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5 October, 2016
I congratulate Dr Michele Bruniges AM, Secretary of the Department of Education and Training, for her appointment to a significant OECD role that measures the performance of students and education systems around the world.
From April next year Dr Bruniges will chair the Programme for Internatio... Read more >
Reports today that the University of Tasmania (UTAS) has been gifted land for its campus relocations highlight the progress that is being made to realise an important vision for jobs and smart cities in Tasmania.
The Turnbull Government’s $150 million commitment to invest in the relocatio... Read more >
Ian Henschke: Now, Senator Simon Birmingham joins us, Federal Minister for Education and Training. Good afternoon.
Simon Birmingham: G’day, Ian. Nice to speak with you.
Ian Henschke: Very nice to speak with you too, and also we’ve got Vicki Thomson on t... Read more >
New statistics released today reveal the full extent of the failure of Labor’s VET FEE-HELP scheme that has seen unscrupulous providers prey on vulnerable students and the cost to taxpayers blow out from $325 million in 2012 to $1.8 billion in 2014 and $2.9 billion in 2015.
Minister for E... Read more >