Interview on 891 ABC Adelaide Breakfast with David Bevan

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on 891 ABC Adelaide Breakfast with David Bevan Topics: ‘Shanghai Sam’ Dastyari and ‘cash for comment’; Political donations; Chinese engagement with Australian schools; Budget savings measures; Paying for increased childcare investment. 7 September 2016 8:35 AM David Bevan: Simon Birmingham, Education Minister, Federal Education Minister and a Liberal Senator, welcome to the…

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Press conference, Cairns

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Press conference, Cairns Topics: Construction commencement of Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine; Office refurbishment 6 September 2016 Simon Birmingham: … $42 million institute that the Federal Government is backing is really about marrying together our world class capabilities in research with the enormous opportunities that exist in the tropics, which by…

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Remarks – Celebrating National Skills Week and launching new content for the Australian Apprenticeships Ambassadors program

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Remarks, Canberra Topics: National Skills Week; Australian Apprenticeships Ambassadors 29 August 2016 John Hutchinson: We feel very privileged – particularly given the present company and having a legend as Kevin Sheedy here today representing the AFL, even though we’re rivals – when it comes to the Australian community and the pursuit of career…

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Interview on SKY News AM Agenda with Kieran Gilbert

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on SKY News AM Agenda with Kieran Gilbert Topics: Legislative agenda; Reforming superannuation; Same-sex marriage plebiscite; National Skills Week and Australian Apprenticeships Ambassadors 29/08/2016 08:32 AM Kieran Gilbert: Good morning and welcome to the program. The Coalition party room meets this morning to re-elect Tony Smith as their nominee for Speaker, among…

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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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