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Needs-based long-term funding certainty for Australia’s schools

Needs-based long-term funding certainty for Australia’s schools

23 June, 2017

The Turnbull Government’s plan for real needs-based funding for Australia’s schools passed the Parliament this morning, ensuring students will get the support and quality education they need to succeed. This historic reform will deliver tangible benefits to students, parents and teachers. It represents a major investment in Australia’s future.   Our Quality Schools reforms deliver an additional $23.5 billion, on top of the 2016 Budget, for Australian schools over the next decade and we will ensure that investment is distributed according to need, as envisaged by David Gonski’s Review of School Funding in 2011... Read more »

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Labor spreads its lies to South Australian schools

Leaders from the Labor Party are heading back to school today but they need to make sure they go to a maths class after issuing an embarrassing media release riddled with mistakes and mistruths.   The simple fact is that the school Tanya Plibersek, Penny Wong and Susan Close are visiting toda... Read more >

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Improving education opportunities and outcomes for country kids

Public submissions have opened for the Coalition Government’s review of regional education.    Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce said the announcement was an important milestone in the Government’s efforts to ensure regional, rural and remote students not only achieve succe... Read more >

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Interview on ABC Radio Adelaide with David Bevan

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on ABC Radio Adelaide with David Bevan  Topics: Emissions standards of new vehicles; Prime Minister’s Disraeli Prize speech; Women in politics; Review to Achieve Educational Excellence in Australian Schools 12/07/2017 08:35AM David Bevan: A big Adelai... Read more >

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Interview on ABC Central Coast Breakfast with Scott Levi

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on ABC Central Coast Breakfast with Scott Levi Topics: Enabling courses at university 12/07/2017 07:21AM Scott Levi: Yesterday you may heard us speaking with Deputy Labor Leader, Tanya Plibersek – she’s also the spokesperson for education for the Labo... Read more >

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