Media Releases

Australian Education Amendment Act to benefit Indigenous school students and students with disability

Minister for Education, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP today welcomed the passage of the Australian Education Amendment Bill 2014. The legislation provides an extra $6.8 million for non-government schools that…

Australian Education Amendment Act to benefit Indigenous school students and students with disability

Minister for Education, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP today welcomed the passage of the Australian Education Amendment Bill 2014. The legislation provides an extra $6.8 million for non-government schools that…

Minister Pyne signs two bilateral education agreements with China

At a ceremony witnessed by Prime Minister Tony Abbott and China’s President Xi Jinping, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, Minister for Education, today signed two bilateral education agreements with the…

Senators to hear first-hand the benefits of spreading higher education opportunities

Minister for Education, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP today welcomed students from institutions represented by the Council of Private Higher Education (COPHE) and also members of TAFE Directors Australia (TDA)…

Olympic Dam visit

South Australia’s most senior federal Liberal MP’s are heading to Olympic Dam today to discuss BHP Billiton's current and future mining operations in South Australia. Ministers Christopher Pyne and Jamie…

Carr's double backflip on caps

The Opposition Spokesperson for Higher Education, Senator Kim Carr has managed a double backflip with triple pike today, firstly raising the idea of recapping university fees in The Australian this…

UWA shows reforms a boost for regional students

Minister for Education the Hon Christopher Pyne MP today welcomed the announcement by the University of Western Australia (UWA) that it will target Commonwealth Scholarship funding towards disadvantaged students from…

$1.4 million funding for the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award

Minister for Education, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP and Minister for Health and Minister for Sport, the Hon Peter Dutton MP today announced $1.4 million in Australian Government funding for…

AITSL to help improve teacher education to put students first

Improving initial teacher education, helping principals be better leaders and providing better professional development tools for teachers will form part of the work of the re-focussed Australian Institute for Teaching…

Queensland state schools embrace independence

Minister for Education, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP welcomed the Queensland Government’s announcement that 250 Queensland schools would become Independent Public Schools in the next three years. Mr Pyne said…

Written and authorised by Hon Christopher Pyne MP, 429 Magill Road, St Morris SA 5068

Back to top