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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Speech at CTLab opening, Canberra

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Speech at CTLab opening, Canberra 7/11/2016 Simon Birmingham: Thank you very much Brian, the Vice Chancellor. It’s wonderful to be back here at the Australian National University. It’s always a delight to visit Australia’s National University and the one university that, as Federal Minister for Education and Training, I don’t just have the…

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Australian International Education Conference

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Simon Birmingham: Thank you for that very warm welcome. Yes indeed, whilst you were all at the big night of the conference last night, with the big band, I was in the big setting of Senate Estimates, so I suspect there’s every chance that most of you had an even later night than…

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Speech at launch University of Wollongong’s plans for Molecular Horizons: a Centre for Molecular and Life Sciences

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Speech at launch University of Wollongong’s plans for Molecular Horizons: a Centre for Molecular and Life Sciences  19/10/2016 [Inaudible] And for all that you do for the University of Wollongong but for the promotion of Australia’s $19 billion dollar international education sector more generally. And I really do look forward absolutely to working…

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Speech to Australian Principals Federation AGM

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Speech to Australian Principals Federation AGM 13/10/2016 07:00PM Simon Birmingham: Thank you very much Rob, for that introduction, your kind introduction, following on from Julie’s kind introduction and impassioned words. It’s wonderful to be with you tonight. It’s always wonderful to be introduced as a former director of the Winemakers’ Federation when you’re…

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