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29 May 2015 Media Release Type Media release
Minister for Education and Training, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, has welcomed the announcement of a record number of university applicants in 2015.
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28 May 2015 Media Release Type Media release
There are many reasons to celebrate on National Public Education Day, with the Australian Government spending a record $70 billion on school education over the...
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26 May 2015 Media Release Type Media release
The Minister for Education and Training, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, the Minister for Industry and Science, the Hon Ian Macfarlane MP and the Minister...
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20 May 2015 Media Release Type Media release
Minister for Education and Training, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, has today commissioned the Australian Council of Learned Academies (ACOLA) to undertake a review of...
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20 May 2015 Media Release Type Media release
Minister for Education and Training, the Hon. Christopher Pyne MP, has announced almost $40 million in new research funding that will forge stronger research and...
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18 May 2015 Media Release Type Media release
School students of all ages will now be able to learn more about Australia’s important agricultural sector through the Australian Government’s $2 million Agriculture in...
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18 May 2015 Media Release Type Media release
It is very clear the Leader of the Opposition failed to do his homework before his recent Budget Reply speech, with work on the critical...
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16 May 2015 Media Release Type Media release
Just twenty-four hours after the Leader of the Opposition, Bill Shorten gave his reply to the Budget, Labor have now released...
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15 May 2015 Media Release Type Media release
Australian tertiary students will have the chance to reach out to the world in 2016 with the latest round of the Australian Government’s Endeavour Mobility...
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15 May 2015 Media Release Type Media release
Hours after the Leader of the Opposition announced a Labor Government ‘will write off the HECS debt of 100,000 science, technology, engineering and math students...
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15 May 2015 Media Release Type Media release
Leader of the Opposition, Bill Shorten squirmed through a press conference and was unable to explain the costings for his 100,000 STEM degree HECS write-off.
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14 May 2015 Media Release Type Media release
Minister for Education and Training, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, today announced funding allocations to 27 critical facilities under the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy...
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14 May 2015 Media Release Type Media release
It seems the recently elected Queensland Government wasn't paying attention when the then Education Minister, Bill Shorten and the previous Federal Labor Government did a...
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14 May 2015 Media Release Type Media release
The State Labor Government has performed a clear backflip today and is treating South Australians like mugs by pretending to provide a “new”...
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13 May 2015 Media Release Type Media release
Over the next four years Commonwealth funding for South Australia will increase in each and every year, rising by 30 per cent or $2.4 billion...
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12 May 2015 Media Release Type Media release
The 2015 Budget is part of the Commonwealth Government’s plan to build a strong, safe and prosperous future for all Australians.
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11 May 2015 Media Release Type Media release
With more than one million school students in Years 3, 5, 7 and 9 across Australia sitting the National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy...
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07 May 2015 Media Release Type Media release
The Australian Government will provide an additional $16.9 million over four years to the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL) to improve initial...
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02 May 2015 Media Release Type Media release
For the first time ever, Australians who have moved overseas for more than six months will be required to pay back the same amount of...
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01 May 2015 Media Release Type Media release
Students, teachers and parents have a week of exciting reading, writing and mathematics activities to look forward to after it was announced today that...
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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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21 May 2015 Speech Type Speech
I am pleased to be here tonight to give the Australian Catholic University Sir George Reid Lecture. It is symbolic that we are meeting...
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20 May 2015 Speech Type Speech
It is a great pleasure to be back at the Waite Campus of Adelaide University, to officially launch the ARC Training Centre for Innovative Wine...
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29 Apr 2015 Speech Type Speech
It is a great pleasure to be with you tonight to speak in memory of the greatest of Australian liberals, Sir Robert Menzies, and to...
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23 Mar 2015 Speech Type Speech
When I was a newly elected member of this House some 22 years ago, Malcolm Fraser gave me the best political advice that I have...
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11 Mar 2015 Speech Type Speech
It is a pleasure to be with you again to address your conference dinner. I would like to acknowledge my colleague, the Assistant Minister...
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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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29 May 2015 Transcript Type Transcipt
STEVE AUSTIN: Well as I go to air this morning, the state government will use the National Education Council Meeting today to fight what they...
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29 May 2015 Transcript Type Transcipt
DAVID PENBERTHY: Well the nation's education ministers will be meeting today and one of the items that is up for discussion was the proposal floated...
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29 May 2015 Transcript Type Transcipt
CHRISTOPHER PYNE: Well, I'm very pleased to be able to report that the Education Council have made great progress today on both science and mathematics...
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27 May 2015 Transcript Type Transcipt
MATTHEW ABRAHAM: Christopher Pyne is Liberal MP for Sturt, he’s the Education Minister, he is Tony Abbott’s Leader of the House in the Federal Parliament.
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20 May 2015 Transcript Type Transcipt
MATTHEW ABRAHAM: Premier Jay Weatherill’s at the airport. He’s flying to Whyalla in a few minutes. Welcome to the program Premier. JAY WEATHERILL: Thank you.
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08 May 2015 Transcript Type Transcipt
LISA WILKINSON: For more, we are joined by Education Minister Christopher Pyne and Shadow Transport Minister Anthony Albanese. Good morning to you gentlemen.
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06 May 2015 Transcript Type Transcipt
MATTHEW ABRAHAM: Mark Butler, Labor MP for Port Adelaide and Opposition environment and climate spokesman and the man who wants to be president of the...
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06 May 2015 Transcript Type Transcipt
BEN FORDHAM: Christopher Pyne, the Minister for Education and Anthony Albanese, the Shadow Minister for Infrastructure. They have had a little bit of time off...
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05 May 2015 Transcript Type Transcipt
PETER VAN ONSELEN: Alright, well the Education Minister Christopher Pyne, he’s desperate to try and get his higher education reforms through the Parliament...
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17 Apr 2015 Transcript Type Transcipt
KARL STEFANOVIC: I'm joined by Education Minister Christopher Pyne and Shadow Agricultural and Rural Affairs Minister Joel Fitzgibbon. Morning lads. CHRISTOPHER PYNE: Morning Karl.
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08 Apr 2015 Transcript Type Transcipt
DAVID BEVAN: Christopher Pyne joins us every Wednesday morning, he's Education Minister, Leader of the Government in the House and a Liberal MP for the...
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30 Mar 2015 Transcript Type Transcipt
TONY JONES: Good evening and welcome to Q&A. I'm Tony Jones and here to answer your questions: Nobel Prize-winning Professor of astronomy and astrophysics at...
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25 Mar 2015 Transcript Type Transcipt
BEN FORDHAM: Well well well, Christopher Pyne, the Minister for Education and Anthony Albanese, the Shadow Minister for Infrastructure. Christopher, good afternoon.
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22 Mar 2015 Transcript Type Transcipt
CHRIS KENNY: Christopher Pyne, welcome back to Viewpoint. CHRISTOPHER PYNE: Thank you for having me. CHRIS KENNY: Look, since the Abbott Government's been elected...
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18 Mar 2015 Transcript Type Transcipt
MATTHEW ABRAHAM: Christopher Pyne, Liberal MP for Sturt, Education Minister, Leader of the House, joins us. Christopher Pyne, welcome to the program. CHRISTOPHER PYNE: Good...
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18 Mar 2015 Transcript Type Transcipt
ALAN JONES: Christopher Pyne is calling himself a fixer, he'll need to be. He's on the line, good morning. CHRISTOPHER PYNE: Good morning Alan.
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17 Mar 2015 Transcript Type Transcipt
CHRISTOPHER PYNE: Good morning Karl and happy Saint Patrick's Day to you. KARL STEFANOVIC: Indeed, indeed pretty obvious though isn't it in light of that...
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17 Mar 2015 Transcript Type Transcipt
CHRISTOPHER PYNE: Good morning Samantha. Happy Saint Patrick's Day to you. SAMANTHA ARMYTAGE: Happy Saint Patrick's Day to you, too, minister...
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CHRISTOPHER PYNE: Good morning Fran, and happy St Patrick's Day to you. FRAN KELLY: I can't see if you've got a green tie on or...
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16 Mar 2015 Transcript Type Transcipt
CHRISTOPHER PYNE: Ladies and gentlemen, thank you very much for taking the time to come this afternoon. I'm here with Belinda Robinson from Universities Australia.
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