New Council for International Education

The Turnbull Government has charged a council of experts to strengthen and expand the role of Australia’s international education sector as a global leader in training and research.  Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham today announced the membership of the Council for International Education to oversee Australia’s first National Strategy for International Education 2025…

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Interview on SKY News with Kieran Gilbert

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on SKY News with Kieran Gilbert Topics: Registered Organisations Commission; Australian citizenship rights; Child care and workforce participation; ACOSS report on poverty   17/10/2016 08:32AM Kieran Gilbert: First though I spoke to Cabinet Minister Simon Birmingham on this and other matters but begin by talking about the Government’s focus on unions this…

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Cracking down on crooked child carers

The below opinion piece appeared in The Australian on 11 October 2016: http://www.theaustralian.com.au/opinion/family-day-care-rorts-cost-our-childrens-educational-future-dearly/news-story/ff17debda5d83fdc44fbb5a8cbde51bc  Cracking down on crooked child carers Many Australian parents choose family day care for its flexible hours of operation, home-like environment and to keep siblings together. Which is why the rorting of this system by some operators has been so concerning – concerning to…

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