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Labor’s child care delays hurt families

11 February, 2016

Labor has confirmed they will continue to block the Jobs for Families child care package by opposing required savings measures, while revealing they will blow out their almost $50 billion budget black hole by promising amendments.   “Any changes, amendments or expansion of the child care reforms need to be paid for,” Minister Birmingham said.   “Labor has confirmed they haven’t learned from their previous mistakes. Even with an almost $50 billion budget black hole and their continuing blockage of the Turnbull Government’s budget repair measures that will pay for the Jobs for Families package, yester... Read more »

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Speech - ANU Commencement Address

Thank you. Thank you very much Marnie for that welcome. I hope not to be a frustrated supporter of the Adelaide Crows this year, but a well motivated one who enjoys many wins. If Ben is here playing the role of Barack Obama and Chris is here as Hillary Clinton, I come to the stage certainly hoping t... Read more >

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Interview - Sky News - Richo - Graham Richardson

Graham Richardson: A little while I spoke to Simon Birmingham, the Minister for Education. He’s an impressive one of the younger brigade in the Liberal Party. He’s been doing a pretty good job, and I put to him I think all of the questions that matter in today’s debate about e... Read more >

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Interview - FiveAA - David Penberthy and Will Goodings

Will Goodings: We started the program this morning by having a look at a story that came out of The Australian, and it regards an education program in Australian schools with regard to the Lesbian, Gay, Bi, Transgender community, and how that education should take place, has some excerpts of th... Read more >

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New member, directions for Higher Education Standards Panel

A leading science and technology advocate will join the Higher Education Standards Panel, strengthening its capacity to advise on issues relating to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects.  Minister for Education and Training Senator Simon Birmingham has reappointed... Read more >

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