Simon Birmingham

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Simon Birmingham said : “Every extra working holidaymaker we can get into these communities is one extra visitor to help protect local jobs and keep local businesses alive,” External link

guardian Friday, February 21, 2020 7:40:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We have begun the planning required to ensure that when these temporary travels restrictions are lifted, Australia quickly re-establishes itself as a top destination for Chinese visitors and students, and that includes ongoing discussions with airlines on re-establishing aviation connectivity" External link

theage Thursday, February 20, 2020 1:01:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We have begun the planning required to ensure that when these temporary travels restrictions are lifted, Australia quickly re-establishes itself as a top destination for Chinese visitors and students, and that includes ongoing discussions with airlines on re-establishing aviation connectivity" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, February 20, 2020 11:38:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "There are no silver bullets to ease the pain being felt by many tourism businesses at present, with global travel bookings down and Australia one of many nations feeling the impacts of coronavirus," External link

ecns Wednesday, February 19, 2020 9:53:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We're completely committed to meeting our [Paris climate] targets and we've always met and exceeded our targets, but I think it would be unprecedented to see those type of provisions proposed in an agreement," External link

watoday Friday, February 14, 2020 5:48:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "It's the best access that Peru's provided to anybody in the last 20 years," External link

abc-au Wednesday, February 12, 2020 4:57:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "I expect it to be done without any political interference, or any political commentary," External link

dailyadvertiser Wednesday, February 12, 2020 12:50:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "I expect it to be done without any political interference, or any political commentary," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, February 11, 2020 11:24:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "This is a win-win agreement where stronger economic ties should also help to facilitate closer security, strategic and people-to-people ties between our two countries," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, February 9, 2020 2:08:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We expect the benefits from this trade deal to start flowing in a matter of months," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, February 9, 2020 2:08:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "This is a win-win agreement where stronger economic ties should also help to facilitate closer security, strategic and people-to-people ties between our two countries," External link

theage Sunday, February 9, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We expect the benefits from this trade deal to start flowing in a matter of months," External link

theage Sunday, February 9, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “More direct aviation access teamed with Tourism Australia’s ongoing marketing activity, off the back of the highly successful Dundee campaign, means Australia is well positioned to continue to capitalise on the growing number of Americans travelling internationally,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Sunday, February 9, 2020 12:31:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "With Indonesia being one the fastest growing economies in the world, this deal will provide a major boost for Australian farmers -- with producers of grains, beef, dairy and horticulture, and many other products all set to benefit from lower tariffs and improved access," "Australian services suppliers and investors will benefit through greater certainty for entry and operation in the Indonesian market, including guaranteed levels of Australian ownership in a range of sectors" External link

maitlandmercury Friday, February 7, 2020 5:17:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "There's little doubt that we were something of a casualty from the UK entering the EU and establishing trade terms that were far less generous to Australia," "That clearly hurt and whilst over the 40 or so years since we have built new markets, established new opportunities and are stronger than ever, there's an opportunity with Brexit to re-establish some of the trade ties that have been lost and that's something as a government we want to help our farmers do" External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, February 4, 2020 6:48:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "There's little doubt that we were something of a casualty from the UK entering the EU and establishing trade terms that were far less generous to Australia," "That clearly hurt and whilst over the 40 or so years since we have built new markets, established new opportunities and are stronger than ever, there's an opportunity with Brexit to re-establish some of the trade ties that have been lost and that's something as a government we want to help our farmers do" External link

smh Tuesday, February 4, 2020 2:41:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "There's little doubt that we were something of a casualty from the UK entering the EU and establishing trade terms that were far less generous to Australia," "That clearly hurt and whilst over the 40 or so years since we have built new markets, established new opportunities and are stronger than ever, there's an opportunity with Brexit to re-establish some of the trade ties that have been lost and that's something as a government we want to help our farmers do" External link

watoday Sunday, February 2, 2020 10:54:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "There's little doubt that we were something of a casualty from the UK entering the EU and establishing trade terms that were far less generous to Australia," "That clearly hurt and whilst over the 40 or so years since we have built new markets, established new opportunities and are stronger than ever, there's an opportunity with Brexit to re-establish some of the trade ties that have been lost and that's something as a government we want to help our farmers do" External link

theage Saturday, February 1, 2020 10:35:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : “We’re aware that our seafood industry in particular is feeling the effects of the quarantine restrictions in China, given they tend to deliver fresh seafood product into China in a just-in-time basis,” External link

smh Saturday, February 1, 2020 3:54:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham added : “These types of trade agreements often take many years, but I have reinforced to our trade officials and I think the same is felt on the UK side that everyone wants to seize the goodwill, the momentum that’s there and also to try to get it done before that final deadline (at the end of 2020),” External link

worcesternews Friday, January 31, 2020 11:31:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham added : “These types of trade agreements often take many years, but I have reinforced to our trade officials and I think the same is felt on the UK side that everyone wants to seize the goodwill, the momentum that’s there and also to try to get it done before that final deadline (at the end of 2020),” External link

yorkpress Friday, January 31, 2020 10:09:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham added : “These types of trade agreements often take many years, but I have reinforced to our trade officials and I think the same is felt on the UK side that everyone wants to seize the goodwill, the momentum that’s there and also to try to get it done before that final deadline (at the end of 2020),” External link

thecourier Friday, January 31, 2020 9:49:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham added : “These types of trade agreements often take many years, but I have reinforced to our trade officials – and I think the same is felt on the UK side – that everyone wants to seize the goodwill, the momentum that’s there and also to try to get it done before that final deadline (at the end of 2020),” External link

belfasttelegraph Friday, January 31, 2020 9:21:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Australia is in a prime position to be one of the first (to negotiate a deal)," "Our desire is to see an agreement that eliminates tariffs, quotas and other trade barriers across services and investment as much as possible" External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, January 31, 2020 6:10:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "I urge people with a booking or (who are) considering travel to ensure they have the facts and don't compound the harm to tourism operators by unnecessarily staying away," "I want to make it clear that Australia is still very much open for business. Most Australian regions remain unaffected and continue to offer tourists the incredible tourism experiences that our country is known for" External link

BangkokPost Wednesday, January 22, 2020 3:25:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “There may need to be additional support and funding as we work through this recovery,” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Monday, January 20, 2020 5:18:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "There may need to be additional support and funding as we work through this recovery," External link

deutschewelle-en Sunday, January 19, 2020 9:12:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Tourism is the lifeblood of so many communities around Australia and it's absolutely critical that we help to get people back visiting those communities," External link

yenisafak-en Sunday, January 19, 2020 11:20:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Tourism is the lifeblood of so many communities around Australia and it's absolutely critical that we help to get people back visiting those communities," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, January 19, 2020 10:46:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Tourism is the lifeblood of so many communities around Australia and it's absolutely critical that we help to get people back visiting those communities," External link

iran-daily Sunday, January 19, 2020 10:12:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Tourism is the lifeblood of so many communities around Australia and it's absolutely critical that we help to get people back visiting those communities," External link

thepeninsulaqatar Sunday, January 19, 2020 9:11:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "There may need to be additional support and funding as we work through this recovery," External link

trust2 Sunday, January 19, 2020 6:19:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Tourism is the lifeblood of so many communities around Australia and it’s absolutely critical that we help to get people back visiting those communities that rely on tourism,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Sunday, January 19, 2020 6:08:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "There may need to be additional support and funding as we work through this recovery," External link

channelnewsasia Sunday, January 19, 2020 5:39:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "There may need to be additional support and funding as we work through this recovery," External link

trust Sunday, January 19, 2020 5:38:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “There may need to be additional support and funding as we work through this recovery,” External link

theglobeandmail Sunday, January 19, 2020 5:24:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “There may need to be additional support and funding as we work through this recovery,” External link

Hindu Sunday, January 19, 2020 5:13:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "There may need to be additional support and funding as we work through this recovery," External link

wsau Sunday, January 19, 2020 4:45:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "There may need to be additional support and funding as we work through this recovery," External link

news-yahoo Sunday, January 19, 2020 4:32:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "There may need to be additional support and funding as we work through this recovery," External link

news-yahoo Sunday, January 19, 2020 4:32:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We are acutely aware of the challenges our tourism industry currently faces and that tourism businesses all around Australia are feeling the pressures of cancellations and reduced bookings," "The government stands ready to help our tourism industry to not only rebuild infrastructure where required but to continue to promote the incredible tourism experiences that are still on offer across Australia in unaffected areas but also in fire-affected areas when it is safe to welcome tourists again" External link

qt Friday, January 17, 2020 3:26:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We are acutely aware of the challenges our tourism industry currently faces and that tourism businesses all around Australia are feeling the pressures of cancellations and reduced bookings," "The government stands ready to help our tourism industry to not only rebuild infrastructure where required but to continue to promote the incredible tourism experiences that are still on offer across Australia in unaffected areas but also in fire-affected areas when it is safe to welcome tourists again" External link

illawarramercury Thursday, January 16, 2020 12:47:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We are acutely aware of the challenges our tourism industry currently faces and that tourism businesses all around Australia are feeling the pressures of cancellations and reduced bookings," "The government stands ready to help our tourism industry to not only rebuild infrastructure where required but to continue to promote the incredible tourism experiences that are still on offer across Australia in unaffected areas but also in fire-affected areas when it is safe to welcome tourists again" External link

yahoo-au Thursday, January 16, 2020 11:45:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "I think this is a truce rather than a complete elimination of trade tensions between the US and China," External link

illawarramercury Thursday, January 16, 2020 11:08:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "So we changed some of the marketing approaches in the UK and in a number of other markets over recent weeks," External link

watoday Thursday, January 16, 2020 10:35:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "I think this is a truce rather than a complete elimination of trade tensions between the US and China," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, January 16, 2020 9:42:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "There’s more likely to be movement from the US side in areas such as pork, poultry, and soybeans that are much smaller commodities for Australia, compared with the ones that we’ve seen such huge growth in our Chinese exports in recent years," External link

watoday Thursday, January 16, 2020 9:35:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We are acutely aware of the challenges our tourism industry currently faces and that tourism businesses all around Australia are feeling the pressures of cancellations and reduced bookings," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, January 16, 2020 8:28:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "I urge people with a booking or (who are) considering travel to ensure they have the facts and don't compound the harm to tourism operators by unnecessarily staying away," "I want to make it clear that Australia is still very much open for business. Most Australian regions remain unaffected and continue to offer tourists the incredible tourism experiences that our country is known for" External link

dw-en Wednesday, January 15, 2020 5:49:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "I urge people with a booking or (who are) considering travel to ensure they have the facts and don't compound the harm to tourism operators by unnecessarily staying away," "I want to make it clear that Australia is still very much open for business. Most Australian regions remain unaffected and continue to offer tourists the incredible tourism experiences that our country is known for" External link

deutschewelle-en Wednesday, January 15, 2020 2:49:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Australia has long been a reliable supplier of energy needs and as global demand for hydrogen continues to grow so does the potential to turn Australia into a major global exporter of hydrogen, particularly to countries such as Japan,” External link

miningweekly Tuesday, January 14, 2020 9:51:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "If you want to help fire affected communities, then don't turn away from them. " External link

abc-au Thursday, January 9, 2020 9:08:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We're not into full negotiating mode and we will have to see what the UK aspires to, but noting that work rights and movement of people in the UK has been a big part of the European Union debate," "I would be surprised if complete liberalisation around migration and labour rights was on their agenda" External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, January 8, 2020 9:13:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “We're not into full negotiating mode and we will have to see what the UK aspires to, but noting that work rights and movement of people in the UK has been a big part of the European Union debate, I would be surprised if complete liberalisation around migration and labour rights was on their agenda,” External link

watoday Monday, January 6, 2020 1:11:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “We're not into full negotiating mode and we will have to see what the UK aspires to, but noting that work rights and movement of people in the UK has been a big part of the European Union debate, I would be surprised if complete liberalisation around migration and labour rights was on their agenda,” External link

theage Sunday, January 5, 2020 10:09:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "I understand that frolicking on the beach and playing with cute marsupials is something that some Australians may think is not projecting ourselves in a way that shows the full sophistication of the nation," External link

Stuff Wednesday, January 1, 2020 5:29:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "I understand that frolicking on the beach and playing with cute marsupials is something that some Australians may think is not projecting ourselves in a way that shows the full sophistication of the nation," External link

watoday Wednesday, January 1, 2020 3:07:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "I understand that frolicking on the beach and playing with cute marsupials is something that some Australians may think is not projecting ourselves in a way that shows the full sophistication of the nation," External link

theage Wednesday, January 1, 2020 2:52:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "Australia is disappointed that the Appellate Body is now unable to function," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, December 17, 2019 2:37:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "Prime Minister Morrison has been emphatic in his position that he wants this determined purely in the national interest, purely on what is going to support our Navy and air capability needs most effectively and efficiently for the long term," External link

yahoo-au Monday, December 9, 2019 9:15:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "Prime Minister Morrison has been emphatic in his position that he wants this determined purely in the national interest, purely on what is going to support our Navy and air capability needs most effectively and efficiently for the long term," External link

dailyadvertiser Monday, December 9, 2019 8:15:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "Prime Minister Morrison has been emphatic in his position that he wants this determined purely in the national interest, purely on what is going to support our Navy and air capability needs most effectively and efficiently for the long term," External link

illawarramercury Monday, December 9, 2019 7:39:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "Prime Minister Morrison has been emphatic in his position that he wants this determined purely in the national interest, purely on what is going to support our Navy and air capability needs most effectively and efficiently for the long term," External link

bordermail Monday, December 9, 2019 6:34:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said ( about Suncorp Stadium ) : “Populous is a business with a world-renowned ability for designing iconic venues across the globe such as Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London and the Yankee Stadium in New York,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, December 3, 2019 5:10:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “This year’s award winners are from the city, outback and bush, and span a range of sectors from businesses exporting designer mattresses, essential oils, aerospace parts, animation services and underwear,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, December 3, 2019 5:10:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We're completely committed to meeting our [Paris climate] targets and we've always met and exceeded our targets, but I think it would be unprecedented to see those type of provisions proposed in an agreement," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, November 28, 2019 4:25:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "With an estimated 70 million Indians set to travel overseas annually by 2035, we need to make sure Australia is well positioned to capitalise on the huge potential of this market," External link

business-standard Wednesday, November 27, 2019 3:13:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "The pandas provide the opportunity for us to continue to enhance understanding at a people-to-people level," External link

peopledaily Monday, November 25, 2019 10:09:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "The pandas provide the opportunity for us to continue to enhance understanding at a people-to-people level," External link

sinacom-en Monday, November 25, 2019 6:06:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "The pandas provide the opportunity for us to continue to enhance understanding at a people-to-people level," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, November 24, 2019 12:33:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “This partnership between UOW and KDU University College is a great example of how the world’s leading education providers are evolving their service delivery models to thrive in an increasingly competitive market,” “Malaysia presents huge growth opportunities for Australian education providers, and Austrade continues to work closely with the sector to promote our high-quality provider education and training services in this important market” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, November 18, 2019 9:05:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Australia has world-leading reserves of critical minerals that present commercial opportunities for our businesses, as well as job creation potential in regional Australia,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, November 14, 2019 11:31:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "The decision by the department to stand the employee aside while a thorough external investigation is completed is both necessary and appropriate," External link

theage Wednesday, November 13, 2019 8:29:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "the decision by the Department to stand the employee aside while a thorough investigation is completed is both necessary and appropriate" External link

abc-au Wednesday, November 13, 2019 7:50:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “South Australia is a key pillar of our bilateral relationship with France as home to the partnership that will build the French designed Attack Class Submarines, which will provide our navy with effective capability for decades to come and generate thousands of skilled Australian jobs,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, November 8, 2019 6:04:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Ensuring a high quality trade deal with the EU will further strengthen our relationship and signals our shared commitment to an open, rules-based trading environment,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, November 8, 2019 6:04:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : “The Australian government has expressed our desire to see this investigation concluded in accordance with proper processes,” External link

hellenicshippingnews Thursday, November 7, 2019 2:37:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Australia has now posted a monthly trade surplus for 21 consecutive months, helping to boost our economy and create more jobs,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, November 7, 2019 9:56:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "The Australian government has expressed our desire to see this investigation concluded in accordance with proper processes," External link

wsau Wednesday, November 6, 2019 8:09:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Substantial progress has been made with 15 of the 16 RCEP countries committing to finalise minor outstanding matters within months and proceeding to signing this deal next year,” External link

miningweekly Tuesday, November 5, 2019 9:49:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Australia's strong representation at CIIE is recognition of the close trade and investment relationship our businesses share with China, underpinned by the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, November 5, 2019 4:53:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "As RCEP economies develop and their middle classes grow, this deal will open up new doors for Australian businesses and investors across our region," External link

9news Monday, November 4, 2019 11:14:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "There are real gains that Australia can get in terms of our services economy, financial services, areas of education, health sectors. We are very focused on how we can value-add to those existing agreement," External link

business-standard Monday, November 4, 2019 5:16:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "These make it easier for Australian businesses to do business through the region and that is what allows us to keep growing our exports," External link

9news Monday, November 4, 2019 2:17:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Some of those agreements though are old and some of those agreements largely focusing on opening up the goods and services market," External link

9news Monday, November 4, 2019 2:17:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "It is important to appreciate firstly the scale. The degree of difficulty in landing a trade agreement of this scale is to do with its size," External link

abc-au Monday, November 4, 2019 9:28:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Australia’s exports are at record levels but in a competitive world we must continually seek out new export opportunities for our farmers and businesses,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, November 1, 2019 3:14:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "In such a competitive global market, the sell is tougher than ever," External link

abc-au Wednesday, October 30, 2019 10:46:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "In such a competitive global market, the sell is tougher than ever," External link

abc-au Wednesday, October 30, 2019 8:17:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Our $143 billion tourism industry is such a vital part of our economy and in order to grow the industry further and create more tourism jobs, we need to find new ways to sell Australia and differentiate ourselves,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, October 30, 2019 2:37:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Expanding opportunities for Australian exporters is a key pillar of our economic plan and builds upon successes that have already fuelled Australia to record levels of exports and a record trade surplus,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, October 29, 2019 4:03:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "It's also important to keep in context that with a school like that, in terms of total public funding per student, would be among the lowest recipients of total public funding per student in the country," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, October 24, 2019 5:14:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "These free trade agreements will open new doors and deliver wide-ranging benefits for Australian exporters from industries including agriculture, manufacturing, mining, education, tourism and financial services," External link

9news Monday, October 21, 2019 11:42:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “These free trade agreements will open new doors and deliver wide-ranging benefits for Australian exporters from industries including agriculture, manufacturing, mining, education, tourism and financial services,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, October 21, 2019 6:46:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said ( about Sydney Gay ) : "It is absolutely fitting that Australia and particularly Sydney celebrate our diversity through such a symbolic event that will also deliver a huge boost to our tourism industry," External link

qt Monday, October 21, 2019 1:14:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said ( about Sydney Gay ) : "It is absolutely fitting that Australia and particularly Sydney celebrate our diversity through such a symbolic event that will also deliver a huge boost to our tourism industry," External link

yahoo-au Sunday, October 20, 2019 7:53:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said ( about Sydney Gay ) : "It is absolutely fitting that Australia and particularly Sydney celebrate our diversity through such a symbolic event that will also deliver a huge boost to our tourism industry," External link

illawarramercury Sunday, October 20, 2019 3:44:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said ( about Sydney Gay ) : "It is absolutely fitting that Australia and particularly Sydney celebrate our diversity through such a symbolic event that will also deliver a huge boost to our tourism industry," External link

theage Sunday, October 20, 2019 3:01:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said ( about Sydney Gay ) : "It is absolutely fitting that Australia and particularly Sydney celebrate our diversity through such a symbolic event that will also deliver a huge boost to our tourism industry," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, October 20, 2019 2:50:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said ( about Sydney Gay ) : "It is absolutely fitting that Australia and particularly Sydney celebrate our diversity through such a symbolic event that will also deliver a huge boost to our tourism industry," External link

dailyadvertiser Sunday, October 20, 2019 2:50:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said ( about Sydney Gay ) : "It is absolutely fitting that Australia and particularly Sydney celebrate our diversity through such a symbolic event that will also deliver a huge boost to our tourism industry," External link

smh Sunday, October 20, 2019 2:40:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said ( about Sydney Gay ) : "It is absolutely fitting that Australia and particularly Sydney celebrate our diversity through such a symbolic event that will also deliver a huge boost to our tourism industry," External link

bordermail Sunday, October 20, 2019 2:30:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said ( about Sydney Gay ) : "It is absolutely fitting that Australia and particularly Sydney celebrate our diversity through such a symbolic event that will also deliver a huge boost to our tourism industry," External link

yahoo-au Sunday, October 20, 2019 1:11:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said ( about Kata Tjuta ) : "The decision of the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park Board and the wishes of the park's traditional owners should be respected," External link

Stuff Sunday, October 20, 2019 8:04:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said ( about Kata Tjuta ) : "The decision of the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park Board and the wishes of the park's traditional owners should be respected," External link

theage Saturday, October 19, 2019 10:42:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said ( about Kata Tjuta ) : "The decision of the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park Board and the wishes of the park's traditional owners should be respected," External link

smh Saturday, October 19, 2019 10:31:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "In the end and we have done all the preparatory work to ensure Australia is as best placed for any scenario in relation to Brexit," External link

9news Saturday, October 19, 2019 7:02:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "I am 100 per cent confident that by exporting more to Indonesia, we will create even more Australian jobs in the future," External link

yahoo-au Saturday, October 19, 2019 5:51:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "I am 100 per cent confident that by exporting more to Indonesia, we will create even more Australian jobs in the future," External link

9news Saturday, October 19, 2019 5:28:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "We have to take both a long-term perspective with Hong Kong and I hope an optimistic one," External link

brownsvilleherald Wednesday, October 16, 2019 9:38:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham added : "We believe that implementation of the Hong Kong-Australia agreement does give life to 'one country, two systems.' It supports Hong Kong, its unique identity and status," External link

brownsvilleherald Wednesday, October 16, 2019 9:38:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "We have to take both a long-term perspective with Hong Kong and I hope an optimistic one," External link

gazette Wednesday, October 16, 2019 9:21:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham added : "We believe that implementation of the Hong Kong-Australia agreement does give life to 'one country, two systems.' It supports Hong Kong, its unique identity and status," External link

gazette Wednesday, October 16, 2019 9:21:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "We have to take both a long-term perspective with Hong Kong and I hope an optimistic one," External link

samoaobserver Wednesday, October 16, 2019 9:16:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham added : "We believe that implementation of the Hong Kong-Australia agreement does give life to 'one country, two systems.' It supports Hong Kong, its unique identity and status," External link

samoaobserver Wednesday, October 16, 2019 9:16:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham added : "We believe that implementation of the Hong Kong-Australia agreement does give life to 'one country, two systems.' It supports Hong Kong, its unique identity and status," External link

missoulian Wednesday, October 16, 2019 9:08:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “These free trade agreements will open new doors and deliver wide-ranging benefits for Australian exporters,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, October 16, 2019 3:25:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Ratification of these agreements would build on the success our Government has had in growing Australian exports to record levels and delivering record trade surpluses that are making a major contribution to our economy and to creating more Australian jobs,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, October 16, 2019 3:25:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Australia’s hosting of these two T20 World Cup tournaments has the potential to deliver huge benefits for our tourism industry and overall economy,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Sunday, October 13, 2019 3:17:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “The US is critically important for Australia’s tourism industry, with US travellers splashing the cash when they come out here, spending on average $5000 per person per trip,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, October 9, 2019 3:14:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Australia is home to an abundance of incredible and breathtaking tourism offerings which tourists travel from around the world to experience, so it’s great to see so many Aussies choosing to get out and explore these for themselves as well,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, October 9, 2019 3:14:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Our Government has overseen substantial growth in the number of Australian exporters and the total value of Australian exports, delivering record trade surpluses that are making a major contribution to the economy and to creating more Australian jobs,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, October 3, 2019 4:53:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “We have some of the world’s richest stocks of critical minerals” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, October 1, 2019 5:33:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Work and holiday makers generally stay longer, spend more money in Australia and travel further into regional areas than most other international visitors, supporting Australian jobs in tourism and hospitality," External link

smh Tuesday, September 24, 2019 5:09:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Over the past five years Australia has secured new air routes to Japan leading to growth in inbound tourism numbers following some previous years of decline,” “The new slots will pave the way for a significant boost to a traffic between our countries” External link

atwonline Sunday, September 22, 2019 4:54:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Australia is seeing double-digit growth year-on-year from India," "90 percent travel through other ports to get to Australia and that clearly shows we are under-serviced in terms of direct flights" External link

dailyadvertiser Sunday, September 22, 2019 8:13:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "speed dating for airlines and airports" External link

dailyadvertiser Sunday, September 22, 2019 8:13:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Australia is seeing double-digit growth year-on-year from India," "90 percent travel through other ports to get to Australia and that clearly shows we are under-serviced in terms of direct flights" External link

bordermail Sunday, September 22, 2019 6:23:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "speed dating for airlines and airports" External link

bordermail Sunday, September 22, 2019 6:23:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham added : “Over the past five years Australia has secured new air routes to Japan leading to growth in inbound tourism numbers following some previous years of decline,” “The new slots will pave the way for a significant boost to a traffic between our countries” External link

routes-news Sunday, September 22, 2019 5:34:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “As the world’s leading aviation forum, World Routes presents Australia with the chance to showcase our wonderful country to key decision makers and show first-hand why Australia should be front of mind in terms of new aviation routes and services,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Sunday, September 22, 2019 2:54:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "As part of the EU, market access to Britain in terms of agricultural products has been limited," External link

abc-au Wednesday, September 18, 2019 1:11:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "As part of the EU, market access to Britain in terms of agricultural products has been limited," External link

wsau Wednesday, September 18, 2019 8:38:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "The government continues to seek information and clarity around these matters," External link

business-standard Wednesday, September 18, 2019 7:29:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We monitor the implications of those, but in relation to the parties ... who are detained, we have diplomatic relations in place with Iran, we continue to try to work through those channels to get the best possible outcome, the fairest possible outcome for those individuals," External link

business-standard Wednesday, September 18, 2019 7:29:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "We have expectations in relation to fair and transparent treatment of citizens, we will continue to advocate very clearly for that," External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, September 18, 2019 7:00:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "The government continues to seek information and clarity around these matters," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, September 18, 2019 3:36:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We monitor the implications of those, but in relation to the parties ... who are detained, we have diplomatic relations in place with Iran, we continue to try to work through those channels to get the best possible outcome, the fairest possible outcome for those individuals," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, September 18, 2019 3:36:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : “The government continues to seek information and clarity around these matters,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, September 18, 2019 2:46:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “We monitor the implications of those, but in relation to the parties ... who are detained, we have diplomatic relations in place with Iran, we continue to try to work through those channels to get the best possible outcome, the fairest possible outcome for those individuals,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, September 18, 2019 2:46:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “While Australia and New Zealand are great mates and have close people-to-people links, we both know there’s scope to create an even stronger economic relationship,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, September 12, 2019 9:44:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "I think the heightened trade conflict is drawing other countries closer together in recognising the need to both defend the rules-based trading system but also to know that it can't be defended as perfect and static," External link

smh Tuesday, September 10, 2019 5:44:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "I think everyone is determined to try and conclude RCEP year but people left [the ASEAN meeting] without any doubts about the scale of the challenge required," "Now is the time to secure RCEP, [to show] the trend towards protectionism is not universally shared. We are committed to improving our economies by lowering barriers and opening up trade" External link

smh Tuesday, September 10, 2019 5:44:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "At a time of increasing global trade tensions, Australia is determined to work with our partners in the Indo-Pacific region to strengthen our trade relationships and provide new export opportunities Australian businesses," External link

maitlandmercury Sunday, September 8, 2019 4:54:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told ( about Liberal Parti ) : "I'm always grateful to those who support the Liberal and National side of politics because those who choose to support it with their vote or with their support in any way, shape or means are ultimately endorsing our policies," External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, September 3, 2019 12:03:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said ( about Liberal Parti ) : "I'm always grateful to those who support the Liberal and Nationals side of politics, because those who choose to support it with their vote or with their support in any way shape or means are ultimately endorsing our policies that have created 1.4 million job opportunities for Australians in the last six years" External link

smh Tuesday, September 3, 2019 10:36:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "As part of the free trade negotiations, we will consider everything that is put on the table. Whether we agree to it is a different matter," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, September 2, 2019 10:24:00 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 said : “As two open, outwardly-focused trading nations located in the Indo-Pacific, we agreed it is critical that we continue to speak out in support of the multilateral rules‑based trading system that underpins global commerce and the prosperity of our peoples.” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, August 22, 2019 11:21:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham says : “Australia doesn’t like the idea of geographical indications but this is a not-negotiable element from the European Union,” External link

foodingredientsfirst Friday, August 16, 2019 1:39:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We want better access in terms for Australian farmers and businesses into the EU," External link

euronews-en Wednesday, August 14, 2019 9:37:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "By improving integration for Pacific economies, PACER Plus will facilitate greater two-way trade and investment and modernise customs arrangements, reducing the cost of doing business in the region," External link

rnzi Wednesday, August 14, 2019 2:35:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "I expect that we will have to work hard and negotiate hard with the EU to come up with a compromise that's acceptable to Australian producers whilst dealing with the European concerns of making sure that nobody is passing their product off as being Greek Feta," External link

tenplay Tuesday, August 13, 2019 8:20:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "In the end, any trade negotiation is a two-way street," "We want better access and terms for Australian farmers and businesses into the EU, they want some particular terms protected for their producers" External link

tenplay Tuesday, August 13, 2019 8:20:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "I will be visiting dairy producers, cheesemakers, spirits manufacturers, those who are affected by the terms on that list to make sure we hear first hand their concerns," External link

tenplay Tuesday, August 13, 2019 8:20:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "Australia doesn't like the idea of geographical indications but this is a not-negotiable element from the European Union," External link

abc-au Tuesday, August 13, 2019 2:53:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Our view is that we negotiated over those wine terms all those years ago and there's no need to reopen them," External link

abc-au Tuesday, August 13, 2019 2:53:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "Australia doesn't like the idea of geographical indications but this is a not-negotiable element from the European Union," External link

abc-au Monday, August 12, 2019 9:37:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Our view is that we negotiated over those wine terms all those years ago and there's no need to reopen them," External link

abc-au Monday, August 12, 2019 9:37:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "Australia doesn't like the idea of geographical indications but this is a not-negotiable element from the European Union," External link

abc-au Monday, August 12, 2019 5:14:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Our view is that we negotiated over those wine terms all those years ago and there's no need to reopen them," External link

abc-au Monday, August 12, 2019 5:14:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "I wouldn't seek to make predictions" "I have seen enough twists on turns in this already, and we live in very uncertain times," External link

9news Monday, August 12, 2019 2:13:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "I wouldn't seek to make predictions" "I have seen enough twists on turns in this already, and we live in very uncertain times," External link

9news Monday, August 12, 2019 1:40:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "They are the types of things that can keep the economy sound through a very rocky global time," External link

9news Monday, August 12, 2019 1:40:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Where we have points of difference in relation to human rights issues, or in relation to national security issues, we have taken those up with China," "We continue to do so in a range of different forums" External link

smh Sunday, August 11, 2019 4:50:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Where we have points of difference in relation to human rights issues, or in relation to national security issues, we have taken those up with China," "We continue to do so in a range of different forums" External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, August 11, 2019 4:29:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "I wouldn't seek to make predictions" "I have seen enough twists on turns in this already, and we live in very uncertain times," External link

bordermail Sunday, August 11, 2019 4:18:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "They are the types of things that can keep the economy sound through a very rocky global time," External link

bordermail Sunday, August 11, 2019 4:18:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Where we have points of difference in relation to human rights issues, or in relation to national security issues, we have taken those up with China," "We continue to do so in a range of different forums" External link

watoday Sunday, August 11, 2019 4:11:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : “I’ve asked them to try to work with our authorities so that Australian businesses can better understand what those checks are and how they’re being applied so that we can ensure efficiency there,” External link

hellenicshippingnews Tuesday, August 6, 2019 2:21:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “There may be some broader issues at play when it comes to China seeking to manage the volumes of thermal coal coming into the country,” External link

hellenicshippingnews Tuesday, August 6, 2019 2:21:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Overall you’re talking about a relationship that has seen phenomenal growth year on year for a sustained period of time,” “To dwell simply on a singular negative, that there are some delays of some shipments, is really to overlook the fact that economically the relationship is very sound” External link

hellenicshippingnews Tuesday, August 6, 2019 2:21:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Increased access to international markets for Australian farmers and businesses has been a major factor in our strong export performance," External link

9news Tuesday, August 6, 2019 10:07:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "I've asked them to try to work with our authorities so that Australian businesses can better understand what those checks are and how they're being applied so that we can ensure efficiency there," External link

bordermail Sunday, August 4, 2019 3:19:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "There may be some broader issues at play when it comes to China seeking to manage the volumes of thermal coal coming into the country," External link

bordermail Sunday, August 4, 2019 3:19:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Overall you're talking about a relationship that has seen phenomenal growth year on year for a sustained period of time," "To dwell simply on a singular negative, that there are some delays of some shipments, is really to overlook the fact that economically the relationship is very sound" External link

bordermail Sunday, August 4, 2019 3:19:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "I'll be seeking to better understand in relation to the additional checks and safeguards that are apparently being applied around thermal coal," External link

illawarramercury Sunday, August 4, 2019 2:51:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "I'll be seeking to better understand in relation to the additional checks and safeguards that are apparently being applied around thermal coal," External link

dailyadvertiser Sunday, August 4, 2019 2:37:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "I'll be seeking to better understand in relation to the additional checks and safeguards that are apparently being applied around thermal coal," External link

maitlandmercury Sunday, August 4, 2019 1:59:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "I'll be seeking to better understand in relation to the additional checks and safeguards that are apparently being applied around thermal coal," External link

yahoo-au Sunday, August 4, 2019 1:53:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "I'll be seeking to better understand in relation to the additional checks and safeguards that are apparently being applied around thermal coal," External link

9news Sunday, August 4, 2019 1:38:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "We continue to urge the United States and China to engage in dialogue to try and resolve their differences in this trade dispute," External link

smh Friday, August 2, 2019 10:04:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham says : "There is an opportunity for us to work together to help the WTO better reflect the changing role that emerging economies play, while still accommodating their necessity for continued growth," External link

illawarramercury Friday, August 2, 2019 4:15:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham says : "Neither Australia nor China has (a free trade agreement) with India," "The conclusion of RCEP would demonstrate that all of these countries - with their vibrant economic activity and the massive potential they have for future growth - are committed to further openness, and are rejecting the lure of greater protectionism" External link

illawarramercury Friday, August 2, 2019 4:15:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham says : "There is an opportunity for us to work together to help the WTO better reflect the changing role that emerging economies play, while still accommodating their necessity for continued growth," External link

bordermail Friday, August 2, 2019 2:17:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham says : "Neither Australia nor China has (a free trade agreement) with India," "The conclusion of RCEP would demonstrate that all of these countries - with their vibrant economic activity and the massive potential they have for future growth - are committed to further openness, and are rejecting the lure of greater protectionism" External link

bordermail Friday, August 2, 2019 2:17:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham says : "There is an opportunity for us to work together to help the WTO better reflect the changing role that emerging economies play, while still accommodating their necessity for continued growth," External link

9news Friday, August 2, 2019 2:15:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham says : "Neither Australia nor China has (a free trade agreement) with India," "The conclusion of RCEP would demonstrate that all of these countries - with their vibrant economic activity and the massive potential they have for future growth - are committed to further openness, and are rejecting the lure of greater protectionism" External link

9news Friday, August 2, 2019 2:15:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham says ( about Scott Morrison ) : "In June, Prime Minister (Scott) Morrison acknowledged perceptions that WTO arrangements for developing countries have not kept pace with China's economic growth and weight in the world economy," "There is an opportunity for us to work together to help the WTO better reflect the changing role that emerging economies play, while still accommodating their necessity for continued growth" External link

maitlandmercury Thursday, August 1, 2019 5:22:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham says : "Neither Australia nor China has (a free trade agreement) with India," "The conclusion of RCEP would demonstrate that all of these countries - with their vibrant economic activity, and the massive potential they have for future growth - all are committed to further openness, and are rejecting the lure of greater protectionism" External link

maitlandmercury Thursday, August 1, 2019 5:22:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham says : "Australia wants a good and growing relationship with China. We will have our disagreements from time to time, but throughout, we should cooperate for our mutual benefit," External link

maitlandmercury Thursday, August 1, 2019 5:22:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said ( about Queensland Tourism ) : “Securing local jobs is the most important support we can give any local community. This $485,805 in funding through the Queensland Tourism Recovery Package will help to secure more tourism jobs across the Whitsundays into the future,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, August 1, 2019 9:09:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "This visit will provide another important opportunity for Australia and China to advance our already strong trade and economic relationship, underpinned by the high-quality China-Australia Free Trade Agreement," External link

xinhuanet_en Thursday, August 1, 2019 8:19:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "This agreement is an opportunity to create not just a regional trade agreement but a regional economic bloc for ongoing cooperation," "From our perspective having that asian economic bloc encompassing the giants of China and India the traditional partners in Japan, South Korea and New Zealand and then the real emerging tigers of the ASEAN economy is exciting" External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, July 31, 2019 5:42:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We will need every minute and every day to conclude negotiations," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, July 31, 2019 5:42:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "India has resisted some of the approach to reform," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, July 31, 2019 5:42:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "That is an enormous opportunity for Australia and for the other nations including India to be able to secure greater productivity and more efficient production," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, July 31, 2019 5:42:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "This agreement is an opportunity to create not just a regional trade agreement but a regional economic bloc for ongoing cooperation," "From our perspective having that asian economic bloc encompassing the giants of China and India the traditional partners in Japan, South Korea and New Zealand and then the real emerging tigers of the ASEAN economy is exciting" External link

watoday Wednesday, July 31, 2019 5:09:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We will need every minute and every day to conclude negotiations," External link

watoday Wednesday, July 31, 2019 5:09:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "India has resisted some of the approach to reform," External link

watoday Wednesday, July 31, 2019 5:09:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "That is an enormous opportunity for Australia and for the other nations including India to be able to secure greater productivity and more efficient production," External link

watoday Wednesday, July 31, 2019 5:09:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said ( about India Economic ) : "India was already Australia's fastest growing visitor market, worth about 1.7 billion Australian dollar each year and that the new campaign would be used for marketing activities to drive visitation to both the women's and men's tournaments, as well as increase Australia's broader destination appeal in India," External link

business-standard Monday, July 29, 2019 10:11:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We know from research that major sporting events have far reaching impacts and are significant drivers of visitor demand, with 16 per cent of all international visitors attending a sporting or cultural event during their trip. These visitors are also known to stay longer and spend more than the average international traveller," External link

business-standard Monday, July 29, 2019 10:11:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "These visitors are also known to stay longer and spend more than the average international traveller," External link

yahoo-au Monday, July 29, 2019 6:10:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “This initiative is about supporting Australia’s female entrepreneurs, particularly in the tech sector to take their innovations to the next level,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, July 24, 2019 5:20:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “This pilot project is the first step in creating a commercial scale hydrogen supply chain which could lead to billions of dollars in export earnings for Australia and help Japan meet its strategic energy targets for 2030 and beyond,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, July 22, 2019 4:46:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "Symbolism is important in the face of US-China trade conflicts. It is actually critical to send the message that countries stand for trade," External link

yahoo-au Saturday, July 13, 2019 3:59:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham saying : “India has not taken concrete action to response to Australia’s long-held concerns and continues to provide subsidies in breach of its WTO commitments” “The longer these unfair subsidies continue, the greater the impact will be on our hardworking Australian cane growers and millers and the regional jobs they create,” External link

financialexpress Friday, July 12, 2019 12:54:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “India has not taken concrete action to respond to Australia’s long-held concerns and continues to provide subsidies in breach of its WTO commitments,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, July 12, 2019 11:01:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “We are stepping up our ability to help deliver well-planned, well-built and well-maintained infrastructure because we know that this is important to economic growth and the priorities of countries in our region,” External link

pina Thursday, July 4, 2019 6:58:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “We know working holiday makers who travel to Australia, stay longer, spend more and travel further into regional areas than most other international visitors,” “They also spend every dollar they earn while in Australia, in addition to the savings they bring here, creating more jobs for Australians in our tourism and hospitality industry” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, July 1, 2019 8:56:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “other like-minded countries around the world to advance an agenda of how it is that we advocate for the maintenance of rules-based systems around international trade,” External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, June 28, 2019 8:07:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "the growth of global trade rules have delivered has been an economic miracle of our lifetimes" External link

smh Wednesday, June 26, 2019 5:18:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "It's longstanding international practice for negotiating texts and positions to remain confidential until negotiations are concluded" External link

smh Wednesday, June 26, 2019 5:18:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "Whilst some markets are showing maturity or the importance of our focus on high-value travellers, in others we're starting to see stronger growth," External link

chinadaily Wednesday, June 19, 2019 11:45:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "I trust that they will put the national interest first in terms of the significance and strategic importance of our relationship with Indonesia and support its entry into force," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, June 11, 2019 6:18:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We can't and won't allow [trade] co-operation to stall because of disputes between the two major players," External link

bordermail Monday, June 10, 2019 7:28:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We want to ensure that those flows can be as free as possible, while preserving safeguards to maintain confidence of individuals and nations around their own security and sovereignty. " External link

bordermail Monday, June 10, 2019 7:28:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We can't and won't allow [trade] co-operation to stall because of disputes between the two major players," External link

smh Friday, June 7, 2019 5:32:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We want to ensure that those flows can be as free as possible, while preserving safeguards to maintain confidence of individuals and nations around their own security and sovereignty. " External link

smh Friday, June 7, 2019 5:32:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "You might forgive a bit of bitterness but he doesn't seem to understand or have heard any of the messages," External link

maitlandmercury Friday, May 31, 2019 2:50:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "All too often I hear from the Australian people grumbles that governments don't look far enough into the future, that all we do is think about a year or two ahead or about the next election," External link

9news Sunday, May 26, 2019 1:17:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "All too often I hear from the Australian people grumbles that governments don't look far enough into the future, that all we do is think about a year or two ahead or about the next election," "It is one of the critical things to give long term certainty to Australian consumers and Australian businesses" External link

9news Sunday, May 26, 2019 4:14:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told ( about Theresa May ) : "I pay tribute to Theresa May for her service in what has obviously been an incredibly difficult set of circumstances to navigate," External link

yahoo-au Sunday, May 26, 2019 3:09:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "We have got a very busy agenda as a government in terms of the trade portfolio," External link

yahoo-au Sunday, May 26, 2019 3:09:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "These are never easy decisions for prime ministers in terms of crafting the best cabinet for the future," External link

maitlandmercury Sunday, May 26, 2019 2:28:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "I feel for any colleague that may miss out in such a process but the PM has to do what is right," External link

maitlandmercury Sunday, May 26, 2019 2:28:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "Now of course exactly when will depend upon the return of the writs and so we will take advice from the Electoral Commissioner in that regard," External link

qt Tuesday, May 21, 2019 7:56:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Now of course exactly when will depend upon the return of the writs and so we will take advice from the Electoral Commissioner in that regard," External link

abc-au Tuesday, May 21, 2019 2:01:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Now of course exactly when will depend upon the return of the writs and so we will take advice from the Electoral Commissioner in that regard," External link

abc-au Monday, May 20, 2019 5:03:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We want to support you ... but not pretend to be a government that has answers for all of your problems, we want to support you instead to support your families and your lives," External link

bordermail Monday, May 20, 2019 12:06:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "Every seat and every vote is going to count," External link

bordermail Saturday, May 18, 2019 8:45:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We await with great interest, the business case that the state government has commissioned," External link

9news Friday, May 17, 2019 3:02:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "These are the types of things that hopefully can drive the population back and ultimately can get us back to a point where we can have a growing population and maybe more seats in the future," External link

abc-au Monday, May 13, 2019 11:07:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Bill Shorten has got to make room for people like Kristina Kenneally, so I wouldn't be counting on having those seats if I was a South Australian Labor member," External link

abc-au Monday, May 13, 2019 11:07:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Richard (Di Natale) will insist they do it if they win government anyway," External link

qt Monday, May 13, 2019 10:51:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Yes they will. They always do," External link

qt Monday, May 13, 2019 10:51:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We are not making false promises. The Labor Party are. They go to this election saying on the one hand, big surpluses," External link

qt Monday, May 13, 2019 10:51:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "What I'm pointing out here is we're not making promises we can't keep at this election," External link

qt Monday, May 13, 2019 10:51:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said ( about Tony Jones ) : "Well, Tony, I acknowledge that would be incredibly difficult," "Now, most people on Newstart have a number of supplementary payments," External link

qt Monday, May 13, 2019 10:51:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham : “Of course he will ... they always do” External link

smh Monday, May 13, 2019 7:20:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham declared : “We’re not promising the Earth..” External link

smh Monday, May 13, 2019 7:20:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham asked : "This is a pretty direct intervention into the mortgage market on face value, isn't it? Why is the government seeing a role for itself in this deposit scheme?" "Because it goes very much to the core of traditional Liberal values - of wanting to help people establish their own economic security," External link

qt Sunday, May 12, 2019 11:50:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We await with great interest, the business case that the state government has commissioned," External link

heraldsun Sunday, May 12, 2019 4:23:00 AM 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

Simon Birmingham indiqué : «Nous reconnaissons l’importance stratégique du Maroc en tant que porte et pont entre l’Europe et l’Afrique, ainsi qu’en tant que leader au niveau du continent» External link

aujourdhui Friday, February 8, 2019 1:25:00 PM EAT



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Simon Birmingham said : “Every extra working holidaymaker we can get into these communities is one extra visitor to help protect local jobs and keep local businesses alive,” External link

guardian Friday, February 21, 2020 7:40:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We have begun the planning required to ensure that when these temporary travels restrictions are lifted, Australia quickly re-establishes itself as a top destination for Chinese visitors and students, and that includes ongoing discussions with airlines on re-establishing aviation connectivity" External link

theage Thursday, February 20, 2020 1:01:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We have begun the planning required to ensure that when these temporary travels restrictions are lifted, Australia quickly re-establishes itself as a top destination for Chinese visitors and students, and that includes ongoing discussions with airlines on re-establishing aviation connectivity" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, February 20, 2020 11:38:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "There are no silver bullets to ease the pain being felt by many tourism businesses at present, with global travel bookings down and Australia one of many nations feeling the impacts of coronavirus," External link

ecns Wednesday, February 19, 2020 9:53:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We're completely committed to meeting our [Paris climate] targets and we've always met and exceeded our targets, but I think it would be unprecedented to see those type of provisions proposed in an agreement," External link

watoday Friday, February 14, 2020 5:48:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "It's the best access that Peru's provided to anybody in the last 20 years," External link

abc-au Wednesday, February 12, 2020 4:57:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "I expect it to be done without any political interference, or any political commentary," External link

dailyadvertiser Wednesday, February 12, 2020 12:50:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "I expect it to be done without any political interference, or any political commentary," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, February 11, 2020 11:24:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "This is a win-win agreement where stronger economic ties should also help to facilitate closer security, strategic and people-to-people ties between our two countries," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, February 9, 2020 2:08:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We expect the benefits from this trade deal to start flowing in a matter of months," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, February 9, 2020 2:08:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "This is a win-win agreement where stronger economic ties should also help to facilitate closer security, strategic and people-to-people ties between our two countries," External link

theage Sunday, February 9, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We expect the benefits from this trade deal to start flowing in a matter of months," External link

theage Sunday, February 9, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “More direct aviation access teamed with Tourism Australia’s ongoing marketing activity, off the back of the highly successful Dundee campaign, means Australia is well positioned to continue to capitalise on the growing number of Americans travelling internationally,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Sunday, February 9, 2020 12:31:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "With Indonesia being one the fastest growing economies in the world, this deal will provide a major boost for Australian farmers -- with producers of grains, beef, dairy and horticulture, and many other products all set to benefit from lower tariffs and improved access," "Australian services suppliers and investors will benefit through greater certainty for entry and operation in the Indonesian market, including guaranteed levels of Australian ownership in a range of sectors" External link

maitlandmercury Friday, February 7, 2020 5:17:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "There's little doubt that we were something of a casualty from the UK entering the EU and establishing trade terms that were far less generous to Australia," "That clearly hurt and whilst over the 40 or so years since we have built new markets, established new opportunities and are stronger than ever, there's an opportunity with Brexit to re-establish some of the trade ties that have been lost and that's something as a government we want to help our farmers do" External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, February 4, 2020 6:48:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "There's little doubt that we were something of a casualty from the UK entering the EU and establishing trade terms that were far less generous to Australia," "That clearly hurt and whilst over the 40 or so years since we have built new markets, established new opportunities and are stronger than ever, there's an opportunity with Brexit to re-establish some of the trade ties that have been lost and that's something as a government we want to help our farmers do" External link

smh Tuesday, February 4, 2020 2:41:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "There's little doubt that we were something of a casualty from the UK entering the EU and establishing trade terms that were far less generous to Australia," "That clearly hurt and whilst over the 40 or so years since we have built new markets, established new opportunities and are stronger than ever, there's an opportunity with Brexit to re-establish some of the trade ties that have been lost and that's something as a government we want to help our farmers do" External link

watoday Sunday, February 2, 2020 10:54:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "There's little doubt that we were something of a casualty from the UK entering the EU and establishing trade terms that were far less generous to Australia," "That clearly hurt and whilst over the 40 or so years since we have built new markets, established new opportunities and are stronger than ever, there's an opportunity with Brexit to re-establish some of the trade ties that have been lost and that's something as a government we want to help our farmers do" External link

theage Saturday, February 1, 2020 10:35:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : “We’re aware that our seafood industry in particular is feeling the effects of the quarantine restrictions in China, given they tend to deliver fresh seafood product into China in a just-in-time basis,” External link

smh Saturday, February 1, 2020 3:54:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham added : “These types of trade agreements often take many years, but I have reinforced to our trade officials and I think the same is felt on the UK side that everyone wants to seize the goodwill, the momentum that’s there and also to try to get it done before that final deadline (at the end of 2020),” External link

worcesternews Friday, January 31, 2020 11:31:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham added : “These types of trade agreements often take many years, but I have reinforced to our trade officials and I think the same is felt on the UK side that everyone wants to seize the goodwill, the momentum that’s there and also to try to get it done before that final deadline (at the end of 2020),” External link

yorkpress Friday, January 31, 2020 10:09:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham added : “These types of trade agreements often take many years, but I have reinforced to our trade officials and I think the same is felt on the UK side that everyone wants to seize the goodwill, the momentum that’s there and also to try to get it done before that final deadline (at the end of 2020),” External link

thecourier Friday, January 31, 2020 9:49:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham added : “These types of trade agreements often take many years, but I have reinforced to our trade officials – and I think the same is felt on the UK side – that everyone wants to seize the goodwill, the momentum that’s there and also to try to get it done before that final deadline (at the end of 2020),” External link

belfasttelegraph Friday, January 31, 2020 9:21:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Australia is in a prime position to be one of the first (to negotiate a deal)," "Our desire is to see an agreement that eliminates tariffs, quotas and other trade barriers across services and investment as much as possible" External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, January 31, 2020 6:10:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "I urge people with a booking or (who are) considering travel to ensure they have the facts and don't compound the harm to tourism operators by unnecessarily staying away," "I want to make it clear that Australia is still very much open for business. Most Australian regions remain unaffected and continue to offer tourists the incredible tourism experiences that our country is known for" External link

BangkokPost Wednesday, January 22, 2020 3:25:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “There may need to be additional support and funding as we work through this recovery,” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Monday, January 20, 2020 5:18:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "There may need to be additional support and funding as we work through this recovery," External link

deutschewelle-en Sunday, January 19, 2020 9:12:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Tourism is the lifeblood of so many communities around Australia and it's absolutely critical that we help to get people back visiting those communities," External link

yenisafak-en Sunday, January 19, 2020 11:20:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Tourism is the lifeblood of so many communities around Australia and it's absolutely critical that we help to get people back visiting those communities," External link

abs-cbnnews Sunday, January 19, 2020 10:46:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Tourism is the lifeblood of so many communities around Australia and it's absolutely critical that we help to get people back visiting those communities," External link

iran-daily Sunday, January 19, 2020 10:12:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Tourism is the lifeblood of so many communities around Australia and it's absolutely critical that we help to get people back visiting those communities," External link

thepeninsulaqatar Sunday, January 19, 2020 9:11:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "There may need to be additional support and funding as we work through this recovery," External link

trust2 Sunday, January 19, 2020 6:19:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Tourism is the lifeblood of so many communities around Australia and it’s absolutely critical that we help to get people back visiting those communities that rely on tourism,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Sunday, January 19, 2020 6:08:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "There may need to be additional support and funding as we work through this recovery," External link

channelnewsasia Sunday, January 19, 2020 5:39:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "There may need to be additional support and funding as we work through this recovery," External link

trust Sunday, January 19, 2020 5:38:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “There may need to be additional support and funding as we work through this recovery,” External link

theglobeandmail Sunday, January 19, 2020 5:24:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “There may need to be additional support and funding as we work through this recovery,” External link

Hindu Sunday, January 19, 2020 5:13:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "There may need to be additional support and funding as we work through this recovery," External link

wsau Sunday, January 19, 2020 4:45:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "There may need to be additional support and funding as we work through this recovery," External link

news-yahoo Sunday, January 19, 2020 4:32:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "There may need to be additional support and funding as we work through this recovery," External link

news-yahoo Sunday, January 19, 2020 4:32:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We are acutely aware of the challenges our tourism industry currently faces and that tourism businesses all around Australia are feeling the pressures of cancellations and reduced bookings," "The government stands ready to help our tourism industry to not only rebuild infrastructure where required but to continue to promote the incredible tourism experiences that are still on offer across Australia in unaffected areas but also in fire-affected areas when it is safe to welcome tourists again" External link

qt Friday, January 17, 2020 3:26:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We are acutely aware of the challenges our tourism industry currently faces and that tourism businesses all around Australia are feeling the pressures of cancellations and reduced bookings," "The government stands ready to help our tourism industry to not only rebuild infrastructure where required but to continue to promote the incredible tourism experiences that are still on offer across Australia in unaffected areas but also in fire-affected areas when it is safe to welcome tourists again" External link

illawarramercury Thursday, January 16, 2020 12:47:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We are acutely aware of the challenges our tourism industry currently faces and that tourism businesses all around Australia are feeling the pressures of cancellations and reduced bookings," "The government stands ready to help our tourism industry to not only rebuild infrastructure where required but to continue to promote the incredible tourism experiences that are still on offer across Australia in unaffected areas but also in fire-affected areas when it is safe to welcome tourists again" External link

yahoo-au Thursday, January 16, 2020 11:45:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "I think this is a truce rather than a complete elimination of trade tensions between the US and China," External link

illawarramercury Thursday, January 16, 2020 11:08:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "So we changed some of the marketing approaches in the UK and in a number of other markets over recent weeks," External link

watoday Thursday, January 16, 2020 10:35:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "I think this is a truce rather than a complete elimination of trade tensions between the US and China," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, January 16, 2020 9:42:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "There’s more likely to be movement from the US side in areas such as pork, poultry, and soybeans that are much smaller commodities for Australia, compared with the ones that we’ve seen such huge growth in our Chinese exports in recent years," External link

watoday Thursday, January 16, 2020 9:35:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We are acutely aware of the challenges our tourism industry currently faces and that tourism businesses all around Australia are feeling the pressures of cancellations and reduced bookings," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, January 16, 2020 8:28:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "I urge people with a booking or (who are) considering travel to ensure they have the facts and don't compound the harm to tourism operators by unnecessarily staying away," "I want to make it clear that Australia is still very much open for business. Most Australian regions remain unaffected and continue to offer tourists the incredible tourism experiences that our country is known for" External link

dw-en Wednesday, January 15, 2020 5:49:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "I urge people with a booking or (who are) considering travel to ensure they have the facts and don't compound the harm to tourism operators by unnecessarily staying away," "I want to make it clear that Australia is still very much open for business. Most Australian regions remain unaffected and continue to offer tourists the incredible tourism experiences that our country is known for" External link

deutschewelle-en Wednesday, January 15, 2020 2:49:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Australia has long been a reliable supplier of energy needs and as global demand for hydrogen continues to grow so does the potential to turn Australia into a major global exporter of hydrogen, particularly to countries such as Japan,” External link

miningweekly Tuesday, January 14, 2020 9:51:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "If you want to help fire affected communities, then don't turn away from them. " External link

abc-au Thursday, January 9, 2020 9:08:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We're not into full negotiating mode and we will have to see what the UK aspires to, but noting that work rights and movement of people in the UK has been a big part of the European Union debate," "I would be surprised if complete liberalisation around migration and labour rights was on their agenda" External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, January 8, 2020 9:13:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “We're not into full negotiating mode and we will have to see what the UK aspires to, but noting that work rights and movement of people in the UK has been a big part of the European Union debate, I would be surprised if complete liberalisation around migration and labour rights was on their agenda,” External link

watoday Monday, January 6, 2020 1:11:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “We're not into full negotiating mode and we will have to see what the UK aspires to, but noting that work rights and movement of people in the UK has been a big part of the European Union debate, I would be surprised if complete liberalisation around migration and labour rights was on their agenda,” External link

theage Sunday, January 5, 2020 10:09:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "I understand that frolicking on the beach and playing with cute marsupials is something that some Australians may think is not projecting ourselves in a way that shows the full sophistication of the nation," External link

Stuff Wednesday, January 1, 2020 5:29:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "I understand that frolicking on the beach and playing with cute marsupials is something that some Australians may think is not projecting ourselves in a way that shows the full sophistication of the nation," External link

watoday Wednesday, January 1, 2020 3:07:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "I understand that frolicking on the beach and playing with cute marsupials is something that some Australians may think is not projecting ourselves in a way that shows the full sophistication of the nation," External link

theage Wednesday, January 1, 2020 2:52:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "Australia is disappointed that the Appellate Body is now unable to function," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, December 17, 2019 2:37:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "Prime Minister Morrison has been emphatic in his position that he wants this determined purely in the national interest, purely on what is going to support our Navy and air capability needs most effectively and efficiently for the long term," External link

yahoo-au Monday, December 9, 2019 9:15:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "Prime Minister Morrison has been emphatic in his position that he wants this determined purely in the national interest, purely on what is going to support our Navy and air capability needs most effectively and efficiently for the long term," External link

dailyadvertiser Monday, December 9, 2019 8:15:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "Prime Minister Morrison has been emphatic in his position that he wants this determined purely in the national interest, purely on what is going to support our Navy and air capability needs most effectively and efficiently for the long term," External link

illawarramercury Monday, December 9, 2019 7:39:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "Prime Minister Morrison has been emphatic in his position that he wants this determined purely in the national interest, purely on what is going to support our Navy and air capability needs most effectively and efficiently for the long term," External link

bordermail Monday, December 9, 2019 6:34:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said ( about Suncorp Stadium ) : “Populous is a business with a world-renowned ability for designing iconic venues across the globe such as Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London and the Yankee Stadium in New York,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, December 3, 2019 5:10:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “This year’s award winners are from the city, outback and bush, and span a range of sectors from businesses exporting designer mattresses, essential oils, aerospace parts, animation services and underwear,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, December 3, 2019 5:10:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We're completely committed to meeting our [Paris climate] targets and we've always met and exceeded our targets, but I think it would be unprecedented to see those type of provisions proposed in an agreement," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, November 28, 2019 4:25:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "With an estimated 70 million Indians set to travel overseas annually by 2035, we need to make sure Australia is well positioned to capitalise on the huge potential of this market," External link

business-standard Wednesday, November 27, 2019 3:13:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "The pandas provide the opportunity for us to continue to enhance understanding at a people-to-people level," External link

peopledaily Monday, November 25, 2019 10:09:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "The pandas provide the opportunity for us to continue to enhance understanding at a people-to-people level," External link

sinacom-en Monday, November 25, 2019 6:06:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "The pandas provide the opportunity for us to continue to enhance understanding at a people-to-people level," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, November 24, 2019 12:33:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “This partnership between UOW and KDU University College is a great example of how the world’s leading education providers are evolving their service delivery models to thrive in an increasingly competitive market,” “Malaysia presents huge growth opportunities for Australian education providers, and Austrade continues to work closely with the sector to promote our high-quality provider education and training services in this important market” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, November 18, 2019 9:05:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Australia has world-leading reserves of critical minerals that present commercial opportunities for our businesses, as well as job creation potential in regional Australia,” External link

miningweekly Thursday, November 14, 2019 11:31:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "The decision by the department to stand the employee aside while a thorough external investigation is completed is both necessary and appropriate," External link

theage Wednesday, November 13, 2019 8:29:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "the decision by the Department to stand the employee aside while a thorough investigation is completed is both necessary and appropriate" External link

abc-au Wednesday, November 13, 2019 7:50:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “South Australia is a key pillar of our bilateral relationship with France as home to the partnership that will build the French designed Attack Class Submarines, which will provide our navy with effective capability for decades to come and generate thousands of skilled Australian jobs,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, November 8, 2019 6:04:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Ensuring a high quality trade deal with the EU will further strengthen our relationship and signals our shared commitment to an open, rules-based trading environment,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, November 8, 2019 6:04:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : “The Australian government has expressed our desire to see this investigation concluded in accordance with proper processes,” External link

hellenicshippingnews Thursday, November 7, 2019 2:37:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Australia has now posted a monthly trade surplus for 21 consecutive months, helping to boost our economy and create more jobs,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, November 7, 2019 9:56:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "The Australian government has expressed our desire to see this investigation concluded in accordance with proper processes," External link

wsau Wednesday, November 6, 2019 8:09:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Substantial progress has been made with 15 of the 16 RCEP countries committing to finalise minor outstanding matters within months and proceeding to signing this deal next year,” External link

miningweekly Tuesday, November 5, 2019 9:49:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Australia's strong representation at CIIE is recognition of the close trade and investment relationship our businesses share with China, underpinned by the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, November 5, 2019 4:53:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "As RCEP economies develop and their middle classes grow, this deal will open up new doors for Australian businesses and investors across our region," External link

9news Monday, November 4, 2019 11:14:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "There are real gains that Australia can get in terms of our services economy, financial services, areas of education, health sectors. We are very focused on how we can value-add to those existing agreement," External link

business-standard Monday, November 4, 2019 5:16:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "These make it easier for Australian businesses to do business through the region and that is what allows us to keep growing our exports," External link

9news Monday, November 4, 2019 2:17:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Some of those agreements though are old and some of those agreements largely focusing on opening up the goods and services market," External link

9news Monday, November 4, 2019 2:17:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "It is important to appreciate firstly the scale. The degree of difficulty in landing a trade agreement of this scale is to do with its size," External link

abc-au Monday, November 4, 2019 9:28:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Australia’s exports are at record levels but in a competitive world we must continually seek out new export opportunities for our farmers and businesses,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, November 1, 2019 3:14:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "In such a competitive global market, the sell is tougher than ever," External link

abc-au Wednesday, October 30, 2019 10:46:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "In such a competitive global market, the sell is tougher than ever," External link

abc-au Wednesday, October 30, 2019 8:17:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Our $143 billion tourism industry is such a vital part of our economy and in order to grow the industry further and create more tourism jobs, we need to find new ways to sell Australia and differentiate ourselves,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, October 30, 2019 2:37:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Expanding opportunities for Australian exporters is a key pillar of our economic plan and builds upon successes that have already fuelled Australia to record levels of exports and a record trade surplus,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, October 29, 2019 4:03:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "It's also important to keep in context that with a school like that, in terms of total public funding per student, would be among the lowest recipients of total public funding per student in the country," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, October 24, 2019 5:14:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "These free trade agreements will open new doors and deliver wide-ranging benefits for Australian exporters from industries including agriculture, manufacturing, mining, education, tourism and financial services," External link

9news Monday, October 21, 2019 11:42:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “These free trade agreements will open new doors and deliver wide-ranging benefits for Australian exporters from industries including agriculture, manufacturing, mining, education, tourism and financial services,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, October 21, 2019 6:46:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said ( about Sydney Gay ) : "It is absolutely fitting that Australia and particularly Sydney celebrate our diversity through such a symbolic event that will also deliver a huge boost to our tourism industry," External link

qt Monday, October 21, 2019 1:14:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said ( about Sydney Gay ) : "It is absolutely fitting that Australia and particularly Sydney celebrate our diversity through such a symbolic event that will also deliver a huge boost to our tourism industry," External link

yahoo-au Sunday, October 20, 2019 7:53:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said ( about Sydney Gay ) : "It is absolutely fitting that Australia and particularly Sydney celebrate our diversity through such a symbolic event that will also deliver a huge boost to our tourism industry," External link

illawarramercury Sunday, October 20, 2019 3:44:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said ( about Sydney Gay ) : "It is absolutely fitting that Australia and particularly Sydney celebrate our diversity through such a symbolic event that will also deliver a huge boost to our tourism industry," External link

theage Sunday, October 20, 2019 3:01:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said ( about Sydney Gay ) : "It is absolutely fitting that Australia and particularly Sydney celebrate our diversity through such a symbolic event that will also deliver a huge boost to our tourism industry," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, October 20, 2019 2:50:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said ( about Sydney Gay ) : "It is absolutely fitting that Australia and particularly Sydney celebrate our diversity through such a symbolic event that will also deliver a huge boost to our tourism industry," External link

dailyadvertiser Sunday, October 20, 2019 2:50:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said ( about Sydney Gay ) : "It is absolutely fitting that Australia and particularly Sydney celebrate our diversity through such a symbolic event that will also deliver a huge boost to our tourism industry," External link

smh Sunday, October 20, 2019 2:40:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said ( about Sydney Gay ) : "It is absolutely fitting that Australia and particularly Sydney celebrate our diversity through such a symbolic event that will also deliver a huge boost to our tourism industry," External link

bordermail Sunday, October 20, 2019 2:30:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said ( about Sydney Gay ) : "It is absolutely fitting that Australia and particularly Sydney celebrate our diversity through such a symbolic event that will also deliver a huge boost to our tourism industry," External link

yahoo-au Sunday, October 20, 2019 1:11:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said ( about Kata Tjuta ) : "The decision of the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park Board and the wishes of the park's traditional owners should be respected," External link

Stuff Sunday, October 20, 2019 8:04:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said ( about Kata Tjuta ) : "The decision of the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park Board and the wishes of the park's traditional owners should be respected," External link

theage Saturday, October 19, 2019 10:42:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said ( about Kata Tjuta ) : "The decision of the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park Board and the wishes of the park's traditional owners should be respected," External link

smh Saturday, October 19, 2019 10:31:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "In the end and we have done all the preparatory work to ensure Australia is as best placed for any scenario in relation to Brexit," External link

9news Saturday, October 19, 2019 7:02:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "I am 100 per cent confident that by exporting more to Indonesia, we will create even more Australian jobs in the future," External link

yahoo-au Saturday, October 19, 2019 5:51:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "I am 100 per cent confident that by exporting more to Indonesia, we will create even more Australian jobs in the future," External link

9news Saturday, October 19, 2019 5:28:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "We have to take both a long-term perspective with Hong Kong and I hope an optimistic one," External link

brownsvilleherald Wednesday, October 16, 2019 9:38:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham added : "We believe that implementation of the Hong Kong-Australia agreement does give life to 'one country, two systems.' It supports Hong Kong, its unique identity and status," External link

brownsvilleherald Wednesday, October 16, 2019 9:38:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "We have to take both a long-term perspective with Hong Kong and I hope an optimistic one," External link

gazette Wednesday, October 16, 2019 9:21:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham added : "We believe that implementation of the Hong Kong-Australia agreement does give life to 'one country, two systems.' It supports Hong Kong, its unique identity and status," External link

gazette Wednesday, October 16, 2019 9:21:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "We have to take both a long-term perspective with Hong Kong and I hope an optimistic one," External link

samoaobserver Wednesday, October 16, 2019 9:16:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham added : "We believe that implementation of the Hong Kong-Australia agreement does give life to 'one country, two systems.' It supports Hong Kong, its unique identity and status," External link

samoaobserver Wednesday, October 16, 2019 9:16:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham added : "We believe that implementation of the Hong Kong-Australia agreement does give life to 'one country, two systems.' It supports Hong Kong, its unique identity and status," External link

missoulian Wednesday, October 16, 2019 9:08:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “These free trade agreements will open new doors and deliver wide-ranging benefits for Australian exporters,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, October 16, 2019 3:25:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Ratification of these agreements would build on the success our Government has had in growing Australian exports to record levels and delivering record trade surpluses that are making a major contribution to our economy and to creating more Australian jobs,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, October 16, 2019 3:25:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Australia’s hosting of these two T20 World Cup tournaments has the potential to deliver huge benefits for our tourism industry and overall economy,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Sunday, October 13, 2019 3:17:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “The US is critically important for Australia’s tourism industry, with US travellers splashing the cash when they come out here, spending on average $5000 per person per trip,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, October 9, 2019 3:14:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Australia is home to an abundance of incredible and breathtaking tourism offerings which tourists travel from around the world to experience, so it’s great to see so many Aussies choosing to get out and explore these for themselves as well,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, October 9, 2019 3:14:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Our Government has overseen substantial growth in the number of Australian exporters and the total value of Australian exports, delivering record trade surpluses that are making a major contribution to the economy and to creating more Australian jobs,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, October 3, 2019 4:53:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “We have some of the world’s richest stocks of critical minerals” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, October 1, 2019 5:33:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Work and holiday makers generally stay longer, spend more money in Australia and travel further into regional areas than most other international visitors, supporting Australian jobs in tourism and hospitality," External link

smh Tuesday, September 24, 2019 5:09:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Over the past five years Australia has secured new air routes to Japan leading to growth in inbound tourism numbers following some previous years of decline,” “The new slots will pave the way for a significant boost to a traffic between our countries” External link

atwonline Sunday, September 22, 2019 4:54:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Australia is seeing double-digit growth year-on-year from India," "90 percent travel through other ports to get to Australia and that clearly shows we are under-serviced in terms of direct flights" External link

dailyadvertiser Sunday, September 22, 2019 8:13:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "speed dating for airlines and airports" External link

dailyadvertiser Sunday, September 22, 2019 8:13:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Australia is seeing double-digit growth year-on-year from India," "90 percent travel through other ports to get to Australia and that clearly shows we are under-serviced in terms of direct flights" External link

bordermail Sunday, September 22, 2019 6:23:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "speed dating for airlines and airports" External link

bordermail Sunday, September 22, 2019 6:23:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham added : “Over the past five years Australia has secured new air routes to Japan leading to growth in inbound tourism numbers following some previous years of decline,” “The new slots will pave the way for a significant boost to a traffic between our countries” External link

routes-news Sunday, September 22, 2019 5:34:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “As the world’s leading aviation forum, World Routes presents Australia with the chance to showcase our wonderful country to key decision makers and show first-hand why Australia should be front of mind in terms of new aviation routes and services,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Sunday, September 22, 2019 2:54:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "As part of the EU, market access to Britain in terms of agricultural products has been limited," External link

abc-au Wednesday, September 18, 2019 1:11:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "As part of the EU, market access to Britain in terms of agricultural products has been limited," External link

wsau Wednesday, September 18, 2019 8:38:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "The government continues to seek information and clarity around these matters," External link

business-standard Wednesday, September 18, 2019 7:29:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We monitor the implications of those, but in relation to the parties ... who are detained, we have diplomatic relations in place with Iran, we continue to try to work through those channels to get the best possible outcome, the fairest possible outcome for those individuals," External link

business-standard Wednesday, September 18, 2019 7:29:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "We have expectations in relation to fair and transparent treatment of citizens, we will continue to advocate very clearly for that," External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, September 18, 2019 7:00:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "The government continues to seek information and clarity around these matters," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, September 18, 2019 3:36:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We monitor the implications of those, but in relation to the parties ... who are detained, we have diplomatic relations in place with Iran, we continue to try to work through those channels to get the best possible outcome, the fairest possible outcome for those individuals," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, September 18, 2019 3:36:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : “The government continues to seek information and clarity around these matters,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, September 18, 2019 2:46:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “We monitor the implications of those, but in relation to the parties ... who are detained, we have diplomatic relations in place with Iran, we continue to try to work through those channels to get the best possible outcome, the fairest possible outcome for those individuals,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, September 18, 2019 2:46:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “While Australia and New Zealand are great mates and have close people-to-people links, we both know there’s scope to create an even stronger economic relationship,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, September 12, 2019 9:44:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "I think the heightened trade conflict is drawing other countries closer together in recognising the need to both defend the rules-based trading system but also to know that it can't be defended as perfect and static," External link

smh Tuesday, September 10, 2019 5:44:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "I think everyone is determined to try and conclude RCEP year but people left [the ASEAN meeting] without any doubts about the scale of the challenge required," "Now is the time to secure RCEP, [to show] the trend towards protectionism is not universally shared. We are committed to improving our economies by lowering barriers and opening up trade" External link

smh Tuesday, September 10, 2019 5:44:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "At a time of increasing global trade tensions, Australia is determined to work with our partners in the Indo-Pacific region to strengthen our trade relationships and provide new export opportunities Australian businesses," External link

maitlandmercury Sunday, September 8, 2019 4:54:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told ( about Liberal Parti ) : "I'm always grateful to those who support the Liberal and National side of politics because those who choose to support it with their vote or with their support in any way, shape or means are ultimately endorsing our policies," External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, September 3, 2019 12:03:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said ( about Liberal Parti ) : "I'm always grateful to those who support the Liberal and Nationals side of politics, because those who choose to support it with their vote or with their support in any way shape or means are ultimately endorsing our policies that have created 1.4 million job opportunities for Australians in the last six years" External link

smh Tuesday, September 3, 2019 10:36:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "As part of the free trade negotiations, we will consider everything that is put on the table. Whether we agree to it is a different matter," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, September 2, 2019 10:24:00 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 said : “As two open, outwardly-focused trading nations located in the Indo-Pacific, we agreed it is critical that we continue to speak out in support of the multilateral rules‑based trading system that underpins global commerce and the prosperity of our peoples.” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, August 22, 2019 11:21:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham says : “Australia doesn’t like the idea of geographical indications but this is a not-negotiable element from the European Union,” External link

foodingredientsfirst Friday, August 16, 2019 1:39:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We want better access in terms for Australian farmers and businesses into the EU," External link

euronews-en Wednesday, August 14, 2019 9:37:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "By improving integration for Pacific economies, PACER Plus will facilitate greater two-way trade and investment and modernise customs arrangements, reducing the cost of doing business in the region," External link

rnzi Wednesday, August 14, 2019 2:35:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "I expect that we will have to work hard and negotiate hard with the EU to come up with a compromise that's acceptable to Australian producers whilst dealing with the European concerns of making sure that nobody is passing their product off as being Greek Feta," External link

tenplay Tuesday, August 13, 2019 8:20:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "In the end, any trade negotiation is a two-way street," "We want better access and terms for Australian farmers and businesses into the EU, they want some particular terms protected for their producers" External link

tenplay Tuesday, August 13, 2019 8:20:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "I will be visiting dairy producers, cheesemakers, spirits manufacturers, those who are affected by the terms on that list to make sure we hear first hand their concerns," External link

tenplay Tuesday, August 13, 2019 8:20:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "Australia doesn't like the idea of geographical indications but this is a not-negotiable element from the European Union," External link

abc-au Tuesday, August 13, 2019 2:53:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Our view is that we negotiated over those wine terms all those years ago and there's no need to reopen them," External link

abc-au Tuesday, August 13, 2019 2:53:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "Australia doesn't like the idea of geographical indications but this is a not-negotiable element from the European Union," External link

abc-au Monday, August 12, 2019 9:37:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Our view is that we negotiated over those wine terms all those years ago and there's no need to reopen them," External link

abc-au Monday, August 12, 2019 9:37:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "Australia doesn't like the idea of geographical indications but this is a not-negotiable element from the European Union," External link

abc-au Monday, August 12, 2019 5:14:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Our view is that we negotiated over those wine terms all those years ago and there's no need to reopen them," External link

abc-au Monday, August 12, 2019 5:14:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "I wouldn't seek to make predictions" "I have seen enough twists on turns in this already, and we live in very uncertain times," External link

9news Monday, August 12, 2019 2:13:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "I wouldn't seek to make predictions" "I have seen enough twists on turns in this already, and we live in very uncertain times," External link

9news Monday, August 12, 2019 1:40:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "They are the types of things that can keep the economy sound through a very rocky global time," External link

9news Monday, August 12, 2019 1:40:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Where we have points of difference in relation to human rights issues, or in relation to national security issues, we have taken those up with China," "We continue to do so in a range of different forums" External link

smh Sunday, August 11, 2019 4:50:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Where we have points of difference in relation to human rights issues, or in relation to national security issues, we have taken those up with China," "We continue to do so in a range of different forums" External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, August 11, 2019 4:29:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "I wouldn't seek to make predictions" "I have seen enough twists on turns in this already, and we live in very uncertain times," External link

bordermail Sunday, August 11, 2019 4:18:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "They are the types of things that can keep the economy sound through a very rocky global time," External link

bordermail Sunday, August 11, 2019 4:18:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Where we have points of difference in relation to human rights issues, or in relation to national security issues, we have taken those up with China," "We continue to do so in a range of different forums" External link

watoday Sunday, August 11, 2019 4:11:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : “I’ve asked them to try to work with our authorities so that Australian businesses can better understand what those checks are and how they’re being applied so that we can ensure efficiency there,” External link

hellenicshippingnews Tuesday, August 6, 2019 2:21:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “There may be some broader issues at play when it comes to China seeking to manage the volumes of thermal coal coming into the country,” External link

hellenicshippingnews Tuesday, August 6, 2019 2:21:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “Overall you’re talking about a relationship that has seen phenomenal growth year on year for a sustained period of time,” “To dwell simply on a singular negative, that there are some delays of some shipments, is really to overlook the fact that economically the relationship is very sound” External link

hellenicshippingnews Tuesday, August 6, 2019 2:21:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Increased access to international markets for Australian farmers and businesses has been a major factor in our strong export performance," External link

9news Tuesday, August 6, 2019 10:07:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "I've asked them to try to work with our authorities so that Australian businesses can better understand what those checks are and how they're being applied so that we can ensure efficiency there," External link

bordermail Sunday, August 4, 2019 3:19:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "There may be some broader issues at play when it comes to China seeking to manage the volumes of thermal coal coming into the country," External link

bordermail Sunday, August 4, 2019 3:19:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Overall you're talking about a relationship that has seen phenomenal growth year on year for a sustained period of time," "To dwell simply on a singular negative, that there are some delays of some shipments, is really to overlook the fact that economically the relationship is very sound" External link

bordermail Sunday, August 4, 2019 3:19:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "I'll be seeking to better understand in relation to the additional checks and safeguards that are apparently being applied around thermal coal," External link

illawarramercury Sunday, August 4, 2019 2:51:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "I'll be seeking to better understand in relation to the additional checks and safeguards that are apparently being applied around thermal coal," External link

dailyadvertiser Sunday, August 4, 2019 2:37:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "I'll be seeking to better understand in relation to the additional checks and safeguards that are apparently being applied around thermal coal," External link

maitlandmercury Sunday, August 4, 2019 1:59:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "I'll be seeking to better understand in relation to the additional checks and safeguards that are apparently being applied around thermal coal," External link

yahoo-au Sunday, August 4, 2019 1:53:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "I'll be seeking to better understand in relation to the additional checks and safeguards that are apparently being applied around thermal coal," External link

9news Sunday, August 4, 2019 1:38:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "We continue to urge the United States and China to engage in dialogue to try and resolve their differences in this trade dispute," External link

smh Friday, August 2, 2019 10:04:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham says : "There is an opportunity for us to work together to help the WTO better reflect the changing role that emerging economies play, while still accommodating their necessity for continued growth," External link

illawarramercury Friday, August 2, 2019 4:15:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham says : "Neither Australia nor China has (a free trade agreement) with India," "The conclusion of RCEP would demonstrate that all of these countries - with their vibrant economic activity and the massive potential they have for future growth - are committed to further openness, and are rejecting the lure of greater protectionism" External link

illawarramercury Friday, August 2, 2019 4:15:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham says : "There is an opportunity for us to work together to help the WTO better reflect the changing role that emerging economies play, while still accommodating their necessity for continued growth," External link

bordermail Friday, August 2, 2019 2:17:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham says : "Neither Australia nor China has (a free trade agreement) with India," "The conclusion of RCEP would demonstrate that all of these countries - with their vibrant economic activity and the massive potential they have for future growth - are committed to further openness, and are rejecting the lure of greater protectionism" External link

bordermail Friday, August 2, 2019 2:17:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham says : "There is an opportunity for us to work together to help the WTO better reflect the changing role that emerging economies play, while still accommodating their necessity for continued growth," External link

9news Friday, August 2, 2019 2:15:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham says : "Neither Australia nor China has (a free trade agreement) with India," "The conclusion of RCEP would demonstrate that all of these countries - with their vibrant economic activity and the massive potential they have for future growth - are committed to further openness, and are rejecting the lure of greater protectionism" External link

9news Friday, August 2, 2019 2:15:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham says ( about Scott Morrison ) : "In June, Prime Minister (Scott) Morrison acknowledged perceptions that WTO arrangements for developing countries have not kept pace with China's economic growth and weight in the world economy," "There is an opportunity for us to work together to help the WTO better reflect the changing role that emerging economies play, while still accommodating their necessity for continued growth" External link

maitlandmercury Thursday, August 1, 2019 5:22:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham says : "Neither Australia nor China has (a free trade agreement) with India," "The conclusion of RCEP would demonstrate that all of these countries - with their vibrant economic activity, and the massive potential they have for future growth - all are committed to further openness, and are rejecting the lure of greater protectionism" External link

maitlandmercury Thursday, August 1, 2019 5:22:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham says : "Australia wants a good and growing relationship with China. We will have our disagreements from time to time, but throughout, we should cooperate for our mutual benefit," External link

maitlandmercury Thursday, August 1, 2019 5:22:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said ( about Queensland Tourism ) : “Securing local jobs is the most important support we can give any local community. This $485,805 in funding through the Queensland Tourism Recovery Package will help to secure more tourism jobs across the Whitsundays into the future,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, August 1, 2019 9:09:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "This visit will provide another important opportunity for Australia and China to advance our already strong trade and economic relationship, underpinned by the high-quality China-Australia Free Trade Agreement," External link

xinhuanet_en Thursday, August 1, 2019 8:19:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "This agreement is an opportunity to create not just a regional trade agreement but a regional economic bloc for ongoing cooperation," "From our perspective having that asian economic bloc encompassing the giants of China and India the traditional partners in Japan, South Korea and New Zealand and then the real emerging tigers of the ASEAN economy is exciting" External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, July 31, 2019 5:42:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We will need every minute and every day to conclude negotiations," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, July 31, 2019 5:42:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "India has resisted some of the approach to reform," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, July 31, 2019 5:42:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "That is an enormous opportunity for Australia and for the other nations including India to be able to secure greater productivity and more efficient production," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, July 31, 2019 5:42:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "This agreement is an opportunity to create not just a regional trade agreement but a regional economic bloc for ongoing cooperation," "From our perspective having that asian economic bloc encompassing the giants of China and India the traditional partners in Japan, South Korea and New Zealand and then the real emerging tigers of the ASEAN economy is exciting" External link

watoday Wednesday, July 31, 2019 5:09:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We will need every minute and every day to conclude negotiations," External link

watoday Wednesday, July 31, 2019 5:09:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "India has resisted some of the approach to reform," External link

watoday Wednesday, July 31, 2019 5:09:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "That is an enormous opportunity for Australia and for the other nations including India to be able to secure greater productivity and more efficient production," External link

watoday Wednesday, July 31, 2019 5:09:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said ( about India Economic ) : "India was already Australia's fastest growing visitor market, worth about 1.7 billion Australian dollar each year and that the new campaign would be used for marketing activities to drive visitation to both the women's and men's tournaments, as well as increase Australia's broader destination appeal in India," External link

business-standard Monday, July 29, 2019 10:11:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We know from research that major sporting events have far reaching impacts and are significant drivers of visitor demand, with 16 per cent of all international visitors attending a sporting or cultural event during their trip. These visitors are also known to stay longer and spend more than the average international traveller," External link

business-standard Monday, July 29, 2019 10:11:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "These visitors are also known to stay longer and spend more than the average international traveller," External link

yahoo-au Monday, July 29, 2019 6:10:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “This initiative is about supporting Australia’s female entrepreneurs, particularly in the tech sector to take their innovations to the next level,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, July 24, 2019 5:20:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “This pilot project is the first step in creating a commercial scale hydrogen supply chain which could lead to billions of dollars in export earnings for Australia and help Japan meet its strategic energy targets for 2030 and beyond,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, July 22, 2019 4:46:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "Symbolism is important in the face of US-China trade conflicts. It is actually critical to send the message that countries stand for trade," External link

yahoo-au Saturday, July 13, 2019 3:59:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham saying : “India has not taken concrete action to response to Australia’s long-held concerns and continues to provide subsidies in breach of its WTO commitments” “The longer these unfair subsidies continue, the greater the impact will be on our hardworking Australian cane growers and millers and the regional jobs they create,” External link

financialexpress Friday, July 12, 2019 12:54:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “India has not taken concrete action to respond to Australia’s long-held concerns and continues to provide subsidies in breach of its WTO commitments,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, July 12, 2019 11:01:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “We are stepping up our ability to help deliver well-planned, well-built and well-maintained infrastructure because we know that this is important to economic growth and the priorities of countries in our region,” External link

pina Thursday, July 4, 2019 6:58:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “We know working holiday makers who travel to Australia, stay longer, spend more and travel further into regional areas than most other international visitors,” “They also spend every dollar they earn while in Australia, in addition to the savings they bring here, creating more jobs for Australians in our tourism and hospitality industry” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, July 1, 2019 8:56:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : “other like-minded countries around the world to advance an agenda of how it is that we advocate for the maintenance of rules-based systems around international trade,” External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, June 28, 2019 8:07:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "the growth of global trade rules have delivered has been an economic miracle of our lifetimes" External link

smh Wednesday, June 26, 2019 5:18:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "It's longstanding international practice for negotiating texts and positions to remain confidential until negotiations are concluded" External link

smh Wednesday, June 26, 2019 5:18:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "Whilst some markets are showing maturity or the importance of our focus on high-value travellers, in others we're starting to see stronger growth," External link

chinadaily Wednesday, June 19, 2019 11:45:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "I trust that they will put the national interest first in terms of the significance and strategic importance of our relationship with Indonesia and support its entry into force," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, June 11, 2019 6:18:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We can't and won't allow [trade] co-operation to stall because of disputes between the two major players," External link

bordermail Monday, June 10, 2019 7:28:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We want to ensure that those flows can be as free as possible, while preserving safeguards to maintain confidence of individuals and nations around their own security and sovereignty. " External link

bordermail Monday, June 10, 2019 7:28:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We can't and won't allow [trade] co-operation to stall because of disputes between the two major players," External link

smh Friday, June 7, 2019 5:32:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We want to ensure that those flows can be as free as possible, while preserving safeguards to maintain confidence of individuals and nations around their own security and sovereignty. " External link

smh Friday, June 7, 2019 5:32:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "You might forgive a bit of bitterness but he doesn't seem to understand or have heard any of the messages," External link

maitlandmercury Friday, May 31, 2019 2:50:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "All too often I hear from the Australian people grumbles that governments don't look far enough into the future, that all we do is think about a year or two ahead or about the next election," External link

9news Sunday, May 26, 2019 1:17:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "All too often I hear from the Australian people grumbles that governments don't look far enough into the future, that all we do is think about a year or two ahead or about the next election," "It is one of the critical things to give long term certainty to Australian consumers and Australian businesses" External link

9news Sunday, May 26, 2019 4:14:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told ( about Theresa May ) : "I pay tribute to Theresa May for her service in what has obviously been an incredibly difficult set of circumstances to navigate," External link

yahoo-au Sunday, May 26, 2019 3:09:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "We have got a very busy agenda as a government in terms of the trade portfolio," External link

yahoo-au Sunday, May 26, 2019 3:09:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "These are never easy decisions for prime ministers in terms of crafting the best cabinet for the future," External link

maitlandmercury Sunday, May 26, 2019 2:28:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "I feel for any colleague that may miss out in such a process but the PM has to do what is right," External link

maitlandmercury Sunday, May 26, 2019 2:28:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "Now of course exactly when will depend upon the return of the writs and so we will take advice from the Electoral Commissioner in that regard," External link

qt Tuesday, May 21, 2019 7:56:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Now of course exactly when will depend upon the return of the writs and so we will take advice from the Electoral Commissioner in that regard," External link

abc-au Tuesday, May 21, 2019 2:01:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Now of course exactly when will depend upon the return of the writs and so we will take advice from the Electoral Commissioner in that regard," External link

abc-au Monday, May 20, 2019 5:03:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We want to support you ... but not pretend to be a government that has answers for all of your problems, we want to support you instead to support your families and your lives," External link

bordermail Monday, May 20, 2019 12:06:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham told : "Every seat and every vote is going to count," External link

bordermail Saturday, May 18, 2019 8:45:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We await with great interest, the business case that the state government has commissioned," External link

9news Friday, May 17, 2019 3:02:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "These are the types of things that hopefully can drive the population back and ultimately can get us back to a point where we can have a growing population and maybe more seats in the future," External link

abc-au Monday, May 13, 2019 11:07:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Bill Shorten has got to make room for people like Kristina Kenneally, so I wouldn't be counting on having those seats if I was a South Australian Labor member," External link

abc-au Monday, May 13, 2019 11:07:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Richard (Di Natale) will insist they do it if they win government anyway," External link

qt Monday, May 13, 2019 10:51:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "Yes they will. They always do," External link

qt Monday, May 13, 2019 10:51:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We are not making false promises. The Labor Party are. They go to this election saying on the one hand, big surpluses," External link

qt Monday, May 13, 2019 10:51:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "What I'm pointing out here is we're not making promises we can't keep at this election," External link

qt Monday, May 13, 2019 10:51:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham said ( about Tony Jones ) : "Well, Tony, I acknowledge that would be incredibly difficult," "Now, most people on Newstart have a number of supplementary payments," External link

qt Monday, May 13, 2019 10:51:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham : “Of course he will ... they always do” External link

smh Monday, May 13, 2019 7:20:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham declared : “We’re not promising the Earth..” External link

smh Monday, May 13, 2019 7:20:00 PM EAT

Simon Birmingham asked : "This is a pretty direct intervention into the mortgage market on face value, isn't it? Why is the government seeing a role for itself in this deposit scheme?" "Because it goes very much to the core of traditional Liberal values - of wanting to help people establish their own economic security," External link

qt Sunday, May 12, 2019 11:50:00 AM EAT

Simon Birmingham said : "We await with great interest, the business case that the state government has commissioned," External link

heraldsun Sunday, May 12, 2019 4:23:00 AM 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

Simon Birmingham indiqué : «Nous reconnaissons l’importance stratégique du Maroc en tant que porte et pont entre l’Europe et l’Afrique, ainsi qu’en tant que leader au niveau du continent» External link

aujourdhui Friday, February 8, 2019 1:25:00 PM EAT



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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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