Helping enhance infrastructure in the Pacific

The Liberal-National Government has today welcomed the passing of Legislation through the House of Representatives that will boost Australia’s support for infrastructure development in the region. The Export Finance and Insurance Corporation (Efic) Amendment (Support for Infrastructure Financing) Bill 2019 Bill, that passed with the support of Labor, will provide Efic with a more flexible infrastructure…

Doorstop interview at Goodstart Early Learning Narangba

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Doorstop interview at Goodstart Early Learning Narangba Topics: New child care package; National Energy Guarantee 04/07/2018 12:30pm   Trevor Ruthenberg:     Yeah so, Big Trev Ruthenberg, LNP candidate for Longman. We’re at Newstart today at Narangba. There’s about 7000 families who will benefit as a consequence of the new childcare package.   Simon Birmingham:   …

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…