Interview on ABC Radio Adelaide Breakfast with Matthew Abraham

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on ABC Radio Adelaide Breakfast with Matthew Abraham  Topics: SA’s energy security; Labor’s refusal to say how much their 50 per cent renewable energy target will cost; Reducing Australia’s debt and deficit; Future schools funding arrangements 15/02/2017 8:35AM Matthew Abraham: It is Breakfast with Matthew Abraham and it will be Breakfast again…

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Interview on Sky News AM Agenda with Kieran Gilbert

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on Sky News AM Agenda with Kieran Gilbert Topics: Energy security and affordability; Party preferencing; Making child care more affordable, accessible and flexible 13/02/2017 08:34AM Kieran Gilbert: First though to the Education Minister, I spoke to Simon Birmingham and started asking him about the Liberals calling for state energy targets to be…

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Interview on Sky News The Latest with Laura Jayes

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on Sky News The Latest with Laura Jayes Topics: South Australia’s energy security; Australia’s energy mix; Making child care more affordable, accessible and fairer 09/02/2017 06:05PM Laura Jayes:   Joining me now is South Australian Senator Simon Birmingham, and also the Education Minister. Minister Birmingham, thanks so much for your time. First…

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Interview on ABC Radio Melbourne Drive with Rafael Epstein

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on ABC Radio Melbourne Drive with Rafael Epstein Topics: Making family payments fairer; Bill Shorten’s hypocrisy sucking up to billionaires; Making child care more affordable, accessible and fairer for families; Child care and rural and regional communities 09/02/2017 05:08PM Rafael Epstein: One of the ministers with one of the most important changes…

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Doorstop interview, Canberra

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Doorstop interview, Canberra Topics: Delivering more affordable, flexible and accessible child care for Australian families; Prime Minister’s speech to the House of Representatives; South Australia’s electricity supply 09/02/2017 07:45AM Simon Birmingham:     This morning the Labor Party has confirmed that it intends to vote against the Turnbull Government’s child care reforms, paid…

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Interview on Channel 10’s The Project with Tommy Little, Waleed Aly, Carrie Bickmore and Mary Coustas

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on Channel 10’s The Project with Tommy Little, Waleed Aly, Carrie Bickmore and Mary Coustas  Topics: Delivering more affordable, flexible and accessible child care for Australian families 08/02/2017 6:36PM Waleed Aly: Now, Malcolm Turnbull has wrapped up all his welfare child care and parental leave proposals into one budget proposal in the hope…

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Responsible budget savings to fund more affordable child care for Australian families

The Turnbull Government will today introduce legislation to make the Australian child care system more affordable, flexible and accessible for Australian families, while implementing the necessary Budget savings to responsibly fund the reforms. The Social Services Legislation Amendment (Omnibus and Child Care Reform) Bill 2017 introduces the Turnbull Government’s Jobs for Families package, the most…

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Interview on ABC Radio National Drive with Patricia Karvelas

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on ABC Radio National Drive with Patricia Karvelas Topics: Prime Minister’s speech to the House of Representatives; Cory Bernardi; Delivering more affordable, flexible and accessible child care for Australian families 08/02/2017 06:06PM Patricia Karvelas: The Government began the job of selling its changes to child care and welfare funding today. In all,…

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