Interview – ABC Mildura – Swan Hill Breakfast

Sheridan Stewart: I have Senator Simon Birmingham on the line, Minister for Education and Training. Good morning Simon.  Simon Birmingham: Good morning Sheridan, and good morning to your listeners. Sheridan Stewart: What’s your response to the concerns of the remote children’s services as expressed there by operator Vicki Olds? Simon Birmingham: I understand that this is a…

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Universal access to early education for all Australian children

All states and territories have signed up to the Turnbull Government’s National Partnership Agreement on Universal Access to Early Childhood Education, unlocking $840 million in federal funding for quality preschool programmes across the country. Minister for Education and Training Senator Simon Birmingham said the National Partnership guarantees funding for 600 hours of quality preschool and…

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College coders honoured in Cyber Security Challenge

Twelve top college coders have “raised the bar” for other young Australians according to the Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham, as demand for cyber security skills booms. Minister Birmingham said that along with the Turnbull Government’s National Innovation and Science Agenda, the Cyber Security Challenge promoted a greater focus on science, technology, engineering…

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