Interview – 2GB – Ben Fordham

Ben Fordham: On the line is the Federal Education Minister Simon Birmingham. Good afternoon to you, Mr Birmingham. Simon Birmingham: G’day Ben, good to be with you. Ben Fordham: Thanks for taking the time to talk to us. You’ve made some sweeping changes to the Safe Schools programme today. So you’re removing these roleplaying activities. You are…

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Interview – Sky News – Patricia Karvelas

Patricia Karvelas: My first guest tonight has been in the spotlight all week managing a backlash against a review of the anti-homophobia Safe Schools program. The Government finally responded to that review on Friday and the response has satisfied many of the dissenting MPs. Education Minister Simon Birmingham, welcome. Simon Birmingham: G’day Patricia, great to be with…

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Interview – FiveAA – Leon Byner

Leon Byner: But in the meantime, new laws allowing the Federal Government to withhold payments from parents who fail to vaccinate their children seem to have lead to an increase in vaccination rates. And to talk to the Minister for Education, let’s do so. Simon Birmingham, good morning. Simon Birmingham: Good morning Leon and good morning to…

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Interview – Sky News Live – David Speers

David Speers: As we saw on Friday after the COAG Leaders’ Meeting, the Prime Minister withdrew his policy proposal to allow the states to raise their own income taxes. What’s been left unresolved, though, is where the Government now wants to go on education funding in particular. Public schools: does it want to continue playing…

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