Doorstop Interview, Adelaide

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Doorstop Interview, Adelaide Topics: University student employer survey results; Susan Lamb; Negative Gearing; New funding for child and youth mental health 08/01/2018 1:15PM   Simon Birmingham:    Thanks very much for coming. The release today of new data around employer satisfaction with university graduates is a demonstration of the real importance of Australian universities…

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Interview on the Channel 9 Today with Sylvia Jeffreys

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on the Channel 9 Today with Sylvia Jeffreys Topics: New funding for child and youth mental health; University student employer survey results; New data on child care fees 08/01/2018 07:33AM Sylvia Jeffreys:            The Turnbull Government will today announce a major funding package to tackle mental health issues in school-aged children. One-hundred and…

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Interview on ABC AM with Kim Landers

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on ABC AM with Kim Landers Topics: Negative gearing; University student employer survey results 08/01/2018 07:13AM Kim Landers:               The largest survey of employers and employees about the quality of higher education has been released. Funded by the Federal Department of Education, it raises some questions about the value of some degrees. Ninety-seven…

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Doorstop interview, Adelaide

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Doorstop interview, Adelaide Topics: New child care fee data; Sugar tax; Martin Hamilton-Smith 07/01/2018 11:30AM Simon Birmingham: Thanks very much for coming today. The Turnbull Government’s pleased to see new child care fee data that shows average increases over the last year in childcare fees of 3.9 per cent, which is some 40…

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Doorstop interview, Adelaide

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Doorstop interview, Adelaide Topics: Child care enforcement action register; National Energy Guarantee 06/01/2018 11:30am Simon Birmingham: Thanks very much for coming. Australian parents have an absolute right to know that child care providers are reputable individuals; that they do the right thing not only in the care and wellbeing of children, but when…

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Interview on Sky News with Tom Connell

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on Sky News with Tom Connell Topics: Higher education changes announced in MYEFO; Year in review 24/12/2017 08:35AM Tom Connell: Simon Birmingham, thanks very much for your time today. You’ve announced attempt three for university reform, some are calling it, is it fair to say these changes are not the ones you…

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Interview on ABC News with Julie Doyle

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on ABC News with Julie Doyle Topics: Cabinet reshuffle; Higher education changes announced in MYEFO 19/12/2017 13:05PM Julie Doyle:                  Impending news of the reshuffle that’s coming, are you staying as Education Minister? Simon Birmingham:     Well look, I would anticipate that, but in the end Cabinet and Ministerial arrangements are the gift…

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Interview on Sky News with Samantha Maiden  

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on Sky News with Samantha Maiden   Topics: Higher education changes announced in MYEFO; Cabinet reshuffle. 19/12/2017 12:09PM Samantha Maiden:       And joining me now live is the Education Minister, Simon Birmingham. You’ve just outlined these major reforms to universities, but let’s start with the Cabinet reshuffle. Why is the Prime Minister taking…

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Interview on ABC RN Breakfast with Hamish Macdonald

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on ABC RN Breakfast with Hamish Macdonald Topics: Higher education changes; South Australian Newspoll results 19/12/2017 08:05AM Hamish Macdonald: Universities across the country have criticised the Federal Government’s plan to claw back money from the sector. The Government’s mid-year Budget update includes a two-year freeze on the Commonwealth Grant Scheme payments to…

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