Interview on FIVEaa Mornings with Leon Byner

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on FIVEaa Mornings with Leon Byner Topics: Weatherill Labor Government’s taxpayer-funded grant to a community organisation to do political campaigning 31/01/2017 11:10AM Leon Byner:       …there’s a story that came to air, last night, on Channel Seven’s Today Tonight – it was from an FOI – where the State Government…

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Doorstop interview, Adelaide

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Doorstop interview, Adelaide Topics: Year 1 national literacy and numeracy check and Australia-US relations 29/01/2017 Simon Birmingham:  We know how important those early years of a child’s education are, to ensure they learn to read and learn basic numeracy skills. For too long in Australia, we’ve had debates about whether or not the…

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Interview on ABC AM with Sabra Lane

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on ABC AM with Sabra Lane Topics: Year 1 national literacy and numeracy check; Australia’s renewable energy target 30/01/2017 07:20AM Sabra Lane:                              Across the country this morning, parents are driving their kids to school for the first time…

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Interview on ABC Illawarra Mornings with Nick Rheinberger

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on ABC Illawarra Mornings with Nick Rheinberger Topics: Linkage Projects funding to encourage research with practical outcomes; Collaboration between researchers and industry; Year 1 national literacy and numeracy check 30/01/2017 10:12AM Nick Rheinberger: We started with education, we’re going to continue in this hour with a couple of significant announcements from the…

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Interview on SKY News To The Point with Kristina Keneally and Peter Van Onselen

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on SKY News To The Point with Kristina Keneally and Peter Van Onselen Topics: The United States’ immigration policies; Australia’s Syrian refugee intake; Year 1 national literacy and numeracy check; Higher education reform  30/01/2017 01:37 PM Kristina Keneally: Pete, we might now go to Simon Birmingham, the Minister for Education. He’s joining…

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Interview on ABC Radio Adelaide Breakfast with Matthew Abraham

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on ABC Radio Adelaide Breakfast with Matthew Abraham Topics: Politicians’ summer beards; Trans-Pacific Partnership and Australian trade deals; Labor and Greens protectionism; Manufacturing in Australia; Penalty rates and Labor undermining the Fair Work Commission; Teaching standards 25/01/2017 08:35AM  Matthew Abraham: And we welcome to ABC Adelaide the first Super Wednesday of 2017.…

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Doorstop interview, Adelaide

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Doorstop interview, Adelaide Topics: December jobs data; Cabinet processes; Australia Day; Centrelink 19/01/2017 1:09PM Simon Birmingham: Thanks very much for coming along today. My colleague, the Employment Minister Michaelia Cash is on leave this week, so it’s my pleasure to speak on behalf of the Government regarding today’s labour force statistics. And of…

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