Address to the AFR India Business Summit 2018

Thank you very much, the Australian Financial Review, for your engagement and support and the opportunity to provide the opening address here at the AFR India Business Summit.    Can I begin by paying my respects to the traditional custodians of the Sydney region, the Gadigal people of the Eora nation, and acknowledge all of…

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Address to the ISCA and AHISA Education Forum

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Address to the ISCA and AHISA Education Forum 20/08/2018 4:30PM   Simon Birmingham:       Thanks so very much for the chance to be here with you all today. It’s a thrill to back here again at this conference having had the pleasure of speaking with you all three years ago indeed; and to…

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Remarks at USC Petrie Campus start of construction ceremony

  E&OE TRANSCRIPT Remarks at USC Petrie Campus start of construction ceremony 04/07/2018 11:00AM   Simon Birmingham:    Thank you. Thank you so much, Heather. Thank you for the warm welcome as the interloper from outside of Queensland today. Can I also acknowledge the Kabi Kabi people and all of Australia’s Indigenous peoples? Can I recognise…

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Q&A at the Positive Schools Conference, Adelaide

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Q&A at the Positive Schools Conference, Adelaide 08/06/2018 12.00PM   Michael Carr-Gregg:     Thank you very much, Tracy(*), and Senator, thank you so much for your time.   Simon Birmingham:     Thanks Michael.   Michael Carr-Gregg:     It is in fact the 10th anniversary of the Positive Schools conferences, and as a sort of marker of…

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Speech to 2018 EduTech Conference, Sydney

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Speech to 2018 EduTech Conference, Sydney 08/06/2018 17:40pm   Simon Birmingham:     Well, thanks very much for that introduction and, well it’s a delight to be here. Quite an act to follow, indeed. I often- there’s some gymnastics involved in politics from time to time. Usually more of the verbal nature. And I certainly…

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Remarks at launch of the ARC Training Centre for Innovative Wine Production, University of Adelaide

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Remarks at launch of the ARC Training Centre for Innovative Wine Production, University of Adelaide 06/06/2018 11:00am   Simon Birmingham:     Thank you, and thanks very much to Professor Sue Thomas, chief executive of the Australian Research Council, to Vice Chancellor Peter Rathjen, DVCR Mike Brooks, indeed, of course, particularly to Professor Jiranek, is…

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