Interview on SKY News AM Agenda with Kieran Gilbert

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on SKY News AM Agenda with Kieran Gilbert Topics: Legislative agenda; Reforming superannuation; Same-sex marriage plebiscite; National Skills Week and Australian Apprenticeships Ambassadors 29/08/2016 08:32 AM Kieran Gilbert: Good morning and welcome to the program. The Coalition party room meets this morning to re-elect Tony Smith as their nominee for Speaker, among…

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Remarks – Celebrating National Skills Week and launching new content for the Australian Apprenticeships Ambassadors program

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Remarks, Canberra Topics: National Skills Week; Australian Apprenticeships Ambassadors 29 August 2016 John Hutchinson: We feel very privileged – particularly given the present company and having a legend as Kevin Sheedy here today representing the AFL, even though we’re rivals – when it comes to the Australian community and the pursuit of career…

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Press conference – Hobart

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Press conference, Hobart Topics: Redesigning VET FEE-HELP; AFP investigation and parliamentary privilege; Australia’s economic future; Tasmania school ages for entry and graduation. 25 August 2016 Simon Birmingham: I’m delighted to be here at the ACPET National Conference today talking in particular about the VET FEE-HELP Scheme. VET FEE-HELP is a program introduced in…

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New report highlights importance of teacher education reform

The Australian Council of Educational Research’s new report today on ‘out of field’ teaching highlights the need for policymakers to focus on initiatives that improve teacher education, teaching quality and ultimately boost outcomes for students. The Turnbull Government is focused on supporting a lift in teaching quality through our Student Achievement Plan by setting recruitment…

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