Speech to the Commonwealth Bank Teaching Awards

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Speech to the Commonwealth Bank Teaching Awards 23/03/2018   Simon Birmingham:     Thank you very much Adam for your welcome. It’s wonderful to be with you all today. You are right, there is no national space agency that I get to announce today, but that was, indeed, a momentous event – an event at…

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Speech to the Universities Australia 2018 Higher Education Conference, Canberra

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Speech to the Universities Australia 2018 Higher Education Conference, Canberra 28/02/2018 3:30PM Simon Birmingham: Well, thank you very much, Professor Margaret Gardner, for that welcome. To you, to all of the leaders at Universities Australia, global leaders of academia and universities, distinguished guests, ladies and gentleman, and a particular callout, if I may,…

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Remarks at the Fulbright Scholarship Gala Dinner, Canberra

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Remarks at the Fulbright Scholarship Gala Dinner, Canberra 27/02/2018 7.15PM Simon Birmingham: Thank you very much and good evening ladies and gentlemen. Melissa, thank you for your welcome to country before. I’d like to acknowledge the Ngunnawal and Ngambri people and elders of the Canberra region and indeed all Australia’s traditional owners. It’s…

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Video message to the MediaMe Conference

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Video message to the MediaMe Conference 20/11/2017 Simon Birmingham:     Hey guys, I’m so sorry I can’t be there with you at the inaugural MediaMe Conference. It’s great to know that such a dedicated, enthusiastic group of young Australians have gathered together to talk about media, its impact on our country, our society, and…

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Speech to China Advanced Leadership Program, Canberra

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Speech to China Advanced Leadership Program, Canberra 15/11/2017 Simon Birmingham: Thank you very much, Professor Ken Smith, for that welcome, and it is a delight to be back here once again supporting this very prestigious event and to be doing so with so many wonderful talented faces across our governments in the room…

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Official opening of the ARC Alloy Innovation for Mining Efficiency

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Topics: ARC Alloy Innovation for Mining Efficiency 08/11/2017 Simon Birmingham: … Australian Government, of all Australian in terms of identifying, prioritising and delivering support for wonderful initiatives and projects such this one. Jane, Vice Chancellor, Chancellor, DVCR, other leaders at Deakin, it’s wonderful to be here with you, such a passionate university, we’ve…

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Speech at the SEAMEO-Australia Education Links Award ceremony

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Speech at the SEAMEO-Australia Education Links Award ceremony 18/10/2017 10:00AM Simon Birmingham: Well thanks so much, Karen, for your welcome and introductory remarks. Your Excellencies and representatives of various diplomatic missions from the various SEAMEO nations; Karen, of course, the Minister in charge of – particularly our vocation, education and skills activities, but…

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