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Minister for Education, the Hon. Dan Tehan MP, reveals education funding and reforms that seek to benefit all students; and the establishment of a new institute that aims to drive various improvements.

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Dan Tehan appointed as new Minister for Education

The Hon. Dan Tehan MP has been announced as the new Minister for Education and Training in Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s new cabinet.

As part of the cabinet reshuffle, former Education Minister, Simon Birmingham, has moved into the role of Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment.

Mr Tehan was officially sworn in as Minister for Education and Training on Tuesday 28 August. Prior to this new appointment, he served as Minister for Social Services.

Following the announcement, Mr Birmingham congratulated Mr Tehan on his new appointment and said in a media statement, “It has been an honour to serve as Minister for Education and Training in Malcolm Turnbull’s Government, and to have been the longest serving education minister since Brendan Nelson. We have achieved great reforms over the last three years.”