Interview – 94.9 Power FM – Lauren McWhirter

Subject: (Australian Apprenticeship Support Network) E&OE… LAUREN MCWHIRTER: Loz and Jack with you this morning joined in the studio by federal member for Gilmore, Ann Sudmalis, who we love to have in, but she’s brought along a special friend this morning, it is Senator Simon Birmingham. He is the Assistant Minister for Education and Training,…

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Interview – 2ST – Barry Mac

Subject: (Australian Apprenticeship Support Network) E&OE… BARRY MAC: Well it’s been a pretty big week as far as the federal government is concerned. Earlier this week it was announced by the local member for Gilmore, Ann Sudmalis, over $5 million in blackspot funding had been allocated. ANN SUDMALIS: Yeah and that’s for the Shoalhaven alone,…

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Interview – Sky News – AM Agenda – David Lipson

Subject: (Bali 9 Executions; May Budget; Marriage Equality) E&OE… DAVID LIPSON: I’m joined now by Liberal frontbencher, Senator Simon Birmingham, and Labor frontbencher, Bernie Ripoll, thankyou both very much for your time. Things don’t look good, Senator Birmingham, for the Bali 9 duo and this as well amid allegations of serious corruption involving the Indonesian…

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Interview – Doorstop – Adelaide

Subject: (Australian Apprenticeship Support Network) E&OE… SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Thank you so much for coming out this morning for the announcement regarding the Australian Apprenticeship Support Network. It’s great to be here with Brihony from MEGT, one of the successful tenderers for services under the support network, and Steve from Brighton Bricklaying and Dave, his apprentice,…

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Doorstop – VET reforms – Adelaide

SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Well thanks very much for coming along today. Today is an important step in a series of rolling announcements in reforms to strengthen vocational education and training in Australia – especially to strengthen the quality of vocational education and training and to ensure that those who may wish to rort or abuse the…

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Transcript – AM Agenda – Kieran Gilbert

Subject: (NSW Election Result) E&OE… KIERAN GILBERT: This is AM Agenda, thanks very much for your company. With me now, the Shadow Human Services Minister, Doug Cameron and the Assistant Education Minister, Senator Simon Birmingham. First to you, Minister, the result at the weekend, a clear win to Mike Baird; should this give the government…

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Interview – 3AW, Stuart Bocking

Subject: (Higher Education Reforms)   E&OE…   STUART BOCKING: Senator Simon Birmingham is a member of the Senate himself, he’s the Assistant Minister for Education and Training and he’s on the line, Senator Birmingham good morning.   SIMON BRIMINGHAM: Good morning Stuart and good morning to your listeners.   STUART BOCKING: Is this a failure,…

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Interview – Doorstop, Senate Doors, Canberra

Subject: (Higher Education Reforms)   E&OE…   SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Christopher Pyne has built a consensus of support amongst Australia’s higher education institutions for higher education reform, for our universities reform package. That is because whether it is the TAFE directors or the G8 (group of eight), whether it’s the private education providers or Universities Australia…

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