Interview – 891 ABC Adelaide – Ian Henschke

Subject: (VET Reforms; Training Rorts) E&OE… SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Good morning Ian, good morning to your listeners. IAN HENSCHKE: Simon Birmingham, yesterday, I don’t know whether you caught this discussion with Irene, but she raised concerns that were really worrying for her and she said “look, I’m doing this because I want the system to be improved and I’m worried…

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Interview – 702 ABC Sydney – Linda Mottram

Subject: (VET Reforms) E&OE… LINDA MOTTRAM: One of the practices of concern around some of these colleges is where they operate under different business names but from one business address and one address offers fee assisted courses using federal funding, VET FEE-HELP, as it’s called, and then the other side of the business, the different name, offers the same…

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Interview – 2ST – Barry Mac

Subject: (Australian Apprenticeship Support Network) E&OE… BARRY MAC: Well it’s been a pretty big week as far as the federal government is concerned. Earlier this week it was announced by the local member for Gilmore, Ann Sudmalis, over $5 million in blackspot funding had been allocated. ANN SUDMALIS: Yeah and that’s for the Shoalhaven alone,…

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Interview – 94.9 Power FM – Lauren McWhirter

Subject: (Australian Apprenticeship Support Network) E&OE… LAUREN MCWHIRTER: Loz and Jack with you this morning joined in the studio by federal member for Gilmore, Ann Sudmalis, who we love to have in, but she’s brought along a special friend this morning, it is Senator Simon Birmingham. He is the Assistant Minister for Education and Training,…

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Interview – Sky News – AM Agenda – David Lipson

Subject: (Bali 9 Executions; May Budget; Marriage Equality) E&OE… DAVID LIPSON: I’m joined now by Liberal frontbencher, Senator Simon Birmingham, and Labor frontbencher, Bernie Ripoll, thankyou both very much for your time. Things don’t look good, Senator Birmingham, for the Bali 9 duo and this as well amid allegations of serious corruption involving the Indonesian…

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Interview – Doorstop – Adelaide

Subject: (Australian Apprenticeship Support Network) E&OE… SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Thank you so much for coming out this morning for the announcement regarding the Australian Apprenticeship Support Network. It’s great to be here with Brihony from MEGT, one of the successful tenderers for services under the support network, and Steve from Brighton Bricklaying and Dave, his apprentice,…

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Doorstop – VET reforms – Adelaide

SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Well thanks very much for coming along today. Today is an important step in a series of rolling announcements in reforms to strengthen vocational education and training in Australia – especially to strengthen the quality of vocational education and training and to ensure that those who may wish to rort or abuse the…

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