Interview – Press Conference – Australian Technology Network of Universities IP principles agreement

Simon Birmingham: … technology network of universities, some of our most technology rich and intensive universities have agreed on principles around  intellectual property arrangements that will make it far simpler for them to be able to engage with business, and importantly far simpler for business to be able to engage and collaborate with universities. And…

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Interview – Triple J – Hack – Tom Tilley

Tom Tilley: So many questions came out of that story just there, and thankfully we have the Education Minister Simon Birmingham here to answer them. Simon Birmingham, thank you so much for joining us. Simon Birmingham: G’day Tom, great to be with you. Tom Tilley: First things first: this week you’ve reiterated that Christopher Pyne’s deregulation plans were…

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Interview – Sky News Live – David Speers

David Speers: As we saw on Friday after the COAG Leaders’ Meeting, the Prime Minister withdrew his policy proposal to allow the states to raise their own income taxes. What’s been left unresolved, though, is where the Government now wants to go on education funding in particular. Public schools: does it want to continue playing…

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Interview – RN Drive – Patricia Karvelas

Patricia Karvelas: This afternoon the Federal Government has delivered it’s response to the review of the Safe Schools anti-homophobia program. It seems to have appeased conservative Coalition critics of the program but is being labelled a back down by others. Senator Simon Birmingham is the Federal Education Minister, thanks for your time, and also for staying…

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Interview – ABC 774 – Rafael Epstein

Rafael Epstein: The Prime Minister wants to give the states more responsibility for raising the money that they spend. It would mean a state-based income tax. It could mean the Federal Government no longer funds public schools in Victoria. That’s something the Prime Minister’s speaking about. Would you be happy with the Federal Government handing…

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Interview – 2GB – Ben Fordham

Ben Fordham: On the line is the Federal Education Minister Simon Birmingham. Good afternoon to you, Mr Birmingham. Simon Birmingham: G’day Ben, good to be with you. Ben Fordham: Thanks for taking the time to talk to us. You’ve made some sweeping changes to the Safe Schools programme today. So you’re removing these roleplaying activities. You are…

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