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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Interview on ABC RN Breakfast with Fran Kelly

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Radio National Breakfast with Fran Kelly Topics: Redesigning VET FEE-HELP; Parliamentary privilege 25/08/2016 07:37 AM AEST Fran Kelly: Over the past four years it’s estimated the Commonwealth has lost more than $2 billion due simply to a blowout in the growth of the private vocational education sector. Set up under the previous Labor…

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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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Interview on SKY News with Peter Van Onselen

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Sky News Live, Peter Van Onselen Topics: Addressing problem gambling; Higher education reform; Redesigning VET FEE-HELP; Focus on apprenticeships; Immigration policy   23 August 2016 2:32 PM Peter Van Onselen: Alright, well as promised, I’m joined now by the Education Minister Simon Birmingham live from Canberra. Thanks very much for your company. Simon…

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