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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Interview – The Project

GORGI COCHLAN: So how would you like to pay out more than the cost of a university degree for a diploma that might not be worth the paper it’s printed on? WALEED ALY: Which of these three training courses is real? A: a 21-day Diploma of Hypnotherapy for Pregnancy and Childbirth, costing $9,225; B: an…

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Interview – FiveAA – Leon Byner

SUBJECTS: VET FEE-HELP E&OE… LEON BYNER: We often talk about training on this program, and we know that whether you’ve got a Liberal or Labor government federally, both governments are pretty keen that you should either be studying or working, unless of course there’s some incapacity from which you suffer. Now, there’s a lot of…

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