Speech to Universities Australia 2017 conference

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Speech to Universities Australia 2017 conference 01/03/2017 08:20AM Simon Birmingham: Thank you very much Belinda for that welcome and good morning and ‘ninna marni’ and ‘hello how are you?’ in the language of the Kaurna people from the Adelaide Plains, my home. In doing so I acknowledge and thank William for your welcome…

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Speech at launch of Leading Learning 4 All

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Speech at launch of Leading Learning 4 All 28/02/2017 09:45AM Simon Birmingham: Thank you very much, Frank, for that welcome and the opportunity to be with you all this morning, albeit briefly. I’ll apologise in advance that I won’t be with you for the playing and tour and learning on the notebooks in…

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Speech at opening of Adelaide of University Health and Medical Sciences Building

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Speech at opening of Adelaide of University Health and Medical Sciences Building  24/02/2017 11:15AM Simon Birmingham: Thank you so much, Chancellor Kevin Scarce, ladies and gentlemen. Can I too acknowledge the Kaurna people, and particularly of course Jack and Vincent for that wonderful welcome to country, and as Australia’s Education Minister, acknowledge that…

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Speech to the Australia India Leadership Dialogue

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Speech to the Australia India Leadership Dialogue 05/12/2016 07:30 PM Simon Birmingham: … colleagues, the Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister Senator James McGrath, the Shadow Treasurer Chris Bowen, who I am [indistinct] to hearing from a little later this evening, the Member for Canberra Gai Brodtmann, former parliamentary colleague and esteemed former…

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Address to the 2016 National History Challenge

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Address to the 2016 National History Challenge 29/11/2016 11:35AM Simon Birmingham: Thank you very much, Liz. Ladies and gentlemen, thank you so much for the opportunity to be here today and I recognise you as the chair of the National History Challenge, Paul Foley, the president, the Honourable Margaret Reid, former esteemed senator…

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Address to the AFR Higher Education Summit

Thanks very much Michael for that welcome and to you and the team at the Australian Financial Review. Thank you for the discipline and interest you apply and bring to higher education policy and particularly the way we do so through of course the conduct of this summit, and the engagement in opportunities for informed…

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