Speech – MAYO INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS

SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Thanks Jamie and thanks everyone for coming along today. Jamie gave me a call a couple of weeks ago and said “there is a bit of interest in some of my independent schools about education policy and where the government is going, would you be able to come and do a round table, chat…

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Speech: Emmaus College Opening

SIMON BIRMINGHAM: It is a real pleasure to be able to be with you all for this celebration of the new facilities within your school which, of course, provides a real opportunity to celebrate all that enlivens your school and all that your school achieves and gives to you as students who pass through here and…

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Address to the Knowledge Nation summit

Thank you very much, it’s great to be with you at the Knowledge Nation Summit, and to share a few thoughts from the Education portfolio’s perspective, following on I understand from my colleague Mr Pyne’s contribution this morning.  I’m a happy father of two wonderful little girls, a three year old and a five year…

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Address to the Independent Schools Council of Australia & Assoc of Heads of Independent Schools of Australia National Education Forum

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Address to the Independent Schools Council of Australia (ISCA) & Assoc of Heads of Independent Schools of Australia (AHISA) National Education Forum – Schools education policy, state and territory schools funding and the role of the independent school sector 15/03/2016 Simon Birmingham: Thank you, thank you so very much for that welcome. Ladies…

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