Doorstop interview, Alice Springs

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Doorstop interview, Alice Springs Topics: Connected Beginnings program; Community Child Care Fund; School attendance; Bilingual education; Domestic air routes; Next Federal election; Police numbers 24/04/2018 10:15AM   Simon Birmingham:     Well thanks so much for coming along today. We’re thrilled to be here at the Braitling Primary School in Alice Springs. First and foremost…

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Interview on ABC News National Wrap with Patricia Karvelas

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on ABC News, National Wrap with Patricia Karvelas    Topics: Financial Services Royal Commission; Literacy and numeracy test for teachers; David Gonski’s Review to Achieve Educational Excellence in Australian Schools; NAPLAN overhaul; International students; Newspoll 22/04/2018 09:03PM   Patricia Karvelas:         I’m joined now by Education Minister Simon Birmingham. Welcome to National Wrap, Minister.…

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Interview on 4BC Drive with Ben Davis

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on 4BC Drive with Ben Davis Topics: Transitioning to the new child care package 17/04/2018 04:12PM Ben Davis: What’s changing? How much difference will we see? Well, let’s find out. Senator Simon Birmingham, good afternoon. Simon Birmingham: G’day Ben, great to be with you. Ben Davis: What brings you to Brissy today?…

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Interview on ABC RN Drive with Patricia Karvelas  

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on ABC RN Drive with Patricia Karvelas   Topics: SA electorate seat changes; NAPLAN; School funding; Bullying in schools; New Zealand visas 13/04/2018 06:13PM Patricia Karvelas:         Senator Simon Birmingham is a senior South Australian Liberal. He’s also the Education Minister. Minister, welcome back to RN Drive. Simon Birmingham:     G’day Patricia, great to be…

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Doorstop Interview, Adelaide

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Doorstop Interview, Adelaide Topics: Government school funding; Cyberbullying; South Australian electoral boundaries 13/04/2018 1:30PM Simon Birmingham: Thank you very much for coming today. The COAG Education Council met today in Adelaide, and I was thrilled to once again have a series of constructive conversations with my colleagues from around Australia about important issues…

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Interview on Channel 9 Today with Georgie Gardner

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on Channel 9 Today with Georgie Gardner Topics: Cyberbullying 13/04/2018 07:07 AM   Georgie Gardner:        Australia will today launch a new campaign to stamp out bullying. It comes as Hugh Jackman throws his support behind a tormented schoolgirl, and federal Education Minister Simon Birmingham joins us now. Minister, good morning to you.…

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Interview on Channel 7 Sunrise with David Koch

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on Channel 7 Sunrise with David Koch Topics: Cyberbullying 13/04/2018 06:45AM David Koch: Now to our ongoing campaign to beat the bullies. New statistics show reports of cyberbullying have increased by 28 per cent. There have been 264 harassment complaints since 2017. The Office of the eSafety Commissioner has completed over 30,000…

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Interview on ABC Radio Adelaide, Breakfast with Ali Clarke and David Bevan

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on ABC Radio Adelaide, Breakfast with Ali Clarke and David Bevan Topics: Newspoll; Universal basic income; Live exports 11/04/2018 08:36AM David Bevan: Good morning to Penny Wong, Labor Senator and Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs. Penny Wong: Morning, Ali. Morning, David. David Bevan: Sarah Hanson-Young, Greens Senator for South Australia. Good morning…

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