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24 July, 2015
SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Thank you very much, welcome, it is great to be here today at this second round of consultations for the Adult Migrant English Program. They say that the government test of a good policy or a good program is on that withstands a change in government. In this case, AMEP has been aro... Read more >
SIMON BIRMINGHAM: The concept of education as an industry is a controversial one. Education is a public good, with private benefits. It enables and empowers individuals, while strengthening and enriching both communities and nations.
I dare say that every Australian recognises education... Read more >
SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Thanks very much, John, and good morning ladies and gentlemen. John did all the scene setting that was required there, so I’m not sure that my comments are too required to add terribly much to this.
Thank you for coming today for what is an important discussion aroun... Read more >
SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Thanks to Paul and Elizabeth. Ladies and gentlemen it’s great to see you all here today, it’s wonderful to be here in enemy territory at the Port Adelaide Football Club; probably one of the most historic and, dare I say, sacred sites in Adelaide an... Read more >