Address to Speech Pathology Australia Conference, Adelaide

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Address to Speech Pathology Australia Conference, Adelaide    28/05/2018 09:10AM   Simon Birmingham:     Thank you very much for that welcome and for the opportunity to join you all here with Speech Pathology Australia for your national conference. It’s always a delight, as a senator from South Australia, I often manage to find the chance…

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Speech at the Christian Schools Australia Forum at Parliament House

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Speech at the Christian Schools Australia Forum at Parliament House 21/03/2018 7:15PM Simon Birmingham: To my various Parliamentary colleagues. I can spot a few in the audience. And to former Deputy Prime Minister John Anderson. Many distinguished leaders of Christian education from around Australia and the various representative bodies who have come together…

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Speech to Council of Private Higher Education AGM, Canberra

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Speech to Council of Private Higher Education AGM, Canberra 23/05/2018 10:00AM   Simon Birmingham:     Thanks very much, Don, for that welcome. Thank you for the chance to come and address the COPHE AGM today. Apologies that I’m a little late. On a morning of parliamentary sitting sessions, we have a regular catch-up between…

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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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