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Overfunded private schools spend hundreds of millions on new buildings while public schools miss out: new My School data

8 March 2018

​The latest My School data exposes the gross inequities in Malcolm Turnbull’s education funding system.

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Birmingham’s new announcement to slash teacher registration standards an outrage

12 February 2018

Today’s announcement by Education Minister Simon Birmingham to undermine teacher registration and encourage people from other professions to move into a teaching role, is yet another move to by the Federal Government which implemented will have broad ramifications for teaching and education in our schools

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​Turnbull Government fails to deliver funding certainty for preschools

5 February 2018

The Turnbull Government’s announcement to extend preschool funding to the end of 2019 leaves preschools around the country waiting for secure funding once again.

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New Productivity Commission numbers show public schools underfunded

5 February 2018

The Australian Education Union says the annual Report on Government Services shows school funding must be allocated to address educational inequality.

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Union supports Moora Residential College Rally

30 January 2018

The State School Teachers Union has warned teaching jobs at Central Midlands High School could be lost if the State Government forges ahead with the closure of Moora Residential College.

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Public Education Day highlights Turnbull's disregard for our education future

25 May 2017

On Public Education Day school communities will be reminded of the billions of dollars that stand to be slashed from thousands of schools across the country if Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s education agenda goes forward.

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Latest government figures more evidence of massive underfunding of disability in schools

22 May 2017

New government figures show that more than half of all students with disability are missing out on the funded support they need at school, the AEU said today.

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National Reconciliation Week - ‘Let’s Take the Next Steps’

19 May 2017

National Reconciliation Week (NRW) celebrates and builds on the respectful relationships shared by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and other Australians.

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Federal Education Funding Plan’s lack of detail fails to convince SSTUWA

19 May 2017

The State School Teachers’ Union has accused the Federal Government of treating state and territory Education Ministers with contempt over its lack of true consultation on its education funding plan.

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Turnbull's cuts agenda failed to convince State Ministers

18 May 2017

Parents, school communities and State Ministers remain united in their fight against Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s agenda of education cuts

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