Interview on ABC AM with Sabra Lane

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on ABC AM with Sabra Lane Topics: English language testing standards for international students; Automated marking of NAPLAN tests 12/10/2017 07:13AM Sabra Lane: The federal bureaucracy is chock full of acronyms; ELICOS is one you’re about to hear a lot about. It stands for English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students. Foreign…

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Interview on Channel 9 TODAY with Karl Stefanovic

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on Channel 9 TODAY with Karl Stefanovic Topics: Tony Abbott; English language testing standards for international students 12/10/2017 06:20AM Karl Stefanovic: Welcome back to the program. Well, all foreign students will be forced to pass tough new English language exams before they can study in Australian universities. Education Minister Simon Birmingham is…

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Doorstop interview, Adelaide

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Doorstop interview, Adelaide Topics: Nick Xenophon 6/10/2017 1:15PM Simon Birmingham: Well the ultimate attention seeker is pulling another giant publicity stunt. Nick Xenophon who in 2007 cut and run from the South Australian Parliament just 18 months into an eight-year term saying that state politics was largely irrelevant and all the power resided…

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Interview on 2GB Sydney Live with Mark Levy

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on 2GB Sydney Live with Mark Levy Topics: Programme for International Student Assessment scores 27/09/2017 3:40 PM Mark Levy: But the head of an international student test is sounding out a warning to Australia over our consistently poor academic results. The coordinator of the Program for International Student Assessment says Australia needs…

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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: Channel 7 employee dismissal case; Programme for International Student Assessment scores; Fracking and domestic gas supply 27/10/2017 08:35AM Ali Clarke: Sarah Hanson-Young, Greens Senator for SA and spokesperson on finance and trade, good morning. Sarah Hanson-Young: Good morning. Ali Clarke:…

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Doorstop Interview, Adelaide

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Doorstop Interview, Adelaide Topics: Establishment of an Australian national space agency 25/09/2017 09:40AM Simon Birmingham: Thank you very much for coming today. It’s a real thrill for Adelaide and Australia to be hosting the International Astronautical Congress, and I am particularly thrilled to be here representing the Prime Minister and the Minister for…

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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: Establishment of a national space agency; Same-sex marriage survey 25/09/2017 08:35AM David Bevan: Simon Birmingham, Federal Education Minister, joins us now. Good morning, Senator Birmingham. Simon Birmingham: Good morning, David. David Bevan: The space agency. Can you explain to us,…

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