Public submissions call to achieve educational excellence in schools

Public submissions have opened to a landmark review into boosting student performance in Australian schools. Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham said the public submission process for the Review to Achieve Educational Excellence in Australian Schools led by Mr David Gonski AC will be open until 13 October and urged parents, teachers, students and…

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Interview on Radio National Breakfast with Patricia Karvelas

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on Radio National Breakfast with Patricia Karvelas Topics: Higher education reforms to drive better outcomes for both students and taxpayers; Same-sex marriage 12/09/2017 07:36AM Patricia Karvelas: The debate over university funding will come to a head in Parliament this week, with the Turnbull Government trying to legislate almost $3 billion in budget…

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Interview on Sky News AM Agenda with Kieran Gilbert

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on Sky News AM Agenda with Kieran Gilbert Topics: Fairfax Ipsos poll; Same-sex marriage; ensuring higher education is sustainable and promotes excellence 11/09/2017 Kieran Gilbert: … latest Fairfax poll. It’s interesting in the sense that Mr Turnbull, again extending his lead as preferred Prime Minister in this survey, but it’s not showing…

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Interview on ABC Radio Adelaide Breakfast with David Bevan and Ali Clarke

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Topics: SA Government’s failure to monitor child care standards, Pauline Hanson’s burqa stunt 23/08/2017 08:37AM David Bevan: Good morning to Federal Education Minister, Senator Simon Birmingham. Simon Birmingham: Good morning. David Bevan: Amanda Rishworth, Member for Kingston- Labor Member for Kingston, and Shadow Minister for Defence Personnel and Veterans’ Affairs. Amanda Rishworth: Good…

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Interview with ABC Radio Adelaide, David Bevan and Ali Clarke

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Topics: Power generation; bullying 06/09/2017 08:34AM David Bevan: Let’s welcome Simon Birmingham, Federal Education Minister, talking to us from Canberra. Good morning, Simon Birmingham. Simon Birmingham: Good morning, David, Ali and listeners. David Bevan: Leader of the Australian Conservatives – also from Canberra – Cory Bernardi, good morning. Cory Bernardi: Good morning, everyone.…

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Interview on Sky News, Newsday with Samantha Maiden

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Topics: Same sex marriage;tertiary subsidies for domestic New Zealand students; academic freedoms; superannuation 05/09/2017 12:49PM Samantha Maiden: And joining us now live is the Education Minister Simon Birmingham to discuss that story that we were talking about in relation to New Zealand and also the same-sex marriage debate as well. Let’s start with…

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