Interview – Sky News – To the Point

Subjects: Election of UN Secretary General, child care reforms, Labor’s schools policy, education funding, GST and tax reform Peter van Onselen: Alright, let’s bring in Simon Birmingham, he’s the Education Minister, he’s the Senator, he joins us live from the nation’s capital, now that they’re finally hard at work on Tuesday. Thanks for your company. Simon Birmingham: G’day…

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Interview – ABC Illawarra – Nick Rheinberger

Nick Rheinberger: But right now Simon Birmingham the Minister for Education and Training joins us on the morning show. Mr Birmingham good morning. Simon Birmingham: Good morning Nick, and good morning to your listeners. Nick Rheinberger: You suggest that the Labor Party is saying they’re putting money first, this headline of Gonski and here’s the figure,…

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Interview – Radio National – The World Today

Eleanor Hall: Some Australian universities are offering places to school leavers whose scores are way below the required course cut-off. Critics warn this will have dire consequences for the skill levels of our future teachers, lawyers and engineers. But the peak body representing universities say the scores are not the only measure of a student’s potential…

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