Interview – Sky News – Laura Jayes

Laura Jayes: Joining me now is the Education Minister, Senator Simon Birmingham. Thanks so much for your time. I understand it’s been a long night for you in the senate as well. Simon Birmingham: [Laughs] It is still Thursday isn’t it? Laura Jayes: Yes. No, no. Friday. Sorry. It’s been a long week for us as well. Look,…

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Interview: ABC AM – Kim Landers

Subject: Schools funding arrangements Kim Landers: With education funding the new battleground in the tussle between the Federal Government and the states and territories, I’m joined from Adelaide by the Federal Education Minister, Senator Simon Birmingham. Minister, good morning. Simon Birmingham: Good morning Kim, great to be with you. Kim Landers: Can you give me an example of why…

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Press Conference on Safe Schools resources

Simon Birmingham: Students have every right to feel safe in our schools in their most important learning environments. They have every right to be safe from bullying, from homophobia, they have every right to feel included in every activity in that school environment. They also have every right to be safe from inappropriate material, material that…

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Interview – ABC 702 – Richard Glover

Richard Glover: Simon Birmingham is the Education and Training Minister. Good afternoon. Simon Birmingham: Good afternoon Richard and good afternoon to your listeners. Richard Glover: Vulnerable in what way? What do we mean by that? Simon Birmingham: Well Richard, this is data out of the third national census we’ve undertaken of children in their first…

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Interview – 3AW – Tom Elliot

Tom Elliott: All right, our next guest, as I mentioned earlier, is the Federal Minister for Education and Training, the Honourable Simon Birmingham, Senator for South Australia. Senator, good afternoon.  Simon Birmingham: Good afternoon Tom, good afternoon to your listeners. Tom Elliott: Now I have a media release in front of me with your name…

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Interview – FiveAA – Leon Byner

Leon Byner: You know one of the sad stories is that there are people out there who are parents who,  when they send their young children to school,  the kids don’t have breakfast; or maybe they’re not even clothed properly; or they might not  even had a wash which is extraordinary. You kind of wonder…

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