Interview – FiveAA – Leon Byner

Subject: South Australia under the Turnbull Government; Tertiary Education Reforms; South Australian Training Funding E&OE… LEON BYNER: Let’s talk with Senator Simon Birmingham. Simon, first of all, congratulations on your elevation.     SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Thank you very much, Leon and good morning to you and your listeners.  LEON BYNER: So tell me, how is…

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Interview – Doorstop – VELG Conference

Subject: SA training funding; Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull; Submarines E&OE… SIMON BIRMINGHAM: It is wonderful to have the VELG Training conference happening here in Adelaide because this is one of the largest conferences on vocational education and training that happens around Australia. Now it is a reminder of a couple of things. Firstly, the need…

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Interview – ABC 702 – Linda Mottram

Subject: Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull E&OE… LINDA MOTTRAM: Senator, good morning to you. SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Good morning Linda and good morning to your listeners for the second time in two days. LINDA MOTTRAM: For the second day in a row. Now yesterday you weren’t buying in. Today, you’re not saying I don’t think, who you…

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Interview – Sky News – First Edition – Kieran Gilbert and David Speers

Subject: Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull E&OE… KIERAN GILBERT: Joining us this morning is someone who is a frontbencher in the outgoing Abbott government, will, you would expect, remain a Minister in the Turnbull government; good morning Senator Simon Birmingham. SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Good morning Kieran and David. KIERAN GILBERT: So quite a big, well historic twenty-four…

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Interview – FiveAA – David Penberthy

Subject: Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull; Submarines E&OE… DAVID PENBERTHY: We are going to talk now to the South Australian Liberal Senator Simon Birmingham who is currently the Assistant Minister for Education and Training but all that is probably going to change very quickly as a result of Malcolm Turnbull’s elevation last night. Senator Birmingham, thank…

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Interview – RN Breakfast – Fran Kelly

Subject: Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull E&OE… FRAN KELLY: Assistant Education Minster, Simon Birmingham, was one of Malcolm Turnbull’s key backers, he helped orchestrate this leadership change, Simon Birmingham good morning welcome to breakfast. SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Good morning, Fran. FRAN KELLY: Why did your party need to change leaders? SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Fran, we have been a…

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Interview – ABC News 24 – Capital Hill

Subject: Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull E&OE… JULIE DOYLE: Senator, thanks for coming in. Let's start, it’s the day after now, what are your reflections on last night? SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Julie, yesterday was a difficult day and of course challenging days lie ahead. It obviously is a very personally difficult time for Tony and his family and…

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Interview – RN Drive – Patricia Karvelas

Subject: (Syrian Humanitarian Crisis; Apprenticeship commencement/completion data) E&OE… PATRICIA KARVELAS: The number of Australians starting an apprenticeship or a traineeship has dropped by a staggering 20% over the last year. Apprenticeship and training commencements fell to 190,200 in the 12 months up to March, but there’s also a recalibration going on in the numbers, with…

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