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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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07 Jul 2015 Media Release Type Media release
Minister for Education and Training, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, today foreshadowed improvements to reduce red tape and strengthen international education.
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07 Jul 2015 Media Release Type Media release
The Minister for Education, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, today announced the Australian Government will undertake a review of university research funding and policy as...
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06 Jul 2015 Media Release Type Media release
The Australian Government today announced $4.7 million in funding for grants and fellowships to promote excellence in learning and teaching in higher education.
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28 Jun 2015 Media Release Type Media release
The Minister for Education, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, today announced the Australian Government will fund a trial Literacy and Numeracy Test for initial...
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24 Jun 2015 Media Release Type Media release
Minister for Education and Training, Hon Christopher Pyne MP, today welcomed the appointment of Emeritus Professor Steven Schwartz AM as the new Chair of ACARA.
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24 Jun 2015 Media Release Type Media release
The Minister for Education and Training, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, today welcomed the Walker Review of the Australian National University Act 1991 and the...
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23 Jun 2015 Media Release Type Media release
The Australian Government today released the funding rules for the next round of the Future Fellowships scheme for mid-career researchers and announced applications for 50...
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23 Jun 2015 Media Release Type Media release
Minister for Education and Training, the Hon. Christopher Pyne MP, today announced 15 outstanding recipients of new Australian Laureate Fellowships, funded through the ARC.
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22 Jun 2015 Media Release Type Media release
Export income from Australia’s international education services sector reached a record high of $17.6 billion in 2014, the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) data...
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18 Jun 2015 Media Release Type Media release
The first ever roundtable on international education will today bring together education and business experts, students and communities to advise Government Ministers on the future...
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18 Jun 2015 Media Release Type Media release
Minister for Education and Training, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, has announced a significant study into international education that will examine its importance to the...
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18 Jun 2015 Media Release Type Media release
Minister for Education and Training, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, said today’s Roundtable on International Education has positioned Australia to benefit further from international education...
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17 Jun 2015 Media Release Type Media release
Minister for Education and Training, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, has welcomed latest figures that reveal more international students than ever before enrolled in Australian...
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16 Jun 2015 Media Release Type Media release
More than 100 organisations, individuals and peak bodies have had their say on Australia’s third largest export industry via submissions on the Draft National Strategy...
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16 Jun 2015 Media Release Type Media release
Minister for Education and Training, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, and Assistant Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash, today announced...
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11 Jun 2015 Media Release Type Media release
The Government welcomes Labour Force figures released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics that show the number of people employed rose by 42,000 in...
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10 Jun 2015 Media Release Type Media release
The acting Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Public Service, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, today announced that the APS Remuneration Report 2014 had...
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10 Jun 2015 Media Release Type Media release
Young locals in Sturt have taken up the opportunity to be a part of one of the Australian Government's major environmental initiatives and are undertaking...
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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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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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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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