Country matters news

States oppose Malcolm Turnbull's Gonski cuts because they will hurt disadvantaged students

The Turnbull Government’s attempts to scrap Gonski funding have been completely rejected at a farcical Education Council meeting in Hobart today.

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Skewed funding shows need for full Gonski

A new analysis of My School funding data has shown the importance of Gonski needs-based funding to fix a broken system which saw government funding to private schools rise more than twice as fast as public schools from 2009 to 2015.

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​Penalty rate decision opens door for pay cuts in nursing, teaching and other sectors

Nurses, cleaners, community, social, disability and construction workers are all at risk of having their penalty rates cut following the recent Fair Work Commission (FWC) decision.

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Extra PD gained through collective member response

Thank you to all our school leader and teacher members who contributed to our 2016 Australian Curriculum survey.

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eNews - Wednesday 9 November 2016

Survey IDs violence issues, Equity needed

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eNews - Wednesday 26 October 2016

Tax statements, membership cards now in the app

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eNews - Thursday 20 October 2016

Safety matters, GROH meeting

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eNews - Wednesday 12 October 2016

TV ads, international conference, membership cards, APHEDA event

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eNews - Wednesday 7 September 2016

Fight the hikes, Back Gonski, Update time, Training latest

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eNews - Wednesday 17 August 2016

IPS - More work, more inequity, no improvement

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