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Stronger vocational education system delivered

Stronger vocational education system delivered

1 December, 2016

The Turnbull Government’s legislation to rebuild vocational education and training has passed the Parliament, delivering a system that students and taxpayers can trust and ending the rip-offs and rorts that plagued Labor’s failed VET FEE-HELP scheme. Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham said the new VET Student Loans program would begin from 1 January 2017 and secure the future and reputation of Australia’s high quality vocational education and training system. Minister Birmingham said VET Student Loans will provide value for money to both students and taxpayers via tougher barriers to entry for provide... Read more »

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Launch of the ‘smart needle’ brain probe, The University of Adelaide

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Launch of the ‘smart needle’ brain probe, The University of Adelaide Topics: Turnbull Government’s investment in research that has real impacts 20/01/2017 09:45AM Simon Birmingham: Warren, thank you very much. Rob, thank you for showing me the amazing res... Read more >

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Doorstop interview, Adelaide

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Doorstop interview, Adelaide Topics: December jobs data; Cabinet processes; Australia Day; Centrelink 19/01/2017 1:09PM Simon Birmingham: Thanks very much for coming along today. My colleague, the Employment Minister Michaelia Cash is on leave this week, so it’s my p... Read more >

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Labour Force December 2016

Labour force figures released today by the ABS show that seasonally adjusted employment rose by 13,500 in December, to a record high of 11,985,900.  Full-time employment rose by 9,300 in December to stand at 8,176,500. This follows strong increases in full-time employment of 85,700 in the pr... Read more >

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Interview on Channel 10’s The Project with Carrie Bickmore, Peter Helliar, Waleed Aly and Gretel Killeen

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on Channel 10’s The Project with Carrie Bickmore, Peter Helliar, Waleed Aly and Gretel Killeen Topics: University course completion rates; Turnbull Government’s measures to support uni students to make the right course choices 18/01/2017 7:05PM Carrie... Read more >

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