Interview on 4CA Mornings with John MacKenzie

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on 4CA Mornings with John MacKenzie Topics: International reports on student performance; Discipline in classrooms; Improving student outcomes 16/03/2017 10:45AM John MacKenzie: You know, how often do we have people calling into this show over the years saying the biggest problem we’ve got with kids is the bloody parents, because discipline no…

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Doorstop interview, Adelaide

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Doorstop interview, Adelaide Topics: February 2017 labour force data; The Turnbull Government’s initiatives to grow the economy and boost jobs; Jay Weatherill’s attempts to distract from the detail of his energy plan; Expanding the Snowy Hydro scheme 16/03/2017 1:30PM Simon Birmingham: I’m speaking on the labour force data as the Minister for Employment…

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Interview on 2SM Breakfast with Grant Goldman

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on 2SM Breakfast with Grant Goldman Topics: International reports on student performance; Discipline in classrooms; Improving student outcomes 15/03/2017 07:38AM Grant Goldman: The Federal Education Minister’s calling for zero tolerance to bad behaviour in the classroom. Two studies have linked under-achievements in the classroom to discipline problems and bullying. And I think…

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

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on ABC Radio Adelaide Breakfast with Matthew Abraham and David Bevan  Topics: South Australia’s energy supply; Turnbull Government’s work to drive energy security, reliability and affordability  15/03/2017 08:52 AM Matthew Abraham: Let’s go right now to Simon Birmingham. He’s the Liberal Senator for South Australia, and would normally be joining us on…

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Doorstop interview, Adelaide

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Doorstop interview, Adelaide Topics: International reports on student performance; Discipline in classrooms; Improving student outcomes 15/03/2017 01:40 PM Simon Birmingham: New analysis undertaken of the international TIMSS and PISA samples of Australian students and their academic performance shows that we have a number of worrying trends that really, we need to work cooperatively…

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Doorstop interview, Canberra

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Doorstop interview, Canberra Topics: Regional Education Review; Sugar; Racial Discrimination Act; Penalty rates 02/03/2017 12:45PM Barnaby Joyce: Okay, thank you so much for being here. One of the big issues of course for the advancement of any person, especially in regional areas, is that they get some comparability in that they have the…

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Interview on ABC AM with Sabra Lane

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on ABC AM with Sabra Lane Topics: Cracking down on child care rorters; Polling; Tony Abbott 27 February 2017 07:13AM Sabra Lane:                  The Federal Government’s announced a new crackdown on family day care payments and its daring the Senate crossbench and Labor to block…

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Doorstop interview, Canberra

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Doorstop interview, Canberra Topics:  Polling; Tony Abbott; Making child care more affordable, accessible and flexible 27/02/2017 07:25AM Journalist: … how these polls, not just a one off, a trend but bad on every marker for the Coalition. Simon Birmingham: Well I don’t think Australians want a government that is fixated on polls. They…

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