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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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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