Doorstop, Adelaide

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Doorstop interview, Adelaide Topics: The Turnbull Government’s child care reforms; Parliamentary travel entitlements; Political candidate selection processes 08/01/2017 01:30PM Simon Birmingham: One of the top priorities of the Turnbull Government in 2017 is to secure the passage of our child care reforms, because our reforms will ensure that the hardest working Australian families…

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AAT upholds decision to revoke Federal funding from plagued Malek Fahd school

After almost 18 months of uncertainty for the school community, the Administrative Appeals Tribunal has now affirmed my department’s decision to revoke the approval of Malek Fahd Islamic School Limited to receive Federal Government funding.   The Administrative Appeals Tribunal was not satisfied that the school authority is able to satisfy the requirements of the…

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Backing Australia’s researchers for the ideas of the future

The Turnbull Government has boosted funding for Australia’s research universities by $76 million as part of the push to drive greater collaboration between researchers and industry and businesses. Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham said the Turnbull Government had committed $1.9 billion to R&D and training researchers in 2017, including more than $1 billion…

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