Interview – Doorstop – Paterson

KAREN HOWARD: I’m thrilled to welcome Minister Birmingham to the beautiful electorate of Paterson today to launch the P-TECH programme. This is the innovation centre of NSW and it is excellent to see four of our local businesses jump on board straight away to work with kids from Hunter River High. SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Thanks so much…

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Interview – FiveAA – David Penberthy

DAVID PENBERTHY: Four weeks down almost, another four weeks to go. Senator Simon Birmingham, thanks very much for coming in. SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Well good morning guys, gals, blokes, shells, cobbers, everybody out there! DAVID PENBERTHY: You’ve just broken about five key rules of the new era of political correctness! It is a bit silly that thing, we worry…

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Interview – Doorstop – Adelaide

SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Labor had a monumental failure in both child care policy and Budget policy from Bill Shorten and the Labor Party. They’ve spent $3 billion without having the faintest clue where that money is coming from. Mr Shorten was asked no fewer than seven times at his press conference releasing this policy about how he…

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Interview – Sky News – Kieran Gilbert

KIERAN GILBERT: Minister, thanks for your time. The details – well obviously you’re going to question how they’re going to fund it, but the policies from Labor on child care, as you’d know, you’re the Minister for this area, they’re going to be popular, aren’t they? SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Well good morning Kieran. I don’t think that when…

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Interview – ABC AM – Michael Brissenden

MICHAEL BRISSENDEN: Simon Birmingham, good morning. SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Good morning Michael, great to be with you. BRISSENDEN: So both Labor and your plan amount to about $3 billion, you tackle it differently, but if that is the case, isn’t it right to target lower and middle income earners which is what this Labor plan will do? BIRMINGHAM: Well, Michael,…

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INTERVIEW – ABC 612 DRIVE – EMMA GRIFFITHS

EMMA GRIFFITHS: Now innovation is a byword for the Coalition and for most political parties these days. What are the chances of being an innovative nation if we don’t have a thriving education sector? The federal Education Minister is Simon Birmingham. Minister, there’s still a 20 per cent cut on the table for the university sector,…

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Transcript – Doorstop interview – Wyong

SIMON BIRMINGHAM: …the Wyong State High School where we are bringing a Pathways in Technology program here which will support collaboration between local businesses Mars, Sanitarium and the local business chamber working with the school to provide technology-rich pathways and support for students and hopefully through that to expand their career horizons and give them…

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Press Conference – Glandore

SIMON BIRMINGHAM: It is great to be here in the wonderful suburb of Glandore, an outstanding childcare and early learning centre celebrating simultaneous storytime that is happening in around 3,100 locations across Australia. It is great to have Matt Williams, the hard working local Member for Hindmarsh, here to share in reading with lots of local…

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