Interview – ABC 891 Adelaide – Matthew Abraham and David Bevan

Subject: (South Australian VET) E&OE… MATTHEW ABRAHAM: Simon Birmingham is the Assistant Minister for Education and Training. There’s a fair bit of federal cash floating around for funding TAFE, particularly for competitive options in TAFE which includes the private sector- Simon Birmingham, welcome Senator. SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Good morning Matthew, David and listeners. MATTHEW ABRAHAM: Senator…

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Interview – Sky News – AM Agenda – Kieran Gilbert

Subject: (Removal of Citizenship; NATSEM Modelling; Marriage Equality) E&OE… KIERAN GILBERT: Joining me now, the Assistant Education Minister, Senator Simon Birmingham and Shadow Minister for Citizenship and Multiculturalism, Michelle Rowland. Michelle, first of all to you on this idea of stripping citizenship off those found to be engaged with terrorist groups, what’s Labor’s position on…

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Interview – RN Breakfast – Fran Kelly

Subject: (Submarine contracts; Marriage equality) E&OE… FRAN KELLY: Simon Birmingham is the Assistant Minister for Education and Training, he’s a Senator for South Australia and he’s in our Parliament House studios. Senator Birmingham, welcome back to Breakfast. SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Good morning, Fran, a pleasure to be with you. FRAN KELLY: I want to talk subs…

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Interview – FiveAA – David Penberthy

Subject: (Budget 2015) E&OE… DAVID PENBERTHY: Joining me now is the South Australian Liberal Senator, The Assistant Minister for Education and training, Simon Birmingham; Simon, thanks for your time. What ever happened to the budget emergency? SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Well David we still face very serious and challenging budget circumstances and some of the announcements in…

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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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