Interview on ABC News with Julie Doyle

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on ABC News with Julie Doyle Topics: Cabinet reshuffle; Higher education changes announced in MYEFO 19/12/2017 13:05PM Julie Doyle:                  Impending news of the reshuffle that’s coming, are you staying as Education Minister? Simon Birmingham:     Well look, I would anticipate that, but in the end Cabinet and Ministerial arrangements are the gift…

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Interview on Sky News with Samantha Maiden  

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on Sky News with Samantha Maiden   Topics: Higher education changes announced in MYEFO; Cabinet reshuffle. 19/12/2017 12:09PM Samantha Maiden:       And joining me now live is the Education Minister, Simon Birmingham. You’ve just outlined these major reforms to universities, but let’s start with the Cabinet reshuffle. Why is the Prime Minister taking…

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Interview on ABC RN Breakfast with Hamish Macdonald

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on ABC RN Breakfast with Hamish Macdonald Topics: Higher education changes; South Australian Newspoll results 19/12/2017 08:05AM Hamish Macdonald: Universities across the country have criticised the Federal Government’s plan to claw back money from the sector. The Government’s mid-year Budget update includes a two-year freeze on the Commonwealth Grant Scheme payments to…

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Interview on 6PR Perth Live with Oliver Peterson

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on 6PR Perth Live with Oliver Peterson Topics: NAPLAN and Civics/Citizenship test results 13/12/2017 18:07pm Oliver Peterson: But staying with the schools theme, we have seen the NAPLAN tests results released today. We’ve also seen the new Civics and Citizenship Report. Now this has revealed that most Australian students don’t understand the…

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Interview on 2GB with Michael McLaren

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on 2GB with Michael McLaren Topics: NAPLAN and Civics/Citizenship test results; 13/12/2017 03:38PM Michael McLaren: Yeah, welcome back. Look, as we flagged earlier, there’s a bit of bad news around today for our education authorities. Two key reports have been released, and they say our students’ numeracy and literacy rates are stagnating,…

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Interview on ABC Adelaide 891, Breakfast with Spence Denny

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on ABC Adelaide 891, Breakfast with Spence Denny Topics: Sam Dastyari; NAPLAN and Civics/Citizenship test results 13/12/2017 08:36AM Spence Denny:            And it’s a Wednesday. It’s my first chance to do Super Wednesday. I’m quite looking forward to this. Amanda Rishworth is in the studio, Member for Kingston, shadow minister for early childhood…

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Interview on Sky News AM Agenda with Kieran Gilbert

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on Sky News AM Agenda with Kieran Gilbert Topics: NAPLAN and Civics/Citizenship test results; Sam Dastyari 13/12/2017 08:31 AM Kieran Gilbert:             Good morning, welcome to the program. Literacy and numeracy standards among secondary students have either flat-lined or gone backwards in the past decade. Preliminary NAPLAN results in August showed small…

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Interview on FIVEaa Will Goodings and David Penberthy

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on FIVEaa Will Goodings and David Penberthy Topics: NAPLAN and Civics/Citizenship test results 13/12/2017 06:13 AM Presenter:                   Hey, we mentioned right at the top to start us off this morning that NAPLAN results came out today. We’ve got the Education Minister federally, Senator Simon Birmingham on the line to discuss how South…

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