Facebook live interview with Stephanie Bedo from news.com.au

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Facebook live interview with Stephanie Bedo from news.com.au Topics: New child care package 7/06/2018 06:00PM   Reporter:                      Good afternoon, Minister, thanks for joining us this afternoon on this Facebook Live chat about the upcoming child care changes.   Simon Birmingham:     Pleasure, great to be with you.   Reporter:                      So, we know how…

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Remarks at launch of the ARC Training Centre for Innovative Wine Production, University of Adelaide

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Remarks at launch of the ARC Training Centre for Innovative Wine Production, University of Adelaide 06/06/2018 11:00am   Simon Birmingham:     Thank you, and thanks very much to Professor Sue Thomas, chief executive of the Australian Research Council, to Vice Chancellor Peter Rathjen, DVCR Mike Brooks, indeed, of course, particularly to Professor Jiranek, is…

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ANU admissions changes lead the nation

Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham today welcomed the announcement by Australian National University (ANU) that it is introducing a new integrated, national admissions system. “ANU warrants its status as Australia’s national university with this commitment to welcome, educate and accommodate the best and brightest Australians, regardless of their background,” Minister Birmingham said. “It’s…

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Labor’s child scare scam

It’s time Labor’s Amanda Rishworth familiarised herself with the Turnbull Government’s reforms to early childhood education and care so that she stops falsely scaring families, especially given she’s said a Shorten Labor Government would adopt our policy. “I intend to allow the new system to have time to bed down before I look at a…

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Better outcomes, more opportunities for regional, rural and remote students

Joint media release with Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack, Minister Bridget McKenzie, Minister Dan Tehan and Minister John McVeigh The Coalition Government has accepted all 11 recommendations of the Independent Review into Regional, Rural and Remote Education (IRRRRE), committing to a whole of government approach in response.   Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack said the…

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