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05 Mar 2015 Media Release Type Media release
Minister for Education and Training, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP has welcomed the My School 2015 website release, which includes outcomes from the 2014...
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05 Mar 2015 Media Release Type Media release
The Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority’s (ACARA) will begin to implement key recommendations of the Australian Government’s Review of the Australian Curriculum following...
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04 Mar 2015 Media Release Type Media release
Minister for Education and Training, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, today announced the appointment of five new members to the Council of the Australian Institute...
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04 Mar 2015 Media Release Type Media release
The continuation of the National Collaborative Research Investment Scheme and the Future Fellowship programme hinge on successful package of the Government’s higher education
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03 Mar 2015 Media Release Type Media release
The Weatherill Labor Government’s plans to shut down two satellite polices stations in Firle and Newton will mean less of a police presence...
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26 Feb 2015 Media Release Type Media release
The education, safety and wellbeing of Australia’s travelling show children will be boosted by an extra $200,000 over two years from the Australian Government.
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25 Feb 2015 Media Release Type Media release
New figures from Senate Estimates have revealed that the Government’s higher education information campaign was extremely effective in reaching students with the facts about higher...
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25 Feb 2015 Media Release Type Media release
New figures from Senate Estimates have revealed that the Government’s higher education information campaign was extremely effective in reaching students with the facts about higher...
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24 Feb 2015 Media Release Type Media release
Minister for Trade and Investment Andrew Robb and Minister for Education and Training Christopher Pyne have welcomed the launch of a new APEC scholarships...
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23 Feb 2015 Media Release Type Media release
Minister for Education and Training, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP today congratulated the Vice-Chancellor and President of the University of Western Sydney, Professor Barney Glover...
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19 Feb 2015 Media Release Type Media release
Reports that the government is withholding modelling suggesting massive price rises for students in a deregulated higher education environment is completely wrong and just another...
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17 Feb 2015 Media Release Type Media release
Minister for Education and Training, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, today announced the new Chair and members for the Higher Education Standards Panel which...
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13 Feb 2015 Media Release Type Media release
Minister for Education and Training the Hon Christopher Pyne MP has today released the Teacher Education Ministerial Advisory Group report on teacher education and the...
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11 Feb 2015 Media Release Type Media release
Over 300 school staff including principals, teachers and teacher aides have received intensive training in new, back to basics approaches to reading...
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10 Feb 2015 Media Release Type Media release
New South Wales will benefit from the Australian Government’s $70 million Independent Public Schools initiative by increasing local decision making in the state’s public schools.
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30 Jan 2015 Media Release Type Media release
Minister for Education and Training the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, today announced the appointment of Professor Nicholas Saunders AO as ongoing part-time Chief ...
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28 Jan 2015 Media Release Type Media release
Former Labor Education Minister and Treasurer, the Hon John Dawkins AO, who transformed the university system in Australia under the Hawke Government has joined...
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26 Jan 2015 Media Release Type Media release
Australia Day is a chance for us to come together as a family and celebrate living in this country, the envy of the world.
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19 Jan 2015 Media Release Type Media release
Kim Carr has exposed himself as a hypocrite yet again as he calls for reform to tackle the growing number of dropouts at Australian Universities...
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06 Jan 2015 Media Release Type Media release
With an estimated one in 10 students in Australia living with dyslexia, a new documentary film is being produced to raise awareness and support students...
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13 Oct 2014 Article Type Article
EVERY architect knows that for a building to pass the test of time it must have a strong foundation. In education, our children also need...
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26 May 2014 Article Type Article
Christopher Pyne's vision for higher education Op Ed originally appeared in the Sydney Morning Herald on 26 May 2014. Available online: http://www.smh.com.au/comment/christopher-pynes-vision-for-higher-education-20140525-zrniw.html   With images of protesters – who ...
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07 May 2014 Article Type Article
THE students who identified themselves as from the Socialist Alternative protesting on Monday night’s Q and A program highlight how important it is that all...
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24 Apr 2014 Article Type Article
In 1914, with the outbreak of war with Germany, the Australian government recruited 20,000 Australians from the recently federated states and territories to fight together...
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26 Mar 2014 Article Type Article
Originally appeared on page 18 of The Adelaide Advertiser on 26/03/2014 Labor has stolen the Treasury benchesChristopher Pyne IT is beyond question that under the...
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12 Mar 2014 Article Type Article
THERE is nothing more frustrating than trying to speak to people in a language they just cannot, or will not, understand.
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29 Nov 2013 Article Type Article
The key driver of all education policy across the Commonwealth, states and territories, government and nongovernment sectors should be improving student outcomes.
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29 May 2013 Article Type Article
With more than half of all homeless people under the age of 24, homelessness disproportionately affects our children and youth. As Shadow Minister for Education...
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22 May 2013 Article Type Article
Originally published in Haaretz, Israeli Daily Newspaper. Australian MPs pick up torch in fight against global anti-SemitismAll 105 federal Liberal MPs and senators join the...
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05 Apr 2013 Article Type Article
Originally published as an op-ed in The Advertiser on 5 April 2012. PEOPLE in South Australia are rightly questioning why Federal Labor is splashing...
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03 Apr 2013 Article Type Article
Original article in The Daily Telegraph by Miranda Devine. THE most despicable thing about the “I give a Gonski” ads on TV is their dishonest...
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30 Jan 2013 Article Type Article
Originally published in the Australian Financial Review on 30 January 2013. The Parliament is controlled and defined by the government, the example set by...
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07 Apr 2012 Article Type Article
(Originally published in The Australian) LOOKING at a list of top performing schools, the tendency for government and policy makers is to seek among them...
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30 Jan 2012 Article Type Article
SUBJECTS: AFP inquiry into Australia Day riot E&OE………  Jon Faine:  What would an enquiry achieve? Christopher Pyne: Well the enquiry would achieve a number of things.  Firstly, it ...
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05 Jan 2012 Article Type Article
Ross Fitzgerald - The Daily Telegraph – January 05, 201212:00AM OVER the past few months, Labor's standard attack on Tony Abbott has been that he's...
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05 Jan 2012 Article Type Article
The Constitution makes the only prerequisite to form a government in Australia the ability to control a majority of the elected members on the floor…
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05 Jan 2012 Article Type Article
OVER the past few months, Labor's standard attack on Tony Abbott has been that he's "too negative". They've even published a pamphlet about the ...
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04 Dec 2011 Article Type Article
Cost of living increases have battered South Australians over the past few years. Electricity prices in particular have hit many people hard.
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28 Jun 2011 Article Type Article
THIS week union bosses and Labor Party factional warlords, in cahoots with Julia Gillard, assassinated Kevin Rudd and made Ms Gillard Prime Minister of Australia.
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12 May 2011 Article Type Article
I have visited a lot of schools around Australia and in each one I met dedicated and passionate teachers and principals who believe that education...
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13 Feb 2015 Speech Type Speech
I am pleased to be here today, to honour Hedley Beare and outline the Government’s agenda for school education in 2015 and beyond.
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12 Nov 2014 Speech Type Speech
Higher Education Reform Summit Next steps in the evolution of Australian higher education Sofitel Melbourne 25 Collins Pl, Melbourne Wednesday 12 November 2014 9.00am...
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31 Oct 2014 Speech Type Speech
Launch of the Australian Institute of Management Business School's online MBA programme Encouraging flexibility and increasing opportunity for students: the vital importance of higher…
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09 Sep 2014 Speech Type Speech
SPEECH AT AUSTRALIAN STUDIES CENTRE PEKING UNIVERSITY China and Australia – our valued education relationship Beijing, China 9 September 2014...
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28 Aug 2014 Speech Type Speech
Introduction Today I introduce the Higher Education and Research Reform Amendment Bill 2014. The Reform Bill gives effect to some of the greatest higher education...
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06 Aug 2014 Speech Type Speech
‘Spreading opportunity and staying competitive – why we need the higher education reform package' National Press Club, Canberra 6 August 2014 Introduction...
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04 Aug 2014 Speech Type Speech
Opening Address “Quality and Equity in School Education” The Research Conference of the Australian Council for Educational Research Conference theme: Quality...
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23 Jul 2014 Speech Type Speech
ARC Future Fellowships Announcement The Plant Accelerator, Waite Campus The University of Adelaide Wednesday, 23 July 2014 **CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY** Thank you Professor Byrne…
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22 Jul 2014 Speech Type Speech
Official opening of Charles Sturt University Canberra Office Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security Charles Sturt University 2.30 pm, Tuesday 22 July 2014 Acknowledgments...
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10 Jul 2014 Speech Type Speech
Innovative Research Universities (IRU) Senior Staff Forum Flinders University, Victoria Square Campus, Adelaide 10 July 2014 Introduction Let me begin by thanking the chair of this session, Professor Ian ...
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01 Jul 2014 Speech Type Speech
E&OE TRANSCRIPT Speech - Launch of CQUniversity CQUniversity, Mackay campus 01/07/14 CHRISTOPHER PYNE: Thank you very much Pierre – to you and to Steve, to the elders of the ...
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11 Jun 2014 Speech Type Speech
SPEECH Business Higher Education Round Table (BHERT) Destination Australia: Tapping into a New Generation of International Business Students Melbourne, Wednesday 11 June 2014 **CHECK AGAINST ...
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16 May 2014 Speech Type Speech
Address to the Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA) 16 May 2014, Adelaide **CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY** I’m very pleased to be with you today...
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16 May 2014 Speech Type Speech
Acknowledgments Professor Warren Bebbington, Vice-Chancellor Professor Kent Anderson, Pro Vice-Chancellor International Professor Ghil'ad Zuckermann, Professor of Linguistics and Endangered Languages Ms Lia Tedesco, Principal...
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08 May 2014 Speech Type Speech
Launch of the Diamond Deposition Suite, Monash University, Thursday 8 May 2014 Acknowledgements: Professor Ed Byrne, Vice-Chancellor and President of Monash University Emeritus Professor...
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28 Apr 2014 Speech Type Speech
Freeing universities to compete in a global education market Address to The Policy Exchange United Kingdom Monday 28 April 2014 **CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY** The Policy Exchange’s mission ...
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14 Apr 2014 Speech Type Speech
Indonesia and Australia: Power of Education and Soft Diplomacy Flinders University Monday 14 April 2014 **CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY** Acknowledgments · ...
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09 Apr 2014 Speech Type Speech
Association for Tertiary Education Management The Bradley Forum – Level 5, Hawke Building University of South Australia Wednesday, 9 April 2014
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27 Mar 2014 Speech Type Speech
E&OE SPEECH – Parliament House, House of Representatives Mr PYNE (Sturt—Leader of the House and Minister for Education) (10:51): I am pleased to speak...
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26 Feb 2014 Speech Type Speech
Embracing the new freedom: Classical values and new frontiers for Australia’s universities Address to the Universities Australia conference dinner Wednesday 26 February 2014.
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06 Mar 2015 Transcript Type Transcipt
LISA WILKINSON: We are joined by federal Education Minister Christopher Pyne and Labor frontbencher Anthony Albanese. Good morning to both of you...
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05 Mar 2015 Transcript Type Transcipt
CHRISTOPHER PYNE: Well thank you all for coming at short notice. Today, the Education Council met by teleconference, and I’m absolutely delighted to be able...
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04 Mar 2015 Transcript Type Transcipt
BEN FORDHAM: Anthony Albanese, the Shadow Minister for Infrastructure and Christopher Pyne, the Minister for Education and Training. They face off against each other in...
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04 Mar 2015 Transcript Type Transcipt
COMPERE: Christopher Pyne, the Prime Minister says the GP co-payment is dead, is buried, is gone. Well how confident can people be that it...
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27 Feb 2015 Transcript Type Transcipt
KARL STEFANOVIC: We are joined by Anthony Albanese and Christopher Pyne. Good morning to you both. Nice to see you. ANTHONY ALBANESE: Morning Karl.
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25 Feb 2015 Transcript Type Transcipt
MATTHEW ABRAHAM: Chris Pyne to you first, you’ve disowned any support for a nuclear waste dump, or nuclear power industry in South Australia? I think...
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18 Feb 2015 Transcript Type Transcipt
Joining us in our studio right now is the Education Minister, Liberal MP for Sturt, Leader of the House, Christopher Pyne. Welcome to the studio...
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13 Feb 2015 Transcript Type Transcipt
Well good morning ladies and gentleman and thank you for coming up to this press conference to talk about the report that I am releasing...
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10 Feb 2015 Transcript Type Transcipt
Well, hello Graham and Alan. Thank you very much for having me on your show and I think that there's more chance of you winning...
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04 Feb 2015 Transcript Type Transcipt
BEN FORDHAM: Once upon a time Christopher you would have had a field day about Labor leadership problems, this time it is you guys...
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04 Feb 2015 Transcript Type Transcipt
LISA WILKINSON: Christopher Pyne, you now have three backbenchers openly declaring their lack of support for Tony Abbott and around another 30 believed to be...
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03 Feb 2015 Transcript Type Transcipt
VIRGINIA TRIOLI: The Education Minister Christopher Pyne joins us now from Parliament House. Christopher Pyne, good morning. Thanks for making time for us...
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02 Feb 2015 Transcript Type Transcipt
MATTHEW ABRAHAM: Christopher Pyne, is it too late for your leader Tony Abbott to remake himself? Is the job beyond him? CHRISTOPHER PYNE: Well...
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29 Jan 2015 Transcript Type Transcipt
E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interveiw - Sky News Live Richo with Graham Richardson Wednesday 28 February 2015  SUBJECTS: Higher education reforms, decision to knight Prince Philip. GRAHAM RICHARDSON: Thanks for your ...
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E&OE TRANSCRIPT Channel 10 The Project with Tommy Little, Georgi Coghlan, Carrie Bickmore and Waleed Aly Thursday 29 January 2015 SUBJECTS: Interview, Channel 10, The Project with Tommy ...
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E&OE TRANSCRIPT Triple J Hack with Tom Tilley Thursday 29 January 2015 SUBJECTS: Government, Budget, Education reform TOM TILLEY:           Let's see what Christopher Pyne's got to say. He joins ...
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E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview with — Christopher Pyne, Minister for Education And Training on PVO News Hour, Sky News. Thursday 29 January 2015 SUBJECTS:  Higher education reforms, decision on ...
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28 Jan 2015 Transcript Type Transcipt
Gentlemen. Ladies. Well, first of all, Happy New Year. Welcome to 2015. My first press conference, but not probably my last for the year.
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Thanks for your company here on Richo. Well I always love talking to Christopher Pyne, our education minister. I think he's a real character...
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E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview – ABC Radio, The World Today with Louise Yaxley 28 January 2015 SUBJECT:  Higher education reform. ELEANOR HALL:    The Federal Education Minister, Christopher Pyne, is urging ...
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