Doorstop interview, Conference of the Australian Science Teachers Association

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Doorstop interview, Conference of the Australian Science Teachers Association Topics: Specialised STEM teachers 09/07/2018 10:00am   Simon Birmingham:    Good morning everybody and thanks so much for coming along. I’m thrilled to be here at University of Sydney for the Australian Science Teachers Association annual conference. The Science Teachers Association and Sydney University…

Address at the Conference of the Australian Science Teachers Association (CONASTA)

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Address at the Conference of the Australian Science Teachers Association (CONASTA) 09/07/2018 09:30am   Simon Birmingham:    Thanks so much, Geoff [Quinton], for that welcome and I acknowledge you as the President of ASTA. Professor Trevor Hambley, Dean of Science at the University of Sydney. ASTA CEO, Vic Dobos. Margaret Shepherd, President of the…

2019 New Colombo Plan Mobility Grants

Joint release with Foreign Minister Julie Bishop Today we announce the successful applicants for the 2019 New Colombo Plan Mobility Program, supporting the Australian Government’s commitment to deepen two-way engagement between Australia and the Indo-Pacific.   In 2019, the New Colombo Plan will support 11,817 students to take part in 792 mobility projects in 36…

Press conference, Adelaide

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Press conference, Adelaide Topics: Review into how socio-economic status (SES) scores are calculated for non-government schools; Jenny Macklin; Upcoming by-elections 06/07/2018 10:30AM   Simon Birmingham:     Well, thanks very much for coming. A little over 12 months ago, the Turnbull Government legislated to provide – for the first time ever – for consistent fair…