ABC – News Breakfast with Michael Rowland

Topic(s): Budget position improvement; Business support; Richard Colbeck; Michael Rowland: Latest data suggests strong jobs growth is improving Australia’s budget position after two years of heavy pandemic spending. For more the Finance Minister, Simon Birmingham, joins us now from Western Sydney. Minister, good morning.   Simon Birmingham: Good morning, Michael. Great to be with you.   Michael…

Doorstop interview, Adelaide

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Doorstop interview, Adelaide Topics: Results of the 2017 graduate outcomes survey; Investment in the pacific region; Welfare payments; Skilling Australians Fund 12/01/2018 11:30AM Simon Birmingham:    Thanks very much for coming today. The Government’s today released the 2017 Graduate Outcome Survey data, which is a reminder, as many young Australians are contemplating their university…

Doorstop interview, Adelaide

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Doorstop interview, Adelaide Topics: NAPLAN and Civics/Citizenship test results 13/12/2017 10:42AM Simon Birmingham: Thanks very much for coming. Today, we release two sets of NAPLAN data: one looking at the core NAPLAN testing around reading, writing, literacy, numeracy skills, and the other a sample test around citizenship and, indeed, civics. Across the core…