Interview – Doorstop – Geelong

Subject: (P-TECH Training Model) E&OE… SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Thank you very much, Sarah, Prime Minister, ladies and gentlemen. It’s great to be in the city of Geelong today to complement and supplement the views that my colleague and the department have just announced. The Prime Minister, Sarah and I have just come here from the Newcomb…

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Interview – 2GB – Steve Price and Danny Bielik

Subject: (China Free Trade Agreement; Industry Skills Fund; Higher Education Reforms; Border Security) E&OE… STEVE PRICE: We have a special guest in the studio tonight who has joined us, who is the Assistant Education Minister, Simon Birmingham; Minister, good evening, thanks for coming in.    SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Good evening, Steve and Danny and listeners, great…

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Interview – FiveAA – Leon Byner

Subject: (SA TAFE Job Cuts) E&OE… LEON BYNER: Simon what’s the latest from you? What do you know?  SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Leon I’m very concerned at what is an incredibly erratic policy from the State Government, that some years back they dramatically increased their training budget, they’ve now dramatically decreased their training budget.  Years ago they…

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Interview – RN Breakfast – Fran Kelly

Subject: (International Education) E&OE… FRAN KELLY: Simon Birmingham is the Assistant Minister for Education and Training, he was in China earlier this week, he’s currently in South Korea, Minister, welcome to RN Breakfast. SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Good morning, Fran and good morning to your listeners. FRAN KELLY: Simon Birmingham, in China 30,000,000 people are undertaking vocational…

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Interview – Doorstop – Beijing

Subject: (International Education) E&OE… SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Thank you very much for coming along for a chat this afternoon. I'm happy to say a few words if you'd like to start with, and then we can take any questions from there. This is my first overseas trip as Australia's Assistant Minister for Education and Training, a…

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Interview – Sky News – AM Agenda – Kieran Gilbert

Subject: (The Recognition of Indigenous Australians in the Constitution; Q&A; Recent Polls) E&OE… KIERAN GILBERT: With me this morning, the Assistant Education Minister, Simon Birmingham and Shadow Citizenship Minister, Michelle Rowland. Simon Birmingham, today this conference in Sydney, what do you hope comes out of it? What does the Government comes out of these talks?…

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