Interview on ABC RN Breakfast with Fran Kelly

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Radio National Breakfast with Fran Kelly Topics: Redesigning VET FEE-HELP; Parliamentary privilege 25/08/2016 07:37 AM AEST Fran Kelly: Over the past four years it’s estimated the Commonwealth has lost more than $2 billion due simply to a blowout in the growth of the private vocational education sector. Set up under the previous Labor…

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Press conference – Hobart

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Press conference, Hobart Topics: Redesigning VET FEE-HELP; AFP investigation and parliamentary privilege; Australia’s economic future; Tasmania school ages for entry and graduation. 25 August 2016 Simon Birmingham: I’m delighted to be here at the ACPET National Conference today talking in particular about the VET FEE-HELP Scheme. VET FEE-HELP is a program introduced in…

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Interview on SKY News with Peter Van Onselen

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Sky News Live, Peter Van Onselen Topics: Addressing problem gambling; Higher education reform; Redesigning VET FEE-HELP; Focus on apprenticeships; Immigration policy   23 August 2016 2:32 PM Peter Van Onselen: Alright, well as promised, I’m joined now by the Education Minister Simon Birmingham live from Canberra. Thanks very much for your company. Simon…

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Interview on ABC 891 Adelaide Breakfast with Matthew Abraham and David Bevan

E&OE TRANSCRIPT ABC Adelaide Webcast with Matthew Abraham and David Bevan Subjects: Budget repair; Higher education reform; SA Government’s “punter’s tax” 17/08/16 08.36am Matthew Abraham: Well it’s a super digital Wednesday today and we welcome to the studio Greens Senator, spokesperson for the Greens on immigration and citizenship and early childhood education and so on,…

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Interview on 612 ABC Brisbane with Steve Austin

Steve Austin: Well earlier this year it was revealed that nearly three-quarters of state high school teachers weren’t adequately qualified to teach maths and science. The Australian Education Union report which revealed this was rejected by the State Education Minister Kate Jones but the Queensland Teachers Union at the time said they weren’t surprised. Well…

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