Interview – 3AW Drive – Tom Elliot

Tom Elliot: Anyway, our next guest is the federal Education Minister. Senator Simon Birmingham, good afternoon. Simon Birmingham: Good afternoon, good to be with you. Tom Elliot: Now, I know this is sort of an official budget leak, but apparently you’ve got over a billion dollars to pump into primary and secondary schools – is that correct? Simon…

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Interview – FiveAA – David Penberthy

JOURNALIST: We’ll have an opening statement chat with Liberal Senator Simon Birmingham and the Labor member for Adelaide Kate Ellis. We’ll start with you if we can Birmo. Now, this Newspoll this morning, I guess, the logic of changing leaders last year when Tony Abbott was replaced with Malcolm Turnbull was that you wanted a better communicator, you wanted a…

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Interview – 891 ABC Adelaide – Narelle Graham

Narelle Graham: Let’s go to Simon Birmingham, the Minister for Education and Training also Liberal senator for South Australia. Thank you for being available senator. Simon Birmingham: Good afternoon, great to be with you. Narelle Graham: And, why France? Simon Birmingham: Well Narelle, France was chosen – DCNS of France –the company chosen as our preferred international…

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Interview – Territory FM – Daryl Manzie

Daryl Manzie: Now as I said earlier, we’ve seen certainly some pretty negative headlines regarding the Federal Government’s funding of – you know, future funding of education in the Territory. We’ve spoken to the Education Minister here, who’s not only assured us that funding levels from the Federal Government have not dropped, but they’ve increased…

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Interview – 891 ABC Adelaide – Ali Clarke

Ali Clarke: Now though, there was a report out yesterday that nine out of ten government schools are siphoning money from maintenance and library budgets to help students with disabilities. To find out more, I am joined by Correna Haythorpe, who is the Federal President of the Australian Education Union. Good morning Correna. Correna Haythorpe: Good morning…

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