soupçonne qu'elles seront encore là pour un bout de temps" External link

french.china.org.cn Wednesday, June 17, 2020 1:10:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We can simply work through the 14-day quarantine periods that have worked so well in terms of returning Australians to this country safely," External link

JakartaPost Wednesday, June 17, 2020 12:32:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham replied : "Honestly, I think that is more likely the case" External link

nzherald Wednesday, June 17, 2020 12:29:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We can simply work through the 14-day quarantine periods that have worked so well in terms of returning Australians to this country safely," External link

abc-au Wednesday, June 17, 2020 12:18:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham added : "I hope that we can look eventually at some of those countries who have similar successes suppressing the spread of COVID-19 to Australia and New Zealand," "But I do, sadly, think that in terms of open tourist-related travel in or out of Australia, that remains quite some distance off, just because of the practicalities of the volumes that are involved and the need for us to first and foremost keep putting health first" External link

abc-au Wednesday, June 17, 2020 12:18:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “We can simply work through the 14-day quarantine periods that have worked so well in terms of returning Australians to this country safely,” External link

GulfDailyNews Wednesday, June 17, 2020 12:10:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Australia welcomes the opportunity to cooperate on infrastructure investments in other countries, in third countries, where it is in the interests of that third country, where it is valuable infrastructure investment, where it respects the sovereignty of that third country and where it is financially suitable and appropriate for that third country," "In terms of the difference between a national government signing an agreement and a state or territory government signing an agreement – well I think that goes to the fundamental premise of the fact the Australian government sets Australian foreign policy in our engagement with other nations, and it shouldn't be outsourced or run by separate ... state or territory governments" External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, June 17, 2020 11:21:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Australia welcomes the opportunity to cooperate on infrastructure investments in other countries, in third countries, where it is in the interests of that third country, where it is valuable infrastructure investment, where it respects the sovereignty of that third country and where it is financially suitable and appropriate for that third country," "In terms of the difference between a national government signing an agreement and a state or territory government signing an agreement – well I think that goes to the fundamental premise of the fact the Australian government sets Australian foreign policy in our engagement with other nations, and it shouldn't be outsourced or run by separate ... state or territory governments" External link

smh Wednesday, June 17, 2020 11:18:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Australia welcomes the opportunity to cooperate on infrastructure investments in other countries, in third countries, where it is in the interests of that third country, where it is valuable infrastructure investment, where it respects the sovereignty of that third country and where it is financially suitable and appropriate for that third country," "In terms of the difference between a national government signing an agreement and a state or territory government signing an agreement – well I think that goes to the fundamental premise of the fact the Australian government sets Australian foreign policy in our engagement with other nations, and it shouldn't be outsourced or run by separate ... state or territory governments" External link

watoday Wednesday, June 17, 2020 10:58:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham replied : "Honestly, I think that is more likely the case" External link

qt Wednesday, June 17, 2020 10:36:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We can simply work through the 14-day quarantine periods that have worked so well in terms of returning Australians to this country safely," External link

abc-au Wednesday, June 17, 2020 10:28:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham added : "I hope that we can look eventually at some of those countries who have similar successes suppressing the spread of COVID-19 to Australia and New Zealand," "But I do, sadly, think that in terms of open tourist-related travel in or out of Australia, that remains quite some distance off, just because of the practicalities of the volumes that are involved and the need for us to first and foremost keep putting health first" External link

abc-au Wednesday, June 17, 2020 10:28:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "I hope that we can look eventually at some of those countries who have similar successes suppressing the spread of COVID-19 to Australia and New Zealand," "But I do, sadly, think that in terms of open tourist-related travel in or out of Australia, that remains quite some distance off, just because of the practicalities of the volumes that are involved and the need for us to first and foremost keep putting health first" External link

abc-au Wednesday, June 17, 2020 9:43:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We can simply work through the 14-day quarantine periods that have worked so well in terms of returning Australians to this country safely," External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, June 17, 2020 9:38:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “We’ve been preparing for this deal since the UK decided to leave the EU and welcome their agreement to commence negotiations,” External link

guardian Wednesday, June 17, 2020 9:27:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “As both our nations begin to shift our focus towards the economic recovery from Covid-19, a UK-Australia FTA will help to expand choices and export opportunities and secure stronger supply chains to better withstand future shocks,” External link

guardian Wednesday, June 17, 2020 9:27:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “That means it presents significant opportunities for us,” “Back at the time that the UK entered into the European Economic Community it was our third-largest goods trading market. It’s now our 12th” External link

guardian Wednesday, June 17, 2020 9:27:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “I don’t have any favoured children in that regard – I want to love them both equally” External link

guardian Wednesday, June 17, 2020 9:27:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We can simply work through the 14-day quarantine periods that have worked so well in terms of returning Australians to this country safely," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, June 17, 2020 9:21:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We can simply work through the 14-day quarantine periods that have worked so well in terms of returning Australians to this country safely," External link

independent-ie Wednesday, June 17, 2020 9:05:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “We can simply work through the 14-day quarantine periods that have worked so well in terms of returning Australians to this country safely,” External link

themalaymailonline Wednesday, June 17, 2020 8:26:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We can simply work through the 14-day quarantine periods that have worked so well in terms of returning Australians to this country safely," External link

trust Wednesday, June 17, 2020 7:57:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham dit : "L'UE représente un marché plus grand et malgré le Brexit, il reste un marché plus grand. Mais cela ne rend pas le marché britannique moins important" External link

afp-fr Wednesday, June 17, 2020 7:55:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "Australia will be looking to secure better market access for goods exports, especially in agriculture, and high standard rules for digital trade and investment to expand our already deep economic relationship," External link

abc-au Wednesday, June 17, 2020 7:55:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "China's decision on Australian barley impedes the ability of Australian exporters and farmers to compete on fair terms," External link

abc-au Wednesday, June 17, 2020 7:55:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "UK consumers turned away from Australian produce when high tariffs and low quotas were imposed as a result of their membership of the EU," "Brexit now presents new opportunities for our two nations" External link

abc-au Wednesday, June 17, 2020 7:55:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Keeping those border restrictions largely in place is a price we have to pay to keep COVID-19 under control," External link

wsau Wednesday, June 17, 2020 7:28:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : “It’s frustrating, it’s more disappointing in the sense that I think it is lost opportunity,” External link

beaumontenterprise Wednesday, June 17, 2020 7:07:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : “It’s frustrating, it’s more disappointing in the sense that I think it is lost opportunity,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, June 17, 2020 6:50:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Having more export options can only be a good thing for our farmers and businesses, and that's why we will be seeking improved market access, including for agricultural products, through the elimination wherever possible of tariffs, quotas and non-tariff barriers," External link

abc-au Wednesday, June 17, 2020 6:05:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told ( about Mr Morrison ) : "This is very distressing for Mr Gilespie and his loved ones, and our government will continue to provide consular assistance," External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, June 16, 2020 5:28:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : “This is very distressing for Mr. Gilespie and his loved ones and our government will continue to provided consular assistance,” External link

timesofindia Monday, June 15, 2020 12:23:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : “This is very distressing for Mr. Gilespie and his loved ones and our government will continue to provided consular assistance,” External link

news-yahoo Monday, June 15, 2020 11:24:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : “This is very distressing for Mr. Gilespie and his loved ones and our government will continue to provided consular assistance,” External link

eagletribune Monday, June 15, 2020 10:05:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “There are complex contingency issues to be dealt with, we are working through those,” “When New Zealand is ready and we’re ready, then we look forward to welcoming our Kiwi cousins back” External link

aap-au Monday, June 15, 2020 2:44:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "This is very distressing for Mr Gillespie and his loved ones and our government will continue to provide consular assistance," External link

nzherald Sunday, June 14, 2020 10:42:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “we shouldn’t necessarily view it as such” External link

BangkokPost Sunday, June 14, 2020 3:35:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "Over the last decade China has carried out death sentences in relation to citizens from the Philippines, from Japan and from other parts of the world," External link

watoday Sunday, June 14, 2020 2:45:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “we shouldn’t necessarily view it as such” External link

bloomberg Sunday, June 14, 2020 1:09:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "This is very distressing for Mr Gilespie and his loved ones, and our government will continue to provide consular assistance," External link

Stuff Sunday, June 14, 2020 12:13:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "With very few passenger planes flying overseas at present, we need to make sure local farmers and producers across south east Queensland still have avenues to get their produce over to their overseas customers," External link

illawarramercury Sunday, June 14, 2020 9:25:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "With very few passenger planes flying overseas at present, we need to make sure local farmers and producers across south east Queensland still have avenues to get their produce over to their overseas customers," External link

dailyadvertiser Sunday, June 14, 2020 8:36:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "This is very distressing for Mr Gilespie and his loved ones, and our government will continue to provided consular assistance," External link

9news Sunday, June 14, 2020 8:17:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We shouldn't necessarily view it as such" External link

9news Sunday, June 14, 2020 8:17:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "With very few passenger planes flying overseas at present, we need to make sure local farmers and producers across south east Queensland still have avenues to get their produce over to their overseas customers," External link

yahoo-au Sunday, June 14, 2020 8:13:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : “This is very distressing for Mr. Gillespie and his loved ones and our government will continue to provided consular assistance,” External link

msn-uk Sunday, June 14, 2020 7:10:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told ( about Mr Hamilton ) : "This is very distressing for Mr Gilespie and his loved ones, and our government will continue to provided consular assistance," External link

9news Sunday, June 14, 2020 6:45:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "This is very distressing for Mr Gillespie and his loved ones and our government will continue to provided consular assistance," External link

news-yahoo Sunday, June 14, 2020 6:04:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "Over the last decade China has carried out death sentences in relation to citizens from the Philippines, from Japan and from other parts of the world," External link

watoday Sunday, June 14, 2020 5:34:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "As a country we offer high quality education, an amazing lifestyle for those who come here, opportunities to experience the Australian way of life and, of course, a very safe environment," External link

dailyadvertiser Sunday, June 14, 2020 5:31:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "This is a reminder to all Australians, as is often the case when these sorts of consular cases come up, that Australian laws don't apply overseas," External link

qt Sunday, June 14, 2020 5:29:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "This is very distressing for Mr. Gillespie and his loved ones and our government will continue to provided consular assistance," External link

startribune Sunday, June 14, 2020 4:59:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : “This is very distressing for Mr. Gillespie and his loved ones and our government will continue to provided consular assistance,” External link

TorontoStar Sunday, June 14, 2020 4:39:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "There are complex contingency issues to be dealt with, we are working through those," "When New Zealand is ready and we're ready, then we look forward to welcoming our Kiwi cousins back" External link

yahoo-au Sunday, June 14, 2020 2:38:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "This is very distressing for Mr Gillespie and his loved ones, and our government will continue to provided consular assistance," External link

maitlandmercury Sunday, June 14, 2020 2:19:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "While the number of guests will be well within COVID safeguards, the threatened 46 candles may present a fire risk," External link

smh Saturday, June 13, 2020 5:07:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “The Government warmly welcomes this WTO decision that confirms our tobacco packaging laws are consistent with Australia's international trade and investment obligations,” “We have robustly defended Australia’s right to introduce measures to protect the health of Australians and this WTO ruling reaffirms that this legislation is within the international trade rules” External link

asiantribune Thursday, June 11, 2020 10:57:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We shouldn't wait for the slowest state for us to open up travel with New Zealand," External link

watoday Wednesday, June 10, 2020 8:21:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "It would also be a loss to those Chinese students who would lose out on getting a high quality English language education in one of the safest countries on Earth," "And for the long term, it would do nothing to help further the mutual understanding between our two nations as well" External link

abc-au Wednesday, June 10, 2020 3:41:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We shouldn't wait for the slowest state for us to open up travel with New Zealand," External link

smh Wednesday, June 10, 2020 11:14:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "Unfortunately, our requests for a discussion have so far been met negatively," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, June 9, 2020 2:47:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "Unfortunately our requests for a discussion have so far been met negatively," External link

9news Monday, June 8, 2020 2:09:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Australia is open to having difficult discussions on matters upon which we may disagree with other countries but we will do so respectfully, thoughtfully, calmly," "It's unfortunate when other nations won't respond or reciprocate in kind" External link

9news Monday, June 8, 2020 2:09:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "Unfortunately, our requests for a discussion have so far been met negatively," External link

thecattlesite Monday, June 8, 2020 11:23:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Australia's a country where our leaders and our communities condemn racism and where we have very clear processes in place if violent attacks occur for people to report them," "But I think the idea that Australia, in any way, is an unsafe destination for visitors to come to is one that just does not stand up to scrutiny" External link

abc-au Monday, June 8, 2020 8:28:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "Unfortunately, our requests for a discussion have so far been met negatively," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, June 8, 2020 7:08:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "Unfortunately our requests for a discussion have so far been met negatively," External link

9news Monday, June 8, 2020 7:00:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Australia is open to having difficult discussions on matters upon which we may disagree with other countries but we will do so respectfully, thoughtfully, calmly," "It's unfortunate when other nations won't respond or reciprocate in kind" External link

9news Monday, June 8, 2020 7:00:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : “Unfortunately, our requests for a discussion have so far been met negatively,” External link

themalaymailonline Monday, June 8, 2020 6:08:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "Unfortunately, our requests for a discussion have so far been met negatively," External link

wsau Monday, June 8, 2020 5:41:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "I think the timing was incredibly unfortunate and I accept events that occurred in the United States were not within the control of any of the protest organisers," External link

yahoo-au Monday, June 8, 2020 5:12:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "Unfortunately our requests for a discussion have so far been met negatively," External link

illawarramercury Monday, June 8, 2020 2:30:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Australia is open to have difficult discussions on matters upon which we may disagree with other countries but we will do so respectfully, thoughtfully, calmly," "It's unfortunate when other nations won't respond or reciprocate in kind" External link

illawarramercury Monday, June 8, 2020 2:30:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : “I think the timing was incredibly unfortunate and I accept events that occurred in the United States were not within the control of any of the protest organisers,” External link

aap-au Monday, June 8, 2020 2:23:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "Unfortunately our requests for a discussion have so far been met negatively," External link

dailyadvertiser Monday, June 8, 2020 2:13:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Australia is open to have difficult discussions on matters upon which we may disagree with other countries but we will do so respectfully, thoughtfully, calmly," "It's unfortunate when other nations won't respond or reciprocate in kind" External link

dailyadvertiser Monday, June 8, 2020 2:13:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "Unfortunately our requests for a discussion have so far been met negatively," External link

bordermail Monday, June 8, 2020 1:59:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Australia is open to have difficult discussions on matters upon which we may disagree with other countries but we will do so respectfully, thoughtfully, calmly," "It's unfortunate when other nations won't respond or reciprocate in kind" External link

bordermail Monday, June 8, 2020 1:59:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "Unfortunately our requests for a discussion have so far been met negatively," External link

maitlandmercury Monday, June 8, 2020 1:33:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Australia is open to have difficult discussions on matters upon which we may disagree with other countries but we will do so respectfully, thoughtfully, calmly," "It's unfortunate when other nations won't respond or reciprocate in kind" External link

maitlandmercury Monday, June 8, 2020 1:33:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "Unfortunately our requests for a discussion have so far been met negatively," External link

yahoo-au Monday, June 8, 2020 1:12:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "The Chinese-Australian community is a significant and valued contributor to that success story," External link

abc-au Sunday, June 7, 2020 11:08:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "We reject China's assertions in this statement, which have no basis in fact," External link

upi Saturday, June 6, 2020 7:00:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "We reject China's assertions in this statement, which have no basis in fact," External link

illawarramercury Saturday, June 6, 2020 8:40:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "We reject China's assertions in this statement, which have no basis in fact," External link

theherald-au Saturday, June 6, 2020 8:14:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "We reject China's assertions in this statement, which have no basis in fact," External link

dailyadvertiser Saturday, June 6, 2020 8:12:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "We reject China's assertions in this statement, which have no basis in fact," External link

bordermail Saturday, June 6, 2020 8:10:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham disse : "Nossos produtores de carne bovina estão entre os mais competitivos do mundo e tiveram um enorme sucesso no Japão nos últimos tempos" External link

uol Tuesday, August 27, 2019 8:29:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham disse : "A Austrália tem potencial para ser uma empresa poderosa em tecnologia agrícola, e queremos ajudar o setor a atingir todo o seu potencial" External link

em Thursday, February 21, 2019 8:15:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham sagte : "Australien hat das Potenzial, ein echter Vorreiter in Sachen Lebensmitteltechnologie zu werden und wir wollen der Branche helfen, dieses Potenzial voll auszuschöpfen" External link

finanznachrichten-en Tuesday, February 19, 2019 9:24:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham déclaré : "L'Indonésie est la troisième plus grande démocratie du monde et la croissance rapide de son économie rend fondamental le renforcement de nos liens à la fois stratégiques et économiques" External link

LePoint Friday, February 15, 2019 5:10:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
minister44.96%EN12/12/201712/12/2017
education minister43.75%EN12/12/201712/12/2017
senator4.19%EN11/16/201716/11/2017
coalition senator0.06%EN11/16/201716/11/2017
cabinet minister1.65%EN11/13/201713/11/2017
minister for education1.14%EN09/18/201718/09/2017
ministro da educação0.06%PT08/01/201701/08/2017
federal government minister senator0.13%EN02/27/201727/02/2017
judge0.06%EN02/07/201707/02/2017
district court judge0.06%EN02/07/201707/02/2017
liberal0.38%EN02/06/201706/02/2017
colleague0.44%EN12/19/201619/12/2016
australian education minister0.13%EN11/24/201624/11/2016
government minister0.13%EN10/10/201610/10/2016
cabinet colleague0.06%EN09/11/201611/09/2016
prominent supporter0.19%EN08/31/201631/08/2016
fellow cabinet minister0.06%EN07/05/201605/07/2016
assistant education minister0.19%EN03/21/201521/03/2015
assistant minister for education0.19%EN03/17/201517/03/2015
secretary1.27%EN04/19/201419/04/2014
secretary for the environment0.19%EN01/20/201420/01/2014
secretary for environment0.25%EN10/29/201329/10/2013
australian liberal senator0.19%EN08/28/201328/08/2013
liberal senator0.19%EN07/19/201319/07/2013
spokesman0.06%EN10/26/201226/10/2012
Names Lang Count
Simon BirminghamEN99.70%
Simon BirminghamFR0.10%
Simon BirminghamPT0.10%
Simon BirminghamAR0.10%


 
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Stuart Ayres said ( about Simon Birmingham ) : "I think Senator Birmingham's comments are perfectly reasonable, that if states are going to put border restrictions in place there is going to be a tourism consequence," External link

smh Thursday, August 13, 2020 1:27:00 PM EAT

Stuart Ayres said ( about Simon Birmingham ) : "I think Senator Birmingham's comments are perfectly reasonable, that if states are going to put border restrictions in place there is going to be a tourism consequence," External link

theage Thursday, August 13, 2020 1:23:00 PM EAT

Stuart Ayres said ( about Simon Birmingham ) : "I think Senator Birmingham's comments are perfectly reasonable, that if states are going to put border restrictions in place there is going to be a tourism consequence," External link

theage Thursday, August 13, 2020 9:40:00 AM EAT

Stuart Ayres said ( about Simon Birmingham ) : "I think Senator Birmingham's comments are perfectly reasonable, that if states are going to put border restrictions in place there is going to be a tourism consequence," External link

smh Thursday, August 13, 2020 8:20:00 AM EAT

Stuart Ayres said ( about Simon Birmingham ) : "I think Senator Birmingham's comments are perfectly reasonable, that if states are going to put border restrictions in place there is going to be a tourism consequence," External link

theage Thursday, August 13, 2020 8:08:00 AM EAT

Mr McCormack said ( about Simon Birmingham ) : "The fact is that I have spoken to [Trade Minister] Simon Birmingham today and he has assured me that the kangaroo that we all know and love has been part of the Australian Made logo will stay," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, July 2, 2020 5:05:00 AM EAT

Richard Marles said ( about Simon Birmingham ) : "I've not witnessed it in quite the language that's been used by the Chinese, and ultimately, I do agree with Simon Birmingham in his comments about the fact that I don't think that that fairly describes where Australia is at," External link

abc-au Sunday, June 7, 2020 7:53:00 AM EAT

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Simon Birmingham said : “This is another step forward as South Australia emerges as a powerhouse in the building of ships and subs for our defence force,” “This incredible new facility will be the centre of Australia’s largest ever shipbuilding program and the centre for thousands of new jobs for South Australians” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, September 28, 2020 3:55:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We're working hard to make sure every safety precaution and measure is in place through our airports, our border protections, screening processes, to make sure people can travel safely between Australia and New Zealand without risk of encountering other air travellers that may be coming in from higher risk countries," External link

9news Monday, September 28, 2020 12:35:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We're working hard to make sure every safety precaution and measure is in place through our airports, our border protections, screening processes, to make sure people can travel safely between Australia and New Zealand without risk of encountering other air travellers that may be coming in from higher risk countries," External link

9news Sunday, September 27, 2020 11:02:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We're working hard to make sure every safety precaution and measure is in place through our airports, our border protections, screening processes, to make sure people can travel safely between Australia and New Zealand without risk of encountering other air travellers that may be coming in from higher risk countries," External link

qt Sunday, September 27, 2020 10:53:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We're working hard to make sure every safety precaution and measure is in place through our airports, our border protections, screening processes, to make sure people can travel safely between Australia and New Zealand without risk of encountering other air travellers that may be coming in from higher risk countries," External link

9news Sunday, September 27, 2020 10:32:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "To ensure a careful, staged easing back to a normal approach where we want jobs in Australia to be sustained not by government programs but by real genuine economic activity again," External link

9news Sunday, September 27, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We're working hard to make sure every safety precaution and measure is in place through our airports, our border protections, screening processes, to make sure people can travel safely between Australia and New Zealand without risk of encountering other air travellers that may be coming in from higher risk countries," External link

Stuff Sunday, September 27, 2020 12:30:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "Ultimately, whether New Zealand opens up to Australia will be a matter for New Zealand, but we are working to make sure we're ready and hopefully we can see those steps taken this year," External link

Stuff Sunday, September 27, 2020 12:30:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We're working hard to make sure every safety precaution and measure is in place through our airports, our border protections, screening processes, to make sure people can travel safely between Australia and New Zealand without risk of encountering other air travellers that may be coming in from higher risk countries," External link

9news Sunday, September 27, 2020 10:46:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “We want to make sure that our tourism regions are in the best possible shape on the other side of the COVID-19 pandemic,” External link

theepochtimes Sunday, September 27, 2020 9:57:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Tourism is such an important job creator and driver of many regional economies," External link

bordermail Sunday, September 27, 2020 6:26:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Tourism is such an important job creator and driver of many regional economies," External link

illawarramercury Sunday, September 27, 2020 3:11:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Tourism is such an important job creator and driver of many regional economies," External link

dailyadvertiser Sunday, September 27, 2020 2:59:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Tourism is such an important job creator and driver of many regional economies," External link

yahoo-au Sunday, September 27, 2020 2:45:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Tourism is such an important job creator and driver of many regional economies. We want to make sure that our tourism regions are in the best possible shape on the other side of the COVID-19 pandemic,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Sunday, September 27, 2020 2:40:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Decisions to close our international borders has been critical in the fight against COVID-19, however it has meant tourism regions and operators who are reliant on international visitors continue to do it incredibly tough," "This targeted new fund will support internationally dependent tourism regions to adapt their offerings, experiences and marketing to appeal to domestic visitors in the short-term and be in the strongest possible position to welcome back international tourists down the track" External link

abc-au Sunday, September 27, 2020 12:37:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "That's why our plan for the budget handed down next month is all about jobs," External link

yahoo-au Friday, September 18, 2020 2:45:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “We don’t want to see any repeat of the failure that happened in Victoria,” “So whether it’s standing up a new facility, looking at how we manage arrivals through airports, or which states we are seeing the growth in quarantine capacity in, we’ll work with them to ensure that with their health officers there is absolute safety and all the right precautions are put in place” External link

theepochtimes Thursday, September 17, 2020 6:47:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “It’s up to them as to what they think will work best in their cities” External link

theepochtimes Thursday, September 17, 2020 6:47:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "My understanding is that investigations that might be under way relate very much to potential foreign interference activities by publicised figures who have been identified in the media, who are Australians," External link

abc-au Wednesday, September 16, 2020 10:51:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "This has the potential to represent the worst of federalism and to spark a wave of corporate welfare-seeking by big business if we sort of have big companies around the country just auctioning off their head offices to states and territories," "In the end, it's taxpayers picking up the bill" External link

watoday Wednesday, September 16, 2020 5:15:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "This has the potential to represent the worst of federalism and to spark a wave of corporate welfare-seeking by big business if we sort of have big companies around the country just auctioning off their head offices to states and territories," "In the end, it's taxpayers picking up the bill" External link

theherald-au Wednesday, September 16, 2020 10:12:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "This has the potential to represent the worst of federalism and to spark a wave of corporate welfare-seeking by big business if we sort of have big companies around the country just auctioning off their head offices to states and territories," "In the end, it's taxpayers picking up the bill" External link

smh Wednesday, September 16, 2020 7:31:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham wrote : "There are plenty of empty seats on planes landing in Australia. The major constraint on arrivals are state caps on quarantine rooms," External link

abc-au Tuesday, September 15, 2020 8:17:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "If you wanted to come back you should have already come back in most circumstances," External link

muscatinejournal Tuesday, September 15, 2020 12:06:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Our exporters are already having to grapple with significant pressures as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and now is the worst possible time for such actions that only compound these pressures,” “It’s hard enough for our farmers and businesses right now and the last thing they need is further uncertainty and delays in getting their product out of Australia” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, September 12, 2020 9:15:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “These kinds of partnerships will be critical to further developing our emerging hydrogen industry and Australia’s future as a powerhouse in clean energy exports,” External link

miningweekly Friday, September 11, 2020 9:51:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “The Australian embassy provided the support that Australians would expect to be provided to Australians in trouble, particularly to journalists working in a foreign country,” “They ensured the safety of the two Australians involved. They resolved the matter diplomatically through discussions with Chinese authorities, which did provide those Chinese authorities with the opportunity to conduct those interviews but also guaranteed the safety and the ability to depart China for those two individuals” External link

guardian Friday, September 11, 2020 9:45:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham says : “Australia is certainly not engaging in any type of trade war [with China]” External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, September 10, 2020 2:48:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Through this taskforce and the ongoing work of Austrade we will highlight to global businesses that our overall economic management and handling of the COVID-19 pandemic strengthens our reputation as a stable and attractive investment destination," External link

peopledaily Friday, September 4, 2020 12:45:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Through this taskforce and the ongoing work of Austrade we will highlight to global businesses that our overall economic management and handling of the COVID-19 pandemic strengthens our reputation as a stable and attractive investment destination," External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, September 4, 2020 11:57:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Inconsistent and disproportionate approaches to border restrictions by some states and territories will continue to cause job losses in parts of our tourism industry," External link

abc-au Wednesday, September 2, 2020 6:26:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Our wine industry has worked incredibly hard to establish itself as a world-leading producer and export powerhouse," External link

qt Wednesday, September 2, 2020 12:36:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “I feel for her family very much at this point in time, and it is why we will do what we can to assist her as we would and have any Australian in these sorts of circumstances. There is a long history of different consular cases and points of difficulty that we have seen over the years. So, we should not see this as a first, or a one-off. It is concerning for her family and we will provide the assistance that we can,” External link

voanews Tuesday, September 1, 2020 12:57:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham told ( about Cheng Lei ) : "Cheng Lei is an Australian, a journalist who has been working in China for some period of time," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, September 1, 2020 10:28:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told ( about Cheng Lei ) : “Cheng Lei is an Australian, a journalist who has been working in China for some period of time. I've actually met her and been interviewed by her while overseas myself. I feel for her family very much at this point in time, and it's why we will do what we can to assist her, as we would and have any Australian in these sorts of circumstances,” External link

themalaymailonline Tuesday, September 1, 2020 5:40:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told ( about Cheng Lei ) : "Cheng Lei is an Australian, a journalist who has been working in China for some period of time. I've actually met her and been interviewed by her while overseas myself. I feel for her family very much at this point in time, and it's why we will do what we can to assist her, as we would and have any Australian in these sorts of circumstances," External link

trust Tuesday, September 1, 2020 4:53:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told ( about Cheng Lei ) : “We are obviously engaging where we can with Ms. Cheng Lei,” External link

therepublic Tuesday, September 1, 2020 2:59:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told ( about Cheng Lei ) : “We are obviously engaging where we can with Ms. Cheng Lei,” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, September 1, 2020 2:06:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told ( about Cheng Lei ) : “We are obviously engaging where we can with Ms. Cheng Lei,” External link

ABCnews Tuesday, September 1, 2020 1:59:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Her family has issued a statement, as you would have seen, in which they acknowledged the process and asked people to respect the privacy and refrain from comment,” “We will continue to work as best we can in providing her and her family with assistance through what is no doubt a difficult time for them” External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, September 1, 2020 1:31:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said ( about Murray Darling ) : "We strongly refute claims that initiatives like the Murray-Darling Basin Economic Development Program or programs that support research and development equate to a subsidy of our wine exports," External link

smh Monday, August 31, 2020 5:58:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said ( about Murray Darling ) : "We strongly refute claims that initiatives like the Murray-Darling Basin Economic Development Program or programs that support research and development equate to a subsidy of our wine exports," External link

watoday Monday, August 31, 2020 5:34:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said ( about Murray Darling ) : "We strongly refute claims that initiatives like the Murray-Darling Basin Economic Development Program or programs that support research and development equate to a subsidy of our wine exports," External link

theage Monday, August 31, 2020 5:23:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said ( about Murray Darling ) : "China is an important market for Australian wine and our wine is in demand from Chinese consumers. We strongly refute claims that initiatives like the Murray-Darling Basin Economic Development Program, or programs that support research and development equate to a subsidy of our wine exports," External link

ibtimes-sg Monday, August 31, 2020 2:34:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said ( about Murray Darling ) : “We strongly refute claims that initiatives like the Murray-Darling Basin Economic Development Program, or programs that support research and development equate to a subsidy of our wine exports,” External link

mercopress Monday, August 31, 2020 12:30:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said ( about Murray Darling ) : "We strongly refute claims that initiatives like the Murray-Darling Basin Economic Development Program, or programs that support research and development equate to a subsidy of our wine exports," External link

channelnewsasia Monday, August 31, 2020 10:30:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said ( about Murray Darling ) : "We strongly refute claims that initiatives like the Murray-Darling Basin Economic Development Program or programs that support research and development equate to a subsidy of our wine exports," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, August 31, 2020 8:58:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "Obviously COVID means there's a need to have a look at that piece of work - particularly the logo element - given some of the associations people were drawing," External link

qt Thursday, August 27, 2020 9:11:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We find these suggestions deeply troubling and quite perplexing. Australian wine is by no means subsidized, it is by no means sold at or below anything other than market rates in the world market. Indeed, Australian wine during the first half of this year proved itself to be the second highest priced wine sold in the Chinese market," External link

globalsecurity Thursday, August 20, 2020 7:33:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We find these suggestions deeply troubling and quite perplexing. Australian wine is by no means subsidized, it is by no means sold at or below anything other than market rates in the world market. Indeed, Australian wine during the first half of this year proved itself to be the second highest priced wine sold in the Chinese market," External link

chosun Thursday, August 20, 2020 2:51:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Australian wine is by no means subsidised, it is by no means sold at or below anything other than market rates in the world market,” External link

theepochtimes Wednesday, August 19, 2020 2:13:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “All we can do at this time is to support our winemakers, hundreds of them across Australia in terms of making the strongest possible case in their defence to Chinese authorities. That’s what we’ll be doing. It will be based on evidence and fact, and we are confident that it will be a compelling one,” External link

theepochtimes Wednesday, August 19, 2020 2:13:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "What we want is a constructive trading relationship, one where we can work together in the areas of mutual interest," External link

qt Wednesday, August 19, 2020 3:04:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We dismiss these perplexing allegations that somehow Australian wine is dumped onto the Chinese market or sold below market or cost rates," External link

abc-au Tuesday, August 18, 2020 10:12:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Australia is certainly not engaging in any type of war," External link

abc-au Tuesday, August 18, 2020 10:12:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Our hope and expectation is that these matters should be considered and addressed on their merits and that means that Beijing and Chinese authorities should look at the evidence,” External link

mynews13 Tuesday, August 18, 2020 2:16:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Our hope and expectation is that these matters should be considered and addressed on their merits and that means that Beijing and Chinese authorities should look at the evidence,” External link

wivb Tuesday, August 18, 2020 2:02:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Our hope and expectation is that these matters should be considered and addressed on their merits and that means that Beijing and Chinese authorities should look at the evidence,” External link

gazette Tuesday, August 18, 2020 1:26:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Our hope and expectation is that these matters should be considered and addressed on their merits and that means that Beijing and Chinese authorities should look at the evidence,” External link

dailyjournal Tuesday, August 18, 2020 12:49:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Our hope and expectation is that these matters should be considered and addressed on their merits and that means that Beijing and Chinese authorities should look at the evidence,” External link

click2houston Tuesday, August 18, 2020 12:49:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Our hope and expectation is that these matters should be considered and addressed on their merits and that means that Beijing and Chinese authorities should look at the evidence,” External link

beaumontenterprise Tuesday, August 18, 2020 12:40:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Our hope and expectation is that these matters should be considered and addressed on their merits and that means that Beijing and Chinese authorities should look at the evidence,” External link

wral Tuesday, August 18, 2020 12:39:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Our hope and expectation is that these matters should be considered and addressed on their merits and that means that Beijing and Chinese authorities should look at the evidence,” External link

missoulian Tuesday, August 18, 2020 12:10:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Our hope and expectation is that these matters should be considered and addressed on their merits and that means that Beijing and Chinese authorities should look at the evidence,” External link

muscatinejournal Tuesday, August 18, 2020 12:04:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Our hope and expectation is that these matters should be considered and addressed on their merits and that means that Beijing and Chinese authorities should look at the evidence,” External link

washtimes Tuesday, August 18, 2020 12:03:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Our hope and expectation is that these matters should be considered and addressed on their merits and that means that Beijing and Chinese authorities should look at the evidence,” External link

wacotrib Tuesday, August 18, 2020 12:02:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Our hope and expectation is that these matters should be considered and addressed on their merits and that means that Beijing and Chinese authorities should look at the evidence,” External link

siouxcityjournal Tuesday, August 18, 2020 12:01:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Our hope and expectation is that these matters should be considered and addressed on their merits and that means that Beijing and Chinese authorities should look at the evidence," External link

startribune Tuesday, August 18, 2020 11:30:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Our hope and expectation is that these matters should be considered and addressed on their merits and that means that Beijing and Chinese authorities should look at the evidence,” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, August 18, 2020 11:17:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "I'd urge the other premiers and chief ministers to think about adopting a similar stance, rather than a blanket stance that is only going to continue to harm the tourism industry in those states" External link

abc-au Tuesday, August 18, 2020 11:14:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham replied : "But if there's been a breach [in NSW] too, doesn't it also show a tragic failure as happened in Victoria?" External link

abc-au Tuesday, August 18, 2020 11:14:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham replied : "There is always the risk of transmission. It is why appropriate higher testing rates are necessary. " External link

abc-au Tuesday, August 18, 2020 11:14:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Our hope and expectation is that these matters should be considered and addressed on their merits and that means that Beijing and Chinese authorities should look at the evidence,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, August 18, 2020 11:12:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "This is a very disappointing and perplexing development," "Australian wine is highly sought after in China because of its quality. Australian wine is not sold at below-market prices and exports are not subsidised" External link

abc-au Tuesday, August 18, 2020 8:27:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham stated : “This is a incredibly disappointing and perplexing growth,” External link

haveeru Tuesday, August 18, 2020 8:24:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Australian wine is not sold at below market prices and exports are not subsidised," External link

trust2 Tuesday, August 18, 2020 8:13:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Australian wine is not sold at below market prices and exports are not subsidised," External link

4-traders Tuesday, August 18, 2020 8:12:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "International education is a huge services export industry for Australia and for South Australia," External link

watoday Monday, August 17, 2020 6:42:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "International education is a huge services export industry for Australia and for South Australia," External link

watoday Monday, August 17, 2020 4:11:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “It’s being done with the utmost safety requirements in place,” “All of the quarantine requirements, all of the testing requirements all of those factors have been built in with this having been approved by state and federal authorities to make sure everyone can have confidence that this is not going to pose any risk” External link

aap-au Monday, August 17, 2020 4:05:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “It’s being done with the utmost safety requirements in place,” “All of the quarantine requirements, all of the testing requirements, all of those factors have been built in with this having been approved by state and federal authorities to make sure everyone can have confidence that this is not going to pose any risk” External link

theepochtimes Sunday, August 16, 2020 5:31:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "It's being done with the utmost safety requirements in place," "All of the quarantine requirements, all of the testing requirements all of those factors have been built in with this having been approved by state and federal authorities to make sure everyone can have confidence that this is not going to pose any risk" External link

dailyadvertiser Sunday, August 16, 2020 4:52:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "Get out there and pretend that you're overseas and do the types of things you would do overseas while travelling around Australia," External link

maitlandmercury Friday, August 14, 2020 8:05:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : “That’s shocking news for so many small and medium businesses around Australia,” External link

theepochtimes Friday, August 14, 2020 4:25:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "If we get to a point where some states choose to keep their border restrictions in place longer than even reasonable health advice would suggest, well then those states need to stump up and also help to support the tourism industry," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, August 13, 2020 11:54:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "If a state or territory border were to remain closed to a jurisdiction that had successfully suppressed the spread of COVID-19, then that state or territory government will need to be accountable to their tourism industry and will ultimately need to provide additional support," External link

smh Thursday, August 13, 2020 1:27:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "If a state or territory border were to remain closed to a jurisdiction that had successfully suppressed the spread of COVID-19, then that state or territory government will need to be accountable to their tourism industry and will ultimately need to provide additional support," External link

theage Thursday, August 13, 2020 1:23:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "If a state or territory border were to remain closed to a jurisdiction that had successfully suppressed the spread of COVID-19, then that state or territory government will need to be accountable to their tourism industry and will ultimately need to provide additional support," External link

theage Thursday, August 13, 2020 9:40:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "If a state or territory border were to remain closed to a jurisdiction that had successfully suppressed the spread of COVID-19, then that state or territory government will need to be accountable to their tourism industry and will ultimately need to provide additional support," External link

smh Thursday, August 13, 2020 8:20:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "If a state or territory border were to remain closed to a jurisdiction that had successfully suppressed the spread of COVID-19, then that state or territory government will need to be accountable to their tourism industry and will ultimately need to provide additional support," External link

theage Thursday, August 13, 2020 8:08:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "With our international borders expected to remain closed for the foreseeable future, our priority right now is getting Australians travelling to parts where we have successfully suppressed the spread of COVID-19," External link

theage Wednesday, August 12, 2020 11:21:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "The best thing that can happen for our tourism industry right now, is for people to make bookings and undertake trips within Australia, where it is safe to do so, because this will help save a small business or the job of a fellow Australian," External link

theherald-au Wednesday, August 12, 2020 4:38:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "The best thing that can happen for our tourism industry right now, is for people to make bookings and undertake trips within Australia, where it is safe to do so, because this will help save a small business or the job of a fellow Australian," External link

bordermail Wednesday, August 12, 2020 2:21:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham noted : "These are some of the most ambitious digital trade rules Australia has ever negotiated, and this agreement will serve as benchmark for other digital trade rule negotiations within our region," "The agreement builds on Australia's and Singapore's leading roles in negotiating new international rules on e-commerce in the World Trade Organisation (WTO) to better facilitate the growing volumes of digital trade across the globe" External link

straitstimesSG Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:28:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Despite the ongoing domestic and international challenges, Australian exporters across a range of sectors like resources, agriculture and advanced manufacturing continue to withstand global economic shocks and remain highly sought after in our key markets,” External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, August 4, 2020 12:04:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Despite the ongoing domestic and international challenges, Australian exporters across a range of sectors like resources, agriculture and advanced manufacturing continue to withstand global economic shocks and remain highly sought after in our key markets,” External link

theage Tuesday, August 4, 2020 11:10:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “There is a willingness by Australians certainly to get out there in terms of drive tourism, and to get out there and experience parts of Australia,” External link

brisbanetimes Monday, August 3, 2020 9:23:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “There is a willingness by Australians certainly to get out there in terms of drive tourism, and to get out there and experience parts of Australia,” External link

watoday Monday, August 3, 2020 8:43:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “We’ll be having a look, whether it’s in this year’s budget or in the lead-up to the end of the JobKeeper program about the status of the sector and the economy overall, and what’s necessary at those junctures” External link

aap-au Friday, July 31, 2020 10:00:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We'll be having a look, whether it's in this year's budget or in the lead-up to the end of the JobKeeper program about the status of the sector and the economy overall, and what's necessary at those junctures" External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, July 30, 2020 11:12:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We'll be having a look, whether it's in this year's budget or in the lead-up to the end of the JobKeeper program about the status of the sector and the economy overall, and what's necessary at those junctures" External link

bordermail Thursday, July 30, 2020 10:16:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "With Australian wine exporters enjoying zero tariffs into Canada, this is a market with real potential for growth and this agreement will provide further opportunities for our wine exporters to sell more Australian wine in Canada," External link

watoday Sunday, July 26, 2020 1:19:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Investment is a different kind of commercial relationship to trade. It's more than just a series of transactions – it's an enduring vote of confidence," "It's a long-term commitment to partner for mutual gain by sharing business nous, technology, and talent" External link

smh Tuesday, July 21, 2020 10:38:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Investment is a different kind of commercial relationship to trade. It's more than just a series of transactions – it's an enduring vote of confidence," "It's a long-term commitment to partner for mutual gain by sharing business nous, technology, and talent" External link

watoday Tuesday, July 21, 2020 10:22:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Investment is a different kind of commercial relationship to trade. It's more than just a series of transactions – it's an enduring vote of confidence," "It's a long-term commitment to partner for mutual gain by sharing business nous, technology, and talent" External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, July 21, 2020 9:58:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "This FTA provides certainty and transparency for Australian businesses trading and investing in Hong Kong," "We continue to monitor developments in Hong Kong so as to act in accordance with Australia's values and interests" External link

abc-au Monday, July 13, 2020 5:47:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham added ( about Hong Kong has ) : “We desperately wish to see Hong Kong retain its status as a location where under the ‘one country, two systems,’ the basic law is respected — it continues to be upheld by an independent judiciary, that we want to see those key principles retained because that’s what’s made Hong Kong such an important center for commerce and investment across our region,” External link

taipeitimes Saturday, July 11, 2020 9:06:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "With our international borders expected to remain closed for the foreseeable future, our priority right now is getting Australians travelling to parts where we have successfully suppressed the spread of COVID-19," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, July 8, 2020 3:26:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "The Morrison Government's decision to close our international borders, and other necessary restrictions have played a critical role in keeping Australians safe and has helped to suppress the spread of COVID-19," External link

qt Wednesday, July 8, 2020 12:03:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "I hope we can see that advance and it will happen faster if Australian states open up to each other faster as well," "If we can do those things, well, then, we may be able to have discussions about other parameters, for other longer stay visitors or targeted streams of individuals from nations" External link

qt Monday, July 6, 2020 6:10:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "With one in five jobs trade related, enhancing opportunities for our exporters, with key trading partners such as Indonesia will be crucial to reducing job losses arising from the COVID-19 pandemic and a critical part of our ultimate economic recovery," External link

dailyadvertiser Sunday, July 5, 2020 4:14:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “We’re just working carefully through scenarios, in terms of what could occur, what we may need to respond to and they include scenarios around whether or not there may be individuals who need safe haven or circumstances, where they might seek to move their base or the locality,” External link

theepochtimes Friday, July 3, 2020 1:50:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham told ( about Mathias Cormann ) : "I know Mathias is 100 per cent focused on the job that he has as finance minister," External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, July 3, 2020 3:12:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told ( about Mathias Cormann ) : "I know Mathias is 100 per cent focused on the job that he has as finance minister," External link

illawarramercury Friday, July 3, 2020 1:44:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Australia is committed to meeting and exceeding our 2030 targets, just as we have met and exceeded each of our earlier emissions reduction targets" External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, July 1, 2020 12:35:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Australia is committed to meeting and exceeding our 2030 targets, just as we have met and exceeded each of our earlier emissions reduction targets" External link

smh Wednesday, July 1, 2020 12:05:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Australia is committed to meeting and exceeding our 2030 targets, just as we have met and exceeded each of our earlier emissions reduction targets" External link

watoday Wednesday, July 1, 2020 11:52:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham says : "We should learn from history, not seek to airbrush it or shove it away," External link

portstephensexaminer Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:33:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We can simply work through the 14-day quarantine periods that have worked so well in terms of returning Australians to this country safely," External link

iol Wednesday, June 24, 2020 12:12:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “I know we go into this with similar ambitions and similar belief that because of our common outlook and values, this is an agreement we should be able to strike quickly and easily,” External link

pressandjournal Monday, June 22, 2020 3:20:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham says : "We should learn from history, not seek to airbrush it or shove it away," External link

bordermail Sunday, June 21, 2020 4:00:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Now whether we can actually get people to do that, whether it is in the right places and the right regions and the same business is part of the challenge, and what we are working through right now," External link

xinhuanet_en Saturday, June 20, 2020 12:11:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Although the World Health Organisation has said there is no evidence that COVID-19 can be transmitted by food, we respect all attempts to suppress its spread" External link

abc-au Friday, June 19, 2020 6:53:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "I do sadly think that in terms of open tourist-related travel in or out of Australia, that remains quite some distance off," External link

news-am Thursday, June 18, 2020 11:32:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "I do sadly think that in terms of open tourist-related travel in or out of Australia, that remains quite some distance off" External link

nottinghampost Thursday, June 18, 2020 9:49:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "I do sadly think that in terms of open tourist-related travel in or out of Australia, that remains quite some distance off" External link

southwales-eveningpost Thursday, June 18, 2020 8:52:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "I do sadly think that in terms of open tourist-related travel in or out of Australia, that remains quite some distance off" External link

bristolpost Thursday, June 18, 2020 6:57:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "I do sadly think that in terms of open tourist-related travel in or out of Australia, that remains quite some distance off" External link

icWales Thursday, June 18, 2020 4:41:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : “I do sadly think that in terms of open tourist-related travel in or out of Australia, that remains quite some distance off. Just because of the practicalities of the volumes that are involved and the need for us to first and foremost keep putting health first,” External link

thenational Thursday, June 18, 2020 2:35:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "I do sadly think that in terms of open tourist-related travel in or out of Australia, that remains quite some distance off" External link

themirror Thursday, June 18, 2020 2:12:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham afirmou : “Estamos a preparar-nos para esse acordo desde que o Reino Unido decidiu deixar a União Europeia e congratulo-me com o início das negociações” External link

diarioeconomico Thursday, June 18, 2020 10:38:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : “Those who might not only be international students but be here for longer term work purposes or longer term business and investment purposes, logically you can extend those sort of same safeguards to them and their state,” External link

dailytelegraph Thursday, June 18, 2020 5:13:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “We’ve been preparing for this deal since the UK decided to leave the EU and welcome their agreement to commence negotiations,” External link

theepochtimes Thursday, June 18, 2020 3:20:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Having more export options can only be a good thing for our farmers and businesses, and that’s why we will be seeking improved market access, including for agricultural products, through the elimination wherever possible of tariffs, quotas, and non-tariff barriers,” External link

theepochtimes Thursday, June 18, 2020 3:20:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham commented : “Both Australia and the UK want an ambitious and comprehensive agreement that builds on our already significant people-to-people links and creates new opportunities for exporters, generating more jobs in our nations,” “This agreement will underpin the future economic relationship between our two countries and send a strong signal of our mutual support for free trade, which will be vital in a post-COVID-19 world,” External link

theepochtimes Thursday, June 18, 2020 3:20:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Boosting trade in services, a growing part of our economy and a central element of the UK economy, not only makes economic sense but has real potential to grow well beyond the $15 billion of value it generates now,” External link

theepochtimes Thursday, June 18, 2020 3:20:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said ( about Anthony Albanese ) : "This is for Anthony Albanese to come out and answer on these questions as to how on earth it's gotten this bad, what he knows and what can really clean this up right across the party, including within his federal wing," External link

abc-au Thursday, June 18, 2020 1:58:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "In terms of other countries and how we look at shorter-term visitation, that becomes much more challenging once you move beyond New Zealand," External link

Stuff Thursday, June 18, 2020 1:05:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Australia's agricultural commodity forecaster ABARES has estimated the loss to Australia from China's decision to be $330 million, but the loss to China being in the order of potentially $3.6 billion," External link

abc-au Wednesday, June 17, 2020 10:40:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Australia's agricultural commodity forecaster ABARES has estimated the loss to Australia from China's decision to be $330 million, but the loss to China being in the order of potentially $3.6 billion," External link

abc-au Wednesday, June 17, 2020 10:40:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "While seeking a reversal of this decision in China, we're working closely with industry on alternative market opportunities throughout Asia and the Middle East," External link

abc-au Wednesday, June 17, 2020 10:40:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We can simply work through the 14-day quarantine periods that have worked so well in terms of returning Australians to this country safely," External link

newshub Wednesday, June 17, 2020 9:50:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Australia will be looking to secure better market access for goods exports, especially in agriculture, and high-standard rules on digital trade and investment,” External link

taipeitimes Wednesday, June 17, 2020 8:56:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "tourist-related travel in or out of Australia remains quite some distance off" "Just because of the practicalities of the volumes that are involved and the need for us to first and foremost keep putting health first," External link

ibtimes-sg Wednesday, June 17, 2020 5:26:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham added : "We can work with those countries and find safe pathways to deal with essential business travel that helps to contribute to jobs across our economies," External link

ibtimes-sg Wednesday, June 17, 2020 5:26:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Australia's agricultural commodity forecaster, ABARES, has estimated the loss to Australia from China's decision to be $330 million, but the loss to China being in the order of $3.6 billion," External link

qt Wednesday, June 17, 2020 1:59:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : “It’s frustrating, it’s more disappointing in the sense that I think it is lost opportunity,” External link

680news Wednesday, June 17, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham dit : "J'espère que nous connaîtrons une percée concernant les vaccins et d'autres moyens de gestion qui changeront ça, mais aujourd'hui, le succès à l'international de l'Australie en matière de gestion et d'élimination du COVID est significativement conforté par les restrictions frontalières strictes que nous avons mises en place et je soupçonne qu'elles seront encore là pour un bout de temps" External link

french.china.org.cn Wednesday, June 17, 2020 1:10:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We can simply work through the 14-day quarantine periods that have worked so well in terms of returning Australians to this country safely," External link

JakartaPost Wednesday, June 17, 2020 12:32:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham replied : "Honestly, I think that is more likely the case" External link

nzherald Wednesday, June 17, 2020 12:29:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We can simply work through the 14-day quarantine periods that have worked so well in terms of returning Australians to this country safely," External link

abc-au Wednesday, June 17, 2020 12:18:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham added : "I hope that we can look eventually at some of those countries who have similar successes suppressing the spread of COVID-19 to Australia and New Zealand," "But I do, sadly, think that in terms of open tourist-related travel in or out of Australia, that remains quite some distance off, just because of the practicalities of the volumes that are involved and the need for us to first and foremost keep putting health first" External link

abc-au Wednesday, June 17, 2020 12:18:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “We can simply work through the 14-day quarantine periods that have worked so well in terms of returning Australians to this country safely,” External link

GulfDailyNews Wednesday, June 17, 2020 12:10:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Australia welcomes the opportunity to cooperate on infrastructure investments in other countries, in third countries, where it is in the interests of that third country, where it is valuable infrastructure investment, where it respects the sovereignty of that third country and where it is financially suitable and appropriate for that third country," "In terms of the difference between a national government signing an agreement and a state or territory government signing an agreement – well I think that goes to the fundamental premise of the fact the Australian government sets Australian foreign policy in our engagement with other nations, and it shouldn't be outsourced or run by separate ... state or territory governments" External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, June 17, 2020 11:21:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Australia welcomes the opportunity to cooperate on infrastructure investments in other countries, in third countries, where it is in the interests of that third country, where it is valuable infrastructure investment, where it respects the sovereignty of that third country and where it is financially suitable and appropriate for that third country," "In terms of the difference between a national government signing an agreement and a state or territory government signing an agreement – well I think that goes to the fundamental premise of the fact the Australian government sets Australian foreign policy in our engagement with other nations, and it shouldn't be outsourced or run by separate ... state or territory governments" External link

smh Wednesday, June 17, 2020 11:18:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Australia welcomes the opportunity to cooperate on infrastructure investments in other countries, in third countries, where it is in the interests of that third country, where it is valuable infrastructure investment, where it respects the sovereignty of that third country and where it is financially suitable and appropriate for that third country," "In terms of the difference between a national government signing an agreement and a state or territory government signing an agreement – well I think that goes to the fundamental premise of the fact the Australian government sets Australian foreign policy in our engagement with other nations, and it shouldn't be outsourced or run by separate ... state or territory governments" External link

watoday Wednesday, June 17, 2020 10:58:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham replied : "Honestly, I think that is more likely the case" External link

qt Wednesday, June 17, 2020 10:36:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We can simply work through the 14-day quarantine periods that have worked so well in terms of returning Australians to this country safely," External link

abc-au Wednesday, June 17, 2020 10:28:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham added : "I hope that we can look eventually at some of those countries who have similar successes suppressing the spread of COVID-19 to Australia and New Zealand," "But I do, sadly, think that in terms of open tourist-related travel in or out of Australia, that remains quite some distance off, just because of the practicalities of the volumes that are involved and the need for us to first and foremost keep putting health first" External link

abc-au Wednesday, June 17, 2020 10:28:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "I hope that we can look eventually at some of those countries who have similar successes suppressing the spread of COVID-19 to Australia and New Zealand," "But I do, sadly, think that in terms of open tourist-related travel in or out of Australia, that remains quite some distance off, just because of the practicalities of the volumes that are involved and the need for us to first and foremost keep putting health first" External link

abc-au Wednesday, June 17, 2020 9:43:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We can simply work through the 14-day quarantine periods that have worked so well in terms of returning Australians to this country safely," External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, June 17, 2020 9:38:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “We’ve been preparing for this deal since the UK decided to leave the EU and welcome their agreement to commence negotiations,” External link

guardian Wednesday, June 17, 2020 9:27:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “As both our nations begin to shift our focus towards the economic recovery from Covid-19, a UK-Australia FTA will help to expand choices and export opportunities and secure stronger supply chains to better withstand future shocks,” External link

guardian Wednesday, June 17, 2020 9:27:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “That means it presents significant opportunities for us,” “Back at the time that the UK entered into the European Economic Community it was our third-largest goods trading market. It’s now our 12th” External link

guardian Wednesday, June 17, 2020 9:27:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “I don’t have any favoured children in that regard – I want to love them both equally” External link

guardian Wednesday, June 17, 2020 9:27:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We can simply work through the 14-day quarantine periods that have worked so well in terms of returning Australians to this country safely," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, June 17, 2020 9:21:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We can simply work through the 14-day quarantine periods that have worked so well in terms of returning Australians to this country safely," External link

independent-ie Wednesday, June 17, 2020 9:05:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “We can simply work through the 14-day quarantine periods that have worked so well in terms of returning Australians to this country safely,” External link

themalaymailonline Wednesday, June 17, 2020 8:26:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We can simply work through the 14-day quarantine periods that have worked so well in terms of returning Australians to this country safely," External link

trust Wednesday, June 17, 2020 7:57:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham dit : "L'UE représente un marché plus grand et malgré le Brexit, il reste un marché plus grand. Mais cela ne rend pas le marché britannique moins important" External link

afp-fr Wednesday, June 17, 2020 7:55:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "Australia will be looking to secure better market access for goods exports, especially in agriculture, and high standard rules for digital trade and investment to expand our already deep economic relationship," External link

abc-au Wednesday, June 17, 2020 7:55:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "China's decision on Australian barley impedes the ability of Australian exporters and farmers to compete on fair terms," External link

abc-au Wednesday, June 17, 2020 7:55:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "UK consumers turned away from Australian produce when high tariffs and low quotas were imposed as a result of their membership of the EU," "Brexit now presents new opportunities for our two nations" External link

abc-au Wednesday, June 17, 2020 7:55:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Keeping those border restrictions largely in place is a price we have to pay to keep COVID-19 under control," External link

wsau Wednesday, June 17, 2020 7:28:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : “It’s frustrating, it’s more disappointing in the sense that I think it is lost opportunity,” External link

beaumontenterprise Wednesday, June 17, 2020 7:07:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : “It’s frustrating, it’s more disappointing in the sense that I think it is lost opportunity,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, June 17, 2020 6:50:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Having more export options can only be a good thing for our farmers and businesses, and that's why we will be seeking improved market access, including for agricultural products, through the elimination wherever possible of tariffs, quotas and non-tariff barriers," External link

abc-au Wednesday, June 17, 2020 6:05:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told ( about Mr Morrison ) : "This is very distressing for Mr Gilespie and his loved ones, and our government will continue to provide consular assistance," External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, June 16, 2020 5:28:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : “This is very distressing for Mr. Gilespie and his loved ones and our government will continue to provided consular assistance,” External link

timesofindia Monday, June 15, 2020 12:23:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : “This is very distressing for Mr. Gilespie and his loved ones and our government will continue to provided consular assistance,” External link

news-yahoo Monday, June 15, 2020 11:24:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : “This is very distressing for Mr. Gilespie and his loved ones and our government will continue to provided consular assistance,” External link

eagletribune Monday, June 15, 2020 10:05:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “There are complex contingency issues to be dealt with, we are working through those,” “When New Zealand is ready and we’re ready, then we look forward to welcoming our Kiwi cousins back” External link

aap-au Monday, June 15, 2020 2:44:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "This is very distressing for Mr Gillespie and his loved ones and our government will continue to provide consular assistance," External link

nzherald Sunday, June 14, 2020 10:42:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “we shouldn’t necessarily view it as such” External link

BangkokPost Sunday, June 14, 2020 3:35:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "Over the last decade China has carried out death sentences in relation to citizens from the Philippines, from Japan and from other parts of the world," External link

watoday Sunday, June 14, 2020 2:45:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “we shouldn’t necessarily view it as such” External link

bloomberg Sunday, June 14, 2020 1:09:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "This is very distressing for Mr Gilespie and his loved ones, and our government will continue to provide consular assistance," External link

Stuff Sunday, June 14, 2020 12:13:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "With very few passenger planes flying overseas at present, we need to make sure local farmers and producers across south east Queensland still have avenues to get their produce over to their overseas customers," External link

illawarramercury Sunday, June 14, 2020 9:25:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "With very few passenger planes flying overseas at present, we need to make sure local farmers and producers across south east Queensland still have avenues to get their produce over to their overseas customers," External link

dailyadvertiser Sunday, June 14, 2020 8:36:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "This is very distressing for Mr Gilespie and his loved ones, and our government will continue to provided consular assistance," External link

9news Sunday, June 14, 2020 8:17:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We shouldn't necessarily view it as such" External link

9news Sunday, June 14, 2020 8:17:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "With very few passenger planes flying overseas at present, we need to make sure local farmers and producers across south east Queensland still have avenues to get their produce over to their overseas customers," External link

yahoo-au Sunday, June 14, 2020 8:13:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : “This is very distressing for Mr. Gillespie and his loved ones and our government will continue to provided consular assistance,” External link

msn-uk Sunday, June 14, 2020 7:10:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told ( about Mr Hamilton ) : "This is very distressing for Mr Gilespie and his loved ones, and our government will continue to provided consular assistance," External link

9news Sunday, June 14, 2020 6:45:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "This is very distressing for Mr Gillespie and his loved ones and our government will continue to provided consular assistance," External link

news-yahoo Sunday, June 14, 2020 6:04:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "Over the last decade China has carried out death sentences in relation to citizens from the Philippines, from Japan and from other parts of the world," External link

watoday Sunday, June 14, 2020 5:34:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "As a country we offer high quality education, an amazing lifestyle for those who come here, opportunities to experience the Australian way of life and, of course, a very safe environment," External link

dailyadvertiser Sunday, June 14, 2020 5:31:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "This is a reminder to all Australians, as is often the case when these sorts of consular cases come up, that Australian laws don't apply overseas," External link

qt Sunday, June 14, 2020 5:29:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "This is very distressing for Mr. Gillespie and his loved ones and our government will continue to provided consular assistance," External link

startribune Sunday, June 14, 2020 4:59:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : “This is very distressing for Mr. Gillespie and his loved ones and our government will continue to provided consular assistance,” External link

TorontoStar Sunday, June 14, 2020 4:39:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "There are complex contingency issues to be dealt with, we are working through those," "When New Zealand is ready and we're ready, then we look forward to welcoming our Kiwi cousins back" External link

yahoo-au Sunday, June 14, 2020 2:38:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "This is very distressing for Mr Gillespie and his loved ones, and our government will continue to provided consular assistance," External link

maitlandmercury Sunday, June 14, 2020 2:19:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "While the number of guests will be well within COVID safeguards, the threatened 46 candles may present a fire risk," External link

smh Saturday, June 13, 2020 5:07:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “The Government warmly welcomes this WTO decision that confirms our tobacco packaging laws are consistent with Australia's international trade and investment obligations,” “We have robustly defended Australia’s right to introduce measures to protect the health of Australians and this WTO ruling reaffirms that this legislation is within the international trade rules” External link

asiantribune Thursday, June 11, 2020 10:57:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We shouldn't wait for the slowest state for us to open up travel with New Zealand," External link

watoday Wednesday, June 10, 2020 8:21:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "It would also be a loss to those Chinese students who would lose out on getting a high quality English language education in one of the safest countries on Earth," "And for the long term, it would do nothing to help further the mutual understanding between our two nations as well" External link

abc-au Wednesday, June 10, 2020 3:41:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We shouldn't wait for the slowest state for us to open up travel with New Zealand," External link

smh Wednesday, June 10, 2020 11:14:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "Unfortunately, our requests for a discussion have so far been met negatively," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, June 9, 2020 2:47:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "Unfortunately our requests for a discussion have so far been met negatively," External link

9news Monday, June 8, 2020 2:09:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Australia is open to having difficult discussions on matters upon which we may disagree with other countries but we will do so respectfully, thoughtfully, calmly," "It's unfortunate when other nations won't respond or reciprocate in kind" External link

9news Monday, June 8, 2020 2:09:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "Unfortunately, our requests for a discussion have so far been met negatively," External link

thecattlesite Monday, June 8, 2020 11:23:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Australia's a country where our leaders and our communities condemn racism and where we have very clear processes in place if violent attacks occur for people to report them," "But I think the idea that Australia, in any way, is an unsafe destination for visitors to come to is one that just does not stand up to scrutiny" External link

abc-au Monday, June 8, 2020 8:28:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "Unfortunately, our requests for a discussion have so far been met negatively," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, June 8, 2020 7:08:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "Unfortunately our requests for a discussion have so far been met negatively," External link

9news Monday, June 8, 2020 7:00:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Australia is open to having difficult discussions on matters upon which we may disagree with other countries but we will do so respectfully, thoughtfully, calmly," "It's unfortunate when other nations won't respond or reciprocate in kind" External link

9news Monday, June 8, 2020 7:00:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : “Unfortunately, our requests for a discussion have so far been met negatively,” External link

themalaymailonline Monday, June 8, 2020 6:08:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "Unfortunately, our requests for a discussion have so far been met negatively," External link

wsau Monday, June 8, 2020 5:41:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "I think the timing was incredibly unfortunate and I accept events that occurred in the United States were not within the control of any of the protest organisers," External link

yahoo-au Monday, June 8, 2020 5:12:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "Unfortunately our requests for a discussion have so far been met negatively," External link

illawarramercury Monday, June 8, 2020 2:30:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Australia is open to have difficult discussions on matters upon which we may disagree with other countries but we will do so respectfully, thoughtfully, calmly," "It's unfortunate when other nations won't respond or reciprocate in kind" External link

illawarramercury Monday, June 8, 2020 2:30:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : “I think the timing was incredibly unfortunate and I accept events that occurred in the United States were not within the control of any of the protest organisers,” External link

aap-au Monday, June 8, 2020 2:23:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "Unfortunately our requests for a discussion have so far been met negatively," External link

dailyadvertiser Monday, June 8, 2020 2:13:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Australia is open to have difficult discussions on matters upon which we may disagree with other countries but we will do so respectfully, thoughtfully, calmly," "It's unfortunate when other nations won't respond or reciprocate in kind" External link

dailyadvertiser Monday, June 8, 2020 2:13:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "Unfortunately our requests for a discussion have so far been met negatively," External link

bordermail Monday, June 8, 2020 1:59:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Australia is open to have difficult discussions on matters upon which we may disagree with other countries but we will do so respectfully, thoughtfully, calmly," "It's unfortunate when other nations won't respond or reciprocate in kind" External link

bordermail Monday, June 8, 2020 1:59:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "Unfortunately our requests for a discussion have so far been met negatively," External link

maitlandmercury Monday, June 8, 2020 1:33:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Australia is open to have difficult discussions on matters upon which we may disagree with other countries but we will do so respectfully, thoughtfully, calmly," "It's unfortunate when other nations won't respond or reciprocate in kind" External link

maitlandmercury Monday, June 8, 2020 1:33:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "Unfortunately our requests for a discussion have so far been met negatively," External link

yahoo-au Monday, June 8, 2020 1:12:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "The Chinese-Australian community is a significant and valued contributor to that success story," External link

abc-au Sunday, June 7, 2020 11:08:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "We reject China's assertions in this statement, which have no basis in fact," External link

upi Saturday, June 6, 2020 7:00:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "We reject China's assertions in this statement, which have no basis in fact," External link

illawarramercury Saturday, June 6, 2020 8:40:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "We reject China's assertions in this statement, which have no basis in fact," External link

theherald-au Saturday, June 6, 2020 8:14:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "We reject China's assertions in this statement, which have no basis in fact," External link

dailyadvertiser Saturday, June 6, 2020 8:12:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "We reject China's assertions in this statement, which have no basis in fact," External link

bordermail Saturday, June 6, 2020 8:10:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham disse : "Nossos produtores de carne bovina estão entre os mais competitivos do mundo e tiveram um enorme sucesso no Japão nos últimos tempos" External link

uol Tuesday, August 27, 2019 8:29:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham disse : "A Austrália tem potencial para ser uma empresa poderosa em tecnologia agrícola, e queremos ajudar o setor a atingir todo o seu potencial" External link

em Thursday, February 21, 2019 8:15:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham sagte : "Australien hat das Potenzial, ein echter Vorreiter in Sachen Lebensmitteltechnologie zu werden und wir wollen der Branche helfen, dieses Potenzial voll auszuschöpfen" External link

finanznachrichten-en Tuesday, February 19, 2019 9:24:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham déclaré : "L'Indonésie est la troisième plus grande démocratie du monde et la croissance rapide de son économie rend fondamental le renforcement de nos liens à la fois stratégiques et économiques" External link

LePoint Friday, February 15, 2019 5:10:00 PM EAT



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coalition senator0.06%EN11/16/201716/11/2017
cabinet minister1.65%EN11/13/201713/11/2017
minister for education1.14%EN09/18/201718/09/2017
ministro da educação0.06%PT08/01/201701/08/2017
federal government minister senator0.13%EN02/27/201727/02/2017
judge0.06%EN02/07/201707/02/2017
district court judge0.06%EN02/07/201707/02/2017
liberal0.38%EN02/06/201706/02/2017
colleague0.44%EN12/19/201619/12/2016
australian education minister0.13%EN11/24/201624/11/2016
government minister0.13%EN10/10/201610/10/2016
cabinet colleague0.06%EN09/11/201611/09/2016
prominent supporter0.19%EN08/31/201631/08/2016
fellow cabinet minister0.06%EN07/05/201605/07/2016
assistant education minister0.19%EN03/21/201521/03/2015
assistant minister for education0.19%EN03/17/201517/03/2015
secretary1.27%EN04/19/201419/04/2014
secretary for the environment0.19%EN01/20/201420/01/2014
secretary for environment0.25%EN10/29/201329/10/2013
australian liberal senator0.19%EN08/28/201328/08/2013
liberal senator0.19%EN07/19/201319/07/2013
spokesman0.06%EN10/26/201226/10/2012
Names Lang Count
Simon BirminghamEN99.70%
Simon BirminghamFR0.10%
Simon BirminghamPT0.10%
Simon BirminghamAR0.10%


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Stuart Ayres said ( about Simon Birmingham ) : "I think Senator Birmingham's comments are perfectly reasonable, that if states are going to put border restrictions in place there is going to be a tourism consequence," External link

smh Thursday, August 13, 2020 1:27:00 PM EAT

Stuart Ayres said ( about Simon Birmingham ) : "I think Senator Birmingham's comments are perfectly reasonable, that if states are going to put border restrictions in place there is going to be a tourism consequence," External link

theage Thursday, August 13, 2020 1:23:00 PM EAT

Stuart Ayres said ( about Simon Birmingham ) : "I think Senator Birmingham's comments are perfectly reasonable, that if states are going to put border restrictions in place there is going to be a tourism consequence," External link

theage Thursday, August 13, 2020 9:40:00 AM EAT

Stuart Ayres said ( about Simon Birmingham ) : "I think Senator Birmingham's comments are perfectly reasonable, that if states are going to put border restrictions in place there is going to be a tourism consequence," External link

smh Thursday, August 13, 2020 8:20:00 AM EAT

Stuart Ayres said ( about Simon Birmingham ) : "I think Senator Birmingham's comments are perfectly reasonable, that if states are going to put border restrictions in place there is going to be a tourism consequence," External link

theage Thursday, August 13, 2020 8:08:00 AM EAT

Mr McCormack said ( about Simon Birmingham ) : "The fact is that I have spoken to [Trade Minister] Simon Birmingham today and he has assured me that the kangaroo that we all know and love has been part of the Australian Made logo will stay," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, July 2, 2020 5:05:00 AM EAT

Richard Marles said ( about Simon Birmingham ) : "I've not witnessed it in quite the language that's been used by the Chinese, and ultimately, I do agree with Simon Birmingham in his comments about the fact that I don't think that that fairly describes where Australia is at," External link

abc-au Sunday, June 7, 2020 7:53:00 AM EAT