Interview on ABC Adelaide Breakfast with Matthew Abraham and David Bevan

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on ABC Adelaide Breakfast with Matthew Abraham and David Bevan Topics: Racial Discrimination Act; Turnbull Government’s plan to make early childhood education and care more affordable, accessible and fairer; Penalty rates; Marriage equality  22/03/2017 08:35AM Matthew Abraham: Super Senator Wednesday today. When one senator’s barely enough, we’re bowling up three. Liberal Senator…

Interview on Channel 10 The Project with Waleed Aly, Carrie Bickmore and Gretel Killeen

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on Channel 10 The Project with Waleed Aly, Carrie Bickmore and Gretel Killeen Topics: Turnbull Government’s plan to make early childhood education and care more affordable, accessible and fairer; Repairing the Budget 22/03/2017 06:36PM Waleed Aly: So, Education Minister Simon Birmingham is here to explain how this is going to work. Minister,…

Doorstop interview, Adelaide

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Doorstop interview, Adelaide Topics: Child care fee increases, The Turnbull Government’s child care reform, Same Sex Marriage 19/03/2017 10:00AM Simon Birmingham: Well today we have new government data that shows the continued growth in child care fees, which is a problem for both Australian families and Australian taxpayers, who wear a heightened bill…

Doorstop interview, Canberra

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Doorstop interview, Canberra Topics: Turnbull Government’s plan to make early childhood education and care more affordable, accessible and fairer; Newspoll 20/03/2017 07:45AM Simon Birmingham: These are reforms that will ensure an effective price mechanism to keep a cap on fee growth in the future. More support for the lowest income hard working Australian…

Interview on ABC News 24 Breakfast with Michael Rowland

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on ABC News 24 Breakfast with Michael Rowland Topics: Turnbull Government’s plan to make early childhood education and care more affordable, accessible and fairer; Newspoll; Marriage equality 20/03/2017 07:47AM Michael Rowland: Let’s head to Federal Parliament now, where the Government’s hoping to make headway on its reforms to child care. But as…

Interview on Sky News Live AM Agenda with Kieran Gilbert

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on Sky News Live AM Agenda with Kieran Gilbert Topics: Turnbull Government’s plan to make early childhood education and care more affordable, accessible and fairer; Newspoll; Marriage equality; Accessing superannuation to purchase your first home; Labor’s hypocrisy on penalty rates 20/03/2017 08:37AM Kieran Gilbert: Simon Birmingham, the Newspoll today must be a…

Doorstop interview, Adelaide

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Doorstop interview, Adelaide Topics: February 2017 labour force data; The Turnbull Government’s initiatives to grow the economy and boost jobs; Jay Weatherill’s attempts to distract from the detail of his energy plan; Expanding the Snowy Hydro scheme 16/03/2017 1:30PM Simon Birmingham: I’m speaking on the labour force data as the Minister for Employment…

Doorstop interview, Adelaide

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Doorstop interview, Adelaide Topics: International reports on student performance; Discipline in classrooms; Improving student outcomes 15/03/2017 01:40 PM Simon Birmingham: New analysis undertaken of the international TIMSS and PISA samples of Australian students and their academic performance shows that we have a number of worrying trends that really, we need to work cooperatively…