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Press conference with Senator the Hon. Simon Birmingham, Minister for Education and Training

For the first time that which has always been aspired to but never achieved has been achieved. National, consistent, needs-based funding right across the country.A very substantial increase in the Commonwealth investment in our schools, $23.5 billion over 10 years. But above all, real structural reform - it is consistent, it is transparent and it’s needs-based.

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23rd June 2017  |  Comments  |  Transcripts

Interview with Chris Smith, 2GB

This is a very historic achievement. This is real reform. For years, we’ve had school funding that has been inconsistent, it hasn’t been transparent, it’s been one deal, one special deal after another. Labor of course had 27 separate and sometimes secret deals with complete inconsistency.

What we’ve delivered now for the first time in the history of the Commonwealth is consistent, national, transparent, needs-based funding.

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23rd June 2017  |  Comments  |  Transcripts

Interview with Jonesy and Amanda, WSFM101.7 – Pure Gold

What we’ve delivered here is one of the biggest reforms - I would say - at the federal level, the biggest reform to education in our nation’s history.

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23rd June 2017  |  Comments  |  Transcripts

Radio Interview with Tom Elliott, 3AW

My position Tom is that I stand for an independent judiciary, the rule of law, democracy, freedom, freedom of speech, and in a free society a person is entitled to criticise the conduct of the courts or of a judge.

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15th June 2017  |  Comments  |  Transcripts

Doorstop - Canberra

What Australians need is wise leadership, not glib leadership. What Australians need is economics and engineering, not ideology and politics. They’ve had too much of that.

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14th June 2017  |  Comments  |  Transcripts

National Security Statement

My unrelenting focus is to do everything possible to keep Australians safe and maintain our way of life, our values and our freedom.

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13th June 2017  |  Comments  |  Transcripts

Press Conference Opening Remarks - COAG Leaders’ Meeting

It’s been a very productive meeting. I want to thank first ministers for their collaboration, for the commitment, above all, to ensuring that we keep Australians safe. We keep Australians safe from terror, we will never change our way of life under the threat of terrorism, or those who seek to take our sovereignty away from us.

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9th June 2017  |  Comments  |  Transcripts

Remarks at COAG Leaders’ Meeting - Hobart

Our agenda today is vital, perhaps more compelling than ever before. We face today threats to our security from Islamist extremism with an intensity that is growing greater all the time.

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9th June 2017  |  Comments  |  Transcripts

Doorstop – Council of Australian Governments - Hobart

We must be faster, smarter, more agile, more responsive than those who seek to do us harm.

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9th June 2017  |  Comments  |  Transcripts

Invictus Games Sydney 2018 Media Launch

These veterans are unconquered; the values for which they fought are unconquered and unconquerable.

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7th June 2017  |  Comments  |  Transcripts