Plibersek: School funding consistency just ‘nonsense’

Tanya Plibersek last night abandoned any pretence that Labor’s schools funding would be distributed fairly between states and school sectors.   Patricia Karvelas: What are you prepared to raise it [the Commonwealth’s school investment] to and will it be a consistent amount between states?                    Tanya Plibersek: Well, the consistency argument from the government is…

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Interview on Sky News Live with Ashleigh Gillon

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on Sky News Live with Ashleigh Gillon    Topics: Newspoll; New child care package 09/04/2018 09:43AM   Ashleigh Gillon:           Returning now to federal politics, joining us live from Adelaide is the Education Minister Simon Birmingham. Appreciate your time, Minister. Thirty straight Newspoll losses – how many more does the party has to suffer…

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Interview on FIVEaa Breakfast with Will Goodings and David Penberthy

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on FIVEaa Breakfast with Will Goodings and David Penberthy Topics: Newspoll 09/04/2018 07:06 AM   Will Goodings:             That was Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull before challenging the leadership of then-Prime Minister Tony Abbott. And here we are, 30 Newspolls later. David Penberthy, he has the same record.   David Penberthy:         That’s right,…

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Interview on ABC News Breakfast with Michael Rowland

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on ABC News Breakfast with Michael Rowland Topics: Newspoll; NAPLAN writing test 09/04/2018 07:03AM   Michael Rowland:        Senator Simon Birmingham is the Minister for Education and Training, and he joins us now from Adelaide. Senator, good morning to you.   Simon Birmingham:     Good morning, Michael.   Michael Rowland:        We all heard what…

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