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​Preschools suffer as Turnbull won’t commit to 2018 funding

28 April 2017

Parents and preschool teachers and co-educators still have no certainty that four-year-old preschool will be funded in full beyond 2017, due to Malcolm Turnbull’s failure to commit to funding the successful program.

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AEU WA Branch Recall Elections (State Council Conference)

18 April 2017

The second round of nominations/recall election to the 2017 AEU WA Branch (State Council Conference) are now open.

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

10 April 2017

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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eNews - 5 April 2017

5 April 2017

Student and School Reporting, AEU Survey, DoE PD Opportunities, SSTUWA Training

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Skewed funding shows need for full Gonski

5 April 2017

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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Survey shows public schools depend on fundraising and teacher contributions for basics

3 April 2017

Australia’s public schools are increasingly reliant on fundraising for everything from literacy and numeracy teachers to library books and computers.

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

28 March 2017

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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eNews - 22 March 2017

22 March 2017

Extra PD, D&T Survey, Penalty Rates, TRBWA Reminder, Holiday Training

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AEU survey of principals shows Gonski making a difference

22 March 2017

Students who struggle with literacy and numeracy, or who have a disability or learning difficulty, will suffer the most if Malcolm Turnbull scraps Gonski funding after 2017

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Tax Concessions for the Wealthy Deny Adequate Funding for Disadvantaged Students

21 March 2017

The Turnbull Government claims that the Budget deficit precludes fully funding the last two years of the Gonski plan.

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