Interview on FIVEaa mornings with Leon Byner

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on FIVEaa mornings with Leon Byner Topics: Pre-school attendance rates 06/02/2018 11:10AM Simon Birmingham: Well, good morning Leon. This is a concern. There’s Australian Bureau of Statistics data around pre-school education which shows that South Australia has amongst the worst attendance rates in the country in terms of children actually accessing pre-school.…

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Interview on Sky News AM with Kieran Gilbert

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on Sky News AM with Kieran Gilbert Topics: Latest Newspoll, Child care industry industrial action 05/02/2018 09:02AM Kieran Gilbert: Minister, thanks for your time. This Newspoll today – do you feel like the Government’s turned the corner? Simon Birmingham: Well, I think people are seeing that there are true benefits flowing from…

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Doorstop interview, Canberra

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Doorstop interview, Canberra Topics: Polls; Citizenship of Parliamentarians; SA Liberal State Election 05/02/2018 7:30AM Simon Birmingham: Look, what we’re seeing is that Australians recognise the strength of the Turnbull Government’s performance. Performance that indeed is delivering record jobs growth–jobs growth that we haven’t seen since the statistics were started to be collected. 400…

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Interview on ABC AM with Sabra Lane

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on ABC AM with Sabra Lane Topics: Citizenship of Parliamentarians; Child care industry industrial action; Innovation and Science Australian report. 05/02/2018 07:13AM Sabra Lane: Joining us now is the Education and Training Minister, Senator Simon Birmingham. Welcome back to AM. Simon Birmingham: Good morning, Sabra. Great to be with you. Sabra Lane:…

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Doorstop interview, Adelaide

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Doorstop interview, Adelaide Topics: Senator Lucy Gichuhi joining the Liberal Party; Preschool funding; ABC Cabinet files 03/02/2018 11:25AM Simon Birmingham:     Firstly, though, of course it’s a great thrill that Senator Lucy Gichuhi has chosen to join the Liberal Party of Australia here in the South Australian division. This is a wonderful testament to…

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Joint Doorstop interview, Adelaide

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Joint Doorstop interview, Adelaide Topics: Saab Australia and University of South Australia partnership; Bill Shorten’s National Press Club address; Schools funding in South Australia; TAFE SA; Future Frigates tender contract; Foreign interference 30/01/2018 10:45AM Gerard Ogden (Head of Strategy and Corporate Affairs, Saab Australia): I’d like to welcome you to Saab Australia, and…

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Interview on ABC Radio Adelaide Breakfast with Ali Clarke and David Bevan

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on ABC Radio Adelaide Breakfast with Ali Clarke and David Bevan Topics: Mark Butler’s criticism of Labor Party factions; Universities criticism of foreign influence laws; AEMO’ consultation paper; Connection between wind farms and health adversities; Nick Xenophon’s stance on renewable energy 24/01/2018 08:35AM David Bevan: Let’s welcome Simon Birmingham, Liberal Senator for…

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Interview on Radio 4MW with Anthony Geagea

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on Radio 4MW with Anthony Geagea Topics: Child care subsidy changes 23/01/2018 Journalist: Joining us this afternoon on Radio 4MW, I’d like to give a warm welcome to Senator the Honourable Simon Birmingham, Minister for Education and Training, and he joins us to talk about the new child care package. Good afternoon,…

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Interview on 2GB Breakfast with Steve Price

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on 2GB Breakfast with Steve Price Topics: Australian university spending 23/01/2018 06:41AM Steve Price: It seems our universities are swimming in money. Now, there was a story last week where the University of Bath in the UK, the vice-chancellor there, Dame Glynis Breakwell, retired because there was controversy over her salary. She…

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