Interview on ABC 612 Brisbane Mornings with Steve Austin

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on ABC 612 Brisbane Mornings Steve Austin Topics: Labor’s corruption of ‘Gonski’; Future schools funding arrangements 22/09/2016 08:32 AM Steve Austin: Well the question this morning is, will Queensland schools get more federal education funds? Tomorrow, Education Ministers from the states of Australia meet with Simon Birmingham, the Federal Minister. He is…

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Interview on 5AA Breakfast with David Penberthy and Will Goodings

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on 5AA Breakfast with David Penberthy and Will Goodings Topics: Labor’s corruption of ‘Gonski’; Future schools funding arrangements 22/09/2016 07:39 AM David Penberthy: Well, this time tomorrow in Adelaide, the nation’s Education Ministers will be convening for their first formal talks with the re-instated Federal Education Minister, Liberal Senator Simon Birmingham who…

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Interview on ABC AM with Michael Brissenden

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on Radio National AM with Michael Brissenden Topics: Labor’s corruption of ‘Gonski’; Future schools funding arrangements 22 September 2016 07:10AM Michael Brissenden: The Federal Education Minister will sit down with his state counterparts tomorrow to start negotiation over a new school funding agreement, and already it’s shaping up as another row over…

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Interview on ABC 891 Adelaide Breakfast with Matthew Abraham and David Bevan

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on ABC 891 Adelaide Breakfast with Matthew Abraham and David Bevan Topics: Storing nuclear waste in South Australia; Same-sex marriage plebiscite; Senator Hinch; Investment approach to welfare 21/09/2016 08.36am Matthew Abraham: It’s Super Wednesday when we bring in some super politicians. Senator Nick Xenophon, welcome, Senator for South Australia. Nick Xenophon: Good…

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International report highlights strength of Australian education

A new report from leading international researchers highlights that appropriate levels of funding are important for good student performance, but what’s more important is how that funding is used. Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham said the OECD’s 2016 Education at a Glance report highlighted that Australia has a world-class education system with world-leading…

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Interview on Channel Ten’s The Project with Carrie Bickmore, Peter Helliar and Waleed Aly

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on Channel Ten’s The Project with Carrie Bickmore, Peter Helliar and Waleed Aly Topics: Same-sex marriage plebiscite  13 September 2016 7:05 PM Carrie Bickmore: Well, Senator Simon Birmingham was in Cabinet when this plan got signed off, and joins us now. Simon, you’ve got the date, you’ve got the question. But do…

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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: Same-sex marriage plebiscite; Omnibus Savings Bill measures; Superannuation reform; Schools funding 13 September 2016 06:06pm Patricia Karvelas: It’s been a big day in Parliament and it’s still going. So far today, the Government and the Opposition have agreed on a deal to pass…

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