Senator Lucy Gichuhi

South Australia’s Liberal Senate team warmly welcomes Senator Lucy Gichuhi as a Liberal Party colleague.   Senator Gichuhi is a well-respected member of the Upper House and is already known for her thoughtful advocacy, strong community connections and defence of individual liberty and choice.   As Senator Gichuhi highlighted in her maiden speech, “Australia is…

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Preschool funding boost

The Turnbull Government has locked in a $440 million funding boost for preschool education and is urging states to boost the enrolment and attendance rates of preschoolers in early learning.   Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham said the extra funding would extend the National Partnership on Universal Access to Early Childhood Education into…

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Greater recognition of higher education qualifications in the Asia-Pacific

A ground-breaking agreement will make it easier for Australian higher education qualifications to be recognised across the Asia-Pacific, with the Tokyo Convention taking effect from today. Japan and South Korea have signed on to the Convention, joining Australia, China and New Zealand in supporting the mobility of students, academics, researchers and other professionals across the…

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Joint Doorstop interview, Adelaide

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Joint Doorstop interview, Adelaide Topics: Saab Australia and University of South Australia partnership; Bill Shorten’s National Press Club address; Schools funding in South Australia; TAFE SA; Future Frigates tender contract; Foreign interference 30/01/2018 10:45AM Gerard Ogden (Head of Strategy and Corporate Affairs, Saab Australia): I’d like to welcome you to Saab Australia, and…

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Interview on ABC Radio Adelaide Breakfast with Ali Clarke and David Bevan

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on ABC Radio Adelaide Breakfast with Ali Clarke and David Bevan Topics: Mark Butler’s criticism of Labor Party factions; Universities criticism of foreign influence laws; AEMO’ consultation paper; Connection between wind farms and health adversities; Nick Xenophon’s stance on renewable energy 24/01/2018 08:35AM David Bevan: Let’s welcome Simon Birmingham, Liberal Senator for…

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