Doorstop interview, Canberra

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Doorstop interview, Canberra Topics: Backpacker tax; Future schools funding arrangements; Minister Payne’s comments about Adelaide 27/09/2016 09:00AM Question: Does there need to be a compromise reached on the backpacker tax today? Simon Birmingham: There are many issues and important issues that we'll keep working through, and that's exactly what we're focused on. Things…

Doorstop interview at Education Council, Adelaide

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Doorstop interview at Education Council, Adelaide Topics: Labor’s corruption of ‘Gonski’; Future schools funding arrangements 23 September 2016 08:15AM Journalist:        Alright Minister, well you’re hosting your state and territory counterparts. How did everything go overnight? Simon Birmingham:     We had a very pleasant discussion last night and I’m sure…

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…

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…

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…

Press Conference, Adelaide

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Press Conference, Adelaide Topics: Labor’s corruption of ‘Gonski’; Future schools funding arrangements; Productivity Commission report on human services 22 September 2016 12:51 PM Simon Birmingham:     Thank you Mandy. It's a delight to be with you at this school, at Trinity Gardens Primary School, for the launch of the AUSPELD resource, and…