The release of the Gonski Review Report last week has given us a once-in-a-generation opportunity right now to bring some fairness to our education system.
With recent OECD & NAPLAN reports showing the gap between the most advantaged students and the most disadvantaged students widening, the campaign for better funding for public schools is still not over.
It is up to us to do something, to put a bit of pressure on the federal government to legislate the recommendations of the Gonski Review. No one else is in there fighting, certainly not our state government, so we must accept the responsibility for campaigning to bring some equity to our education system.
Your interstate colleagues have been working hard on the campaign trail, and having some fun at the same time, all supporting the national schools funding bus tour. See their activities here:
Our campaign is gearing up in the next week, especially around the marginal seat of Brand. What you can do to support this campaign: