Speeches from the Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment


Speeches: The Hon Steven Ciobo MP, Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment.

National Press Club address - 6 June 2018

Devonport, in North Western Tasmania, is a long way from the tumult that seems to characterise today’s global trade policy debates.

At this time of year, the chill in the air heralds the onset of the winter planting season in North Western Tasmania.

In Devonport, and many other regions of Australia, there is an instinctive understanding that Australia must trade to survive and prosper.

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UTS-Australia China Relations Institute event - 28 June 2018

I thank the Australia-China Relations Institute [ACRI] and the University of Technology Sydney [UTS] for their initiative in bringing us all here together today – a real pleasure to see so many faces keen to participate in this conversation.

At the outset I want to acknowledge of some of the unsung heroes who delivered the agreement we will discuss today.

Trade agreements do not negotiate themselves.

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