Interview on ABC 891 Adelaide Breakfast with Matthew Abraham and David Bevan

Subject: Defence industry in South Australia, Northern Territory juvenile justice system,  MATTHEW ABRAHAM: Welcome to the studio. We welcome Kate Ellis, Shadow Minister for Vocational and Early Childhood Education, and the Member for Adelaide, re-elected. Welcome, Kate Ellis. KATE ELLIS: Good morning, great to be with you. MATTHEW ABRAHAM: Narrowly re-elected Nick Xenophon, Independent Senator…

New Shadow Minister, same old lies

It seems Labor’s new Shadow Minister for Education Tanya Plibersek needs a lesson in education policy and electoral mathematics after her first major interview since assuming the role.   Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham said Ms Plibersek needs to stop talking down schools and teachers and to end the lies about “cuts” to…

Additional funding for vital research

The Turnbull Government has announced an additional $16 million for 10 critical research projects that will generate meaningful social and economic benefits for all Australians in areas including urban infrastructure, bioscience, telecommunications and health. Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham said the investment from the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS) Agility Fund would…