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Senator the Hon Chris Evans. Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research.

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26/01/2013
Doorstop: Marand Precision Engineering
Minister for Tertiary Education and Skills, Senator Chris Evans, spoke at a doorstop media conference at Marand Precision Engineering in Melbourne.

8/01/2013
Transcript: Increased access to Youth Allowance
Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research, Senator Chris Evans, interviewed on increased access to Youth Allowance at a doorstop media conference.

12/12/2012
Transcript: NSW State Government TAFE cuts
Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research, Senator Chris Evans, spoke in Sydney about NSW State Government TAFE cuts.

22/11/2012
Transcript: Question without Notice
Senator Gavin Marshall asks a question without notice to the Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research, Senator Chris Evans about State government TAFE cuts

8/11/2012
Transcript: Channel 10 Breakfast
Acting Prime Minister Senator Chris Evans is interviewed on Channel 10 Breakfast about the US Election outcome.

6/11/2012
Transcript: Media conference, Griffith University
Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research, Senator Chris Evans, spoke on Queensland TAFE issues at a media conference at Griffith University.

31/10/2012
Transcript: Doorstop Parliament House
Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research, Senator Chris Evans spoke the Government's AsiaBound response to the Asian Century White Paper.

25/10/2012
Transcript: Doorstop Wollongong
Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research, Senator Chris Evans spoke at the opening of the Australian Institute for Innovative Materials (AIIM) Processing and Devices Facility

24/10/2012
TRANSCRIPT: THE WORLD TODAY, ABC RADIO NATIONAL
Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research, Senator Chris Evans, is interviewed on ABC Radio's The World Today.

24/10/2012
TRANSCRIPT: SKYNEWS LUNCHTIME AGENDA
Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research, Senator Chris Evans interviewed on SkyNews Lunchtime Agenda.

24/10/2012
Transcript: Doorstop, Sydney
Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research, Senator Chris Evans spoke about the HIA apprenticeship mentoring scheme and an increased support for apprentices in construction trades.

3/10/2012
Transcript: Q&A with Kerry O'Brien
Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research Senator Chris Evans is interviewed by Kerry O'Brien on developing Australia's workforce.

26/09/2012
Doorstop: Victorian Government TAFE funding cuts
Skills Minister, Senator Chris Evans, spoke at a doorstop in Melbourne about Victorian Government TAFE funding cuts.

20/09/2012
Senate Question Without Notice: Victorian TAFE cuts
Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research, Senator Chris Evans, is questioned regarding the Victorian TAFE cuts and the Federal Government impacts.

17/09/2012
Transcript: ABC 744 Melbourne Mornings
Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research, Senator Chris Evans is interviewed about the latest Newspoll and the Victorian Liberal Government’s TAFE cuts.

14/09/2012
Transcript: Doorstop Melbourne Museum
Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research, Senator Chris Evans, was interviewed at Melbourne Museum about Indigenous Access to higher education and Liberal Victorian TAFE cuts.

14/09/2012
Transcript: ABC News Radio
Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research, Senator Chris Evans, was interviewed on ABC Radio about Indigenous Access to higher education.

14/09/2012
Transcript: ABC 7.30 Victoria
Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research, Senator Chris Evans is interviewed about the Victorian liberal government's TAFE cuts.

12/09/2012
Senate Question without Notice: Education and skills
Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research, Senator Chris Evans, is asked if the Government's investment in education and skills is good for the economy.

29/08/2012
Transcript: Sky News Australia Lunchtime Agenda
Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research Senator Chris Evans interviewed $4.1 billion dental scheme, Budget cost blowouts, NDIS and Australian Apprenticeships.

27/08/2012
Transcript: ABC Radio's AM program
Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research, Senator Chris Evans interviewed as part of a segment on ABC Radio's AM program about the Liberals' agenda for higher education.

26/08/2012
Transcript: Doorstop on higher education
Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research, Senator Chris Evans, was interviewed by journalists about Tony Abbott's cuts to higher education.

7/08/2012
Transcript: Doorstop, Treasury Place, Melbourne
Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research, Senator Chris Evans, was interviewed by journalists about Victorian Government cuts to TAFE.

7/08/2012
Transcript: ABC Radio Victoria Statewide Drive
Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research, Senator Chris Evans is interviewed about Victoria TAFE funding cuts on ABC Radio Victoria Statewide Drive.

2/08/2012
Transcript: Doorstop Fairfield High School
Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research Senator Chris Evans is interviewed higher education funding, University Fee Deregulation, Fair Work Australia Review and the US Defence Force.

19/07/2012
Transcript: Sky News PM Agenda
Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research Senator Chris Evans interviewed about the newly announced Australian Workforce and Productivity Agency.

28/06/2012
Transcript: Sky News Lunchtime Agenda
Leader of the Government in the Senate, Senator Chris Evans is interviewed about Senate debate on Asylum Seeker Legislation.

8/06/2012
Transcript: Doorstop Darwin
Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research Senator Chris Evans is interviewed on job opportunities in the Northern Territory, National Workforce Development Fund and Remote and Regional Workforce Connect.

6/06/2012
Transcript: Doorstop Rockhampton
Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research Senator Chris Evans is interviewed on the CQUniversity Rockhampton campus library.

31/05/2012
Transcript: Doorstop NMIT Fairfield
Skills Minister Senator Chris Evans spoke to the media about Victorian cuts to TAFE.

31/05/2012
Transcript: ABC 744 Melbourne
Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research, Senator Chris Evans, spoke with ABC 744 to discuss the Victorian TAFE budget cuts.

28/05/2012
Transcript: ABC NewsRadio
Science Minister Senator Chris Evans interviewed on ABC NewsRadio about the decision on hosting of the Square Kilometre Array radio telescope.

28/05/2012
Transcript: ABC Radio National Breakfast
Skills and Science Minister, Senator Chris Evans, interviewed by Fran Kelly on EMAs, foreign workers for a Pilbara mine and the Square Kilometre Array radio telescope.

26/05/2012
Doorstop: SKA telescope
Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research, Senator Chris Evans, spoke to reporters in Perth about the SKA telescope and foreign workers.

23/05/2012
Doorstop: William Angliss Institute
Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research Senator Chris Evans is interviewed on the Victorian Government TAFE cuts with David Williams of the Victorian TAFE Assocation.

23/05/2012
Transcript: ABC Central Victoria
Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research Senator Chris Evans discusses the effect of State Budget cuts on TAFE institutes.

23/05/2012
Transcript: ABC Gippsland
Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research Senator Chris Evans is interviewed on Victorian TAFE budget cuts and whether the colation will reconsider.

17/05/2012
Transcript: Doorstop Melbourne University
Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research Senator Chris Evans is interviewed on the Victorian Government's TAFE cuts.

17/05/2012
Doorstop: Melbourne University
Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research Senator Chris Evans discusses the Victorian TAFE cuts.

2/05/2012
Doorstop: WH Williams, Sydney
Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research Senator Chris Evans discusses the National Workforce Development Fund, interest rates, Budget and the Health Services Union.

1/05/2012
Transcript: 94.7 The Pulse
Senator Evans discusses the implications of released figures, which show regional university places rose 19.2 per cent between 2009 and 2012.

1/05/2012
Transcript: Doorstop Port Macquarie
Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research Senator Chris Evans speaks about building tertiary participation rates of rural, regional and Indigenous people in Port Macquarie.

20/04/2012
Transcript: Doorstop Perth
Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research Senator Chris Evans speaks about Barnett Government's decision to rip $85 a year out of the income of pensioners in public housing.

8/04/2012
Transcript: Doorstop Perth
Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research Senator Chris Evans speaks about record university student numbers, tax cuts, HSU and Fair Work Australia.

3/04/2012
Transcript: ABC Radio NSW Statewide Drive
Senator Evans is interviewed on the launch of the MyUniverstiy website which will enable students to compare tertiary education facilities.

3/04/2012
Transcript: Launch of the MyUniversity website
Senator Evans launched the MyUniversity website which will provide information to prospective university students about courses, costs, facilities and teaching standards.

3/04/2012
Transcript: ABC Radio's The World Today
Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research Chris Evans is intereviewd about the MyUniversity website which was launched today.

3/04/2012
Transcript: 6PR Mornings
Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research Chris Evans discusses the announcement for American workers to fill skills shortages in Australia.

2/04/2012
Transcript: Announcement, US skilled workers to fill labour shortages
Joint announcement with Minister for Immigration and Citizenship Chris Bowen MP and US Ambassador Jeff Bleich on facilitating more skilled United States workers coming to Australia.

2/04/2012
Transcript: ABC AM
Senator Evans speaks about CSIRO's wi-fi patent saga which has now ended with Australia's chief science agency settling its second major round of litigation in the United States for $220 million.

30/03/2012
Transcript: Funding awarded to Nobel Laureate Professor Brian Schmidt
Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research Senator Chris Evans announces extension of the Australian Laureate Fellowship to 2015, making available an extra $1 million to support Professor Brian Schmidt's research and mapping project.

19/03/2012
Transcript: ABC News Breakfast
Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research Senator Chris Evans discusses how much the Commonwealth will offer the states for vocational education and training.

19/03/2012
Transcript: Sky News Agenda
Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research Senator Chris Evans interviewed on the passage of the mining tax.

15/03/2012
Transcript: Apprenticeships Mentor and Advisers Program announcement
Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research Senator Chris Evans announced the Australian Apprenticeship Mentoring Package.

8/03/2012
Transcript: Radio National Asia Pacific
Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research Senator Chris Evans speaks about the international education sector and increasing the number of Australian students studying in Asia.

7/03/2012
Transcript: Doorstop at Universities Australia Conference
Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research Senator Chris Evans spoke at a doorstop about the Australian higher education sector, international students, mining tax and MyUniversity website.

1/03/2012
Transcript: ABC 24 News Breakfast
Senator Chris Evans is interviewed on ABC's Breakfast program about the increase in university enrolments and Senate vacancy.

1/03/2012
Transcript: Sky News Agenda
Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research Senator Chris Evans interviewed on the surrent senate vacancy and expanding university places.

24/02/2012
Transcript: Perth doorstop on support for the Square Kilometre Array
Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research Senator Chris Evans promotes Australia’s bid for the Square Kilometre Array and speaks about Labor leadership

21/02/2012
Transcript: Beijing doorstop promoting international education and SKA
Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research Senator Chris Evans speaks about improving international education and the Square Kilometre Array telescope, Beijing.

16/02/2012
Transcript: ABC Radio's The World Today
Senator Chris Evans is interviewed on ABC Radio's The World Today program about the Australian Government's $1.6 billion investment in research and training in Australian universities.

11/02/2012
TRANSCRIPT: CIVIL CONTRACTORS FEDERATION SKILL CENTRE OPENING
Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research Senator Chris Evans remarks at the CCF Skill Centre opening, Government’s media policy, Cabinet seating arrangements and Fair Work investigation.

11/02/2012
TRANSCRIPT: DOORSTOP ANNOUNCING SKA DELEGATION
Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research Senator Chris Evans interviewed on SKA overseas delegation announcement, leadership, Alcoa.

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