Doorstop interview, Adelaide

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Doorstop interview, Adelaide Topics: Turnbull Government’s new child care package 14/01/2018 12:20PM Simon Birmingham: Thanks for coming today. What we’ve seen today is a sign of embarrassing desperation from Amanda Rishworth and the Labor Party in their attacks on the Turnbull Government’s child care reforms. Our child care reforms are going to benefit…

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Doorstop interview, Adelaide

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Doorstop interview, Adelaide Topics: Results of the 2017 graduate outcomes survey; Investment in the pacific region; Welfare payments; Skilling Australians Fund 12/01/2018 11:30AM Simon Birmingham:    Thanks very much for coming today. The Government’s today released the 2017 Graduate Outcome Survey data, which is a reminder, as many young Australians are contemplating their university…

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Interview on FIVEaa breakfast with Tony Pilkington

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on FIVEaa breakfast with Tony Pilkington Topics: Martin Hamilton-Smith 08/01/2018 08:30AM Tony Pilkington:                     He’s called in the Federal Education Minister, South Australian Senator, Simon Birmingham joins us right now. Senator, good morning, how are you? Simon Birmingham:                G’day Pilko. I’m great thank you and yourself? Tony Pilkington:                     Ok, you wanted the right…

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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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