Doorstop interview, Adelaide

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Doorstop interview, Adelaide Topics: University course completion rates; Turnbull Government’s measures to support uni students to make the right course choices; Higher education student debt; Importance of vocational education; Turnbull Ministry composition; Retirement of the Member for Heysen  18/01/2017 12:00PM Simon Birmingham:     Thanks very much for coming along. Today around Australia,…

Interview on ABC NewsRadio with Sandy Aloisi

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on ABC NewsRadio with Sandy Aloisi Topics: University course completion rates; Turnbull Government’s measures to support uni students to make the right course choices; Turnbull Ministry composition 18/01/2017 8:16AM Sandy Aloisi: Australia’s tertiary education dropout rate is worsening. Government data released this morning reveals that completion rates are falling, with one third…

Interview on ABC Radio National Breakfast with Hamish Macdonald

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on ABC Radio National Breakfast with Hamish Macdonald Transcript: The Turnbull Government’s child care reforms; Parliamentary travel entitlements 09/01/2017 07:37AM Hamish Macdonald: The Turnbull Government has nominated child care reform as a top priority for Parliament this year. That’s fitting considering warnings families could soon be paying up to $220 a day…

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…

Press Conference, Adelaide

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Press Conference, Adelaide Topics: AAT decision on Malek Fahd Islamic School funding; Tax cuts 05/01/2017 01:00PM Simon Birmingham:     I welcome the decision today of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal to affirm and uphold the decision of my department to suspend funding to the Malek Fahd Islamic School Limited in New South Wales.…

Press conference, Adelaide

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Press conference, Adelaide Topics: Child care availability; Labor’s inability to read Budget projections; Australia’s embassy in Israel; Electricity market in SA; Injuries on Manus Island  02/01/2017 12:30PM Simon Birmingham: What we have seen today from Kate Ellis and the Labor Party is another case of all scare but no solution when it comes…

Doorstop interview, Melbourne

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Doorstop interview, Melbourne Topics: Future schools funding arrangements; Report on Headspace; Politics in classrooms 16/12/2016 08:10AM Simon Birmingham:     Today’s the day where I hope State and Territory Education Ministers will recognise that they need to focus on how we can best use the record growing levels of investment in Australian schools,…