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Labor’s biggest lie of all on schools

Labor’s biggest lie of all on schools

3 May, 2016

After Labor’s plan for funding schools ‘went up in smoke’ last night, they have continued to demonstrate their poor understanding of basic economics. Repeatedly claiming there has been a ‘cut’ to schools funding under the Coalition does not make it true. Australians will not be fooled. “…you’ve got the government cutting school and health funding…” - Chris Bowen, Interview – SKY Business, 2/5/16 “The cut to schools is $29 billion." - Jenny Macklin, ABC AM, 3/5/16 “At the first opportunity, the Liberals cut $30 billion from schools  - the biggest... Read more »

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Responsibly investing in education

The Turnbull Government is continuing to provide record levels of financial assistance to State and Territory government schools and the non-government schools sector to support all Australian students. The Turnbull Government’s investment in education, training and child care will increase... Read more >

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The quality reforms needed to get all Australian students ahead

The quality reforms needed to get all Australian students ahead

The Turnbull Government has committed to the most significant package of education quality reforms in a generation to drive excellence in Australia’s school students as part of a $73.6 billion student achievement plan. An additional $1.2 billion from 2018 to 2020 will be tied to a needs-bas... Read more >

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Never let schools funding facts get in the way of a good story

The latest report commissioned by the Australian Education Union has found exactly what they wanted it to find while ignoring the Turnbull Government’s focus on the evidence based measures that improve education outcomes. Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham said Australia&rsq... Read more >

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New resource hub to benefit 1.2m children

The Turnbull Government has launched a free one-stop shop for Australia’s 150,000 early childhood educators to deliver better care and outcomes for children and families. Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham said the new Early Childhood Resource Hub features more t... Read more >

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