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28 Aug 2015 Media Release Type Media release
Minister for Education and Training, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, today announced that a code of ethics would be developed for international education agents, to...
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28 Aug 2015 Media Release Type Media release
Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop and Minister for Education and Training Christopher Pyne today released details of the 461 mobility...
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25 Aug 2015 Media Release Type Media release
Deepening Australia’s education ties with India was front and centre at a meeting of the Australia India Education Council (AIEC) in New Delhi today.
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24 Aug 2015 Media Release Type Media release
The Minister for Education and Training, the Hon Christopher Pyne, has officially opened a special extension to the Melbourne-based Australia-India Institute...
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24 Aug 2015 Media Release Type Media release
The Minister for Education and Training, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP today visited Delhi Public School to launch a pilot project linking schools in India...
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23 Aug 2015 Media Release Type Media release
The Minister for Education and Training, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP officially opened new facilities at the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB)-Monash Research Academy...
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21 Aug 2015 Media Release Type Media release
The Minister for Education and Training, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, today launched a great new mobile app to encourage parents to get more...
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20 Aug 2015 Media Release Type Media release
In a move set to greatly strengthen Australia’s education ties with India, Adam Gilchrist AM has been appointed as Australia’s inaugural ambassador to India on...
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19 Aug 2015 Media Release Type Media release
The Minister for Education and Training, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, today released new research indicating that higher levels of school autonomy are associated with...
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13 Aug 2015 Media Release Type Media release
A second forum will be held today to help plan how Australia can build on its success as a world leader in international education.
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07 Aug 2015 Media Release Type Media release
Preliminary figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) show that exports from Australia’s international education services sector reached a record high of $18.1 billion...
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07 Aug 2015 Media Release Type Media release
Teaching students are flocking to participate in the Coalition Government’s teacher literacy and numeracy test pilot, with the first round of 2,500 tests to be...
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05 Aug 2015 Media Release Type Media release
Results from this year’s NAPLAN assessment will soon be available to all students and parents across Australia.
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31 Jul 2015 Media Release Type Media release
Minister for Education and Training, Christopher Pyne today welcomed Google’s initiative in providing grants to help promote STEM and computer science education.
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31 Jul 2015 Media Release Type Media release
Minister for Education and Training, Christopher Pyne MP, has welcomed the release of higher education student data showing a record number of students in 2014.
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30 Jul 2015 Media Release Type Media release
Minister for Education and Training, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, today opened a new laboratory at La Trobe University that is expected to help transform...
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27 Jul 2015 Media Release Type Media release
Minister for Education and Training, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, today announced the appointment of Anthony McClaran as the new CEO of TEQSA.
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24 Jul 2015 Media Release Type Media release
More than 5450 Australian students will have the opportunity to live, study and undertake work placements in our region in 2016, the Minister for Foreign...
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23 Jul 2015 Media Release Type Media release
Minister for Education and Training, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, today launched the Torrens University campus in Wakefield Street, Adelaide.
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07 Jul 2015 Media Release Type Media release
Some of Australia’s best researchers will work collaboratively with industry partners to deliver important outcomes for the nation, with the announcement today of 252 new...
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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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24 Aug 2015 Speech Type Speech
Good afternoon and thank you Professor Mattoo, Director of International Studies at Jawaharlal Nehru University and Honorary Director and CEO of the Australia-India Institute...
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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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05 Aug 2015 Transcript Type Transcipt
FRAN KELLY: Christopher Pyne, welcome to RN Breakfast. CHRISTOPHER PYNE: Good morning Fran. FRAN KELLY: The PM says your state South Australia has been awarded...
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05 Aug 2015 Transcript Type Transcipt
MATTHEW ABRAHAM: Good morning Christopher Pyne, Federal Education Minister, Federal MP for Sturt, and he’s in the studio. We are Periscoping this as well...
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29 Jul 2015 Transcript Type Transcipt
PETER VAN ONSELEN: The manager of Government Business joins me live from Adelaide, thank you very much for your company. CHRISTOPHER PYNE: Thanks Peter.
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29 Jul 2015 Transcript Type Transcipt
CHRISTOPHER PYNE: Good morning David, good morning Matthew, good morning Kate and welcome back to the show.
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27 Jul 2015 Transcript Type Transcipt
SABRA LANE: There are many titles one can use to describe my next guest: federal minister, Manager of Government Business, fixer, father of four and...
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22 Jul 2015 Transcript Type Transcipt
MATTHEW ABRAHAM: Mark Butler Labor MP for Port Adelaide, Opposition Environment and Climate Spokesman, welcome. MARK BUTLER: Good morning, It’s good to be here.
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15 Jul 2015 Transcript Type Transcipt
MATTHEW ABRAHAM: Mark Butler Labor MP for Port Adelaide, Opposition Climate Spokesman, welcome to the programme Mark Butler. MARK BUTLER: I’m beside myself.
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26 Jun 2015 Transcript Type Transcipt
KARL STEFANOVIC: Well for more we are joined by Education Minister Christopher Pyne and Shadow Transport Minister Anthony Albanese. G’day guys, good to see you.
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24 Jun 2015 Transcript Type Transcipt
MATTHEW ABRAHAM: Christopher Pyne, Liberal MP for Sturt, he’s just the humble Education Minister. MARK BUTLER: Humble? CHRISTOPHER PYNE: Very humble.
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18 Jun 2015 Transcript Type Transcipt
CHRISTOPHER PYNE: Thank you very much Robert and to you but particularly to my ministerial colleagues who've already been acknowledged so I won't acknowledge them...
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15 Jun 2015 Transcript Type Transcipt
CHRISTOPHER PYNE: …to strip away the citizenship from dual Australian citizens who are foreign fighters or who represent a terrorist threat to Australia or Australians.
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14 Jun 2015 Transcript Type Transcipt
ANDREW BOLT: Alas, Opposition Leader Bill Shorten refuses to come on this show. But the moment he agrees, I’ll let him put his side of...
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11 Jun 2015 Transcript Type Transcipt
CHRISTOPHER PYNE: I’m pleased to be able to report on the jobs figures that have been released. Employment is up, unemployment is down. The seasonally...
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05 Jun 2015 Transcript Type Transcipt
CHRISTOPHER PYNE: Well this week in the Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance and Corruption there are three quite important issues that have arisen about...
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03 Jun 2015 Transcript Type Transcipt
COMPERE: ... climate change spokesman and Christopher Pyne, Liberal MP for Sturt and Education Minister, Leader of the House every Wednesday, good morning Mark Butler.
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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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