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…

Interview on ABC Radio Adelaide, Breakfast with Ali Clarke

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on ABC Radio Adelaide, Breakfast with Ali Clarke Topics: Same-sex marriage; Auditor-General finding on SA State Government grant to One Community; Murray-Darling Basin Plan 29/11/2017 08:35AM   Ali Clarke:                    Good morning to Federal Education Minister Simon Birmingham. Simon Birmingham:     Good morning, Ali. Ali Clarke:                    And leader of the Australian Conservatives,…

Interview on ABC News Breakfast with Michael Rowland

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on ABC News Breakfast with Michael Rowland Topics: Same-sex marriage; University completion rates and graduate outcome data 29/11/2017 07:13AM   Del Irani:                      Now, students are dropping out of university at record rates according to new data released by the Federal Government. Michael Rowland:        Yes, research from a survey of graduates found that…

Speech at National History Challenge awards ceremony

  E&OE TRANSCRIPT Speech at National History Challenge awards ceremony, Canberra 27/11/2017 Simon Birmingham:    Can I acknowledge [indistinct] to see you here again. I acknowledge Australia’s Indigenous people’s, the Ngunnawal-Ngambri people, to the Canberra region, indeed all of Australia’s Indigenous people, and acknowledge that as a nation we continue to learn so much more of…